Purifying Hand Wash
Purifying Hand Wash gently cleanses without dehydrating the skin. It is low in foam as it contains natural, mild foaming agents. Enriched with plant extracts and essential oils to help leave the skin feeling moisturised and balanced.
Recommended for all skin types
Directions for Use: Apply to wet hands, gently massage and rinse with warm water.
Key Ingredients: Aspalathus linearis (green rooibos) leaf extract - green rooibos is harvested from its natural South African mountainous habitat. It naturally contains alpha-hydroxy acid, a compound that is beneficial for maintaining healthy skin, and is rich in iron, potassium, copper, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc and sodium. It has fantastic antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It is useful in treating skin problems such as eczema, nappy rash and acne. It has a soothing effect on the skin.
Hypoxis hemerocallidea root extract - also known as African wild potato, it is full of sterols and sterolins which are helpful in the treatment of acne, eczema and psoriasis. It helps boosts the immune system and has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Aloe ferox - aloe ferox is a succulent native to southern Africa. This stemless plant has thick, full leaves with serrated edges. The leaves contain a gel with a variety of uses which include calming, soothing and hydrating sunburnt, irritated and sensitised skin. It is rich in nutritional and healing compounds and minerals, amino acids, lipids, monosaccharides, phytosterols, vitamins E, B, C & zinc. It has anti-inflammatory properties and aids in reducing scar tissue. It helps in the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, burns and facial oedema. It is a natural astringent and oxygenator (drawing and holding oxygen in the skin), stimulates cell regeneration and helps replenish lost moisture.
Mentha piperita (peppermint) oil - peppermint essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the fresh or partly dried plant. It contains menthol, which gives it a fresh and uplifting scent. Menthol is known to help ease tension, mental fatigue, headaches, sinus and chest congestion and muscular aches. It stimulates the mind to help increase focus and improve concentration. Peppermint oil can be used to reduce skin inflammation, irritation and redness. It has a wonderfully cooling effect on the skin making it a great choice for relieving sunburn. Peppermint oil should be avoided during pregnancy and on young children.
Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) – lavender oil is extracted from the flowers of the lavender plant through steam distillation and is the most versatile and well known of all essential oils. It has a fresh, floral and herbaceous aroma which helps calm, relax and balance - physically and emotionally. It helps alleviate muscle aches and pains, sunburn, insect bites and stings.
Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract - rosemary leaf extract is produced from the leaves of the rosemary plant, a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers. Rosemary leaf extract has antimicrobial, antioxidant and skin conditioning properties. It is an occlusive agent, meaning it increases moisture levels in the skin by creating a thin film over the skin to prevent against epidermal water loss.
Ingredients: Aqua (water) Cocamidopropyl betaine Decyl glucoside Aspalathus linearis leaf extract Glycerin Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride Hypoxis hemerocallidea root extract Glucose Saponaria officinalis extract Yucca filamentosa extract Quillaja saponaria bark extract Aloe ferox leaf extract Tocopherol Glycine soja (soyabean) oil Menthapiperita (peppermint) oil Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract Lactoperoxidase Glucose oxidase