Ivindo locally supports Gabonese Women associations such as “Le comptoir du souvenir”. Making handicrafts, they provide work for isolated and unemployed women, to give them dignity and financial autonomy. Maman Marie Françoise crafted the bags for our launching event and private sales.
This butter, rich in unsaponifiable and vitamins E and F, has long been the only cosmetic for African women. In Gabon this butter comes from Moabi, a cousin of shea butter. Moabi, used in cosmetics for its softening and moisturizing properties, is a majestic tree that can reach 70m and is a protected species. You […]
Also called “Neroli”, named after the Princess of Neroli who gave it a therapeutic use as early as the 16th century, it is said to have regenerating and soothing virtues. Symbol of purity in antiquity, it is famous for the sweet smell of its floral water. Orange blossom water is well known to help sleeping […]
Used by the Mayas, its many benefits have been longer proved over the years (moisturizing, regenerating, healing). In order to preserve the active ingredients (vitamins, minerals, trace elements) naturally present, the extract is obtained by cold pressing. The precursor of modern medicine such as Pliny the Elder, Aristote or Hippocrate already discovered the multiple qualities […]