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Ingredients

Clean Beauty, Ethically Sourced Ingredients, African Born Skincare

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Aloe is a skin-soothing plant extract made of 99.5% water. It is known to help heal and hydrate damaged skin and has notable soothing and antioxidant qualities.

Aloe

Azelaic acid is derived from grains; barley, wheat and rye. It is a gentle exfoliant that helps to unclog pores and refine the skin's texture. It is known as an acne fighter and rosacea treater. It helps to lightens dark spots and remove dead skin cells.

Azelaic Acid

This natural antioxidant and anti-ageing Ayurvedic herb is derived from the seeds and leaves of the Psoralea corylifolia plant. Ongoing research shows that bakuchiol has skin-restoring abilities, with brightening, soothing and anti-wrinkle properties. For this reason, Bakuchiol is often used as an alternative to retinol.

Bakuchiol

Gota Kola is an antioxidant-rich extract; rich in amino acids, beta carotene, fatty acids and numerous potent phytochemicals. It helps to soothe and improve the appearance of skin by calming inflammation. It promotes the healing of wounds, stimulates new cell growth, builds collagen and increases circulation.

Gotu Kola

This alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) was traditionally extracted from milk during the fermentation process. However, today nearly all forms used in cosmetics are synthetic, lab-derived from the natural fermentation process of plants. It helps exfoliate the skin's surface by breaking down the bonds that hold dead skin cells together, allowing them to shed naturally. It is helps achieve firmer, thicker skin, resulting in fewer fine lines, wrinkles and acne lesions.

Lactic Acid

A plant extract with skin-soothing properties, liquorice root is effective in improving the look of uneven skin tone. It inhibits the production of the enzyme needed to produce melanin in the skin and helps to remove excess melanin. It is used to help reduce redness and reduce irritation.

Liquorice Root Extract

Mandelic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) derived from bitter almonds. Used as an exfoliant, mandelic acid is known to promote cell turnover, brighten the skin and reduce hyperpigmentation. Its large molecular weight allows it to penetrate slowly into the skin, making it well tolerated by nearly all skin types.

Mandelic Acid

The naturally derived marula oil is a lightweight emollient that contains essential amino acids (specifically L-arginine and glutamic acid, which have anti-aging properties). It seals-in hydration and softens skin, offers antioxidant protection, has anti-inflammatory antibacterial properties.

Marula Oil

Niacinamide is a particularly effective skin-restoring ingredient that offers an abundance of benefits for ageing and blemish-prone skin. It decreases and visibly repairs the effects of UV damage and offsets other sources of environmental attack on the skin including the negative impact of pollution.

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

Panthenol works to improve the look and feel of the skin. Used as a humectant, it binds to and holds water in the skin, moisturizing and leaving it soft, smooth, and more supple. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is involved in activating the proliferation of cells that are important for wound healing and restoring the function of the skin barrier.

Panthenol (vitamin B5)

This plant extract contains a natural enzyme called bromelain. It helps to speed up the process of exfoliation while offering antioxidant and skin-soothing properties.

Pineapple Enzymes

Rich in antioxidants, pomegranate enzymes help to neutralise the effect of free radical damage by improving the production of collagen and elastin. It helps protect the epidermis and helps with skin cell regeneration in the epidermis and dermis. It increases circulation and heals the skin, aiding in tissue repair and wound healing.

Pomegranate Enzymes

Native to South Africa it is full of antioxidants beneficial to the skin. It has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties.

Rooibos Extract

This emollient plant oil has antioxidant properties and is a rich source of skin-beneficial fatty acids that work to regenerate and heal the skin while helping to restore elasticity and promote collagen production. It has effective hydrating and anti-aging benefits; high in Vitamin A and fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6).

Rosehip Seed Oil

Shea butter is a plant lipid that comes from African shea tree nuts. It is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and skin-replenishing fatty acids that provide intense smoothing properties.

Shea Butter

This highly stable, water-soluble form of vitamin C functions as an antioxidant when applied to the skin. It's effective for brightening an uneven skin tone, with recent research showing that it can influence the appearance of breakouts, making it an effective anti-acne ingredient.

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C)

A skin-replenishing humectant and antioxidant it is especially beneficial for those with dry, dehydrated skin. It helps to strengthen the skin barrier, aiding in structure and volume.

Sodium Hyaluronate (HA)

Willow bark is a skin-soothing plant extract with potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It carries a rich supply of salicin, the same acne-fighting compound that salicylic acid comes from. Willow bark extract helps to keep skin calm and aids in cell regeneration while maintaining a healthy skin barrier function.

Willow Bark Extract

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

Thoughtfully & Ethically Sourced.

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