{Review} Natraloe & Organic Rooibos

Shelley from The Natural Skincare Company sent me a few goodies from the Natraloe and new Rooibos range as well as a solid perfume from Essencia (perfume review coming later).

The Natural Skincare Company manufactures a full range of natural skincare products, bodycare products and babycare products, as well as a range of natural perfumes.

 They use certified aloe ferox gel and organic rooibos extract in all the skin and body care range, and jojoba oil and fractioned coconut oils as a base for our perfumes. All products are natural and free from harmful chemicals, colourants and animal products. They use essential oils only as fragance ……….there are no synthetic fragrances in any of their products.

 

I REALLY enjoyed theses products,here are my thoughts.

Natraloe Body Mousse

Natraloe Body Mouse (with lime oil)

This light body mousse is very suitable for summer. It’s quite thick, but once you apply it, it absorbs quickly and leaves no greasy after-feel. I read a review somewhere, where the lady found the smell to be overpowering, but I find it quite the opposite. There is a very faint scent of lime, someone even said it reminded them of “Mojitos”! The scent settles quickly and I like the summery fragrance, which is very refreshing in hot weather. It comes with a pump dispenser, so it’s easy to use too! Overall, this fits the category of a light, but nourishing summer moisturiser.(

Retails at about R75 for 200ml)

Natraloe Day Cream & Anti-Age Cream

When it comes to facial products, I am hard to please, but I was really surprised with these face cream. They both have a thick consistency, but I found the Anti-Age one to be a bit more moisturising and creamier than the normal one. The latter smells like rose geranium so I was hooked immediately. Just from my own experience, it seems to reduce pore size, but the product does not claim to do this, so maybe it’s just me! For me, the Anti-Age cream was a bit too rich, but my mom has a drier skin and she loved the moisturising abilities. She said it makes her look younger! ;)

Natraloe Regenerating Aloe Gel

“This product is essentially a treatment cream, and contains 83% pure organic aloe ferox gelly. This natural gelly has the unique ability to penetrate below the epidermis, carrying its naturally moisturising, soothing, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties to dehydrated and damaged cells, and has proven to regenerate damage cells 8 times faster than normal!”

I really like this gel. It’s so versatile; you can use it for skin disorders, pimples, hydration and even sunburn. My tube is nearly finished, and it is definitely on my purchase list.  The gel does not dry sticky, and absorbs surprisingly well. Very refreshing for summer!

Organic Rooibos Eye Cream

This is a very rich, moisturising eye cream. It is a fast-absorbing light eye cream which is formulated with cell-renewing rooibos extract, eyebright and chamomile extract to help visibly repair and refresh the delicate skin around the eyes. Usually I use an eye gel, but if you are worried about wrinkles, then this would be a great product to try. I also gave this to my mom to try, and she also thinks it makes the eye area look smoother. It’s nice to see that there are truly organic rooibos products on the market as I am a firm believer in its amazing healing properties!

Shelley, thanks for letting me try these products, keep up the amazing work!

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. @DivaDesle
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 18:02:16

    These product sound awesome. Love the review!

    Reply

  2. greenthinkin
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 06:52:10

    Thanks @DivaDesle! These products are really great!

    Reply

  3. Wendy Thomas
    Nov 21, 2012 @ 06:59:21

    I’ve been using the Natraloe products for a while now and are the best organic products I’ve tried ( and I’ve tried alot ! ). Have been using the Rooibos range for the last 2 months and love it, works wonderfully and is super affordable.

    Reply

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