Grown in the Amazon Forest, the Buriti tree is known as the ‘Tree of Life’ and rightly so. The palm tree is extremely significant to the Amazonian diet for producing the nutritious Buriti fruit. Prized for many reasons, the fruit is a vital source of luscious, rich oil – the Buriti oil – that’s sustainably harvested and known for reviving dull skin.

Agueje Properties

Known for its photo protective properties and powerful anti-oxidants, this magical ingredient offers your skin enhanced sun protection and moisturization. This amazing oil is also saturated with Vitamin A, E and other unsaturated fatty acids, thus promising soft, supple and hydrated skin! 

Natures Natural Retinol

Agueje oil has proven to be one of the best ways to prevent symptoms of aging. Its fruit is most notable for having immensely high amounts of beta-carotene, also known as Vitamin A. So much as 20 times more than carrots (the color of the oil is a deep orange). This vitamin converts into an active form of retinol, ensuring high cell turnover and reducing hyperpigmentation. 

Natural Sunscreen and Moisturizer

Through its natural properties, this oil protects your skin from free radicals and boosts the production of collagen, minimizing signs of aging and giving you younger and firmer skin. Moreover, the Agueje fruit contains immensely high amounts of beta-carotene, also known as Vitamin A. This vitamin converts into an active form of retinol, ensuring high cell turnover and reducing hyperpigmentation. With some fantastic properties and countless benefits, Agueje oil not only serves as a natural sunscreen but also as a phenomenal moisturizer! 

Agueje Oil in ZenJenSkin Care Products

I became familiar with Agueje oil while visiting Peru. Because of its’ high content of Vitamin A, I decided it was the perfect choice for several of my skin care products.