‘Africology believes that great products can only go so far towards creating radiance’, Taryn tells us, ‘but by respecting the individual, the planet and animals, we can create something truly special.’
Africa’s beauty secrets
Full of sterols and sterolins, which help to treat acne, eczema and psoriasis.
It helps boost the immune system and has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Native to southern Africa, aloe ferox leaves contain a gel with a variety of uses, including calming, soothing and hydrating sunburnt, irritated and sensitised skin.
Rich in nutritional and healing compounds and minerals, amino acids, lipids, monosaccharides, phytosterols, vitamins E, B and C and zinc. Stimulates cell regeneration and helps replenish lost moisture.
Naturally contains alpha-hydroxy acid, a compound that’s beneficial for maintaining healthy skin. It’s rich in iron, potassium, copper, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc and sodium.
A potent antioxidant, with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It’s useful in the treatment of skin problems such as eczema and acne.
MARULA SEED OIL
Known as ‘miracle oil’, marula is considered one of Africa’s botanical gems.
Rich in antioxidants including vitamins C and E, it helps protect against free radical damage and promotes the production of collagen and elastin.
Marula seed oil contains high levels of essential fatty acids that help to nourish the skin, reduce redness and hydrate by preventing trans-epidermal water loss.