Desert Fields Oil
Hand-crafted and cold-pressed in small batches from a lush botanical oil blend extracted from the indigenous fruits, nuts, and plants of southern Afghanistan, these relaxing oils nourish dry and damaged skin. Distinctly Afghan and intensely earthy, this essential oil is extracted from Artemesia Persica. Features pomegranate seed, wild pistachio and apricot kernel oil. Rich in vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids. Made in a fair trade atelier using traditional methods and wild-crafted naturals, the result is beautiful skincare of the highest quality.
Available in Desert Fields (Amandine + Anisette are on back-order). Ingredients: Artemisia Persica essential oil, wild pistachio oil, apricot kernel and pomegranate seed oil. Size: 100 g.
Arghand produces a line of luxury, marble-like soaps and skin-nourishing oils, featuring the fragrant and emollient fruits of Kandahar's legendary earth. In particular, Kandahar has long been famous for its ruby-like pomegranates. Recent research on the pomegranate fruit's anti-oxidant properties has confirmed local lore, which envies the pomegranate-growers of Arghandab their soft, wrinkle-free skin. The unique ingredient in Arghand products is their cold-pressed pomegranate seed oil, produced in the Arghand atelier.
Founded in 2005, by former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes, Arghand Cooperative includes men and women, and it is committed to providing women with dignified employment remunerated at a fair level, as well as an equal share in the decision-making process. More importantly, supporting their efforts offers a viable alternative to opium production.
- natural + wildcrafted
- cruelty-free + vegan friendly
- fair trade
- handcrafted in Kandahar, Afghanistan