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Watermelon Seed Oil 100ml

£6.00

Cold pressed from community traded Kalahari watermelon seeds, this oil is extracted by pounding the seeds by hand in wooden bowls. It is a light oil & rapidly absorbed by the skin. Its neutrality makes it a perfect oil to blend for body or facial oils being effective on greasy skin types. This oil is good for balancing oily skin, while being restorative & nourishing in action. Its lightness makes it lovely to use as a bath, baby or massage oil base.  Watermelon oil is a natural moisturiser & particularly helpful for oily skin conditions.

What is Community Trade?
Our african oils are produced through a community trade programme, which focuses on co-operatives & womens associations producing goods that prove viable to benefit their community. These small co-operatives operate in very dry, rural parts of Africa, where there are often no other way of making a living.This special oil is coldpressed from the seeds of the watermelon & community traded with African villagers to provide them with a sustainable income.

 

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Cold Pressed Kalahari Watermelon Seed Oil (Citrullus vulgaris)

Description

Watermelon seed oil is cold pressed from community traded Kalahari watermelon seeds. It is extremely rich in omega 6 and omega 9 essential fatty acids and it is a good skin food for oily skin. Light but penetrating, watermelon oil is rapidly absorbed by the skin and this makes it the perfect choice for face and body blends. Its lightness makes it lovely to use as a bath, baby or massage oil base. Watermelon oil is good for balancing oily skin problems, while being restorative and nourishing in action.  Watermelon oil is recommended for combination skin and teenage skin problems including acne, dry skin and outbreaks.   It is a great ingredient for facial oils, cleansing oils, face masks and hair treatments. Try blending 1 teaspoon of oil with 1 teaspoon of organic honey to create a soothing face mask. Mix them together and apply to the face. Leave the mixture on for 15 minutes before removing with a hot cloth.

Visit our blog post to learn more about the hot cloth oil cleansing method: http://www.akamuti.co.uk/the-oil-cleansing-method/

What is Community Trade?
Our african oils are produced through a community trade programme, which focuses on co-operatives and women’s associations producing goods that prove viable to benefit their community. These small co-operatives operate in very dry, rural parts of Africa, where there are often no other way of making a living. This special oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the watermelon and community traded with African villagers to provide them with a sustainable income.

Storage: Store your watermelon oil in a cool, dry place. If stored out of direct sunlight, watermelon oil will keep for up to two years.

For further advice about oils and skin types, please send us an email, we will be happy to help.

 

Additional information

Weight 130 g

1 review for Watermelon Seed Oil 100ml

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    A beautiful light oil that does not clog the pores on my face or on my body. It disappears completely after a little while yet is so softening and caring for my skin.

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