"99% OF THE INGREDIENTS ON OUR LABELS HAVE A
GENUS + SPECIES. WE BELIEVE IN THE WISDOM + SOPHISTICATION OF MOTHER NATURE. WHEN IT COMES TO MAN-MADE SKINCARE, WE DON'T HAVE THE ANSWERS SWAY. LUCKILY, THE EARTH IS A PATIENT TEACHER."
"You Ain't Gotta Lie to Kick It!"
We're not a Typical Brand. We are Passionate, Honest + Truthful + We want to Improve Lives. I mean, being Ballers would be Great, but never at the Expense of our Values.
Our products are made from 98% natural, organic ingredients. We use food-grade extracts, oils, and butters. To ensure the health of our customers, our products do NOT contain parabens, artificial preservatives or fragrances, chemical enhancers or surfactants.
Our products contain no added water (H2O).
We Are Committed to Producing Our Products in A Manner that Minimizes our Environmental + Social Impact.
We Favor Producers That Support Local Economic Development For Women.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP)estimates that an average of three million African women work directly or indirectly with shea butter. The top shea nut–producing countries are Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin and Togo. We purchase our Shea and Black Soap directly from these women who through affiliates of the Global Shea Alliance and the Union for Ethical BioTrade.
We Purchase Sustainable Ingredients from Small Suppliers.
Our Jojoba, Rose, Avocado and almost all of our other ingredients are sources directly from small, independently-owned farms and cooperatives in the United States and Worldwide, such as the poverty-stricken, Balkan region of Bulgaria.
WE CARE ABOUT HUMANS!
Nok Apothecary Fundamentally Believes That Cost Should Not Inhibit Anyone’s Access to High-Quality Skincare.
We Donate at least 100 Bars of Soap + Jars of Body Butter to Veterans, Homeless Individuals + Families and/or People Suffering from Mental Illness. If you have more than one Child, we will offer you a discount on your Order to make things easier for you. Single Moms + Dads, Retired People, Students or those on Fixed + Limited Income can easily request a discount Online or in Person. Please don’t be embarrassed to ask.
"May Peace Prevail on the Earth”
We Believe that Every Individual Deserves the Right to Reach His or Her Highest Potential, as Mandated by the UN Declaration on the Right to Development. We are Champions of the Underdog + the Unsung Heroes of the World. We Care a Lot More About What We are Leaving Behind, Versus what we are taking from this World. We continue to Advocate + Pray for World Peace + the Alleviation of Suffering in its many Forms. We've dedicated our Website as a Peace Pole, as part of the World Peace Project.