A unique line of cosmetic and herbal healing products founded by Mariam Abu Rkeek and crafted in the wisdom and spirit of Bedouin medicinal tradition.
In the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva, located in the Negev desert near the Israeli city of Be'er Sheva, Mariam Abu Rkeek has set up a natural cosmetics company. Using methods learned from her grandmother, and passed down in the Bedouin community from generation-to-generation, Mariam transforms traditional herbs and other natural ingredients into cosmetics, soaps and other treatments.
This soap formula for invigorated and supple skin uses a base of camel milk, olive oil, and organic Negev desert plants for the body and face. Camel milk has many beneficial properties for the skin. Rich in minerals and vitamins that nourish and rejuvenate the skin, it also has high levels of protein that moisturize and protect the skin. Is also a natural source of alpha hydroxy acids, which are a key for young, fresh, and firm skin. This combination of ingredients makes for both a cleansing antibacterial and a rejuvenating anti-aging soap.
This camel milk based soap has the ability to disinfect, hydrate and nourish the skin with its inherent vitamins (including vitamin C) and minerals.
The therapeutic properties of the Mediterranean saltbush (Atriplex Halimus) create a soothing massage oil for aches, swelling, soreness and stiffness.
This specialized eye treatment formula utilizes the reparative and restorative properties of Mediterranean saltbush (Atriplex halimus) and other organic oils. These oils moisturize, reduce swelling and wrinkles and provide a long lasting protective layer for this sensitive skin around the eyes.
Black seed oil and locally sourced desert plants from the Negev are combined to create an antioxidant rich formula that stimulates skin cell growth. A powerful anti-aging agents, this serum makes your skin supple and adds a refreshing glow.
For sensitive and problematic skin. We make our soap according to a traditional Bedouin cold production process; meaning none of the ingredients are cooked or heated. This better preserves the healing properties of the herbs and oils. Nigella seed (black seed) oil, olive olive, castor oil and Atriplex Halimus make this a soothing and healing formula that relieves skin ailments from redness and acne to psoriasis, fungus and hemorrhoids. Rosemary essential oil adds a deep pungent aroma to the soap and also provides long lasting skin protection from the sun and free radicals.
Recommended to use with a facial serum and moisturizing face cream
Mallow plants (Khobeza) grow primarily in the Negev. Known for their high concentration of vitamin C, they are used as a natural moisturizer and emollient for the skin. Nigella oil helps to reduce sun damage.