A traditional drink in the Middle East, Arabica coffee has antioxidant properties and high amounts of fatty acids and vitamin E that nourish and tone the skin, as well as promote skin moisture and improved elasticity. It also constricts the blood vessels under the skin and help reduce swelling, redness and inflammation. Known as a natural diuretic, it can banish cellulite in conjunction with a clean diet and regular fitness when applied topically for firmer and smoother skin. Its granules can also be used as a light exfoliant to remove dead skin cells.
Found in Hammamii’s SUMAC Firming Body Exfoliant, CACTEYE Fine Line Serum, ARABICA Coffee Concentrate (Professional Use Only)
Often called “liquid gold” and the greatest natural moisturizer. Argan oil is packed with antioxidants and rich in vitamins A & E that aid in skin regeneration and renewal. With its high content of fatty acids and vitamin E, it gives the skin a natural boost through deep nourishing, hydrating and protecting properties. Found in Hammamii’s Pure Cold Pressed ARGAN Oil, SAFRAN Anti-Aging, NIGELLE Circulation, SIESTE Relaxing, FLÉCHIR Deep Tissue Body Oils and CACTI Facial Elixir.
Known for its healing abilities, it has strong antimicrobial properties that help purify and clear your skin from acne, pimples and blemishes. It also helps remove dead skin cells to restore the shine and suppleness of the skin. Among many others, it has antifungal and antibacterial properties that help enhance the complexion and even relieve and prevent skin conditions such as Eczema.
Found in Hammamii’s SAHARA Gentle, SOLAIRE Revitalizing Body Exfoliants, SAFRAN Anti-aging Body Oil, CACTI Facial Elixir and CACTEYE Fine Line Serum
Traditionally clove has been used as a component in preparing remedies for various diseases. It has antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, antiseptic and stimulating properties to keep countless diseases such as candida (type of fungal infection), pneumonia, skin acne, and others at bay.
Found in Hammamii’s BÉDOUINE Herbal Shampoo, NOMADE Herbal Hair Mask/Conditioner and HENNÉ Replenishing Mask
A popular snack in the Middle East, dates are full of vitamins C & P, which improve our skin’s elasticity and resists the oxidation and free radical damage on the skin. They also contain vitamin B, which help remove/minimise stretchmarks and other skin problems. Dates are known for their high concentration of trace minerals, vitamins A, B1, B2, proteins, calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium that aid in strengthening elasticity of skin and enriching the subcutaneous tissues thus making the skin more supple, smooth and rehydrated.
Found in Hammamii’s PALMERAIE Nourishing and MIELROSA Exfoliating Mask, SAHARA Gentle Body Exfoliant
Used as an analgesic, antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and as an antiviral agent, this herb is very beneficial to our health. Its antiseptic and remedial properties heal skin irritations and insect bites. Its aromatic abilities help calm and relax the body and can also be used for therapeutic massages. It also rejuvenates the skin from sun damage.
Found in Hammamii’s NOIR Black Hammam Soap, AMBIANCE Hammam Aroma.
We use freshly zested lemon rinds and dehydrate them to preserve power, potency and efficacy. Lemons contain 6% citric acid, which makes it taste sour, and vitamin C, calcium, folate, vitamins B5, B3, B1 and B2, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc as well as sugar, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, fat and protein that all combine to make this miraculous fruit. It also helps in alkalising the body by restoring the body’s pH balance.
Found in Hammamii’s SOLAIRE Revitalizing Body Exfoliant.
We use five(5) species of mint throughout our collections. Mint is a good antiseptic and anti-pruritic material and is a natural skin cleanser that helps reduce acne and soothe the skin.
Found in Hammamii’s ATĀY Moroccan Mint Tea Body Wash, SAFRAN Anti-aging, NIGELLE Circulation Body Oil, HUMIDITÉ Body Milk.
NIGELLA (BLACK CUMIN SEEDS)
Known for its circulatory benefits, nigella is rich in antioxidants, fatty acids like Omega 3&6, protein, vitamin B1, B2 & B3, calcium and iron that give the skin that radiant glow. Aside from helping to increase blood circulation, it is also known for replenishing the skin’s texture and keeping it lustrous by preventing blemishes, fine lines, age spots and dry or oily skin.
