Valentine’s Day is here, and I encourage you to gift yourself with the beauty of fabulous skin…
NaturaBrasil was introduced in 1969 with the opening of a single store on the famous Oscar Freire shopping street in São Paolo. From those humble roots, they have grown into Brazil’s largest single beauty brandand are a major force in beauty throughout Latin America. This is a company that gives back, offers vegan products as well as products made with Acai, Andiroba, Cacau, Castanha, Cumaru, Copaíba, Maracujá, Murumuru, Patauá, Pitanga and Ucuuba.
At NaturaBrasil, their vision is linked to the belief that we are increasingly moving to a more conscious and responsible world, where instant gratification and excessive consumption will progressively disappear to the benefit of more reasoned purchasing choices, taking more responsibilities for ourselves, our communities and the wider planet.
Their link with various communities in the Amazon is more than skin deep. NaturaBrasil does not go through ia middle-man. They have been working with these families for several years. Their social mission is to create sustainable development for the region that will benefit its inhabitants and conserve the forest. These initiatives are focused on socio-biodiversity.
By valuing traditional knowledge and local culture, they aim to develop knowledge and innovation in the Amazon for the Amazon. Their Eco-Park site near the Amazon Delta in Benevides includes both manufacturing and research, and NaturaBrasil’s goal is to stimulate the creation not only of increased local production, but also of social Innovation and education.
“Our mission is to create sustainable development for the region that will benefit its inhabitants and conserve the forest. These initiatives are focused on socio-biodiversity.”
Brazilian beauty and more specifically Natura’s vision of Brazilian beauty is linked to the development of cosmetics as promoters of well-being, what they call Bem-Estar-Bem. NaturaBrasilwants their customers to feel good about themselves, experience well-being through their products, but also encourage gratifying relationships with others, and with nature. It’s a deeply felt sense of purpose that drives us all.
As Brazil’s #1 beauty brand, they are proud to be known not only for their innovative beauty products, but also for their commitment to transparency, sustainability and well-being (what they call “bem estar bem”). They are driven by their beliefs that the world is inter-connected and that business can be a force for good.
NaturaBrasil works with communities in the Amazon to develop the best natural ingredients for skin and hair – and to help keep the Amazon forest standing for generations to come.
Says NaturaBrasil, “Our mission is to create sustainable development for the region that will benefit its inhabitants and conserve the forest. These initiatives are focused on socio-biodiversity.”
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Some of their specialty products are doing really well. Today, we’ll take a look at their hand cream, body shower oil and anti-aging face cream
VOLUMIZING FACE CREAM
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Ideal for older women, this face cream acts on the main skin needs at this life stage. Using this cream, you can visibly firm and contour skin. It’s a corrective moisture cream, powered by Brazilian Casearia Extract, a natural skin filler, and powerful oligosaccharides. With regular use, you should see more defined facial contours and improved skin density. Your complexion will look plumper and wrinkles are reduced for a more revitalized appearance.
UCUUBA HAND CREAM
Extremely effective hand cream. Rich texture, quick absorption, comfortable feeling
Enriched with a blend of repairing Ucuuba Butter and Murumuru Butter, this extremely effective hand cream softens and smooths skin for up to 30 hours and provides a protective barrier against the elements. The rich texture absorbs quickly to leave hands feeling comfortable, not greasy.
- Softens and smooths skin for up to 30 hours
- Provides a protective barrier
- Hydrates and nourishes skin
- Delicately perfumes skin
Formulated Without: parabens, sulfates, phthalates, propylene glycol, mineral oil, PABA, petroleum, triclosan, DEA and animal ingredients.
In Tupi, the extinct local language of native South American tribes, Ucuuba means the butter tree.
The tree, born close to the waters in Amazonia, has fruits with seeds that yield a naturally hydrating balm. The ancient natives discovered that this butter helped to heal the skin.
CUMARU TRIPLE PHASE SHOWER OIL
BATH & SHOWER
This luxurious in-shower moisturizing treatment, with comforting Cumaru from Brazil leaves skin sensuously smooth and radiant! These luxury products are in-shower treatments laced with deliciously fragrant and moisturizing Brazilian Oils. They nourish and hydrate your skin deeply after cleansing, leaving you feeling sensuously smooth, radiant and scented.
They also just launched a new scent for 2019 called Cumaru. Its warm, rustic aura is reminiscent of vanilla, with touches of cinnamon, almond and cloves and brings a comforting sensation to the body. They are now offering an agua, liquid hand soap, hand lotion, creamy body soap, and candle in this scent.
All in all, good, wholesome products with a great scents. The handcream is fine, non greasy. The Shower Oil is excellent in keeping your skin smooth and soft, and the face cream is nice and thick; a real winner for mature skin!
Happy Valentines Day! I hope it’s a great one for you. Thank you for reading The Badass Writer! There’s more on the way–I’m featuring my beautiful daughter for a review on Velveteen Dream hair creme, we’ll take a a look at the Oscar nominees, and go on a trip to Germany. Please subscribe and share on social media so you don’t miss a thing!
Until next time…