Nubian Heritage Coconut and Papaya Bath and Body Collection!

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Nubian Heritage offers hundreds of culturally authentic natural skincare products that are free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, paraffin, gluten, propylene glycol, DEA, silicones, mineral oil, petroleum, synthetic fragrance and artificial color, and never tested on animals. The secret to Nubian Heritage is that they use proven traditional healing practices, cultural influence and indigenous ingredients including various oils, ash and more to create a solution for every beauty and skin type. There are 15 different collections and all of them will leave your skin nourished and smelling terrific without making your wallet feel pinched.

The Nubian Heritage Story:

Co founders Richelieu Dennis and Nyema Tubman got their start as street vendors in Harlem. They wanted to make products using traditional African recipes with fair trade, organic ingredients.

Guided- by the legacy of ancient Nubia, the world’s first melting pot, we remix global healing traditions into modern wellness solutions. Ancient Nubia was once a center of cultural trade — a place where goods, ideas, and customs from across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean came together, influenced each other, and then spread across the ancient world. That’s the inspiration behind Nubian Heritage. We bring together traditional healing practices, cultural wisdom and indigenous ingredients, remix them and create modern natural solutions for skin and hair. This is our mission: to make cultural exchange the model for transforming the global community.

Being the cuckoo for coconut gal I am, I chose the Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya collection to try. Since ancient times, coconut oil has been revered for its skin protecting and moisturizing benefits. Coconut oil contains healthy fats, which aids in keeping skin smooth and soft to the touch. And now, it’s making a BIG splash in the beauty world. These products also feature Papaya, which is a prized fruit in Mexico and South America, and traditionally used for generations as an ingredient in homemade skincare concoctions for its rejuvenating and exfoliating properties.

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya collection consists of the following products:

  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Bar Soap ($4.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Bath Bombs ($14.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Cleansing Smoothie ($11.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Lotion ($12.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Wash  ($12.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Deodorant ($8.99)
  • Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Hand Cream ($9.99)

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Wash smells like a tropical vacation. It reminds me of sipping Pina Coladas on the beach in Hawaii. The lush lather is creamy and hydrating thanks to the nourishing Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Aloe Vera and Papaya formula. The papaya extract has papain enzymes, which act as a gentle exfoliator, making skin even softer. I need to mention both the body wash and body lotion are very generously sized at 13 fl. oz. which makes them a great value!

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Lotion has the same wonderful scent. This thick, rich cream infuses skin with a hydrating blend of Shea Butter, Aloe Vera and Vitamin E to soften and soothe. Labeled as a lotion, I think this is more of a body cream due to the thickness. That said, it isn’t greasy and provides tons of moisture to dry skin.

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Cleansing Smoothie is actually a body and hand scrub. If you read this blog regularly, you know I am addicted to body scrubs and this one is highly addictive! This light and fluffy smoothie gently cleanses while softening skin with nourishing Coconut Oil and vitamin-rich Papaya. Organic Shea Butter and Vanilla Extract condition and moisturizes while Papaya Extract gently exfoliates to reveal brighter skin. My routine: Body Wash, Smoothie and Lotion for soft, hydrated skin that smells spectacular!

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Deodorant because I’ve never been able to find a natural deodorant that works until now. I’m so impressed with this! Not only does it smell amazing but the glycerin, silica and cornstarch formula is gentle on my underarms and it lasts all day.

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Bar Soap has a blend of tropical ingredients high in vitamins, minerals and fatty acids plus Coconut Oil and Papaya Extract. Vanilla Beans buff skin as Papaya’s enzymatic action gently exfoliates. Shea Butter and Coconut Oil rehydrate the skin leaving it moisturized and renewed. I like to keep this next to the sink so I can keep my hands exfoliated and moisturized.

Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Bath Bombs come in a 6-pack but you only need one for soft, smooth skin. These effervescent bombs provide a relaxing and luxurious bath time experience! Like the other products in the line, these subtly exfoliate and hydrate.

Nubian Heritage is sold at Ulta Beauty, and Vitamin

Bottom Line: the Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Bath and Body Collection will leave your skin nourished and smelling terrific without making your wallet feel pinched.

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  1. I bet their products are amazing! They look and sound so great. I would love to give them a try, but my daughter has a coconut allergy, and we can’t have bath products with coconut. 🙁

  2. Beth Davidson says

    I love the history of this product. I have always been curious about whether natural deodorants work or not, so good to know this one was a success!

  3. Such a great history of the product. I have ultra sensitive skin, so it probably wouldn’t work for me, but I am sure there are people out there that would really appreciate this product.

  4. This is the first time I have heard of Nubian Heritage so thanks for that wonderful post. I love new companies that produce products without the harsh chemicals. I will definitely check them out!

  5. Will check out Nubian Heritage. I’m all about all-natural products free from all the bad stuff. Like you, I’m always on the lookout for a great natural deodorant. I’ve found a few that are acceptable. But I’m still looking for one that knocks my socks off.

  6. Amber Nelson says

    That sounds so good. I can’t wait to try this. I bet those smell amazing!

  7. Wow! Every ingredient is good for you and will help take care of your skin. I love the scents of the products as well. It’s definitely a must try!

  8. Lisa was amazed at Nubian and their products. Sometimes when you test so much they can run into each other but she, like you, felt it was all unique and delicious.

  9. Allison @neversaydiebeauty says

    I still haven’t had a chance to try Nubian Heritage yet, but this combo of coconut and papaya sounds perfect for me.

  10. Betzy Carmona says

    I haven’t heard of the brand before but I find the hand and body scrub interesting.

  11. Coconut and Papaya are a great combination – yum!

  12. I have heard really great things about this brand in the past, but I have yet to try it out for myself. Everything looks like it is lovely so I need to get on it

  13. Kelly Hutchinson says

    I had not heard of the Nubian Heritage brand. I love the idea of a coconut and papaya scent. Yum!

  14. Such a cool story. Street vendors? I love rags to riches types of stories. Their products look like they will hit the “riches” part of that saying! 🙂

  15. I would like to try those bath bombs. They can be SO relaxing!

  16. These look so lovely. They look soft and soothing so I can’t even imagine how they feel.The scent sounds nice

  17. That’s a lot of wonderful products right there! I think it’s awesome that they have everything covered, from lotions to scrubs and all that! I’d love to give their products a try.

  18. I’ll have to go to Ulta and try this! I bet it smells amazing and would make a great gift for relatives and friends too for Christmas! I love the scrub and bath bombs!

  19. Reesa Lewandowski says

    I haven’t tried coconut yet for my skin and I would love to give it a try! THat deoderant sounds lovely too

  20. Brittany Muddamalle says

    I can just imagine how good this smells! I love my evening bath and this would just make it so nice and so relaxing!

  21. I’m already a fan of this brand. I’ll be trying this scrub for sure.

  22. Lisa Marie Heath says

    You had me at Coconut and Papaya! I love those scents together!

  23. I bet this smells amazing. The product line looks great.

  24. I have a couple products from this line, and I swear, it’s the best smelling Nubian Heritage line ever. Everything smells so delicious!

  25. I love anything with coconut! This stuff looks amazing, definitely going to look for it!

  26. I was wondering why I haven’t seen this brand in stores like Walgreens for awhile. No wonder! They now sell it at Ulta and Vitamin Shoppe. I’ll definitely have to go to one of these stores sometime soon to check out their new products.