What is Organic?

What is Organic?

The term “Organic” refers to a product that has been certified as being free of artificial chemicals. Therefore, products certified organic will not have had fertilizers or pesticides applied during the production and manufacturing process.  For products that are wild harvested, like baobab, the organic certification has the additional assurance that it has been sustainably […]

Is harvesting baobab fruit sustainable?

Is harvesting baobab fruit sustainable?

Yes, harvesting the fruit is sustainable.  Only fallen fruit are collected from under the baobab trees and the trees are not harmed in any way.  The trees can continue to produce fruit year after year for hundreds of years.  Furthermore, research has shown that one can use up to 95% of the baobab fruit without […]

How is Baobab Oil made?

How is Baobab Oil made?

Baobab Oil is obtained from the kernel of the baobab seed (Adansonia digitata L.).  This is done by cracking the fruit open and separating the seeds from the dry powdery pulp.  The seeds are first hammer-milled to remove the hard outer coat from the kernel and then the kernel is placed in a screw expeller […]

Where does Baobab Oil from?

Where does Baobab Oil from?

BaoCare is part of EcoProducts, which is a South African company based in Limpopo Province.  EcoProducts has been working since 2006 with the local Venda community to harvest the fruit and support local economic development.  BaoCare naturally uses the oil that EcoProducts produces providing even more job opportunities to local communities.

What is Baobab Oil?

What is Baobab Oil?

Baobab oil is a natural, clear, golden-colored oil which is cold pressed from the kernels of baobab seeds.  Clinical trials have shown that Baobab Oil is significantly hydrating, moisturising and has  occlusive properties (helps skin to retain moisture) when topically applied to the skin. It is also non-irritating and non-comedogenic i.e. does not clog pores. […]

What is natural skin care?

What is natural skin care?

There is no definition of Natural Skin Care, however the way we see it a natural skin care product is one where all the ingredients have been sourced from natural origins.  Our BaoCare range is made with 100% natural ingredients. We do not add artificial preservatives, fragrances or colourants.