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 […]
"I am a tomato farmer in the Musina area. As I spend a lot of time in the sun, I have developed skin cancer spots on my arms. I realized that I needed to see a dermatologist about them urgently, but I could not get an appointment for a few months at the dermatologist recommended […]
Australian beauty product developer Cheryl Ross of CR Formulations has written a lovely blog piece about the benefits of Baobab oil and why she includes it in some of her gorgeous product lines: Read what she has to say!
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. […]
She's fun, sassy and definitely knows her stuff when it comes to what's green! Read her fun review about a South African green product that not only cares for your hair, but for the environment too…
"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 […]
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 […]
Ida, who lives in the Karoo tells us a wonderful story of how baobab oil has helped her bone transplant wound recover, recently. She was thrilled with the way her skin responded and can't wait for the plaster on her foot to be removed so she can use it on the 3 long scars left by […]
Jill from Sunnyside who does a lot of gardening, says: "I have nails that are so dry they often crack. I have been rubbing baobab oil directly onto my nails every morning and evening and they have stopped cracking and look healthier than ever!"
A letter from a happy customer: "Hi Sarah, baobab oil is helping my entire family. I love that we can all use it! My hubby had a large patch of dead skin cells on his leg caused by a reaction to a bite and absolutely nothing was helping him. Since using the baobab oil, there has […]
Strolling through a shopping mall in Centurion, Mohamed’s ankle got caught by a woman’s shopping trolley. He fell forward and hit his forehead against a ceramic tile. The skin split open and he had to be rushed to get stitches. ‘I got more stitches than I could count’, said Mohamed afterwards. Once the wound had […]
Leigh was in a car accident a few years ago (2008) and had to have surgery to her arm afterwards. She scars very easily and was very worried about the unsightly scars that the cut and staples might leave. She decided to only use baobab oil on her wound and this is what it looks […]
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 […]
“…I noticed dark patches of pigmentation forming. They were on my temples, cheekbones and most noticeably on my forehead. Everyone thought that it was just hormonal. Deep down, I knew that it was more than this… “