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Celebrating women through Fair Trade


7 March 20017, Culemborg, The Netherlands – The fight for gender equality at workplaces is far from over. The recent reports by UN Women show that women in economic activities continue to suffer various forms of discrimination and unequal treatment. They also highlight that their labour force participation has stagnated[1]. This reality has mobilised the Fair Trade movement to a renewed call to action to fight, harder this time, for the rights of women, especially those engaged in economic activities.

On …

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Make 2017 count

Every year we start with afresh with a string of good intentions and a list of well meaning New Year’s resolutions and before the coffee is cold, we disappoint ourselves.
This is usually the case with us !
So, the only resolution we are making on old year’s night, is to make this year count.
Pooh Bear is exceedingly wise. And Pooh Bear says that the reward is not in the honey but in the anticipation of the honey!
So, we anticipate the new year with great excitement……………..
Our factory is busy with some impressive new products which will be …

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Never in the past did we think, we would be spending a good time everyday in grooming ourselves. Owe it to our hectic schedules or a monotonous lifestyle, we have now realized how important it is to look good and more importantly feel good.

Be it the university goers, or people in middle and upper middle age groups, we essentially find these body care must-haves in our wardrobe at all times.

A good hand cream enriched with essential butters is usually on the top row. Our hands do all the talking during the day and often had to go through rigorous tasks. …

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A little Rain helps Menlyn Maine go greener…


We are proud the be part of the first ever “green city” in South Africa as we create luxury bath and skincare products that is made from sustainably wild-harvest African oils and natural ingredients.

“We care as much about what goes into our products as we do about what we put on our skin.”

Rain was founded on a belief in the value of human life and a deep respect for the environment.

“We try to step as lightly on the earth as possible and to give back as much as we take from the …

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Essentially oils

If all you ever did with your essential oils was to burn it, think again! Essential oils can be used in so many ways, it is literally an essential in your home. You can use essential oils to treat a number of ailments ranging from head-aches to stress-relieving to even getting rid of colds! But did you know that essential oils can also be used in your home?

essential oils group

Here are some helpful hints for using essential oils in and about your home:

Use it as an all-purpose disinfectant: Just Add three drops of …

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Ingredient Journeys – The Woodcutters Story

Our retail stores design concept makes use of dead alien trees for tables and décor statements. It certainly is not the kind of shop fitting you can simply go and order at a hardware store.
We have to go into the field on expeditions to search for the dead trees.
Of course this makes every Rain store special and unique. Watch the video to get a sense of how we do what we do when preparing a new store.

Gentle, soothing Rain a balm for baby’s skin

Natural body-care specialists Rain have created an extra-gentle new skin care range especially for babies and their moms.

Rain Baby includes everything you need to keep a baby’s skin healthy – from mild soap and shampoo to talc-free powder to protective “bum balm”, soothing massage oil and insect balm.

Bioactive Ingredients including beeswax and oils from the baobab, marula, argan and olive trees as well as relaxing lavender and chamomile, have been selected particularly to protect, nourish and soothe very young skin.

But moms haven’t been forgotten. Rain Baby includes a rich, luxurious body butter made with the fruit of the baobab (monkey …

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Healing honey at heart of Rain’s new Bee Essentials

Rain, pioneers in ethical, natural skin-care, have created a potent new range of luxury body and bath products formulated around the nutritious, healing and protective gifts of the honey bee.

Bee Essentials combines various bee products with botanical extracts in an assortment of nourishing, protective balms, butters and scrubs, all patiently hand-crafted using traditional methods.

Among the hive-derived active ingredients are rejuvenating royal jelly, protective beeswax, healing propolis and moisturizing honeyquat, all infused with fragrant, therapeutic herbs and combined with botanical oils.

The Bee Essential packaging with its classical, retro design would be an eye-pleasing addition to the most elegant bathroom, bedroom or …

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The Rain Book of Natural Soap Making Launch

At the end of May we launched the Rain Book of Natural Soap Making.

We held a small event at the beautiful Casa Labia in Muizenberg in Cape Town. Bev Missing, the author of the the book and founder of Rain, gave a interactive soap making lesson where our guests were invited to try their own hand at pouring and creating unique soaps.

After all the hard work, lunch was served in the very decadent dining room of Casa Labia, making us think back to a time where the only soap that was available, was handmade….just like our Rain soaps!read more

Ingredients Journeys – The African Tree Mist Story

From a rare forest flourishing in the harsh dune environment of Africa’s southern coast come the therapeutic essences of ancient, healing trees. The air-borne aromatics emitted by trees have been the subject of much recent scientific study, and there is growing evidence of their therapeutic and invigorating effects, including significantly boosting the immune system. Join Rain Africa on a journey to the Platbos Forest.

Fair Lady Best of Beauty Awards

Fair Lady Best of Beauty Awards

In 2013 we celebrate our 13th year in business. We would like to say a BIG thank you to all our loyal customers, locally and internationally, who have supported our brand and who have bought our products. Without you, we would not have gotten this far. This year we also entered our Biologie spa range products in the Fair Lady Best of Beauty Awards. And we were rewarded by having four of our products nominated , this is a huge achievement for our little company and we would also like to say thank you to Fair Lady Magazine and all …

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