Ursa Major Is Nuts About Kendi
KENDI (ken-dee) / n. / 1. An oil derived from the nuts that fall from the Aleurites moluccana, a tree native to Malaysia, Indonesia, and the neighboring Pacific islands; / n. / 2. Leaves from what is commonly referred to as the Indian walnut tree that are commonly made into a poultice to treat fevers and headaches; / n. / 3. The state tree of Hawaii; / 4. / An antioxidant-rich elixir teeming with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E that has hydrating and anti-inflammatory effects when applied to the skin and hair; e.g., “String kendi up in a lei—or slather it onto your face to calm and moisturize your complexion.”
Try it: Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm with Kendi Oil, $36, www.ursamajormen.com.