Sustainable products have stories to tell, people involved, and a transparent production chain. A conscious consumer helps support everything that goes into making the product.
There is respect for the raw materials and how they're planted, the soil, nature, and the people who do the extraction. You may not know, but by picking a sustainable product, you end up choosing the way it impacts the environment, including in its after-sales.
Today we brought you examples of how the vegetable oils used in our formulas and products can positively impact many families.
Our RAW Oils (soon to be available in the US), is our line of vegetable oils composed of natural ingredients from the Amazon extracted through sustainable handling by local producers. Here you can get to know them and see how they directly impact the lives of Amazon extractive families!
Andiroba grows in the entire Amazon region in dry or marshy floodplains and river and stream banks. It blooms twice a year (in August-September and January-February), and its fruits ripen between June-July and February-March. Its seeds can be collected from the ground right after they fall, respecting sustainable volume and limits.
Benefits: It has high emollient activity and is recommended for dermal renewing and regeneration; it has anti-inflammatory and healing properties, thus being suitable for all skin types, especially sensitive ones.
*Every 100 kg of andiroba extracted involves 108 people, benefiting 480 people.
Copaiba Oil comes from secretory channels located in every part of the tree.
Benefits: Super recommended for combating acne and oiliness, it has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action. It helps prevent and treat stretch marks and cellulite when used continuously. Additionally, it has a relaxing effect on the muscles, being effective for muscle pain and even migraines.
*Every 100 kg extracted involves 36 people, benefiting 169 people.
Patawa is easily recognized for being a solitary palm tree with a long stripe that can reach 25 meters (82 ft) and about 30 centimeters (12 in) in diameter.
Benefits: It has revitalizing and antioxidant properties. For the hair, it strengthens the scalp and the strands and improves shine and softness. It helps prevent and treat dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis. Recommended for dry and brittle hair and for all skin types.
*Every 100 kg extracted involves 36 people, benefiting 205 people.
POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE RAW OILS
Sometimes, when doing your skincare routine, you may not be aware of or connected to this incredibly positive reality behind our products, and that's why we decided to share it with you.