FORMER Miss Namibia and Miss Universe Michelle McLean has launched a luxurious skin care range with indigenous Namibian oils titled Luxurious Skin care by Michelle McLean.
She said her products are pampered with the elegant and refreshing scent of frangipani and freesia.
“Our accountability project is about addressing wealth inequality and all the women in the communities who are our suppliers who directly benefit from my skincare line and the oils produced,” McLean said.
McLean said her new brands are inspired by her passion for the beauty industry.
She said that although local oils have been used before, they have never received the attention they deserve outside of Namibia.
“As I have worked in the beauty industry for many years now and represent Namibia internationally, I think it was time for us to put Namibia on the world map in terms of the beauty industry. beauty,” she said.
McLean said she believes Namibia has a lot to offer the cosmetics world.
“For hundreds of years these oils have been used by our Namibian people for their daily skin care, and now is the time for these secrets to be shared and offered to the world. It is an honor for me to be part of of a truly inspiring and local Namibian product,” said McLean.
McLean said they use Aloe Vera as one of the ingredients in the oil brand for its long-lasting moisturizing and dry properties.
“Vitamin A ensures an even skin tone, Vitamin B has a protective effect, Vitamin C supports the formation of collagen in the skin and Vitamin E is known as a powerful antioxidant and protects against free radical damage. The oil of marula has a high content of omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, proteins and avonoids.Vitamins C and E, minerals such as zinc and magnesium have a protective and regenerating effect.It prevents premature signs of aging of the skin,” she said.
McLean added some of the ingredients like Mongongo Oil, Namibian Desert Salt and Olus Oil and Shea Butter l.
“Mongongo oil contains a large amount of vitamin E, linoleic acid and omega 6. It has a high protective function, moisturizes and regenerates stressed skin. Jojoba oil gives the skin an even glow and supports other oils in their effect Namibian desert salt contains minerals and trace elements that contribute to the regeneration of the skin It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects The salt supports blood circulation and thus the skin metabolism. It has a cleansing effect. Olus Oil and Shea Butter moisturize, protect the skin barrier and can prevent water loss from the skin,” McLean said.