Bio actieve ingrediënten
Scientific Name: Aspalathus Linearis
The key ingredient in all African Extracts Rooibos products is an exclusive extract of fresh green Rooibos plant, extracted at source in Clanwilliam, the heart of the Rooibos-growing area of the Cederberg Mountains. Extracted with the use of only water and steam, the pure natural extract is rich in flavonoids and powerful antioxidants, one of which, aspalathin, is unique to the Rooibos plant. Our Bio-Active Rooibos is tested in an independent laboratory to ensure highest levels of antioxidants. Used as a traditional remedy for its anti-inflammatory, healing and soothing effects on a wide range of skin conditions, Rooibos extract is increasingly sought-after internationally as an active ingredient in skin-care products for its protective, anti-free radical action.
Scientific Name: Matricaria recutita
Extracts from the flowers and leaves reduce inflammation and soothe sensitive skin. Contains a natural compound, bisabolol, which has anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties to soothe and calm red irritated skin.
Jojoba seed oil
Scientific Name: Simmondsia Chinensis
The Jojoba plant is indigenous to the desert areas of Arizona and California. Its benefits as a skin-care ingredient were discovered as an alternative to whale oil, and it’s prized for its natural moisturising and softening qualities.
Scientific Name: Glycine Soja
Rich in vitamin E, lecithin and essential fatty acid, soybean oil is used to reduce blotchiness and discolouration caused by hormonal changes and sun exposure, evening out skin tone, moisturise and help to reduce fine lines by stimulating the skin’s own production of collagen, elastin and other proteins.
Scientific Name: Hamamelis Virginiana
Extract from the bark of the witch hazel shrub indigenous to North America, this natural extract has proven astringent, toning, and anti-inflammatory effects, dissolving excess sebum without stripping skin. It was widely used by indigenous first people to treat swelling, bruising and other skin ailments.