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What is Black Seed Oil and what does it do for you?

31 Jan 2020
Black Seed Oil

What is Black Seed Oil and what does it do for you?

Let’s talk about the Oil of the Pharaohs! An ancient elixir so profoundly rich in fatty acids and antioxidants that it was reportedly used by Cleopatra, Nefertiti, and has a strong basis in Islamic tradition as well. It has been long been touted for its immense health and beauty benefits and is now becoming a key ingredient for natural personal care and beauty products in the West.

Black seed oil has a key component, Thymoquinone, which give it powerful antioxidant properties. This makes blackseed oil the perfect ingredient to fight off free radicals that notoriously damage both hair and skin cells through oxidation.  It therefore prevents aging and reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other forms of skin damage. 

The presence of over 100 vitamins, and minerals, including Vitamin A, B, and C, help improve the elasticity and hydration of your skin. Being rich in plant acids, fatty acids, and amino acids also make it an excellent hydrator for skin by maintaining the skin’s lipid barrier which protects the skin from drying out. It also works to reduce the appearance of dark spots by helping in the process of regeneration of skin cells resulting in an overall clearer, brighter, and more even skin tone. 

Extremely rich in Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Oleic Acids, and Linoleic Acids, it has also antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which make it an excellent ingredient to fight off acne, clogged pores, and oily skin.Containing natural antihistamine properties also make it extremely useful in the treatment of skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, skin redness, breakouts, rashes etc.  

What else is Black Seed Oil good for?

Black seed oil has also been used since ancient times to improve hair and scalp health. Being loaded with amino acids, it improves not just the quality and thickness of your hair but also makes it grow faster. These essential fatty acids also ensure that it works deeply to hydrate your skin and fight off frizz. It also contains nigellone, a powerful antihistamine, which can help with alopecia related hair loss! Its combination of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties also help fight off dandruff and other scalp inflammations ensuring healthy hair and scalp.

All these immense benefits of this magical Middle Eastern elixir are available in a variety of products on our website from rejuvenating creams and serums for the face and eyes to make up in the form of eye and brow pencilslipsticks, mascara, and blushSo what are you waiting for? Start giving your skin and hair the royal treatment they deserves today! 



A rejuvenating eye butter that delivers moisture and whole plant nutrition to delicate eye area.

  • Cucumber seed oil possesses a remarkable amount of revitalizing phytosterols, which have been known to strengthen and improve skin elasticity. Phytosterols are also known for their ability to nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage healthy regeneration.
  • Black cumin seed oil has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments dating back to the ancient Egyptian times. This oil contain high amounts of  omegas,  essential fatty acids, and vitamins A (retinol), B, and C. The essential fatty acids help strengthen and maintain cell integrity, heal skin conditions, and reduce wrinkles. Cleopatra used these seeds as a daily beauty ritual and Queen Nefertiti used black seed oil to bring luster to her hair and nails.
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The custom combination of meadowfoam, jojoba, apricot kernel, sweet almond and black currant seed oils hydrate and heal damaged skin, while providing a nurturing boost of antioxidants as well as Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. Gentle enough for babies as well as mothers, Soapwalla’s Resilience Belly Oil is the perfect massage oil for older scars and new scar tissue alike.

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