Vegan soap made in the Amazon with a blend of Brazilian oils and nourishing Castanha.
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.
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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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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.