Alternative To Drunk Elephant Marula Luxury Face Oil

Alternative To Drunk Elephant Marula Luxury Face Oil

One of the biggest buzz products around at the moment is the Drunk Elephant Luxury Face Oil. However, it is crazily expensive at £64 for 30ml and we have heard of customers are using our treatment as an alternative, which is our award-winning Nakin Revitalising Face Oil. It costs just £24 for 50ml and offers skin stunning nutrition and hydration.

The lovely thing about both oils is that they offer excellent rejuvenation benefits to skin. They are both calming and restorative to skin providing powerful nutrition and helping with the appearance of lines and wrinkles, while reducing red, blotchy, dry or irritated skin. The intense nutrient blends also hydrate skin and improve elasticity. We believe that Nakin’s is the best face oil though as it has a more diverse blend of nutrients and also offers far more exceptional value.

What the Drunk Elephant Marula Oil basically consists of is a bottle of unrefined pure Marula Oil and nothing else. Marula oil is quite luxurious as it is a rich fatty oil, but this also means that it can be rich for pores and has a high comedogenic rating of 3 to 4. Unless you have very dry skin and never suffer from any blackheads, breakouts, or congestion then we would recommend using a less fatty oil.

An important point about the Drunk Elephant Marula Luxury Oil is that it is just Marula Oil, whereas we prefer to use a blend on plant oils that offer multiple benefits. At Nakin our Anti-Ageing Face Oil is a blend of some of the best plant oils available and skin gets the combined benefits of each of the extracts. This means that the face and neck receive a special treatment that cannot be found in just one oil like Marula.

Both oils are gorgeous to use and leave the face and neck feeling velvety soft, plus they are both easily absorbed. They are both loved by customers and supply skin with critical antioxidants and omegas, although Nakin’s oil should have a more diverse range of vitamins and minerals to best transform skin. They are both vegan and cruelty free which is important to many people. The Marula Oil is fragrance free, but the Nakin oil has a very mild delicate completely natural scent.

They are both 100% natural which means they are untouched by synthetic chemicals and non-irritating, even to sensitive skin. Both are for all skin types and are lovely to skin in the summer or winter, as an oil should be used twice daily all year round, after applying a serum and before moisturising. As with all good face oils they help to balance thirsty and oily skin. To easily see the differences and similarities of the oils take a look at the list below.


  • 100% natural face oils
  • Luxurious
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty free
  • High performance oils
  • Easily absorbed
  • For all skin types
  • Kind to sensitive skin


  • Nakin is a more affordable face oil
  • Nakin’s natural face oil is an expert blend of multiple plant extracts that offer skin an intense treatment
  • Nakin’s oil has a mild subtle natural scent
  • Nakin’s oil is made in the UK

Whichever oil you choose you can be sure that your skin is getting great antioxidant defence against pollution and free radicals, and skin will be left nourished and healthy without the use of synthetics like silicones. This means that skin does not have to fight against synthetic ingredients and the natural flora is not interrupted. They also leave skin looking pretty and glowing, but without the shine of some face oils. This does not mean that they are drying as they are both very moisturising, and this is even more impactful when a face cream is applied over the top of the oil. Ageing concerns like lines, redness and dullness are diminished and skin looks healthy and glowing, even a long time after use.

We hope that you found this feature helpful and are able to try our alternative to the Drunk Elephant Luxury Marula Oil. To find out more about Nakin and our award-winning natural skincare then visit the links below.

UK Skincare           Sensitive Skincare         Cruelty Free Skincare          Vegan Skincare

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