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on 3/6/2016 6:23:00 PM
More reviews by LeMinx
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine
A few months ago, I bought a Kukui nut oil blend from an organic indie brand and loved it. I used it sparingly because a 2oz bottle costs $20 (an 8oz bottle costs $55!) and I was going through it at a pretty fast rate. Having used a few other oils that are in that blend, I decided I probably liked the Kukui nut oil so I set about looking for a bottle of that. I found the Alba Botanica version on Amazon and was sold after reading the great reviews. It took me a bit to find this oil as the stores that carry Alba products in my area oddly didn't have this oil. I finally found it at an HEB Plus! store for about $8 for an 8.5 oz bottle. Can't beat that! I was pleased to find out that this oil works just as well as the fancy, high priced indie brand. In fact, it's slightly better because the indie brand smells a bit too herbal while Alba's version has a light, sweet smell. I apply this right after showering while my skin is still damp. It absorbs very quickly and, since it's a dry oil, I don't leave a greasy trail in my wake. While the smell is nice, it does dissipate quickly which is another plus in my book. I'm left with smooth, well moisturized skin that doesn't require any wait time to get dressed. Heaven!If you're looking for a reasonably priced dry oil that actually works, I highly recommend getting this. Very little is needed so a full sized bottle should last at least a few months with daily use.
on 12/26/2015 11:18:00 PM
More reviews by Jennylee14
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I love this oil. It smells so good. I use it as a massage/moisturizer and I can't get enough of the smell. It's inexpensive and you get great value for the price!
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on 4/7/2015 12:17:00 AM
More reviews by g0oo0f
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
LOVE this stuff. I received it as a X-mas gift so I cannot comment on the price, but the smell is absolutely TO DIE FOR. I love warm scents like vanilla-y and sugar-y stuff, and this fits perfectly into that category. Best applied when skin is still damp, and it absorbs fairly easily and gives your whole body a sheen glow! Definitely a great body oil.
on 3/23/2015 10:48:00 AM
More reviews by eineinhorn
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Relaxed, Medium
This is DA BOMB, get it if you can. Smells like heaven when you apply but disappears after a few minutes so won't interrupt if you like wearing perfume. Makes skin baby soft and smooth, absorbs quickly if applied on wet skin and lasts a long time, the bottle is big and you only need like a tablespoon of this. Only downside is the flimsy packaging, dropped it once (oil i slippery you know) and now my cap is all broken.
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on 2/12/2015 3:25:00 PM
More reviews by creamsodasundae
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine
I have been using this off and on for years. I love the stuff. It does a superb job at hydrating.I use this once a week after a bath for extra hydration. It smells amazing, like nutty brown sugar. It absorbs relatively quickly, though I prefer to slather it on generously and put on my housecoat or PJs so I don't have to worry about it getting on my clothes. I do have to take care putting it on my chest area as I think it might have caused me to break out a little, but it won't stop me from using it.
on 8/26/2014 8:35:00 PM
More reviews by StarsnRocketsES
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Fine
Smells amazing- like caramel. It moisturizes my skin so well and keeps it glowy. I would repurchase in the future since I love applying oil rather lotion to my body. It doubles as a hair oil as well. Great for pre poos and sealing in moisture after co washing.
on 1/10/2014 5:48:00 PM
More reviews by sunstar29
Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool
I LOVE this!! I've been using Vaseline's cocoa butter lotion for ages and I really like it, but I need a bit more hydration once the weather gets chilly. I mix this with the cocoa butter to put on after my shower, and use bit on its own if I feel my skin getting a bit dry. It thoroughly hydrates my skin and "winter-proofs" it.The smell is absolutely delicious, a sort of caramel nut smell that works really well with cocoa butter. Within a few minutes of applying the smell goes away because the oil has sunk in, which makes it office-appropriate if you're not allowed to wear scents at work.I paid $9.50 for a decent-sized bottle. Because I mix it with lotion, I only use a small amount at a time, which makes this a really good value for me. If you're using it as your main moisturizer, I would imagine you'd go through it pretty quickly, though.
on 11/26/2013 10:56:00 PM
More reviews by oilyteen
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
This has a really nice brown sugar coffee like smell and it's very moisturizing and leaves skin smooth and soft, I use about a tablespoon for myself right after showering. I don't put this on chest shoulder back neck or face, would not recommend doing that unless for some reason your skin is like the sharia desert, but this is Defiantly a MUST have for me!
on 11/5/2013 1:10:00 AM
More reviews by lotusfairy
Skin: Oily, Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This has been my savior now that autumn is here. The air is getting drier and colder where I am and all I have to do is apply it after I get out of the shower and it sinks in fast and makes my skin super soft without being greasy. It smells wonderful- like a decadent caramel with a hint of musk and spice. I found a bottle at Wholefoods, but the rim of the bottle was greasy as if a bit had leaked. I would probably have to decant this into a better bottle. It has a lot of wonderful oils in it such as macadamia oil, linseed oil, and coconut oil in addition to the kukui nut oil. I see it being useful for many things such as a cuticle oil, hair conditioning oil, and body moisturizer. The scent alone is intoxicating to my nose and I will have to set limits on how much I use since this is about 12 bucks for me. However, I highly recommend this. It gives a great glow to the skin.
on 8/14/2013 11:35:00 AM
More reviews by baileysmilk84
Hair: Black, Other, Other
love the smell, does a decent job moisturising
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