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All Natural Handmade Baobab Body Butter

All Natural Handmade Baobab Body Butter

You don’t have to spend a fortune on gifts and pampering body-care treats. You can easily make this luscious and richly moisturising baobab body butter yourself. It smells heavenly and feels smooth and luxurious, absorbing quickly into the skin.

Dry winter skin – how baobab oil can help

Dry winter skin – how baobab oil can help

When your skin becomes dry, the structure of your skin changes and becomes more vulnerable. Dermatologists call this vulnerability of dry skin an impaired barrier function.  This means water escapes more easily, dehydrating your skin, and soaps and solvents are better able to penetrate your skin and remove your natural skin oils. Harsh winter weather […]

Healing skin naturally

Healing skin naturally

The extraordinary baobab tree has some intriguing talents. While the majestic and striking silhouette of this iconic tree has become well known and is recognised around the world, what is less known is its special skills of survival.  For one thing, it’s curiously resistant to being killed.  Often described as a tree of exceptional resilience […]

A natural remedy for Eczema

A natural remedy for Eczema

Baobab oil is an excellent natural remedy for eczema, relieving the dry, itchy skin associated with this very common skin problem.  Baobab oil is naturally rich in essential fatty acids (EFA’s)  also known as Omega 3 and Omega 6   These EFA’s are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential to good health. But even though your body needs […]

What really works on dry skin?

What really works on dry skin?

Rough, flaky, dry skin.  For thousands of years, women have made it their priority to use a vast variety of creams, unguents, emollients, lotions and ointments to combat dry skin problems with varying degrees of success.  Because of its incredible moisturizing ability, baobab oil has been found to be exceptionally helpful in relieving dry skin conditions. It’s […]

The reign of RAIN

The reign of RAIN

RAIN is growing from strength to strength. With 8 stores in South Africa and one in New York, RAIN is coming!  Here are some of their products all featuring baobab oil.  It's producers like Bev Missing who create a market for our baobab oil thereby supporting the work EcoProducts does in community upliftment and Baobab […]

RAIN comes to the Limpopo

RAIN comes to the Limpopo

We were delighted to host Bev Missing from RAIN last week. Her wonderful shops stock exquisite handmade bath, body and homeware products using natural ingredients with African origins. One of those ingredients is Baobab oil and we'll be featuring some of those products in future posts. Bev came to see the source of the baobab oil that […]

Something new in baobab skin care

Something new in baobab skin care

As many of you know, baobab oil is a wonderful source of omega 3, 6 and 9 as well as vitamin A, D and E so it's tremendously healing and nourishing for the skin. Not only is baobab oil light, quickly absorbed and non-greasy, it's also enriching and deeply moisturising, encouraging rapid regeneration of skin […]

Baobab oil for Eczema and dry, flaky, itchy skin

Baobab oil for Eczema and dry, flaky, itchy skin

Oh the misery of itchy, irritated, inflamed skin!  A Baobab oil user tells us "I have suffered with Eczema since I was a baby. It often goes away and then reappears almost over night. I have "dry & wet Eczema" Dry being dry, flakey, white patches of skin that get itchy when the skin is irritated. […]

Oh my Hair!

Oh my Hair!

"Baobab oil is a fantastic product, I’m very satisfied with it! I have frizzy hair. I use it as a leave-in conditioner, and afterwards my hair is silky smooth and soft! I only use one tiny drop. Its the best product that I have ever used on my hair". says Elaine, a Faithful-to-Nature customer. Baobab oil is well […]

Bad Hand Day – how baobab oil helps eczema

Bad Hand Day – how baobab oil helps eczema

Up to 70% of hairdressers will suffer some form of skin damage at some stage in their career. The main causes of work-related contact dermatitis in hairdressers are exposure to some of the chemicals present in hairdressing products and frequent wet work, including shampooing and rinsing. Rykie, a hairdresser in Bloemfontein says: "I have suffered […]

Beautiful Hair with Baobab from Africa Organics

Beautiful Hair with Baobab from Africa Organics

We love how the benefits of Baobab are spreading as we see more and more South African products using Baobab oil in their formulations.  Africa Organics produce a range of Baobab products for hair:  shampoo, conditioner and treatment oil.  Lela Rabie of Shop Organic wrote this of her experience using the products: “The shampoo is light […]

Baobab oil: beautiful hair which shines

Baobab oil: beautiful hair which shines

A message from one of our fans recently inspired us to try out a special treatment for hair.  “I received a bottle of Baobab oil a while ago and I’m very impressed with it!  My main skin problem was redness and the oil has made a huge difference. I even use it as a hair […]