INCI

Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil

What It Does

Watermelon Seed Oil is a fast-absorbing oil from the wild watermelon, the Kalahari melon. This nutritive oil is high in linoleic and oleic acids, helping soothe skin with its moisturizing capabilities while improving elasticity. Did we mention Watermelon Seed Oil is non-comedogenic? These properties make Watermelon Seed Oil perfect any formula you're making, whether its for babies, acne-prone individuals or mature skin.
Our Watermelon Seed Oil undergoes a patented extraction process that naturally stabilizes the oil for a 5-year shelf life.

How It's Made

Wild Kalahari melons are collected and the seeds are removed and dried. The seeds are then cold pressed and refined through natural processes to reduce the odor, color, and pesky free fatty acids. This is where internal stabilization happens! The oil is then filtered through a physical micron filter, revealing a clear, golden oil.

Certifications
Cold Pressed
Cold Pressed
Vegan
Vegan
Nut Free
Nut Free
Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Non GMO
Non GMO
INCI
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil

People and Planet

Completely Biodegradable


Geographical Origin

Harvested in South Africa, Processed in Denmark


Ingredient Origin

Plant


Function

Emollient, Slip Agent


Types of Formulas

Creams, Lotions, Anhydrous Serums, Used Alone


Use Level

1 - 100%


Color / Odor / Appearance

Light Yellow / Neutral / Clear, Viscous Oil


Solubility

Oils, Butters, Waxes


Fatty Acid Profile

C16:0 Palmitic Acid
C18:0 Stearic Acid
C18:1 Oleic Acid
C18:2 Linoleic Acid
4 - 13%
2 - 12%
18 - 35%
50 - 68%

Saponification Value

118 - 198


Iodine Value

115 - 136


Storage

Store in closed container in a dark, cool place. Do not leave container open for more than a few moments at a time to avoid air exposure.


Shelf Life

5 Years from Manufacture - See retest date on Certificate of Analysis.


Warning

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.


Regulatory Documents

WHY IT'S SPECIAL

This oil feels so lubricious and substantive without being heavy or greasy. It's another special-feeling oil in our collection!

Quality. Transparency. Trust.
Collected
Collected

Wild Kalahari melons are collected in the wild.

Separated
Separated

The rind, pulp and seeds are separated from eachother.

Dried
Dried

The seeds are sun-dried before being processed.

Cold Pressed
Cold Pressed

The seeds are cold pressed using a patented process to simultaneously stabilize the oil.

Refined
Refined

The thick oil is refined naturally to remove any negative odors, impurities, and physical particulate.

Make It Yours
Watermelon Hydrating Milk

This hydrating milk leaves skin feeling soft and supple thanks to Watermelon Seed Oil and Organic Glycerin.

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Mixing Bowl
Scale
Emulsion Blender
Stirring Rod
4 oz. Bottle with Dropper

Skill Level: Advanced

Makes 100 grams or 3.5 ounces.

INGREDIENT FORMULA  WEIGHT
1 Distilled or Deionized Water 83.5% 83.5 g
2 Organic Glycerin 4.0%  4.0 g
3 Xanthan Gum 0.25% 0.25 g
4 Natural Emulsifier 146 8.0% 8.0 g
5 Watermelon Seed Oil 2.0% 2.0 g
6 Watermelon Fragrance 0.25% 0.25 g
7 Hyaluronic Acid 1.0% 1.0 g
8 Preservative PE 1.0%  1.0 g
TOTAL 100%  100.0 g

Ensure all equipment is clean and sterilized.

Add distilled or deionized water to mixing bowl. Premix Ingredients 2 and 3 in a small bowl so they form a slurry and add to the main vessel using an immersion blender. The mixture will slightly thicken. Once mixed in, add Ingredient 4 using an immersion blender until the product thickens and there are no white particulates. Scrape the sides of the container with a spatula to make sure everything is incorporated.
Once Ingredient 4 is incorporated, add the other ingredients one by one, gently stirring until they're incorporated. Pour into a container.

INGREDIENTS: Water, Cyclodextrin, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

This recipe is only a representative formulation to serve as an example of how these ingredients can be used. It is not a commercial product. Please conduct own testing as this formulation has not been subjected to testing for either performance, efficacy or safety.

Before handling ingredients, read all product information and safety data sheets for the ingredients to understand any handling instructions, safety precautions, and disposal instructions.

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