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Tired of the never-ending battle against dry skin? This Katavi "Nomvula" Miracle Hydration Oil is designed for women ages 35 plus whose skin’s ability to retain moisturize has begun to decrease. You’ll enjoy the benefits of marula oil which is known in Africa as “miracle” oil for its unique fatty acids and plant compounds that help to quench and revive dry, parched skin. If you’re interested in an anti-aging solution to help counteract the everyday effects of air-conditioning and other environmental assaults, then this hydration oil is for you!

  • Contains antioxidant-rich marula oil that’s nature's answer to moisture-deprived, thirsty skin
  • Helps to leave even the driest skin feeling plumped, supple, velvety soft and smooth to the touch
  • The marula oil contains oleic acid and linoleic acid, which help ensure that the oil is easily absorbed by the skin – also known as “miracle” oil in Africa
  • Marula oil helps to increase skin hydration, to prevent trans-epidermal water loss and to contribute to skin smoothness
  • Marula oil also has high antioxidant properties that help fight free radicals caused by environmental factors

Made in South Africa.

About Nomvula:
Nomvula is the Xhosa word that captures the glorious sensation of the first rainfall at the end of a long dry season.

Please see the Usage & Ingredients tab for how to use and ingredient information.

Hydration    Moisturizers    
Dry skin is identified as skin severely lacking natural oil and moisture. Characteristics include roughness, flakiness, tightness, fine pore redness, pronounced fine lines around the eyes and mouth, and a thin, fragile texture. The skin may also appear flaky, ashy or dull from dead skin build up.

Why Moisturize?
Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately delay the onset of early aging.
Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

How to Choose a Moisturizer
The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that ultimately leads to premature aging.
Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

How to Use Moisturizer
After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your finger tips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

Gently pat onto your skin. Use with Kigelia Booster Serum, Moisturizing Day Cream or Intensive Night Cream for extra hydration.

Grape (Vitis Vinifera) Seed Oil, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Soybean (Glycine Soja) Oil, Linoleic Acid, Marula (Sclerocarya Birrea) Seed Oil, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Tocopherol, Linolenic Acid, Carrot (Daucus Carota Sativa) Root Extract, Beta Carotene, Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Oil.

Average Days of Supply: 60 days