Terminalia Ferdinandiana, commonly known as Kakadu Plum, is a flowering plant belonging to the Combretaceae family. This Australian native superfood has become an increasingly popular ingredient within beauty & skincare products as a result of its high levels of natural vitamin C!Kakadu Plum can easily be distinguished by its oval-shaped appearance, which contains a large seed and turns bright yellow when ripe. Historically used by Indigenous communities for it’s healing properties, the fruit is recognised as a modern-day miracle in the beauty world!
What are the benefits of Kakadu Plums?
Commonly found in the North of Australia, Kakadu Plum is a natural source of a variety of vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients. Having a significant Vitamin C content and soothing anti-bacterial properties, Kakadu Plum is increasingly used across skincare and makeup products, due to its promotion of health benefits:
- Anti-aging: The extract from the fruit contains high levels of vitamin C and E, carotenoids and folic acid, which all work to reduce the signs of aging. In addition, Kakadu Plum protects the skin from UV rays, further promoting anti-aging results.
- Anti-bacterial: Containing gallic acid and ellagic acid, kakadu plum works to calm irritated skin while strengthening the outer barrier due to its antibacterial properties. The ellagic acid additionally works to discourage melanogenesis which allows for a more even skin tone. The increased vitamin C content further contributes to overall skin health as it assists in reducing redness caused by various factors, specifically harmful effects of the sun.
Detoxifies and flushes out toxins in the skin: Kakadu Plum is rich in the natural nutrient gallic acid, being a phenolic acid which works to keep environmental toxins out by protecting against free radical damage. The acid effectively safeguards the skin by further building up the protective barrier to prevent free radical attacks from causing dehydration and aging.
Experience our superfood-infused skincareAt RAWW Cosmetics, we understand the importance of creating a sustainable skincare regimen that fuels your skin with the necessary nutrients in order to achieve optimal results. That’s why we have developed our Kakadu Plum formulas, combining both natural ingredients with botanical science to create skincare that will have you glowing and feeling your best every day! Check out some of our highly recommended products from the Kakadu Plum collection:
- Purify-ME Gentle Cleanser: This gel cleanser works to purify and hydrate the skin, with Coconut Water and Kakadu Plum. Calming, yet effective, use this cleanser on the skin morning and night to remove dead skin cells while achieving a dewy complexion. This non-drying formula will leave your skin feeling hydrated throughout the day!
- Super Hydrate-ME Day Cream: Get your daily dose of super hydration with this Kakadu plum moisturiser that is sure to leave your skin feeling plump and re-energised. The antioxidant rich formula has been supercharged with Coconut Water and WildBerry Harvest™ to calm redness and prevent breakouts. This non-greasy cream is sure to leave your skin feeling light and hydrated.
- Super Hydrate-ME Night Cream: This lush, whipped night cream is sure to be your new best friend! Wake up to glowy skin every morning with the super hydrate-me night cream. Formulated with WildBerry Harvest™ and firming Apricot Kernel Oil, the cream works to create a protective barrier on the skin and repair damage while you get your beauty sleep.
Experience our superfood-infused makeupIt is commonly believed that the only way to achieve optimal skin health is to drop the makeup routine, however what if we told you that the RAWW Cosmetics beauty products not only use natural ingredients, but include superfood nutrients such as Kakadu Plum? Continue wearing makeup while achieving great skin results! Unlike other beauty brands, RAWW Cosmetic’s Kakadu Plum range will work to repair skin with every wear, while boosting radiance. Learn more about some of our top product choices:
- Coconut Kiss Lipsticks: This ultra-hydrating lipstick works to deliver intense colour, paired with a sheer glow for the ultimate pout. The formula has been developed using 95% natural ingredients, enriched with Coconut Oil, Mango Butter, Kakadu Plum, and Sweet Orange Oil to repair and plump the lips.
- Superfood Face Tint: Add natural glow and colour to the skin, using our Superfood face tint. Enriched with Kakadu Plum to boost skin vitality, you are sure to make this product a part of your daily beauty routine. The combination of Mango Butter, Avocado Oil and Coconut Oil works to hydrate and brighten your complexion, while the tint works to give you a natural glow that can further be enhanced to your liking.
- From the Earth Loose Mineral Powder: This powder provides you with a natural coverage for an effortless makeup look. Packed with natural ingredients such as Coconut and Kaolin Clay, your blemishes and fine lines will remain concealed all day, without putting your skin health at risk. Paired with 100% natural SPF 20, your skin is sure to stay protected all day long.