Available in Coconut, Shea, Cocoa Butter, Chocomania, Moringa, Olive, Strawberry, Mango, Sweet Lemon, Pink Grapefruit and Satsuma, each body oil is a blend of three lightweight nut oils. These are Marula, Kukui nut oils and Sweet Almond oils. Marula is made from the ripe fruit of the marula tree which grows predominantly in Namibia. Kukui nut oil has been used for years in Hawaii and known for its rejuvenating and soothing properties. Harvested from the Candlenut tree, it is packed with omega fatty acids 3, 6 and 9. Sweet Almond oil, with a hefty concentration of vitamin E, nurtures the skin and is used extensively in spas and aromatherapy.
These are considered "dry" beautifying oils, and promise to banish dry skin, promote a smoother texture and add radiance to skin. Because they're considered "dry" not wet oils, they absorb very well into skin and also leave a subtle fragrance that's not too sharp.
Because of their versatility, the Beautifying Oils can be used many different ways. Here are a few pointers:
The oils are available online and in stores and retail for $14 a pop. They are also beautifully displayed in the new Pulse Boutiques that the chain is launching nationwide. The goal of these boutiques is to create unique and memorable experiences while you shop: Each boutique will have story selling tables that encourage you to interact (so plenty of touching, smelling, applying is encouraged!). In fact, this is how you should purchase the Beautifying Oils, since they are a highly tactile experience.
Since they come in various fragrances, buy a few and reap the benefits of beautiful, fragrant skin and hair. Out of the several I tried, my absolute favorite is the Moringa Oil because the scent is very tropical. I feel as though I'm in Hawaii when I apply this (I even use some on my dry lips and it works like a charm).
A great way to pair these oils is to use the accompanying new Body Mists ($12) which will definitely cool you off this summer. Simply spritz, rub and inhale!
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