Velvet soft skin
Rich in vitamin A and minerals, apricots produce a velvety oil that softens and seals in moisture. This nutritious is obtained by cold-pressing the stones of apricots, releasing the oil from the kernels inside.
The apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca) is widely cultivated in the Northern Hemisphere. Thought to have originated In China and South East Asia, it then spread to Armenia and Europe. The tree is said to have come to England during the reign of King Henry VIII.