Shea Butter and Us

Shea Butter…. This is our first love and the product that kickstarted Bandale. We came across it when our 3rd son came along and developed eczema. At the time (about 3 months if i remember correctly) it came up in the form of really rosy, sometimes weepy cheeks...
Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is one of those ‘it fixes all’ phenomenons. I came across a customer a short while back who thought it was a ‘new’ thing… When I told him it has been around and used for thousands of years he was surprised! It is used as a...

Acne & Me……

Acne…. This is a concern a lot of our customers come to us with. We get it through our teen years, pregnancy, anything that involves a hormonal imbalance.   I had acne as a child from about the age of 9/10 right the way through to my teens. It was difficult...
Cloth – Cloth Sanitary Protection (CSP)

Cloth – Cloth Sanitary Protection (CSP)

Since having our baby, I have extended my outlook on natural products and have had surprisingly pleasant results so far. I was very unfortunate to be the victim of ‘the rash’ using disposable sanitary pads and having 9 months flow free during my pregnancy,...

RE: Neem Soap containing Palm Oil.

Our company concern with Palm Oil is the commonly used phrase ‘Sustainably sourced’ which when asked, a lot of companies will use in an attempt to assure us of how their Palm Oil is acquired. Our belief is that anything can be ‘Sustained’ once...