this is the first step in the red flower hammam collection.
moroccan mint tea silt purifier is the first step in the traditional hammam sequence. this ritual succession has been practiced for nearly one thousand years to heal, detoxify and release the whole body. deeply purify and detoxify the skin. begin by washing with this refreshing, cleansing wash that is a vital infusion based on the traditional moroccan mint tea blend of white sage, peppermint, spearmint, lavender, gunpowder green tea, with additional ingredients of black olive extract, montmorillonite clay and silt.
daily life exposes the body to thousands of pollutants and toxins that slowly accumulate in the skin. white sage is used for its curative, astringent and antiseptic qualities to tighten and cool the skin, high in naturally-occurring phenols which help reduce inflammation and ease muscle pain. peppermint and spearmint act as a natural anesthetic, deeply revitalizing and relaxing the body. lavender stimulates blood flow, acts as a natural mood enhancer, and helps to calm nerves and release muscle tension. gunpowder green tea contains xanthine and vitamin c, which encourage the stimulation of the sweat glands to eliminate impurities. green tea’s naturally occurring polyphenols help to slow aging, and boost the body’s immune system. silt helps to increase the oxygen intake of the skin, leaving it pure and soft. clay has positive and potent detoxification benefits. the regular practice of cleansing and detoxifying helps the body to maintain homeostasis, a healthy life balance, leaving the skin refreshed and radiant.
under hot running water or in a warm bath, lather over body with warm, wet hands. wash slowly, and with energy.
hammam means spreader of warmth. it is the word given to a sensual bathing retreat that evolved over one thousand years and traces its roots back to the roman thermae. circling time and place, the traditions found steeped in a present day hammam can be experienced from the far-reaching costa of andalusia, spain to the natural hot springs of turkey, tunisia and morocco.
this is a flow of deeply cleansing, detoxifying essential oils and plant, nut and fruit extracts, carefully chosen from indigenous ingredients for their therapeutic and healing properties. a sensual ritual of half-light, quiescence and devotion created to draw deep impurities from the body, for a warm radiance.
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