What makes our body scrub so amazingly good? Strangely, it is the limitations of making it in Timor-Leste. We don’t use emulsifiers, we don’t use preservatives and we don’t use any artificial ingredients at all. It’s just not that easy to get all the those things in to the country, so we just focus on Timor-Leste’s own natural products.

HAFOTI body scrub is made from our own virgin coconut oil (link). HAFOTI women hand squeeze coconut milk, which is then naturally fermented – never heat treated. So it’s brilliant for the skin. We use Timorese salt () from Tibar to keep your skin smooth and then add good things from the forests and gardens of The country.

Timor is famous for the quality of its coffee, and Coffee is a powerful anti-inflammatory and reduces the appearance of cellulite. It also reduces skin redness. That makes coffee body scrub a great choice.

Cloves are grown by HAFOTI members in the spice forests of Aileu () and we grind them freshly for each batch. Cloves are sensuous and a great anti-oxidant.


Lemongrass is uplifting and fresh – a natural mood booster. It has the added benefit of reducing body odour and discouraging insects.

Jasmine body scrub is a delightful floral fragrance and leaves your skin beautifully scented.

HAFOTI Body Scrub is available at K’Manek Supermarket, Leader, Patel and the HAFOTI shop.

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