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nyakio™ Hydrating Face Oil With Kola Nut

$49.00 Ships Free
1 oz

Availability: Out of stock


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We’ll come right out and say it: We’ve gone a little nuts over this face oil from nyakio. Just a few drops of the lightweight formula, a blend of eight oils and the African kola nut, last a full 12 hours. Its powerful hydration keeps our skin looking more luminous, even, and youthful all day long.

How to Use

Place a few drops onto fingertips, then evenly pat onto forehead, chin, and cheeks.

Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Dipropylene Glycol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Ximenia Americana Seed Oil, Trichilia Emetica Seed Butter, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Castoryl Maleate, Cola Acuminata (Kola Nut) Seed Extract, Ormenis Multicaulis (Chamomile) Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Phenoxyethanol, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ceramide 2.

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Tiny sample

I don't know how I feel about this the sample size was very small so I don't feel I have a good enough experience with it to comment.

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Great as a priming oil

I've had my Nyakio Hydrating Face Oil for about a year now and lately have been using it as a "priming oil" and finding that it works fantastic with oil based foundations.

Apply a few drops to your face at key points, gently "rub" in and allow your skin to soak it up and after a few minutes apply your liquid or cream foundation.

Downside. Because it is a nut oil there is a nutty smell to it which to some may be off putting. I've grown accustomed to the nutty smell however it wasn't pleasing to me at first.

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This oil is amazing. Once I got over the initial thought that my face was greasy and let it absorb after a few minutes i really liked it. I have cystic acne and get dry spots every once in awhile. Since i have been using this after the shower or washing my face my skin gas not had any flare ups. I love that its all natural and has a great simple smell. It did seem pricey the first time i bought it but the bottle has lasted me over 7 months now (and i use a lot more than the few drops!) Will be repurchasing this again and again

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Loved this!

I loved the sample and bought the full sized product. One of the better oils that I've tried. I have oily skin but this didn't irritate it or make it break out. That being said, I think almond oil would work just as well.

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It works on all skin types with out feeling greasy. It makes your skin super soft and hydrated. It's a must try.

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