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Friday, 05 October 2018 13:48

Why skin loves rooibos

What is it about Rooibos that South Africans love? Is it because it’s so mild and soothing that even babies can enjoy it? It eases away their tummy cramps, or because more and more it’s being hailed around the world for its health-giving benefits? One of South Africa’s experts on Rooibos, Dr Jeanine Marnewick from the Cape Peninsula University of…
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:28

Why we don’t test on animals

African Extracts Rooibos skin care is one of the most widely available, affordable brands in South Africa that is endorsed by Beauty Without Cruelty. This means that our products and their ingredients are not tested on animals. Many multi-national brands, including some of the biggest names based in Europe or the United States, are facing increasing pressure from consumers around…
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:23

The rise of plant-based beauty

One of the biggest global lifestyle trends is towards vegetarianism, where people don’t eat meat, fish or chicken, or veganism, which totally excludes any use of animal-based ingredients. An increasing number of vegan consumers are also saying that they would prefer not to have animal ingredients in their personal products. African Extracts have made great strides along the road towards…

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