๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: "Silver Rescue Cream" is the latest addition to the African Botanics Collection, designed for sensitive acne-prone skin.
  • Skincare and Technology

    Kannabia Sense: a step forward in neuro-cosmetics

    Various similarities have been found between brain & the epidermis. Epidermal cells appear to be equipped with sensing systems similar to those of central nervous systems [1] & are able to synthesize neurochemicals such as oxytocin. [2] What is oxytocin?Oxytocin is the happiness/love neurochemical which is released in response to different interactive behaviors; for example oxytocin is released in response to pleasant mental experiences; or during soothing behaviors such as stroking & holding hands; sexual activities; interaction between adults or between humans and animals, or even by food intake specially chocolate! [3] So what does this have to do with skincare?A new active ingredient, called Kannabia Sense, has been introduced…

  • Skincare 101

    Stem Cells

    What are Stem Cells?Stem cells exist in plant and animal organisms. Stem cells are โ€œundifferentiatedโ€ cells meaning that they do not have an assigned role yet. Once a cell becomes differentiated it can become a heart cell, a skin cell, a brain cell and it will always be that type of cell. Stem cells are able to unlimited number of divisions but the differentiated cells have a lifespan. โ€œThe lifespan of a differentiated cell is limited to a set number of divisions (50 times) and this cell division is necessary for growth and repair. For example, when you cut your skin, skin cells must divide to replace those that were…