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Dr. Ashton Kaidi, Plastic Surgeon

Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1999. Dr. Kaidi performs facial aesthetic, cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery as well as non-surgical anti-aging procedures such as skin peels to reduce fine lines and hyperpigmentation resulting from sun and other skin stressors.

He has clinically tested the healing benefits of Pure Marula Oil on the skin of patients who underwent radiation treatment for breast cancer surgery. Astounded by the results and improved healing, Dr. Kaidi joined the effort to bring Pure Marula Oil to all women.

Dr. Kaidi Answers your Marula Skincare Questions:

Q:Is Pure Marula Oil natural?  

A: Yes, Pure Marula Oil is 100% natural: 99% Pure Marula Oil with a 1% blend of natural essential oils for a light, natural scent. Pure Marula Oil is completely free of preservatives, synthetics and parabens.

Q:What is the best use for Pure Marula Oil?  

A: Pure Marula Facial Oil is the ultimate multi-benefit age-defyer:

  • Superior Moisturization: Pure Marula Oil provides a superior and longer lasting hydration for your face, neck, and décolleté and is suitable for all skin types.
  • Product Boost: Add 2-3 drops to other skincare products such as your cleanser, beauty mask and foundation to boost their skincare benefits
  • Skin Prep: Pure Marula Oil’s satiny, matte finish also makes it a great make-up primer.
  • Post Facial Peel: Following facials and chemical peels, the skin is very dry and sensitive which makes Pure Marula Oil excellent for post facial treatments.

Q:Is Pure Marula Oil better for mature skin than other facial oils? 

A: Pure Marula Oil is an excellent source of topical antioxidants. This free radical fighting capability is very important. It is also an excellent moisturizer that can help plump up skin to help reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Q:When is the best time to apply Pure Marula Oil?  

A: Pure Marula Oil can be used day or night as a highly effective moisturizer for your face, neck, and décolleté. During the night, it is perfect because skin replenishes itself during sleep. During the day, Pure Marula Oil provides optimal hydration that your skin needs to stay healthy and help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. For dry skin, apply it more frequently as needed.

Q:Can I use Pure Marula Oil if I have very oily skin?  

A: Yes. Oils are essential to your skin’s health because they hold together your skin cells. As skin ages, less of these oils are produced, so it is vital to add them back into your skin to maintain that “youthful” healthy glow. What determines the greasy residue feel is the composition of omega fatty acid contained within the oil. We have found that the higher the concentrations of Omega-9 (aka Oleic Acid) fatty acid in an oil, the easier it penetrates the skin and the more rapidly it is absorbed. Pure Marula Oil is non-comedogenic and does not result in clogged and enlarged pores, minimizing the greasy look and after feel.

Ask Dr. Kaidi your skincare questions