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Why choose AURUM Africa

Our knowledge is the result of decade-long research and experience. We have personally verified collection areas. We have carefully selected manufacturers with whom we boast direct contacts with no intermediaries. All production processes are carried out by rural communities and by fairly paid qualified personnel. The entire production process complies with the strict EU regulations on cosmetics Products are dermatologically tested by specialized laboratories. Our namibian supplier will be audited by Ecocert for “Fair for Life” during May 2021


MARULA OIL

Where does it come from?

AURUM Africa Marula Oil comes from Namibia from collection and environmentally sustainable processing of the wild Marula tree kernels in Namibia. The nuts are hand crushed by rural communities. 8.000 women are involved in the production process.

How is it obtained?

It is obtained by cold mechanical pressing and it is naturally filtered to avoid the presence of molds.

Is it 100% natural?

Yes, it is 100% natural with no addition of solvents and preservatives.

Is it organic certified?

Yes, it is organic certified by ECOCERT®.

Does it have a particular smell?

It is odorless.

Which are the properties of Marula Oil?

Rich in vitamin C, vitamin E and Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, it is intensely moisturizing. Source of nutrition, contributes to fight the signs of aging and makes the skin firmer, elastic and radiant.

How can I use it?

On face, neck décolleté skin, apply morning and evening. On body skin after showering On body skin, apply after showering on moist skin, after sun exposure and as massage oil.

Can it also be used on hair? How?

It is perfect on the hair as a mask before shampooing or just after washing to tame the hairstyle. It nourishes them, makes them soft, silky and bright


MONGONGO OIL

Where does it come from?

AURUM Africa Mongongo Oil is extracted from the kernels of Mongongo (Schinziophyton rautanenii), an endemic plant of the savannahs and deserts of Namibia. It comes from environmentally friendly harvesting and processing.

How is it obtained?

It is obtained by cold mechanical pressing and it is naturally filtered to avoid the presence of molds and yeasts and to ensure the product quality and stability.

Is it 100% natural?

Yes, it is 100% natural with no addition of solvents and preservatives.

Does it have a particular smell?

It is a characteristic/natural smell of hazelnut.

Which are the properties of Mongongo Oil?

Its most precious and appreciate property is to protect hair and skin from sun, wind, dry weather and environmental pollution creating a natural barrier. It is nourishing and moisturizing. It helps to improve the skin hydration thanks to the high content of Linoleic Acid, Alpha Linolenic acid and Oleic acid, vitamins and minerals. Its exceptionally high Linoleic acid content makes Mongongo Oil an excellent ingredient in the formulations of anti-aging face creams and serums.

How can I use it?

Distribute a small amount of oil with a light massage until completely absorbed. Recommended for dry and mature skin.

Can it also be used on hair? How?

Yes, it can be used on hair. It is indicated for brittle, damaged and frizzy hair. It performs an important protective action before sun and sea bathing.


BAOBAB OIL

Where does it come from?

AURUM Africa Baobab Oil is extracted from the seeds of the Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata), wild-grown in Zimbabwe. Its processing takes place in partnership with rural communities.

How is it obtained?

It is obtained by cold mechanical pressing and it is naturally filtered to avoid the presence of molds and yeasts and to ensure the product quality and stability.

Is it 100% natural?

Yes, it is 100% natural with no addition of solvents and preservatives.

Does it have a particular smell?

It has a characteristic odor with a very slight hint of nuts.

Which are the properties of Baobab Oil?

Softening, soothing, and emollient, it is naturally rich in oleic, linoleic and linolenic acid. It contains vitamins and anti-oxidants very important for skin, hair and scalp care.

How can I use it?

On skin, spread it with a soft massage until complete absorption. It contributes to contrast skin redness, chapped skin, stretch marks formation.

Can it also be used on hair? How?

Yes, it can be used on hair. It can be applied both on the lenght and on the scalp.


BIG FIVE FACE CREAM

Why use it?

An effective formula for facial skin, dedicated to those who do not like pure oils.

Is it organic certified?

Yes, it is organic certified by ECOCERT®

How is it formulated?

It offers all the benefits of Marula Oil in addition to the recognized properties of Moringa extract, Shea Butter, Avocado and Sweet Almonds oils and gel obtained from Aloe vera leaves.

Which are the properties of BIG FIVE Face cream?

With its fluid texture, it moisturizes and nourishes, leaving the skin brighter, more compact and toned. With a good emollient and humectant capacity, BIG FIVE Face cream is suitable for all skin types and for both young and mature skin.

Does it have a particular smell?

It has a delicate fragrance.

Where is it produced?

It is produced for AURUM Africa by La Saponaria – conscious cosmetics, an artisan laboratory of eco-organic cosmetics.


BIG FIVE Body lotion

Why use it??

A Body lotion designed for those who do not like pure oils.

Is it organic certified?

Yes, it is organic certified by ECOCERT®.

How is it formulated?

Together with the precious Marula Oil, BIG FIVE Body Lotion contains Baobab Oil, Olive Oil, Shea Butter and gel extracted from Aloe vera leaves.

Which are the properties of BIG FIVE Body lotion?

With its rich texture, it has a nourishing and moisturizing effect thanks to the all-natural components that make up its formula. It penetrates quickly without leaving any greasy residues.

Does it have a particular smell?

It has a delicate fragrance.

Where is it produced?

It is produced for AURUM Africa by La Saponaria – conscious cosmetics, an artisan laboratory of eco-organic cosmetics.

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