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Keep Your Skin Nourished And Hydrated This Summer

Updated: Nov 12, 2021

Summer is officially underway and with that comes more time spent outdoors, regular beach escapades and lounging around the pool soaking up the sun’s rays. As much as we enjoy summer, the humidity and heat can wreak havoc on our skin, often resulting in dry or dehydrated skin.

To keep your skin looking healthy during the summer months, it’s time to hydrate, exfoliate and moisturise.


An easy way to keep your skin protected during the summer is to exfoliate, preferably on a weekly basis. Dead cells sit on the surface of your skin and make it look dry, dull and rough. Exfoliating removes these dead cells, allowing the more radiant, healthy skin underneath to shine through.


During hot summer months our skin loses moisture. Investing in a good body lotion or moisturiser will help replenish moisture and keep the skin soft and smooth. Moisturisers don’t just add water back into your skin, they also trap in the water you already have to plump it up and protect it.

Using only the purest ingredients sourced from the raw African earth, Bodycare from Africa offers an extensive range of both exfoliating products (gels, body scrubs and salt scrubs) and moisturising products (body lotions, hand and nail creams and foaming hand washes) in various variants that will leave your skin feeling cleansed, moisturised, soft, silky smooth and radiant.

Argan Oil Range: Argan oil, traditionally used in Morocco, combines a rich blend of essential fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamin E. Rich in vitamin A and E; it hydrates, softens and protects the skin.

Argan body scrub.

Shea Butter Range: Shea butter comes from the nuts of the shea tree from West Africa, and is full of all-natural vitamin A.

Shea butter hand wash.

Rosehip Range: Rosehip oil is extracted from Rosa Canina, which grows in many regions of the world including South Africa. Unlike rose oil, rosehip oil is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant to extract its oil. It is an organically certified oil that is full of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that do wonders for your skin.

Hemp Seed Oil Range: Hemp Seed Oil is harvested by cold-pressing hemp seeds and is made from the hemp seed itself and doesn’t contain any THC. Hemp seed oil has a wide range of benefits including those that improve skin health due to its nourishing vitamins and moisturising qualities.

Hemp seed oil body lotion.

Charcoal Range: Charcoal, a sedimentary rock was long used as a cosmetic ingredient by the people of gold coast in Africa. It acts as a veritable magnet for impurities, bacteria, sebum and oil, capturing everything that can cause imperfections. In addition to its purifying effects, charcoal also boasts antibacterial and regenerative properties.

Bodycare from Africa products are available from Takealot and the Body Care online store.

Skin Oil from Africa offers a unique range of body creams crafted in Africa. Formulated with care featuring a natural composition of key African extracts; bio-pharm oil, hemp seed oil, rosehip and coconut oil. The benefits of plant oils in cosmetics are based on both the physical and biochemical effects of the fatty acids, which are key elements in the Skin Oil from Africa range. Each of their variants have the added benefits of Vitamin E, rich in antioxidants helping ones skin maintain a youthful look. The addition of sweet almond oil assists in skin hydration, repair, healing and anti-inflammatory properties of this range. All creams offer 48 hours of moisture to the skin.

Bio-Pharm Oil Body Cream assists in providing moisture to dry skin with the added benefits of bio-pharm oil. The cream ensures that skin remains supple, smooth and hydrated whilst assisting in the treatment of scars and stretch marks.

Hemp Seed Oil Body Cream facilitates the purification of skin while keeping it moisturised. Hemp Seed Oil contains a high volume of essential fatty acids that assist in the treatment of dry skin, eczema as well as skin irritations and inflammation. Skin Oil from Africa’s Hemp Seed Oil Body Cream has the unique benefit of retaining moisture in the skin leaving it feeling firmer while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Rosehip Oil Body Cream hydrates skin while providing intense moisture for dry skin. The natural components found in rosehip assists in the treatment of dark spots or blemishes leaving skin feeling fantastic while reducing the presence of scars and stretch marks.

Rosehip oil body cream.

Coconut Oil Body Cream has an extensive list of benefits, the most prominent being its moisturising properties. Skin Oil from Africa’s Coconut Oil Cream helps the skin feel hydrated and healthy whilst reducing the presence of inflammation.

Coconut oil body cream.

Skin Oil from Africa products are available at Clicks stores, Takealot, and from the Skin Oil online store.



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