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Frankie Apothecary

Frankie Apothecary Kawakawa Repair Balm (Multiple Sizes)

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A superstar in eczema relief.

Frankie Apothecary Kawakawa Repair Balm is perfect for regular use on skin that's prone to eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis, but it's also fabulous for burns, scrapes, dry skin, nappy balm, tattoo moisturiser, lip balm, and as an intensive night-time moisturiser! All-natural, it really is a versatile, all-around healing balm geared at helping soothe dry, irritated and sensitive skin.

Available in: 30 ml, 60 ml, and 105 ml jars

  • Award-winning* Frankie Kawakawa Balm - the only totally natural eczema relief product that contains no water
  • A Top-10 Most Recommended Product in the 2016 OHbaby! Awards
  • Free from irritating preservatives, toxins and stabilisers used in water-based or synthetic formulations
  • Wildcrafted from native New Zealand plants using Māori Rongoā techniques, and blended with pure oils for extra skin nourishment
  • Native NZ Kawakawa has been used for centuries for its amazing healing properties, especially for sensitive or irritated skin

Popular uses for this multipurpose natural Kawakawa Balm are:

  • Relief from Eczema, Dermatitis and Psoriasis  
  • Lip balm 
  • Eyebrow shaper & brow treatment
  • Hand Cream and Gardener's Hand Cream
  • Nappy Balm & Barrier Cream
  • Intensive nightime facial moisturiser
  • Cradle cap remedy
  • Soothing irritated nipples (natural and organic for baby and you)
  • Soothing cuts and bruises and facilitating faster healing by preventing dryness
  • Soothing bug bites, repelling insects and easing sunburn

Kawakawa Infused Olive Oil, Beeswax, Coconut Oil, Sunflower Lecithin, Shea Butter, Jojoba Esters, Sunflower Seed Wax, Acacia Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Kawakawa Extract, Calendula Extract, and Vitamin E

Kawakawa Balm is wildcrafted from native New Zealand plants by embracing traditional Māori Rongoā techniques, and blended with pure oils for extra skin nourishment. .

For eczema, this Kawakawa Balm may help by relieving the itch and creating a gentle barrier on the skin, locking in moisture and supporting active repair.

Apply Kawakawa Balm 2-3 times a day to irritated skin, and then daily as skin begins to heal.

What sets Frankie Apothecary apart?

Frankie Apothecary’s mission is to provide natural and effective skin care products, based on the principles of Māori Rongoā, to relieve the suffering caused by sensitive skin and eczema and provide a healthy and natural alternative to mainstream skin care products.

In New Zealand, we are lucky to live among so many native plants that harbour many medicinal healing qualities. Every Frankie product is infused with healing native plants foraged for by hand using traditional techniques. This, along with zero unnecessary fillers like water, alcohols, nasty preservatives or chemicals, is the reason why so many families have seen success with their dry and irritated skin. 

Why are we so passionate about natural Frankie Apothecary products?

My interest in natural skincare began, oddly enough, with a visit to a fertility specialist. I was shocked to hear that many of the products I was using on my skin could be disrupting the delicate balance of hormones in my body. I started scouring online sites and magazines searching for natural alternatives without the added chemicals. I began replacing products laden with parabens and phthalates, among many other chemicals, for natural alternatives, many of which worked just as well if not better. Natural skincare has been a passion ever since.

After looking for a way to turn my passion into a lifestyle, I met Frankie Apothecary founder, Michele Wilson, and now feel blessed that Frankie has been passed to us to continue the journey she started.

Being of Maori descent (Ngati Porou), I love that Frankie Apothecary draws on principles of Rongoa Maori (Maori herbal medicine) and shares the beauty of traditional healing with more people. It’s been one of several paths to reconnect with my heritage and has led me on a journey to grow my knowledge of Rongoa Maori.

How Frankie Apothecary began

Frankie Apothecary was created from a mother’s love when Frankie’s founder, Michele, created our famous Kawakawa Balm to care for her family who suffered with eczema and very sensitive skin. Her daughter Eva's story was such a common one; itchy dry patches on her knees and back led to tears every night, as she would wake with blood on her sheets from scratching so much. 

After years of doctor visits, allergy tests, eliminating foods and trying every cream under the sun, Michele was desperate! Determined to bring her daughter some relief, she spent hundreds of hours researching what was working overseas - a process that finally led her back to her own heritage and to embrace Rongoa principles.

With the creation of Frankie’s amazing Kawakawa Balm, Eva's dry, itchy, irritated skin cleared within a week. Skin flare ups were then held at bay with regular applications of the Kawakawa Balm and regular Oat Bath Soaks. The Frankie Apothecary business grew organically from there, with many local parents requesting a pot and before long, word spread throughout New Zealand and beyond.  

Our wish is to see every Mum experience the same results with their own children.

Here's the Quick & Dirty Rundown of Everything You Need to Know for Shipping & Delivery:

  • NZ orders are charged a flat-rate of $8.00 per order (no rural surcharges)
  • International shipping will be calculated at the checkout
  • Generally, orders placed by 12:00 PM on business days are dispatched the same day as ordered, via overnight courier (meaning you should have your gorgeous goodies 1-2 business days after placing your order)
  • 95% of packages are shipped via OVERNIGHT COURIER (Courier Post) as our standard level of service (exceptions are big & bulky items to the North Island)
  • Internationl orders are shipped via NZ Post AirMail or DHL Express (you can select at checkout and delivery timeframes are provided there for each service)
  • We DO NOT charge a rural surcharge (please allow additional days for rural delivery)
  • Please anticipate delays after weekends, holidays and promotional times due to increased order volumes
  • You'll receive a shipping confirmation e-mail when your order ships (these can sometimes end up on Spam or Junk, so please have a look there)
  • Orders are dispatched Monday through Friday (excluding public holidays)

For the full details on all of our shipping information, please pop on over here.

OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU

Naked Baby Eco Boutique guarantees that you will be delighted by your shopping experience with us. If you are not happy with any aspect of your purchasing experience, please let us know so we may resolve these issues. Our aim is to not only meet our obligations under the Consumer Guarantees Act, but to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Returns and Exchanges (The Quick and Dirty):

  • You are welcome to return an item for a refund to the original payment method within 21 days of purchase
  • For purchases made online, the cost to return the item to us will be at the customer's expense (and the original shipping fee is non-refundable)
  • Should you wish to exchange size or colour of an item, we will happily do so as part of our complimentary one-way exchange program (you ship the original item to us at your cost, and we will ship the replacement item to you at no additional shipping charge)
  • Outside of 21 days, items may be exchanged or store credit provided, for up to 90 days
  • Items MUST be returned in perfect, saleable condition, including the packaging (unwashed, unused, unworn - please package carefully so they don't get damaged when shipping back to us)
  • All refunds will be processed via the original payment method, once the product is received by us in saleable condition, within 7 business days
  • In the unlikely event that an item is faulty, please get in touch with us ASAP to chat about next steps (please DO NOT use the item)
  • For further information, please refer to our Refunds & Exchanges page or our FAQs

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