Avocado plant grows to a height between 4 to 8 m. Its branches splayed out in a pyramid with many single, smooth-edge leaves. The flowers of the avocado tree aresmall, green and highly scented, and bud in clusters. The avocado oil is composed of palmitic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid and linolenic acid. It has healing properties, nourishes and protects dry skin. The avocado oil is commercially available and commonly used as cosmetic ingredient. It is formulated into a lip gloss with changeable colours as a specialty to create a niche market. The lip gloss with changeable colours formulation is based on premixed palm-based lip gloss containing 68% palm-based materials.
Main Research: Dr Zahariah Ismail