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That halal glow

  • Published at 06:09 pm May 16th, 2019

Good Virtues Co. promises uncompromising beauty 

The month of Ramadan brings forth the chance for redemption and actively doing all the activities while fasting. In the scorching heat while the Muslims indulge in the devotions of religious rituals, we often forget to take care of our skin. Glitz, glam and all things fancy that come in the sheer bottles for enhancing one’s beauty, also come with the heavy consistency of harmful chemicals, most of which cause more harm in the long run.

While you pray, fast and do good deeds in this holy month, read on to find out what needs to be put on your skin the halal and healthy way.

What are halal cosmetics?

‘Halal’ commonly refers to the intake of food that complies with the religious rituals and observance of Sharia law. Likewise, halal products follow the same sequel of ingredients that meets the Sharia Law. All products come with a label certification; like organic or vegan products have certification, halal products too have their halal label certification which guarantees consumers that nothing in the product is used with forbidden components. 

Their story

Although Bangladesh had witnessed various halal skin care products, there was a lack of halal products for toiletries and personal care. With premium packaging and proper market research, Farzana Mahjabin Rahman, the founder of Zahraa Enterprise brought the halal certified Malaysian brand, Good Virtues Co. to Bangladesh in 2017 by collaborating with the international venture.

While residing in Malaysia, Farzana herself had used this halal brand and she absolutely loved the freshness of the product infused with the purifying goodness of organic habbatus sauda oil (organic black seed oil).

Good Virtues Co. has gained its international recognition as the ‘World Halal Best Brand Award 2018’ at the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation. With its fomenting demand in the market of Bangladesh, Good Virtues Co. has decided to soon open a physical outlet at United Pharma & HealthCare Ltd (Wellbeing Gulshan outlet), besides their online Facebook page. 

With their specialty in toiletries and personal care, Good Virtues Co. progresses in the market with three of their brand categories - face, hair, and body - made especially for women aged above 18. In the past year, Good Virtues Co. Bangladesh saw a substantial amount of demand for their feminine hygiene wash, hair serum, body salt scrub, shower cream, and toner/face wash. If you are worried about what kind of product to purchase depending on your skin type, Good Virtues Co. Bangladesh has their own consultation team that recommends customers suitable products according to their specific needs. In the most emergency cases, they contact the R&D department of Good Virtues Co. in Malaysia.

Products at a glance

For a better idea of what the goodness of these halal cosmetics would bring to your skin, here’s a snippet of a few product with its details:

Feminine hygiene wash 

The feminine hygiene wash is made with purifying organic habbatus sauda oil and natural Himalayan extracts that help to lighten skin around the intimate area.

Multiple repair hair serum 

The multiple repair hair serum is a leave-in treatment for the hair that helps in multiple ways to restore shine and softness. It nourishes the hair with organic habbatus sauda oil and Vitamin E, helping to seal split ends, and tame unruly frizzy hair for instant smoothness, silkiness and manageability. 

Body salt scrub 

The lightening formula of their body salt scrub with purifying organic habbatus sauda oil and natural Himalayan extracts helps to reveals fairer, brighter, and more radiant skin.

Shower cream

Black Seed or Habbatus Sauda is recognized for its rich, natural nutrients, minerals and antioxidants that repair, restore and rejuvenate. Free from SLES, ALES, parabens, triclosan, synthetic colourants, this shower cream leaves the skin feeling smooth and fresh all day.

Facial toner

An alcohol-free blend of purifying organic habbatus sauda oil, hyaluronic acid and toning essences improves your skin’s natural elasticity and refines pores. The natural Himalayan extracts in the toner also help lighten and illuminate skin for a more even appearance.