South African local brands have been making a name for themselves and they are brands worth buying from because they have incredible organic products suitable for almost every skin type. One thing about these local beauty brands? most of them are female-owned, we love to see that women are chasing their dreams.
This is a handcrafted luxury 100% natural beauty brand, best known for its unique range of products featuring indigenous oils and fynbos–inspired. The products help rejuvenate and nurture the skin, body, and mind. Every ingredient serves a purpose and specifically chosen for each bled, based on its natural and therapeutic benefits.
One of their best oils include:
Rosehip Oil – assists with collagen reproduction, tightening, brightening, and moisturizing the skin.
Argan Oil– allows the skin to heal quicker with excellent moisturizing.
Buchu Essential Oil- contains an antioxidant that has proven to be highly successful in aiding the relief of arthritis.
To discover other natural, sustainable environmentally friendly products visit: www.lanaturel.coza
Lulu & Marula
The company was founded by beauty enthusiast Jesslyn Sheperd together with skincare scientist Monique Spaltman. Lulu & Marula uses plant-based ingredients sulphate and paraben-free, the products optimize skin tone, texture, and hydration for healthy skin that glows. The brand passionate about results as their product range is all about nature. Their packaging used is glass and cardboard that can be recycled or reused.
To shop online click on: www.luluandmarula.co.za/
Their products are made from natural, organic and botanical ingredients that will give your skin that gorgeously feel and are inspired by the African heritage. Suitable for all skin tones and even for those who are most sensitive, Hey Gorgeous’ ingredients are known to counteract signs of ageing, nourish and hydrate dryness, plump up lines and wrinkles, minimize acne, marks & scarring and restore the skin’s natural radiance.
Visit their Instagram profile to purchase products : @Hey Gorgeous
According to Afariskincare, one of their main ingredients for the products is Bulbine frutescens, this plant contains a gel-like sap in its leaves which has been used by generations of traditional healers as a remedy for the skin, the sap has clinically proven benefits in the stimulation of collagen synthesis, a fundamental process in maintaining skin’s healthy, youthful-looking appearance.
Afari sources Bulbine frutescens from an organic farm in Limpopo South Africa, where it is sustainably cultivated by females. Each Afari product sold benefits the women harvesting the plants.
Visit: www.afari.co.za/ to shop online
The brand consist of body silks for eczema, dry skin, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation and skin irritation, they are formulated to keep the skin moisturized, soft and healthy. Lip scrubs are also available to scrub away dead skin in the cold weather leaving you with soft and hydrated lips.
To purchase go to www.kndykosmetics.com/
A Black female owned brand which strongly believes in gender equality, gender representation and black empowerment. Yolz Beauty is a skin and beauty brand that uses nature’s hydrating ingredients to enhance the health and radiance of skin. Products are nutrient rich and contain natural ingredients aimed in maintaining luminous, healthy skin.
Do not forget to visit yolzbeauty.co.za/ for purchases.