Steps 2-5: the HARGEISA DIY kit ingredients
Steps 6-8: OPTIONAL Add-Ons
By selecting your skin type you will be shown which products are recommended for your skin in some of the following steps.
Here are two variations of how Qasil is traditionally used by Somali’s: It is used either in its pure form or in a traditionally used blend of ingredients. Click products to see more information
Organic QASIL - Soap Free Cleansing Face Mask Powder 20g
Ingredient: 100% Qasil (Ziziphus Mauritania)
Qasil is high in saponins making it an effective soap-free cleanser. When used as a face mask it cleanses the skin, and lightly exfoliates as it is washed off.
Organic QASIL Blend - Skin Rejuvenating Face Mask Powder 20g
Ingredient: Qasil (Zizyphus Mauritania), Turmeric, Black Cumin, Safflower & Chickpea Flour)
These organic ingredients are traditionally combined with honey to create a cleansing and rejuvenating face mask. To keep the mask vegan, you can use Glycerine as a replacement for honey as a moisturising agent.
Choose a conditioner based on your skin care needs.
Kaolin White Australian Clay 20g
Ingredient: Kaolin, Quartz
Kaolin White Australian Clay is ideal for oily skin. It helps purify pores and detoxify the skin. It is also the mildest of the clays, making it ideal for sensitive skin
Organic Glycerine 7g
Ingredient: Glycerine - Vegetable/Palm Free
Glycerine acts as a humectant (attracting water). When applied to the skin it seals moisture from escaping making it ideal for dry skin. It is a colourless sweet viscous liquid derived from Castor and Safflower or Soybean oils that have been farmed organically.
Essential oils can enhance the benefits of your face mask. Select one of the following recommended oils.
Organic Geranium Essential Oil 2ml
Ingredient: Pelargonium Roseum Leaf Oil
This oil is sourced from Egypt and is used to promote radiant skin. It known for balancing levels of sebum and has anti-inflammatory, cicatrisant, antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
Organic Lavender Essential Oil 2ml
Ingredient: Lavandula Angustifolia Oil
Lavender essential oil has been known for its antiseptic, analgesic and cytophylactic properties. The aroma is ideal to use for a calming experience.
Organic Tea Tree Australian Essential Oil 2ml
Ingredient: Melaleuca alternifolia
Tea tree has traditionally been used for its antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties by indigenous Australians for centuries. This oil is recommended for oily skin types and is typically used for acne skin. We do not recommend its use on sensitive skin.
Fruit extracts contain powerful antioxidants and are known for its rejuvenating properties. Select one to include in your face mask.
AHA Fruit Acids 2ml
Ingredient: Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon Fruit Extract, Water, Acer Saccharum Sap Extract
AHA fruit acid is a concentrated blend of five botanical extracts: bilberry, sugar cane, sugar maple, orange, and lemon. These extracts contain several naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids. Alpha hydroxy acids have been shown to promote smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal.
Papaya Fruit Liquid Extract (Water Based) 2ml
Ingredient: Purified Water, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol Caprylyc Glycol
This natural fruit extract is known for helping stabilise oily skin. It contains Vitamin A which has skin repairing properties. It also contains a natural antioxidant obtained from Vitamin C which is proven protect the skin from free radical damage.
Pineapple Liquid Extract (Glycerine Based) 2ml
Ingredient: Glycerin - Vegetable/Palm Free, Purified Water, Ananas Sativus Fruit Extract
Pineapples contain Bromelain, an enzyme that assists in skin debridement (peeling). It helps boost collagen production by removing dead skin cells leaving the skin brighter. It also contains Vitamin C - a natural antioxidant
Use these oils to enhance and lock in the benefits of your facemask or select none to proceed without a selection. These are optional add-ons and are not included in the kit.
Organic Jojoba Virgin Oil 10ml $6.00
Ingredient: Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil
Jojoba has a very close chemical composition to the skins own sebum making it ideal for most skin types. It is rich in vitamin E and has a stable, long-lasting penetrative nature.
Organic Rosehip CO2 Oil 10ml $15.00
Ingredient: Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Rosmanrinus Officinalis Leaf
Rosehip is known as the healing oil as it is rich in antioxidants and skin-friendly vitamins. The oil is also rich in essential fatty acids and as such is able to help lock moisture into the skin.
Organic Virgin Avocado Oil 10ml $5.00
Ingredient: Persea Gratissima Oil
Avocado contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. It is classified as a monosaturated oil and ideal oil for dry skin.
Here you'll find some of our recommended tools to help you prepare and apply your facemask.
Eco-Friendly Vegan Brush $7.00
100% Cruelty-Free Brush
Handle Material: Eco-Friendly Rattan
Brush Material: Synthetic hair
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