Texiterra™ Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

Texiterra™ Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is a light, non-greasy easily absorbed cold pressed oil rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants with a long history of traditional use in Africa. Its high Omega 6 and Omega 9 content stimulates skin cell growth, prompting regeneration and giving skin a fresher appearance.

Texiterra™ Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is rich in Vitamins A, C and E. It nourishes, protects and hydrates the skin, unclogging pores and reducing excess sebum, with a tightening effect making skin look firmer and wrinkles reduced.

Key benefits:

  • Cold pressed, natural oil
  • Protects, nourishes, hydrates and moisturises skin, hair and scalp
  • Non-greasy and non-comedogenic
  • High in natural fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-aging
  • Typical properties
  • Applications
  • Resources
  • Formulations
  • Regional availability and certification

Typical properties

INCI name
Citrillus lanatus (Watermelon Seed) Oil.

Function

  • Appearance – Yellow Oily Liquid
  • Odour – Characteristic
  • Specific gravity at 0.910 – 0.920
  • Acid Value – <10.0
  • Peroxide Value – <15.0

Applications

Texiterra Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is a light, non-greasy easily absorbed cold pressed oil rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants with a long history of traditional use in Africa. Its high Omega 6 and Omega 9 content stimulates skin cell growth, prompting regeneration and giving skin a fresher appearance.

  • Face / neck skin care
  • Cleansers
  • Exfoliators
  • SPF moisturisers
  • Gradual tan / Tinted moisturisers

  • Shampoos
  • Conditioners - rinse off
  • Conditioners - leave on
  • Anti-dandruff / Specialist shampoo
  • Hair colour

  • Cream - leave on
  • Waxes
  • Putties / Pomade
  • Emulsion Spray
  • Hair relaxing / Permanent waves

  • Moisturiser
  • Kids Sun protection
  • SPF Spray
  • Aftersun

  • Lotions / Balms
  • Creams
  • Emulsion Sprays
  • Bath / Shower
  • Scrubs / Exfoliants
  • Shaving / Hair removal
  • Foot care
  • Soaps
  • Feminine hygiene wash
  • Specialist - (e.g. Dry skin, Anti-cellulite)

  • Face - Foundation, concealer, bronzer

  • Lotions / balms / creams

  • Aftershave
  • Shaving
  • Styling - Beards

  • Washes
  • Lotion
  • Creams / balms

Resources

Data sheets

  • Texiterra® Kalahari Melon Seed Oil - English Download

Formulations

Download formulation sheet

Regional availability and certification

Available In:

Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Australasia*

*Check with your local Scott Bader representative for availability.

  • ISO 16128 – Natural derived
  • Vegan suitable

Products

Our product ranges cover a wide selection of applications within the personal care market, formulated with both people and the environment in mind. You can feel safe in the knowledge that by using our ingredients you are taking care of both.

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Resources

Everything you need to know about using our personal care products, including educational videos, data sheets and example formulations.

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Our ethos

Our founder, Ernest Bader, believed that ethical and moral action to improve this world was vital. His beliefs are still the foundation for everything we do and they continue to drive our innovation today.

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