Perfect for perfumery and skincare, absolutes are exotic oils akin to essential oils. Extracting them is complex due to their minute presence in plants, requiring an intricate process. Typically, a food-grade solvent is used and then evaporated to obtain purity. For example, producing 1 pound of Rose Absolute requires over 14,000 rose petals! Their highly concentrated fragrances ensure a little delivers a long-lasting impact.