Green rooibos is the natural unfermented form of an ancient tea from the Southern tip of Africa.
This targeted extract tightens and soothes the skin while the potent mix of anti-oxidants provides relief from inflammation and has a positive impact on problem skin.
The extract also adds smoothness and brilliance to the hair.
From the point of view of the cosmetic formulator, the most important characteristics of Rooibos are related to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This means it is the ideal choice for an active anti-aging ingredient as it has been thoroughly researched as an active free-radical scavenger. It is anti-mutagenic and is useful as an ingredient for cosmetic preparations targeting acneic skin. It is gentle and healing and has been used for the manufacture of baby creams and the treatment of baby rashes.