our natural ingredients
our natural ingredients
An extract of comfrey, it helps the skin to shed the outermost layer. This promotes new skin formation, contributes to smooth skin and aids in wound healing.
Aloe Ferox Leaf Extract
Wild-harvested in the Cape Province. It soothes sensitivities, reduces inflammation, moisturises and refreshes the skin. It delivers anti-bacterial protection, promotes the production of new skin cells, helps prevent scarring and assists in the skin healing process.
Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice
Grown and processed on Iphofolo Game Farm, Limpopo. It refreshes, moisturises and softens the skin. It’s powerful anti-inflammatory properties help to settle angry and stressed skin, and aids the skin healing process. Very soothing and it absorbs easily, drawing the beneficial qualities of other ingredients into the skin.
Hypoxis Hemerocallidea (African Potato) Extract
Locally grown in the Eastern and Western Cape, and the Free State. Rich in phytosterols, which are natural steroid compounds that possess potent anti-inflammatory properties and help to regulate the immune response. Helps to ease inflamed skin conditions such as eczema and relieve aches and discomfort. High antioxidant content helps prevent free radical damage.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil.
Vitamin-rich and highly beneficial for very dry and mature skin. It has powerful regenerative properties and assists in reducing age spots and scars.
Cera Alba (Beeswax)
Has mild anti-swelling properties and helps to relieve topical inflammation.
USED IN: African Potato Cream
Barosma Betulina (Buchu) Leaf/Twig Extract
Helps to decrease inflammation and has a regulatory effect which aids cell regeneration and skin repair.
Bulbine Frutescens (Bulbinella) Leaf Juice
Offers antimicrobial protection – it is traditionally used to effectively treat minor wounds and protect the skin from infection. It has a soothing anti-inflammatory effect which relieves discomfort and itchiness. Collagen synthesis is stimulated, which helps maintain healthy skin.
Calendula Officinalis Extract
Possesses excellent anti-inflammatory and tissue regenerating properties and is suited to all skin types, including sensitive skin and babies. It stimulates the production of collagen at wound sites and calms skin irritations and itchiness
Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil
Provides anti-fungal and anti-bacterial protection from infection. It has a cooling and soothing effect on skin that helps relieve pain, itching and irritation. It’s also antispasmodic and soothes cramps.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Excellent for dry skin and penetrates deep into the epidermis. Nourishing, with a high concentration of fatty acids, and improves firmness and skin tone. It protects the skin from pathogens and free radical damage.
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
Hydrating and nourishing and rich in essential fatty acids, vital for skin formation. Deliver powerful antioxidants, which prevent free-radical damage and helps to maintain a youthful appearance.
Vitis vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil
Moisturises, soften and smooths the skin. It contains high levels of linoleic acid, which helps maintain the skin’s protective barrier and prevents moisture loss. It contain natural conditioning agents which help to restore hair’s natural shine and vibrancy, and restore moisture to the scalp.
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf
Powerful antibacterial agent for treating acne and unclogging pores. It balances sebum production. It contains high levels of antioxidants which protects the skin from free radical damage and helps to improve the appearance of damaged skin.
Cyclopia Intermedia (Honeybush) Leaf Extract
Contains powerful antioxidants that help to protect the skin, scalp and hair against environmental aggressors. It reduces cell damage and has an anti-ageing effect.
Extracted from chicory root, it acts as a prebiotic which is food for desirable bacteria on the skin. It helps good bacteria to thrive and overall skin health to improve.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil / Jojoba Esters
A nourishing, non-comedogenic moisturising oil that soothes dry skin. The oil resembles sebum and strengthens the skin’s protective barrier against external irritants. It also helps to relieve and reduce any skin discomfort or skin rashes. Esters softens the skin.
Kigelia Africana Fruit Extract
Used traditionally as a healing agent for skin. It has skin tightening properties and promotes firmer skin. It helps to increase circulation to the skin, which can lighten pigmentation, reduce blemishes and improve the complexion.
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil
Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. It provides antimicrobial protection, while calming skin irritations. It helps to cleanse and remove toxins from the skin. Astringent properties help to control surface oils, which play a role in acne formation. Its sent has a calming effect.
Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil
In addition to antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, it also possesses astringent properties which help to clear up excessive oil and help to prevent acne breakouts. It works as an effective skin toner because it naturally dilates the blood vessels, tightening pores.
Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia Nut) Seed Oil
Lightweight and does not contribute to oily skin conditions. It is readily absorbed by the skin and packed with omega fatty acids that help to strengthen the skin’s natural protective barrier.
Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil
Provides excellent hydrating properties and helps to maintain moisture levels in the skin. It gives the skin a smooth feel and appearance by helping to reduce fine lines and soothe inflammation.
USED IN: Refresh Moisturiser
Cymbopogon Martini Oil
Balances sebum production and hydration levels. Helps to keep skin supple and elastic, and promotes cell regeneration. It encourages strong and healthy hair.
Pogostemon Cablin Oil
Works to regenerate and renew the skin, helping to reduce the appearance of scars, blemishes and signs of ageing. It promotes a smooth complexion. Invigorating scent.
Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Flower Oil
It has a balancing effect on the skin and helps to clear sluggish skins. Astringent properties help to control surface oils, tightens, brightens, and can remove dead skin cells.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. Through its anti-inflammatory properties it calms and soothes troubled skin. It also has the ability to increase circulation to the skin, which promotes a healthier complexion. Scent promotes a more attentive, alert and energetic experience.
Supplements skin own naturally occurring squalane which decreases with age. Vegan and derived from sugarcane or oils such as olive oil and rice bran oil. Suitable for all skin types as it is compatible with skin lipids. It’s a non-comedogenic moisturiser, fast-absorbing and does not weigh the skin down.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
A versatile and nourishing emollient suitable for all skin types. It’s non-comedogenic and does not clogg pores. It’s antioxidant-rich, and helps fight free radicals and premature ageing. It’s anti-inflammatory properties soothe irritated skin. It protects the skin from environmental stressors.
Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
Grown on Rockhaven Farm in Groot Winterhoek, 2 hours from Cape Town. A potent antiseptic with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. It purifies and protects the skin against bacterial and fungal infections. It calms redness in acne-prone skin. It has a strong medicinal scent.
A natural sugar found in certain plants, algae and fungi. It functions as a moisturiser and antioxidant, helping to protect the skin and hair from sun damage and premature ageing.
A potent antioxidant that stimulates cell regeneration, reduces the appearance of skin imperfections and helps to combat premature skin ageing.
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water
Widely known for its ability to ease inflammation and soothe sensitive skin. The polyphenols in witch hazel can help fight premature ageing. It’s also a rich source of constricting compounds that make the proteins inside skin cells come together, which help reduce pores.