College students-turned-business partners Kwami Williams and Emily Cunningham are taking the beauty world by storm with their moringa oil-powered beauty brand True Moringa. As of late, moringa has become one of the must-have beauty tools for clear glowing skin and hair growth. Known as Ghana’s miracle tree, its leaves and seeds are chock full of vitamins and minerals and have long been heralded for their antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and antioxidant properties. Add to that improved skin texture and smoothness and you’ve got a winner!
Not only is True Moringa is packed with this good stuff, the Ghana- and Boston-based brand is all natural, 100% vegan, paraben-free and cruelty-free. The lineup includes a collection of moringa oil combinations, along with toners, black soap, lip whips, body scrubs, butters and bath soaks that do everything from help promote hair growth and hydration to stimulate the skin and scalp.
The brand is also good for the community, helping to create jobs and resources for Ghanaian farmers. Its site boasts a 10x increase in farmers’ income, while serving more than 1,600 farming families and planting over 250,000 trees since launching in 2011.
True Moringa products range in price from $10 – $5 and are available online at truemoringa.com. Click through for a closer look at some of our top picks.