Monoi HEI POA oil has been a part of French life for 40 years. Whether you are at the beach or in town, this small bottle has become a classic, an invitation to travel, to embark on an exotic journey accompanied by its sensual and enchanting scent.
Rediscover the essence of Polynesia with the original Monoi Oil encapsulated in a small bottle easily recognisable by its evocative sunset and dreamy scent. Start your journey with us...
Monoi Oil is a natural oil extracted from coconut pulp, in which fresh Tiare flowers have been macerated. The "Designation of Origin" label (DO) guarantees the product its quality, produced in accordance with tradition and the local Polynesian economy.
Monoi, a sacred oil from Polynesia is primarily used for massage in addition to be a hair and skin care. It is known for its hydrating and skin-nourishing properties and for its ability to repair dry and/or damaged hair.
Summer and Winter
Monoi is a traditional natural product that solidifies at temperatures below 24°C. To fully enjoy its benefits, even in winter, place the bottle under hot running water. It will liquify the product which will regain its initial properties.
Monoi Oil AO, is a natural Copra oil (pulp extracted from coconut) in which fresh Tiare flowers are macerated.
Coconuts are harvested from Polynesia's lush coconut plantations before being selected and dried in the sun. FRESH Tiare flower buds are picked at dawn and then, soaked in coconut oil, which has been extracted under pressure. 10 flowers are used per litre of oil. The Tiare flowers will infuse their aromas into the oil with for several days, until an authentic Tahiti Monoi oil is created.
The "Tahiti Monoi Oil" Designation of Origin was awarded in 1992. It guarantees the product its quality, made in accordance with tradition and the local Polynesian economy.
Discover the secrets of making Monoi Oil!
[BEAUTY TIP] PREPARE YOUR SKIN FOR THE SUN
To get your skin sun-ready, apply Pure Tahiti Roucou Monoi Oil AO for several days before exposure. Rich in beta-carotene, Roucou oil stimulates the production of melanin and facilitates the tanning process.
DID YOU KNOW?
A minimum of 90% Tahitian Monoi is refered to as “Pure” Monoi. Monoi “oil” refers to a product that contains between 50% and 90% of Monoi.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tahiti Monoi Oil has greater hydration properties than Shea butter. Containing essential elements (Omega 9 and 6 fatty acids, lauric acid and tocopherol), Tahiti Monoi Oil is scientifically recognised for its hydrating*, softening, protective and nourishing properties.
*Hydration of the upper layers of the epidermis.
[BEAUTY TIP] EXFOLIATE THE SKIN
To exfoliate your skin and leave it beautifully soft, mix Monoi oil with rock salt or sugar. You will make a homemade exfoliator for the body or face depending on the size of the crystals.