Katavi’s African Names

Tiisa

EYE CREAM
Firming

Tiisa means to tighten or to strengthen. When defending themselves, the Basotho people use Tiisa to tighten and reinforce their defenses.

Our Eye Cream visibly tightens and reinforces the delicate skin around the eyes.

iSihlangu

MOISTURIZING DAY CREAM
Super-hydration

iSihlangu are shields carried by Zulu warriors. They also provide valuable protection against the elements. No warrior travels without his iSihlangu.

Our Moisturizing Day Cream helps hydrate and firm skin subject to daily environmental assaults.

N/um

KIGELIA BOOSTER SERUM
Skin perfector

The iKung bushmen of the Kalahari believe in a natural healing force, which they call N/um.

Our Kigelia Booster Serum is our N/um, formulated to help skin feel revitalized and visibly smooth skin tone.

Tula Tula

INTENSIVE NIGHT CREAM
Renew and brighten

Tula Tula is a lullaby Zulu mothers use to sing their children to sleep.

Our Intensive Night Repair promotes hydrated, smoother and younger-looking skin as you sleep.

Nomvula

‘MIRACLE’ HYDRATION OIL
Dry skin relief

Nomvula is the Xhosa word that captures the glorious sensation of the first rainfall at the end of a long, dry season.

It also perfectly describes the feeling dry skin has after fortification with our ‘Miracle’ Hydration Oil.