13 Mar

African Malachite, Skin Game Changer?

By: Afribeauty Collective Skin

African malachite is a type of green mineral that has been used for centuries in traditional African medicine for various purposes, including as a cosmetic ingredient for the skin.

Here are some of the potential benefits of African malachite for the skin:

  1. Antioxidant properties: African malachite contains high levels of copper, which is a powerful antioxidant that can help protect the skin from free radical damage caused by environmental factors such as pollution and UV radiation.
  2. Anti-inflammatory effects: African malachite also contains anti-inflammatory compounds, which can help soothe irritated or inflamed skin and reduce redness and swelling.
  3. Hydration: African malachite is believed to have moisturizing properties that can help hydrate the skin and improve its texture and appearance.
  4. Anti-aging benefits: The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of African malachite may also help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and improve the overall firmness and elasticity of the skin.
  5. Skin brightening: African malachite is sometimes used in skincare products as a natural skin brightener. It can help reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation and give the skin a more even, radiant tone.

While African malachite is generally considered safe for use on the skin, it’s always a good idea to do a patch test before using any new skincare product, especially if you have sensitive skin.

Coming soon to AfriBeauty, Lelive’s Hydrating Mist. Lelive is founded by Swazi South African actress and skincare enthusiast Amanda Du Pont. The Lelive range of clean, science focused products made with African botanicals was developed by expert formulators alongside Lelive’s dedicated social media community to create skincare that’s truly made by Africa.

Coming soon to AfriBeauty, Lelive’s Hydrating Mist, founded by skincare enthusiast, Swazi-South African Amanda Du-Pont

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