Oil Colour Comparison

Left to right: Ximenia, Mongongo, Baobab, Kalahari Melon and Marula
Left to right: Ximenia, Mongongo, Baobab, Kalahari Melon and Marula

Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

INCI Name: Citrullus vulgaris or Citrullus lanatus Seed Oil

CAS Number: 90244-99-8

EC Number: 290-802-9

Skin Benefits:

  • Provides lightweight yet adequate hydration, leaving the skin soft and supple without feeling greasy.
  • Improves skin elasticity, making it more resilient and youthful.
  • Contains powerful antioxidants that help protect the skin from environmental stressors and premature ageing.
  • Soothes and relieves sunburned or irritated skin, promoting faster healing.
  • Enhances the skin’s natural radiance, giving it a healthy and glowing complexion.
  • Absorbs quickly into the skin, making it suitable for all skin types.


Hair Benefits:

  • Penetrates deeply into the hair shaft, providing intense hydration and nourishment.
  • Strengthens hair follicles, reducing hair loss and promoting healthier hair growth.
  • Restores moisture and shine to dry, dull and damaged hair.
  • Helps to detangle and manage unruly hair, making it easier to style.
  • Protects the hair from environmental damage and heat styling tools.
  • Adds a natural sheen and silkiness to the hair, leaving it soft and touchable.

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Fun ways to use Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

  • Mix a few drops of Kalahari Melon Seed Oil into your conditioner to boost its hydrating properties.
  • Blend Kalahari Melon Seed Oil with Ylang Ylang essential oil for a luxurious and fragrant hair treatment.
  • Add Kalahari Melon Seed Oil to your shampoo and conditioner to enhance their moisturising effects for dry or damaged hair.