And what about a little something for yourself? Morocco manufactures and sells a whole range of traditional beauty products.Take advantage quickly of this age-old experience.
Argan oil is an exclusive Moroccan specialty. The argan tree which produces the fruit to press grows exclusively on our soil, in the south west near Agadir,Essaouira and Taroudant . The oil is used in cooking, particularly couscous. But it is above all for its cosmetic uses that argan has built itself a worldwide reputation.
The oil has qualities which Berber women, who still manage its production in about 20 cooperatives, have always known about. Visit the cooperatives: the production stages will be explained to you.
The beauty rituals of Moroccan women are easily accessible to you, in the hammams for example. You can take home the whole range of products which have always been used. Natural sponges, black soap, pumice or alum stones, etc. Without forgetting ghassoul, another Moroccan exclusive, cleaning clay perfumed with rose water or jasmine… An Ali Baba's cave of products to promote your well-being awaits you…
Natural Moroccan products are high quality. Manufacturers and craftsmen are always delighted and proud to explain to you their age-old techniques.
Moroccan Rhassoul Clay
rhassoul-clay-in-bowl.jpgMoroccan Rhassoul Clay, sometimes referred to as Moroccan Ghassoul Clay, is naturally found and organically mined from ancient deposits deep within the Atlas
Mountains in the northeastern region of Morocco. This extraordinary mineral-rich clay is extracted in large clods, then it gets washed, sun-dried and
micronized into a smooth powder.
The word “Rhassoul” derives from the Arabic word for washing, “Rhassala.” Reknowned for its unmatched ability to absorb impurities from the skin and hair and give the skin and hair highly beneficial minerals, Moroccan Rhassoul Clay a must-have product. Moroccan Rhassoul Clay is an essential part of the Moroccan Hammam treatment and has been for more than fourteen centuries. As the second step of the hammam treatment, Moroccan Rhassoul Clay is traditionally preceded by the Moroccan Savon Noir and followed by 100% Organic Argan Oil.
Moroccan Rhassoul Clay can be used as detoxifying cleanser, skin conditioner, shampoo, and facial and body mask. It has a number of outstanding benefits that surpass those of other clays because it contains the highest content of silica, magnesium, potassium and calcium, and because of its extraordinary smectic qualities (absorption ability).
Studies that shown that Moroccan Rhassoul Clay reduces dryness, improves skin clarity and elasticity and has extractive abilities that remove impurities and unblock pores, even stubborn blackheads. As a hair treatment, Moroccan Rhassoul Clay cleanses the hair, removing impurities, and leaves hair bouncy and voluminous.
Clinical studies have shown that a single use of Moroccan Rhassoul:
Reduces dryness (79%)
Reduces flakiness (41%)
Improves skin clarity (68%)
Improves skin elasticity / firmness (24%)
Improves skin texture (106%)
Removes surface oil and oil from inside and around comedons
Removes dead skin layers, resulting in a general smoothing of the surface skin
Moroccan Rhassoul Clay is an extremely versatile product and can be mixed in various ways, so don’t be afraid to get creative. We recommend trying your rhassoul clay with 100% Organic Argan Oil for your hair mask to moisturize hair while you detox and 100% Organic Moroccan Rose Water Toning Mist instead of water for your skin.
After using, your skin and hair will be thirsty for moisture,
apply Oils 100% Organic Argan Oil.
Moroccan Exfoliating Beldi Soap is the traditional soap quintessential to the Hammam ritual.
For centuries the Beldi soap has been traditionally made using natural ingredients, the main ingredient being olive oil.
The Beldi soap used with a Kessa glove enables deep cleansing of the skin by removing dead skin cells and eliminating toxins.
The Beldi soap will nourish your skin (rich in vitamin E ), increase blood circulation and your skin’s ability to breathe.
(gant ) kessa glove:
We have selected for you an effective and quality glove designed to be used in the traditional moroccan steam baths. The kessa glove is made of granular tissue indispensable for a deep skin scrub for purification and blood circulation activation.
The kessa glove is used in all baths with the black soap and after its use, the feeling of well-being is dazzling.
Using the kessa glove:
The peeling glove will erase dead skin altogether for the whole body except the face.
It is best to coat the body with black soap and then use the kessa glove after rinsing out the skin.
Before use, thoroughly rinse the kessa glove with hot water. After coating with our black soap, rinse, and rub vigorously throughout the body. Your skin will get rid of all impurities and dead skin cells.
Then, rinse the glove after each use
We love our Moroccan henna powder because:
Moroccan Henna is a popular tradition in Morocco worn by women of all ages. During special occasions such as Moroccan weddings, holidays and circumcisions, women get henna on their hands andfeet. It’s a temporary design applied to your skin in a brownish paste made from powder. Many women also apply henna to their entire body and/or hair in the hammam once a week. It has a distinguished smell and needs to be left on the skin to dry for several hours to achieve darker, longer lasting results.
When used alone :
easily washes out of hair
loosens curl pattern
protects your hair from the elements
reduces split ends
gets rid of dandruff
Composition and use of kohl
Kohl is made of a mineral powder composed mainly of antimony sulphide. Kohl can be black or gray depending on the mixtures.
Traditionally, the kohl is applied using a wooden stick called "mirwed." After kohl powder coated, slip between the two eyelids stick attached, and a movement back and forth, emphasizes harmony kohl eye or eyelid.
It gives the eyes a mysterious depth and brightness. His dress is longer than a pencil.
Used since ancient times
The pumice comes from molten volcanic rock that once it falls, cools rapidly, releasing gases and containing small bubbles that are its lightness and porosity legendary.
Its appearance in both spongy, solid and air makes it a very rough stone. Abrasive exfoliating properties are known since ancient times in Rome and the Middle East. Brown, red or white, this accessory 100% natural beauty will not break in your bathroom!
Wear, walking, causing the formation of a layer of thick skin at the heel and under the forefoot. Hardening, this protection can eventually cause pain and sensations
For direct contact with nature, the experience of sand baths in the desert is being developed around Tinfou and Merzouga, in the Drâa Valley. Again in the desert, several travel companies offer vacations combining discovery of wide open spaces and treatments for the body. In order to better prepare for your holiday, consult the list of hotels offering these services. Morocco's own traditional and charming welcome will ensure the success of your "well-being" holiday. You will sample a unique experience of rejuvenation and relaxation, far removed from everyday routine.
You can sample the pleasures of the hammam everywhere. A place to relax and meet people, it is a real institution in Morocco. Often richly decorated, a relaxing atmosphere reigns there. Scrubbing with black soap, coating in henna or ghasoul and massage with essential oils are among the treatments offered.