O&3 presents Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, Cold Pressed
The ultimate skin hydrator! O&3 presents Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, Cold Pressed. This fascinating oil is cold pressed from Kalahari Melons which grow wildly across the Kalahari Desert. The Melons are essential to the nomadic 'San' people as they travel across the sparse, dry & extremely hot Kalahari desert. It is known that these folk will not cross the desert when the Melons are not in season as they are key for survival. One person can survive for several weeks on a diet of Kalahari Melon with no other food or water. The amazing story of the Kalahari Melon caught the attention of the cosmetic world mainly due to the seeds rich essential fatty acid content. This oil is full omega 6 & whilst cold pressed, it is still a stable oil in its unrefined state. The oil also has a wealthy sterol content with approx. 2% unsaponifiables. The above makes this oil a superb skin & hair hydrator, it absorbs wonderfully & is non-greasy. Apply directly onto your skin or add into your formulation, this fantastic oil will deliver benefit after benefit, including smooth & silky hair/ skin & the essential fatty acids that both rely on.
- Product codeK0240
- INCI ListingCitrullus Lanatus Seed Oil
- Manufacturing MethodO&3 can confirm Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, Cold Pressed is produced via Cold Pressing.
- OriginO&3 can confirm that Kalahari Melon Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Origin is Africa.
- CAS Number90244-99-8
- EINCS Number290-802-9
- Customs Tariff Code1515 9040 00
One of the best skin absorbers, it is also non-greasy.
Rich in essential fatty acids, mainly omega 6.
Approximately 2% unsaponifiables.
A non greasy lubricator, served best on the skin & hair. Incredibly stable unrefined/cold pressed oil. Does not oxidize easily.
A superb origin story, aiding local communities in & around the Kalahari desert.
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