Nubian Heritage, Hand Cream, Honey & Black Seed with Apricot Oil, 4 fl oz (118 ml)
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- Smoothing, Perfecting & Healing
- Certified Organic Ingredients
- Cruelty Free
- Ethically Traded Ingredients
- Sustainably Produced
- No Animal Testing
A luxurious, nutrient-rich moisturizing treatment. Specially formulated with Black Seed Oil, traced back to the Assyrians and ancient Egyptians for its smoothing, skin perfecting properties. Wild Honey soothes the skin, while Apricot Oil helps moisturize and nourish. Leaves hands feeling soft and supple.
Humble Beginnings: Nubian Heritage is the brainchild of two New York street vendors. In 1992, fresh out of college and without jobs, Rich and Nyema embarked on a mission to produce luxurious natural products from traditional African recipes with organic and fair trade ingredients. Today Nubian Heritage offers hundreds of culturally authentic natural products inspired by global ancient healing philosophies. Although Nubian Heritage products are no longer made in bath tubs, little else has changed; the company still makes its products itself, still uses fair trade and organic ingredients and stilll invests in community commerce.
Heritage: Black Seed Oil, Nigella Sativa, can be traced back more than 3000 years to the Assyrians and ancient Egyptians. Discovered in the tomb of King Tutankhamen, Black Seed oil was reportedly used by Queen Nefertiti to maintain her exquisite complexion. Black Seed earned the Arabic approbation "habbatul barakah" the seed of blessing for its powerful curative properties in traditional medicine. Honey has been used historically as a natural anti-septic in balms and salves to comfort and soothe skin, reduce redness and heal wounds.
Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, deionized water, stearyl alcohol (palm kernel), vegetable emulsifying wax, olea europaea (olive) oil*, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, vegetable glycerin, jojoba oil*, essential oil blend, aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, nigella sativa (black) seed oil, tocopherol (vitamin E), honey, allantoin (comfrey root extract), lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower (and) lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle) flower extract
*Certified Organic Ingredient
Natural ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
The scent of this cream is sultry and somewhat exotic, makes me feel like I'm somewhere in Africa or Morocco. The first ingredient is shea butter so it is pretty moisturizing and I also found that it does good job moisturizing my cuticle as well as my hands which is important. The skin soaks up the cream fast and there is no slippery feeling. Though the strange thing about consistency that it is not "creamy", it is rather mousse-like, it kind of turns into something more watery once on the skin. I prefer creamier products. If you thought that this review was helpful, please feel free to press the "Yes" button.
I am really disappointed by this product. It claims to be completely natural with no added smell, but I have a hard time believing this. I put it on, and my hands still smelled 2 days later even after washing my hands thoroughly immediatly after I applied it since the smell was WAY to strong for my taste. I will not recommend this if you do not want to smell incredibly strong.
Smell is unbearable, does not smell natural!!
Posted by 5187222819316693680 on Mar 24, 2016
I purchased this product because of its focus on natural ingredients! In particular, I want to avoid synthetic smelly fragrance......much to my disappointment, the smell was so strong and un-natural that it made me feel unwell and I had to wash it off. The texture is nice, but it's a shame about the horrible smell.....had to give it away! Waste of my money!
Smells like some kind of ointment.
Posted by 4903762395915461971 on Jan 06, 2016
I love musky scents but this one is not so great. On the other hand, the texture is great. It is very moisturizing.
didn't like it
Posted by 5211427604107712881 on Apr 16, 2015
Made my hair and scalp very oily.
No hidrata demasiado
Posted by 5656165740122234705 on Dec 14, 2014
El olor y la textura es muy rica, pero no hidrata para mi gusto mucho