Açaí & Castanha Ekos Castanha Hand Cream
$18.00

The 97% natural origin and 100% vegan Castanha Hand Cream is an extremely effective hand balm that softens and smooths skin, leaving a delicate scent. Enriched with Castanha oil and Murumuru butter sustainably sourced from the Amazon Forest, this hand cream deeply nourishes and moisturizes the skin with its creamy yet non-greasy formula. Worldwide favorite: 1 Castanha Hand Cream is sold every 6 seconds around the world. Recommended by dermatologists (Well and Good, A Tube of This Ultra-Nourishing Hand Cream Sells Every 6 Seconds—Here’s Why Derms Love It, 2021).

 

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  • Apply to back of hands and massage until absorbed. 

Expert Tip: Gently massage excess cream on nails and cuticles to strengthen fingernails.

Ekos Castanha Hand Cream

Star Ingredient: Known and revered as the Queen of the Forest, the Castanha (or Brazil nut) is found deep in the forests of the Amazon. Endlessly rich in benefits, both medicinal and beautifying, the castanha produces an oil that deeply nourishes and “feeds” skin for intense moisturization.  

Other Key Ingredients:

  • Panthenol (Pro-vitamin B5): Deeply moisturizes and revitalizes skin due to its ability to attract and hold moisture. - Olive Oil: One of the healthiest vegetable oils, it is rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids. Potent moisture booster for a nurtured, smooth and vigorous skin.
  • Murumuru Butter - Rich in essential fats that moisturizes and softens skin. 


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Formulated Without: parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, mineral oil, PABA, petrolatum, triclosan, DEA and animal ingredients.

BENEFITS

  • Anti-dryness hand cream

  • Immediately hydrates, keeping skin moisturized for up to 24h

  • Strengthen skin's natural moisture barrier ​

  • Rich texture is easy to spread and absorbs quickly

  • Hands moisturized but never greasy

  • Combats intense signs of dryness

  • Stronger and more resistant nails ​

  • Leaves a delicate nutty scent on skin

  • 100% vegan

  • 97% natural origin

Your Skin Nourishing Ally

Known and revered as the Queen of the Forest, the Castanha (or Brazil nut) is found deep in the forests of the Amazon. Endlessly rich in benefits, both medicinal and beautifying, Castanha produces an oil that deeply nourishes and moisturizes the skin for intense hydration.

  • Castanha oil is extremely rich in Omega 6 and 9, which provides nourishment down to the skin's deepest layers.

  • One of the main sources of protein in Amazonian communities. With their own hands, Amazonian people squeeze the castanhas, extracting a white milk that nourishes and leaves their hands very soft.

  • Castanha milk produces a delicately yellow, sweet oil with nourishing, lubricating, and moisturizing properties.

  • It leaves the skin with a delicate scent.

How Castanha Cares For The Planet

Harvested by local Amazonian communities, the Castanha chestnuts are washed and separated manually one by one, before the raw oil extraction process. This harvest contributes to transforming the lives of over 400 families and ensures the longevity of the forest for generations to come.

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Nourishing

Castanha

Castanha, or Brazil nut, produces an oil with an extraordinary power to deeply nourish and moisturize skin.

Rich in omega-6 and omega-9, Castanha oil stimulates the production of structured proteins in the deepest layers of the skin, nourishing skin with intense moisturization.

The Castanha tree, known as the Queen of the Forest, is one of the oldest trees in the Amazon. Its fruits are like capsules that hold the Castanha nuts like a true treasure.

The Castanha nuts are sustainably harvested by 182 families from local communities in the Amazon region. Local harvesters travel by the river to remote areas where they settle for weeks to collect the Castanha nuts. In traditional Amazonian communities, the women press the Castanhas by hand and extract the nourishing white milk they produce. ​The Castanha tree supplies one of the main sources of protein for the Amazonian communities, sustaining both mankind and animals.

Endlessly rich in benefits, the Castanha nuts are transformed into an oil or butter or milk that nourishes even the deepest layers of the skin.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Castanha oil?

A Vegetable emollient oil extracted from the Brazilian biodiversity pressed from the fruit of the Brazil nut. Castanha increases protein expression (Claudin-1), a structural component that ensures intercellular communication, allowing increased nutrient permeability between the cells; Increased protein expression of hyaluronic acid, ensuring increased water retention and reduced water loss by the skin, contributing to the maintenance of a healthy skin. Ensures skin microflora health. Castanha oil, rich in omega-6 and omega-9, nourishes the skin by stimulating the production of structuring proteins through the deepest layers of the skin.

Yes. It can be used whenever the consumer feel it is needed. Also, it can be used as a final touch to consumer’s daily skin care ritual.

It is suitable for all skin types.

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