Fledgling skin care brand Peini brings gifts from Ghana to UK

New skin care brand works with West African farmer’s co-ops to bring benefits of natural remedies to UK consumers

The Founders behind new skin care brand Peini have spoken out about their ambition to bring Ghana’s gifts of nature to UK consumers.

Kwaku Kyei, 32, and his wife Sarah Nicolas-Kyei, 29, launched the Peini brand last year, motivated by the desire to spread Ghanaian natural remedies and their skin benefits to people outside of the region.

Peini means ‘gift’ in Dagbani, a language derived from the Dagomba tribe in Northern Ghana.

Kyei told Cosmetics Business: “Growing up in Ghana I was raised with the many medicinal plants whose extracts have been healing the rural population for generations.

“Upon my 12 years spent living in the UK I have come to value the benefits of these natural remedies and have noticed the lack of knowledge . . .

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