Shea Butter

SHEA BUTTER – an indigenous African natural wax which not only moisturises but also heals. It contains all the natural Vitamin A, E and F for the skin’s balance, tone and elasticity. In addition it contains cinnamic acid which helps to prevent sunburn.

BAOBAB OIL - this enriching oil contains many natural vitamins and a robust fatty profile as well as great oxidative stability. The attributes make it a natural choice for skin repair and recovery applications. The oil is easily absorbed.


MARULA OIL – the composition of fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals of this all-natural, African indigenous cold-pressed oil has tremendous skin hydration benefits and boosts cellular activity. Marula oil is pH balanced with anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.


BAOBAB SEED POWDER - from Africa’s tree of life, this extract helps with skin elasticity, hydrating and firming. It has strong anti-oxidant properties and is also anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.


BULBINE FRUTESCENS - this powerful leaf extract has many attributes enhancing skin repair : anti-itching, anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, soothing, calming, moisturising. It also has wound-healing properties.


KALAHARI DESERT SALT - The pristine salt of the Kalahari Desert come from an ancient and protected underground salt pan. These salt deposits have formed over thousands of years. The whole, unprocessed salt contain more than 20 minerals, but are iodine free. Kalahari sea salt aids detoxification and cell regeneration as well as re-miniralising the body while replenishing electrolytes.


SWEET ALMOND OIL – a natural cold-pressed oil with a high Vitamin E content which has great nourishing, emollient and soothing properties, promotes new cells and balances skin-moisture.


JOJOBA OIL - a liquid wax is almost identical to sebum and has many grat attributes suitable for skin care : moisturising , anti-inflamatary, anti-bacterial. This odourless wax has a long shelf life.


ROSEMARY extract in JOJOBA oil - Rosemary extract is packed with anti-oxidants. Jojoba liquid wax is almost identical to sebum and has many great attributes suitable for skincare. It is also odourless, has a long shelf life and is the perfect carrier for an extract.


COCONUT OIL - the fatty acids in coconut oil have strong disinfectant and anti-microbial properties. The proteins in the oil aid skin health and cel-rejuvenation.


BEESWAX - Beeswax is known to lock in moisture, foster cells and protect skin from damaging environmental factors. Beeswax effectively softens skin and creates a long-lasting protective coating against the elements. It is also a naturally nourishing moisturiser. Beeswax's anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and germicidal antioxidant properties make it beneficial for wound healing.

Kaolin Clay

KAOLIN CLAY - is a very absorbent substance. This quality makes it ideal for purifying masks and washes as it helps to clear skin dirt, oil, pollutants, and other impurities.


Note: that the combination and blend of the organic African essential oils and base ingredients used differ with each Elli product, as each product formulation was carefully developed to enhance the specific requirements of the product.