Mainstream beauty brands now realise African ingredients are
We are used to ingredients from around the world but, with
beauty, Africa is now the hot spot, with lush, plant-derived oils and extracts
reaching mainstream brands. Protein-rich baobab, from the baobab tree, is a key
ingredient for skincare as it’s high in antioxidants, calcium, and vitamins C
and A. Marula oil, from the tree of the same name, boasts higher antioxidant and
omega-9 levels than argan oil, while nutrient-dense moringa leaves contain no
less than 30 antioxidants.