Nourishing skin care to help you love the skin you’re in

Natural hair care for naturally curly, coily and kinky hair

Organic, Sustainably Grown & Wildcrafted Ingredients

Low waste production & packaging

Handmade in Australia

Here at Barakah Botanicals we make natural & nourishing skin & hair care products inspired by the feminine self-care practices of traditional Islamic, Arabic and African cultures.  We recognise the blessings and benefits of the natural world for superior skin and hair care. Our products are made primarily from cold pressed or steam distilled botanical oils, butters and hydrosols, dried herbs and flowers.

We make our products by hand in small batches, ensuring you get fresh, high-quality skincare, with no need for artificial preservatives, fragrances or colourants.

 

You’re looking for skincare that reflects your ethics and values, that is good for your skin, and good for the earth. You want to help make the world a better place, by caring for your self, loving the skin you’re in, using genuinely natural products, minimising plastic, waste, & synthetic chemicals. You might love what we do if you love real beauty, ageing gracefully and traditional self-care routines.

Hydrosols for skin & hair care

The What, Why and How of Hydrosols

Hydrosols are one of our favourite products at Barakah Botanicals. Many of ours are steam or hydro distilled by us in a traditional alembic copper still, from botanical materials we harvest ourselves in a process that’s delightfully aromatic and just a little magic.    But we often get questions about…

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how to wash your hair with shampoo bars

Getting started with shampoo bars

Shampoo bars are a great, low waste way to wash hair. They’re convenient for travel, simple to use, & usually eco friendly. You probably know how to wash your hair but if it’s your first time using a shampoo bar, there are a couple of things that can make the…

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How to wash your face with cleansing grains tutorial

How to Use Cleansing Grains

Cleansing grains are a traditional beauty routine that are gaining ground because some traditions are worth holding on to.  So what are they? How do use them? Do they work?  They’re a gentle, soap-free way to cleanse facial skin without stripping it of the body’s natural sebum. Specific recipes vary…

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how to make handmade soap last longer

How to make handmade soap last longer

Maybe you found it at a craft market or boutique skincare store. Maybe someone gifted it to you or you bought it yourself ‘cos you’ve got great taste. Either way you’ve got a beautiful bar of artisanal handmade soap & you want to make it last.  Handmade soap is different…

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