Found in Hammamii’s NIGELLE Circulation Body Oil.
Harvested within sustainably harvested here in the UAE, palm oil is the most widely produced vegetable oil in the world. Its rich natural elements help heal sunburns, stretch marks and deeply moisturize the skin, especially of those who suffer from dry or sensitive skin. It also has special cleansing agents that help remove dirt and restore natural balance. It contains high amounts of saturated fat, vitamins and antioxidants from the vitamin E family that are essential in keeping your skin & hair strong and healthy.
Found in Hammamii’s SIESTE Relaxing, NIGELLE CIrculation, FLÉCHIR Deep Tissue Body Oil, KHÔL Cleansing Facial Balm, SAHARA Gentle, SOLAIRE Revitalizing, ZA’ATAR Antioxidant and SUMAC Firming Body Exfoliants.
(FIGUE DE BARBARIE)
Extracted from the seed of the Prickly Pear fruit. This precious oil is extremely high in essential fatty acids, Omega 6 & 9, vitamin E and is also rich in amino acids that stimulate collagen production to promote faster cellular turnover. Its effective and potent anti-oxidants inhibit the skin cell aging process,
stimulating renewal and actively helps to safeguard against free radicals. It effectively reduces wrinkles, lessens redness (rosacea), and alleviates sunburn. Its restructuring, repairing and healing properties that visibly improve scars and soothe the skin, helps to restore elasticity, minimise pores and a natural toning and fimring action. All this in addition to the fact that it is also very moisturizing, nourishing and clarifying to the skin.
A common house spice, not many people know that rosemary is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet. It has shown abilities to boost nerve growth and support the healing of neurological tissue and brain function. It has been used to improve memory and relieve muscle aches and pains. It is also known for its antiseptic, antioxidant and anti-inflammation properties, which helps improve hair growth and prostate health, reduce cancer risk.
Found in Hammamii’s BÉDOUIN Herbal Shampoo, NOMADE Herbal Hair Mask/Conditioner and YAZIR Balancing Facial Mist.
One of the finest anti-aging herbs, saffron contains vitamin A, B1, B2, an array of antioxidants. It has been known to treat depression, reduce stress and is an excellent mood enhancer. It also has lycopene, found to stabilise vision problems associated with aging.
Found in Hammamii’s SAFRAN Anti-aging Body Oil.
Native to the sweltering desert in the Middle East, it is regarded as a “cleansing herb” due to its laxative effects. It is known primarily for its purgative and antibacterial properties helping treat skin infections and alleviate skin inflammation.
Found in Hammamii’s DROMADAIRE Enriching Camel’s Milk Bath.
It gives us an ideal nutritive mixture which includes high levels of iron, vitamin C, and protein. It has the ability to stimulate circulation, lessen allergic reactions and protect against certain autoimmune diseases. We partnered with a local camel farm where we source our freeze dried camel’s milk.
Found in Hammamii’s DROMADAIRE Enriching Camel’s Milk Bath.
Drawn from the Arabian Sea on solar panels, these salts are free of chemicals and preservatives because they are naturally cured in the sun, absorbing vitamin D. Every cell of our bodies requires salt to produce hydrochloric acid for normal digestion and keep nerves and muscles functioning properly. These solar salts are the purest form of sodium and help keep calcium and other minerals in the blood soluble.
Found in Hammamii’s DROMADAIRE Enriching Camel’s Milk Bath, SOLAIRE Revitalizing, SUMAC Detoxifying and ZA’ATAR Antioxidant Exfoliants.
Packed with exceptionally strong antioxidant properties, it has the ability to neutralise free radicals that can cause cancer, heart diseases and signs of aging. Its diuretic detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties work great for arthritis, skin inflammation and respiratory problems. It can also be used to treat skin rashes.
Found in Hammamii’s SUMAC Firming Body Exfoliant.
A staple ingredient found in Middle Eastern homes, za’atar is a lovely medley of spices such as thyme, oregano, basil, sesame seeds, dried sumac and sea salts. This antioxidant-rich combination works to protect against free radical and environmental damage to the skin cells.
Found in Hammamii’s ZA’ATAR Antioxidant Exfoliant.