The Wonder of Kalahari Melon Oil

Meet the Kalahari Melon or "Citrullus Lanatus". ⠀

Kalahari Melons are indigenous melons that grow across the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. They're not like the sweet red fruit of the melons we're used to here in the States. The flesh of the Kalahari Melon is light yellow with a bitter taste. The melons are a vital source of water for the people living in the deserts of Africa. But for us, the seeds are where the real magic lies.

Traditionally, the seeds are a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. And the oil made from the seeds is a light oil that has been used as a moisturizer and to promote clear skin.

We use Organic Kalahari Melon Oil our Avoila Nourishing Face Oilbecause it is high in linoleic acid, making it easy to absorb and is known to dissolve sebum and lock in moisture. The oil also contains vitamins A and E which are both powerful antioxidants that fight off free radicals caused by UV exposure. 

No wonder, it's been called the new "wonder ingredient." We'd have to agree.

 

SEE ALL POSTS

Want to read even more about face oils? Check out these posts:

Skincare For A Lifetime

Healthy, glowing skin for life doesn’t come from trends you see on social media or a stock pile of samples pouches. It comes from providing your skin the nourishment it needs to repair itself and protect itself over time in the face of stress. This means consistency is key when it comes to your skincare routine.

Frequently Asked!

Still have some questions about Avoila Nourishing Face Oil? If so, read through our comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions that we curated from questions that we get from women like you! Still have questions after reviewing? Please send them to hello@avoila.com

Facial Eczema: A Personal History

The last few winters, I’ve been worried my facial eczema would reappear since the colder weather is definitely a trigger for my skin. But it has been a few years now since I’ve suffered from the redness, bumps and relentless itching that caused me to change my skincare approach for good. And, I'm ready to share my story.

Search

Search_light