You may have noticed an increase in the use of bamboo powder in skin care products recently. Hailing from Asia, bamboo is an exotic grass, which happens to be one of the fastest growing plants on earth, making a readily renewable and sustainable plant resource. Once it’s cut, the root system sends out new shoots for re-growth without any need for it to be replanted. It grows all over the world in natural environments without the need for any fertilizers or pesticides. It gives off 35% more oxygen then trees and has a huge variety of uses, including clothing fibres, building material, food and medicine.

While a late comer to the cosmetics game, bamboo powder is making its way into a range of products, including our Bamboo Lemongrass Foaming Body Polish. While many of us think of bamboo as a decorative planting for the garden, this attractive grass comes with several attributes that make it a useful addition to skin care formulations as well. Bamboo powder is known to contain various compounds, including flavones, glycosides, phenolic acids, and amino acids, which together provide a range of skin benefits.

Here are 3 reasons why you may just fall in love with bamboo powder:

  1. It Exfoliates. It differs from most other physical exfoliants because it is fine enough to deliver very gentle, yet effective exfoliation.
  2. It Has Antioxidant Properties. Containing various compounds, the flavones in bamboo extract give it antioxidant properties, which help to defend against free radicals.
  3. It Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties. Which helps to soothe red and irritated skin. The Chinese have known for centuries that if you cut your skin and put bamboo on it, it’ll heal faster. A study has confirmed this as well, thanks to several constituents of bamboo powder that deliver this benefit.

Are you ready to give bamboo powder a go?

 

Sharmani Pillay

100% Money Back Guarantee

Our formulations are designed to deliver results and we’re confident that Apothekari will help your skin look and feel better. But, if it’s not right for you, we get it. We stand behind our products and offer a full 100% money-back guarantee, no questions asked!

Because your skin renews once every 30 days, we recommend that you allow 4 to 6 weeks before assessing the efficacy of any skincare product.

★ Judge.me Reviews

Let customers speak for us

48 reviews
96%
(46)
0%
(0)
2%
(1)
0%
(0)
2%
(1)
Love, love, love!

I've only been using this serum for a couple of weeks and the difference in my skin is already noticeable. I have very sensitive skin and didn't have any irritation. I was able to use it daily from day 1. Love this product! It's going to be a staple in my arsenal from now on.

Works good but..

I have been using this deodorant for a couple weeks now and it works very well to keep door at bay. However it dries sticky and when I sweat it gets even more sticky. I will keep using fur a while to see if I can get past the sticky feeling, but not sure if I can. It’s too bad because it really does work.

Dear Sandy,

Thank you for your review. We're so pleased to hear that our deodorant is working very well for you! We're always happy to receive feedback from our customers as we try to improve our products. We will take your comment into consideration to improve the formulation. Thank you!

Customer Service

Terrible Rash

This worked for a few weeks and I started getting a painful red rash under my arms. I was about to purchase a set of 4 and I’m glad that I didn’t. I reached out to the company to inquire about what could have caused this as they claim to have products that don’t cause rashes. Of course no one ever replied. Will not purchase again

Dear Tara,

Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that you experienced a reaction to our deodorant. It's formulated to be irritation free (pH friendly ingredients and without baking soda). Very occasionally you may experience discomfort or tingling, especially after shaving or if you have sensitive skin.
We've checked our records and are unable to locate an email or call from you regarding this issue. We've tried reaching out via email but haven't heard back. We stand by all our products and offer a full money-back guarantee if you're not satisfied. Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to help resolve this issue.

Customer Service

J
Neroli Rose Natural Deodorant Roll-On
Jennifer C. (Princeton, US)
It works!

Happy to finally found a natural deodorant that actually works- worth every penny. Excited to try more scents, especially the lavender when it is back in stock.

J
Shea Body Butter
Jennifer C. (Princeton, US)
My new fave

This cream is my new fave. It's moisturizing without being greasy and absorbs well. The scent is crisp and clean without being overpowering. My husband and son have started using it and love it too! Might need another one to keep by the kitchen sink.

Price Based Country test mode enabled for testing Canada. You should do tests on private browsing mode. Browse in private with Firefox, Chrome and Safari