Palm Oil

Palm oil is an edible oil derived from the fruit of oil palms, mainly the African oil palm (elaeis guineensis). The ‘oil’ is normally a solid at room temperature, and is very smooth to the touch. It forms the basis of Sunlight and Palmolive soaps. It makes an excellent base for various products such as skin balm, lipsticks and Zit-Stik.


The palm oil used in Necessity Natural Skin Care products comes from Colombia, and its production does not damage the habitats of endangered species such as orangutans.

Necessity® products are made from the highest quality ingredients. Our cold-pressed palm oil is 100% pure, natural and unadulterated and has been sourced from an established and trusted essential oil supplier.  Nothing has been added or taken away from the oil after extraction. Further details are available upon request.

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