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About Roots Products

About Roots Products

Scientifically formulated quality skincare products conceived from plant-based raw ingredients. Roots cosmetics are locally produced (in Cape St Francis) and handmade in small batches. I strive to be earth-conscious by considering everything that...

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Retinyl & Rosehip ‘Renew’ Day Cream

Retinyl & Rosehip ‘Renew’ Day Cream

Last week I touched on RENEW DEEP HYDRATE because, winter, and my skin becomes rather sucked of moisture during this time. If you’re looking for a day cream to compliment the Deep Hydration then Renew Day is the way to go- obvs. It’s rich and...

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Uplifting Roots

Uplifting Roots

Heya Roots Friends I thought I’d start this blog post by NOT apologising because I feel like all I’ve done these last few blogs is start by saying, “I know I’ve been bad with my blog entries” and then I feel guilty. SO. The reason for my...

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Oh Hi, Happy, um, belated, 2021

Oh Hi, Happy, um, belated, 2021

Guys, I’ve been terrible with my blogs! How is it even February already? My guilt for lack of blog entries finally tipped the scale so here goes the first one for 2021 *eek. I have to say, I’ve hit the ground runnin…no SPRINTING this year...

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One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time

Today was one of those hard days. You know the ones where it’s hard to breathe (not COVID-related) and your shoulders bow under the weight of overwhelm. Where you question yourself, ‘what the eff am I doing?’ and your day is a vignette of gloom...

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Powdered Cleanser and green Snot

Powdered Cleanser and green Snot

The last time I wrote, I was dabbling in an array of emulsifiers and my mind was a maze of formulas. The dust has since settled, so to speak, in that I finally conquered that one particularly stubborn waxy flake into submission and obedience and...

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Shit Happens

Shit Happens

These last few weeks have been interesting on several different fronts… For one, I’ve had a sick baby- actually, he isn’t even a baby anymore- he’s a toddler! Where has my tiny baby gone?! What started off as a casual snotty nose, sneakily...

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Birthday Month Madness

Birthday Month Madness

October is my birth month and so is obviously my favourite on the calendar. 2020 might have been that year where you feel you’re constantly drawing the short straw- in this case, every straw was the short straw- BUT it didn’t manage to get its...

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The Roots Story

The Roots Story

To be honest, the story of how ‘Roots’ started is not particularly thrilling and I often battle to know where to begin. Perhaps I could say that the corporate environment I was working in was not my cup of tea, maybe I felt a general...

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