The African Garden

  Rich Textured Heavenly Scented  Natural Products for Gorgeous Skin & Hair

Our Simple Ingredients derived from nature, certified safe for cosmetic use in humans not animals; with no known side effects when used as directed.    



REJUVENATING PLANT OILS

ABYSSINICA (CRAMBE) SEED OIL is deeply nourishing, while providing a smooth, soft layer of protection against dehydration.

AVOCADO SEED OIL  is rich in antioxidants, softens skin and reduces age spots.

BAOBAB OIL is highly moisturizing and known to improve skin elasticity and encourage regeneration of skin cells.

CALENDULA OIL  is an excellent soothing oil for dry flaky skin.

COCONUT OIL  repairs the skin and prevents blemishes & wrinkles, leaving a youthful shine.

GRAPESEED OIL soothes and nourishes skin repair, as it has mildly astringent and antiseptic qualities.

KUKUI NUT OIL is an excellent penetrating oil, which softens skin and soothes sunburns and irritations, retains skin moisture and improves skin elasticity.


MARULA OIL is packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants and has the skincare world buzzing. See article in link below.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2458861/Marula-oil-packed-natural-benefits.html

MORINGA OIL rejuvenates dull, tired and aging skin. Rich in antioxidants and nutrients that help fight free radical damage that can cause skin tissue damage, leading to the formation of wrinkles.

RICE BRAN OIL is rich in vitamins and oxidants. Anti-aging.

SWEET ALMOND OIL is highly anti-oxidant and a skin regenerative butter.



NOURISHING BUTTERS 

AVOCADO BUTTER is a rich source of several essential nutrients that relive and moisturize skin.

COCOA BUTTER is a natural moisturiser which is easily absorbed into the skin. It contains vitamin E which oxidant which protects from sun damage & ageing.

ILLIPE BUTTER  moisturises the skin and restores its flexibility.

KOKUM BUTTER  softens and heals skin.  Helps reduce degeneration of the skin cells and restore elasticity.

KOMBO BUTTER is skin healing and skin soothing.

MANGO BUTTER is highly anti-oxidant and a skin regenerative butter.

MAFURA BUTTER is rapidly absorbed to increase elasticity of the skin.

SHEA BUTTER is an excellent moisturiser  for rejuvenating  and softening the skin. It also protects against the cold, sun, effects of ageing and repairs  damaged skin.



REVITALISING PLANT EXTRACTS

ALOE VERA  is well known for its health benefits including hydrating the skin.

COCOA NIB EXTRACT is nutrient rich, refreshing & revitalising. 

KOLA NUT EXTRACT Invigorating & Regenerating. Improving skin tone and texture.

GREEN TEA EXTRACT is soothing & highly antioxidant

GOJI BERRY EXTRACT Helps maintain soft, smooth youthful looking skin.
                                                                                
GUAVA LEAF EXTRACT contains an antiseptic that can kill acne causing bacteria and get rid of dark spots. Guava leaves also contain antioxidants which destroy the free radicals that damage your skin, thus protecting your skin from ageing as well as improving skin tone and texture.

HIBISCUS EXTRACT Natural emolient for skin softening

LIQUORICE EXTRACT Anti-inflammatory, regenerating & anti-oxidant. Skin brightening Effect.

MARSHMALLOW EXTRACT Soothing, anti-inflammatory and skin softening.

PAPAYA EXTRACT is a good source of Vitamin A and an enzyme known as papain so this fruit extract helps in removing dead skin cells along with breaking down the inactive proteins that dull the appearance of skin, so skin your skin cells are refreshed and look youthful.

PLANTAIN EXTRACT has been found to enhance SPF effectiveness in sunscreens, to treat inflammation and to  accelerate the healing of wounds.

SPIRULINA  is rich in chlorophyll, protein, iron and essential amino acids.


HYDRATING FLORAL WATERS (HYDROSOLS)

GERANIUM FLORAL WATER has excellent qualities to restore skin balance . It helps to keep the skin supple and improve problematic conditions such as sluggish, congested and oily skin.

ROSE WATER Fragrant rosewater is one of the most wonderful ingredients for skincare. It has calming and soothing properties and smells divine.

ORANGE BLOSSOM WATER  Soothing effect on the skin; particularly helpful for dry, mature, combination skin. Its exotic scent transports you to a world of perfumed sweetness and light.

SPEARMINT HYDROSOL is refreshing and acts as an astringent.



GENTLE CLEANSING & EXFOLIATING AGENTS

BAMBOO POWDER  is a natural exfoliator with anti bacterial-properties.

BUTTER MILK POWDER is a gentle exfoliant and anti-aging.

COCO GLUCOSIDE is an extremely mild detergent made by fermentation of corn sugar and coconut.

WITCH HAZEL  cleanses, tones and soothes skin. Particularly good for oily skin and for fighting acne.


RECONDITIONING PROTEINS 

HYDROLYSED OAT PROTEIN soothes and restores skin.

LIQUID SILK  leaves a lovely unique skin feel and sheen.


ENRICHING VITAMINS

VITAMIN B5 (D-PANTHENOL) nourishes skin cells and increases rejuvenation.

VITAMIN C  is antioxidant & brightens skin.

VITAMIN E  is antioxidant & anti aging.


OTHER CONDITIONING AGENTS

HONEY POWDER. Honey has been used for centuries for its skin soothing, moisturising, antibacterial and healing qualities.

HONEYQUAT  is naturally derived  from honey with excellent moisture binding capabilities.

OLIVE SQUALENE is naturally derived from olive oil. Regenerative & anti-aging.

GLYCERINE is present in all natural lipids (fats); and is a humectant and extremely hygroscopic, meaning it readily absorbs water from other sources; retaining moisture of the skin.

RED ROOIBOS BUSH TEA  native to South Africa. Antioxidant and anitinflammatory. Calms and soothes redness, itching and rashes.

HONEY POWDER. Honey has been used for centuries for its skin soothing, moisturising, antibacterial and healing qualities

NATURALLY DERIVED PRESERVATIVES
Ethylyhexylglycerine &  Phenoxyethanol  (both derived from coconut).