Information Page - Lanolin


A protective natural substance found in New Zealand wool, this ultra-high grade hypoallergenic Lanolin has excellent emollient and hydrating properties. A breathable barrier that softens and helps the skin to retain its natural moisture – pure Lanolin is an effective alternative to petroleum products. Watch video

The world’s purest Lanolin

New Zealand has over 60 million sheep and the natural lanolin that protects and preserves their wool is unmatched for its moisturizing and natural barrier qualities. Sheep may be common, but the ultra high-grade, hypoallergenic Lanolin we use is anything but. It has been refined to medical grade quality using a unique purification process to ensure the integrity and purity of the product.

The myth of the lanolin allergy
Lanolin has certainly had a bad rap over the years. Albert M. Kligman* attempts to demystify. "Lanolin has the reputation of being an important contact sensitizer. The market place abounds with products that are labeled “lanolin free”. In fact, lanolin is at most a weak contact allergen. The supposed hazards of sensitization to lanolin products are a resultant of faulty science and failure to appreciate the limitations of patch testing. Lanolin allergy is a myth created mainly by overzealous professional patch testers. No one has succeeded in sensitizing animals or humans to lanolin or wool wax alcohols. Most of the case reports are false positives, in association with the angry back syndrome." More here

Our products that include Lanolin

Protect SPF30
Daily skin defence comes in two forms; chemical or natural. Our natural sunscreen protects and nourishes but won’t leave your skin feeling tacky. 
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Night Treatment
Antioxidant and nutrient-rich, this hydrating night cream repairs, restores and conditions the skin
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