We know that receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing any subsequent treatment can be physically and emotionally draining. Self-care can be something that is all too easily forgotten about. Here at Nabta Health, we have selected some of the best luxury, clean, self-care and beauty products to give you a little pick-me-up, just when you need it most.
A deodorant, made from all natural ingredients, which eliminates odours, without exposing you to irritating reagents that can aggravate sensitive, dry skin. A crème highlighter that is free of the harsh chemicals found in so many other cosmetic products. Finally, an alcohol-free perfume with a long-lasting fragrance and a scent to transport you to far off places.
During this challenging time, let Nabta Health and Secret Skin look after you, with a carefully selected set of products that will help you look and feel better.
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Made from only clean and wholesome ingredients, The Curator is free of baking soda making it suitable for extra-sensitive skin. Magnesium is used instead and works as an excellent sweat absorber and body odour eliminator.
Suitable for all skin types; especially recommended for sensitive skin. Size: 58 ml
Sitara is a lightweight, velvety crème highlighter that glides on and melts into the skin effortlessly for a sun kissed, radiant glow in rose-gold. Formulated with wild harvest supercritical oils, macerated Ayurvedic botanicals and natural minerals, it creates a nourished subtle sheen.
Suitable for all skin types. Size: 10 ml
The keynotes in this soft and lush scent are iris oil, ginger extract and lily of the valley. Jade888 is a clean, vegan, cruelty-free and alcohol-free fragrance. Its moisturizing formula offers the perfect alchemy between perfume and skin, with a long-lasting effect.
Suitable for all skin types. Size: 50 ml
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Magnesium Hydroxide, Kaolin, Zea Mays (Corn, Non-GMO) Starch, Maranta Arundinacea (Arrowroot), Cera Alba (Beeswax), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Brassica Glycerides, Aroma: Pelargonium Roseum (Rose Geranium) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf (Eucalyptus) Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Tsuga Canadensis Leaf (Black Spruce) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Citronellol*, Linalool*, Geraniol*, Citral*, Limonene*.
*Naturally Occurring in Essential Oil.
Prunus armeniaca (apricot ) kernel oil, ricinus communis (castor) oil**, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil**, caprylic/capric triglyceride (coconut derived, non gmo), hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn berry) oil, cannabis sativa (hemp) seed oil, vitamin e tocopherol (non palm, non gmo), glycyrrhiza glabra (yashtimadhu) root extract**, moringa oleifera (moringa) leaf extract**, centella asiatica (gotu kola) leaf extract**, cassia angustifolia (sonamukhi) leaf extract**, urtica dioica (nettle) leaf extract^, ocimum sanctum (tulsi) leaf extract**, azadirachta india (neem) leaf extract**, steam distilled essential oils of pelargoneum graveolens (geranium), boswellia sacra (frankincense), jasminum sambac (jasmine). may contain [+/-]: mica [CI 77091]***, silica*** titanium dioxide [CI 77591]***, iron oxide [CI 77491]***, silica dimethyl silylate***, linalool, geraniol, limonene.
**Certified organic, ***eco cert certified, non palm, non gmo, ^sustainably wild harvested, + natural component of essential oil
Free of parabens, sulphates, phthalates, palm, petrochemicals, formaldehyde, carbomers, phenoxyethanol, silicones, glycols, PEG, DEA, TEA, GMOs, artificial fragrances, colourants and additives.
Aqua (Water), Pentylene Glycol, Parfum (Fragrance), Caprylyl Glycol, Glycerin, Linalool, Alpha-isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Citronellol, Benzyl Salicylate, Geraniol, Citral, Methyl 2-octynoate, Eugenol.
Warning: Even naturally-sourced products can contain allergenic ingredients. If you have a known allergy, please check the product ingredients carefully before purchasing.
Amid the many physical transformations and emotional burdens that accompany a cancer diagnosis, treatments such as radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy can cause dry skin, itchiness and increased sensitivity to the sun.
According to Bernice Kwong, a clinical associate professor of dermatology at Stanford University, "Studies show skin conditions are the most unexpected side effect of (cancer) treatment."
Our Cancer Pamper-Me package for women contains clean, toxin-free and ethically-sourced beauty products designed to help you feel radiant and uplifted while undergoing cancer treatment.
The Natural Deoderant can be used post-surgery - with your doctor's consent and depending on the area and extent of scarring - without irritating or damaging the skin. The Highlighter will give you a natural, sun-kissed glow - something we all need, but especially when we're suffering with extreme fatigue - while the deliciously-scented Perfume will uplift you and should (thanks to the active ingredient in ginger, gingerol) help to alleviate some of the nausea that often accompanies chemotherapy.
Of course we are open to suggestions about how to improve our cancer care offering, so please feel free to reach out to us directly on [email protected] or contact our customer services team directly using our on-site chat messenger.
Secret Skin was founded by Anisha Oberoi in October 2020 as a digital discovery platform for safe and affordable beauty and personal care in the MENA region.
“Secret Skin’s story is my story. In 2010 I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Breast Cancer. At the time, I struggled to find beauty products that were safe, toxin-free and wouldn’t impact my fertility or disrupt my hormones. My frustration became the inspiration to launch a brand that women could trust, and one that would have a positive impact on the world.
"I created Secret Skin with the intention of curating award-winning global brands for an inclusive, gender-neutral community of socially responsible beauty consumers, who also love the ecosystem enough to fiercely protect it.
"With Secret Skin, customers can support small sustainable businesses, provide microeconomies to communities that wild-harvest the ingredients, reduce their carbon footprint and give back to the community. Our mission is to raise awareness of womens’ health and mindful consumption through the narrative of Clean Beauty. Love Yourself. Protect the Planet. Shop Consciously."
Plant-powered actives using clean biotechnology
Free from sulfates, parabens, phthalates
Free from animal by-products