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Baobab Fruit Powder is a naturally dehydrated fruit powder obtained from the endocarp (internal ripe fruit) of Adansonia digitata by mechanical separation. The powder is homogenized. No additional process is applied and no preservatives or additives are added. Baobab Fruit powder is 100% natural. BCS Organic certification.
Colloidal Oatmeal , derivatives and Oat oil
Oat COM (Avena sativa kernel flour)- Its proven efficacy and functional properties make colloidal oatmeal a cleanser, moisturiser, buffer, as well as a soothing and protective anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant and antioxidant agent. Colloidal Oatmeal can be used in pressed powder skin treatments for conditions such as acne, to eliminate the additional oiliness often associated with creams and lotions. It imparts a silky skin feel.
Oat Lipid e (Avena sativa kernel oil) – High levels of vitamin E, effective anti-oxidant, effective emulsifier in w/o systems, skin barrier repair agent, hydrates and moisturises epidermal layers, non-greasy penetrating emollient, reduces skin irritation and skin redness. Recommended for tissue oils, scalp treatments, body care, skin care.
Ayurvedic products have been used throughout India for thousands of years. Vivimed have brought together the knowledge of ayurveda with innovation to create their Nisarg portfolio. Vivimed’s Nisarg range incorporates naturally derived cosmetic ingredients with ultra high purity.
Nisarg Soapnut Extract (Sapindus Mukurossi)
Brown powder which contains high levels of natural saponins with detergent or surfactant properties, as they contain both water soluble and fat soluble components. Soapnut has been used as a washing detergent for thousands of years in Asia and Native America and is a popular ingredient in Ayurvedic shampoos and cleansers.
Fenusoft Powder (Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Seed Extract)
Fenusoft Powder (water-soluble galactomannans) has been extracted and isolated from Fenugreek seeds, traditionally used in Indian cookery for hundreds of years. Fenusoft powder can be incorporated into cosmetic formulations to produce thick, creamy products with a luxurious feel. Nisarg Fenusoft is produced from a sustainable and controlled supply chain, it is 100% Natural and GRAS.
Vivimed’s Nisarg Fenusoft Q is a quaternised form of its uniquely extracted Fenusoft powder. Due to its quaternisation, Fenusosft Q is more substantive to hair giving exceptional slip, improved wet/dry combing and superior conditioning.
Botanica Natural Products
Botanica TIMOLA® is derived from a plant with the botanical name Bulbine frutescens. The plant is native to the northern parts of South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia. Local people in these areas have been familiar with the benefits of this plant for generations and use its leave juice as a remedy for numerous skin conditions because of its anti-inflammatory and healing properties.
*Represented in South Africa by Cosmetic Ingredients.
The Viamerine® range is a mixture of 100% vegetable derived polyglycerides (INCI names: Oleic / linoleic / linolenic polyglycerides and Hydroxystearic / Linolenic / Oleic polyglycerides). They act as co-emulsifiers, and also have moisturising and anti-ageing properties (clinically proven). These versatile ingredients are available in different grades (increasing viscosities and melting points) and can be used in skin care, hair care and colour cosmetics applications.
Brown Algea (Ascophyllum Nodosum) from Norway
From the earliest civilizations, the sea has been considered to be an inexhaustible source of well-being. Ancient Mediterranean populations knew of the healing properties of sea water and its elements. Their teachings on the beneficial properties of this water, handed down for centuries, are today known as thalassotherapy remedies. Thalassotherapy comes from the Greek terms thàlassa and therapeìa, literally “care of the sea”.
The AlgeaEsthe product line is innovative and effective ingredients for cosmetics designed to care for your face and body. The precious trace elements and active components in the products naturally stimulate the skin's response to ageing and skin flaws, improving its appearance.