FAQs

How can I use the products by Marcela Aristizábal?

You can find the appropriate directions on the product labels.

What is Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula?

Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula is a product manufactured in an artisanal way with 100% natural fruits, suitable for every hair type. Its excellent formula regenerates and restores dead cells of the hair follicle, restructures the natural movement and volume of strands, and stimulates hair growth. It prevents hair loss and, thanks to its natural components, restores shine, softness, and silkiness to your hair. Additionally, it fights free radicals, is paraben- and salt-free, and has astringent properties that clean deeply, tones up, and restructures your hair. Finally, it prepares your strands by opening their scales so your hair can receive other benefits.

How long should I use Fruto Salvaje hair treatment?

You can use Fruto Salvaje hair treatment as long as you consider it necessary. Results can appear immediately or after three months of use. Discipline and persistence guarantee the good results of the product.

Can I expose my hair to the sun when I apply Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime on it?

Yes, but remember that the sun can harm our hair strands.

Can I use Fruto Salvaje shampoo with the hair conditioner I want?

We recommend using the complete Fruto Salvaje hair line, since this will have better results on your strands. However, the choice of the hair conditioner is a personal decision. Our products aren’t jealous of those that aren’t part of our brand and we don’t use deceitful marketing strategies.

Does Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil eliminate the freckles and stains on my face?

Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil cream helps you deeply moisturize your face and body. We’ve received positive feedback about it mitigating freckles and stains, but we can’t guarantee that because it’s a cosmetic cream whose functions don’t include eliminating stains or freckles.

Can I use Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub every day?

We recommend using Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub up to three times a week. If you have dry skin, use it only once a week.

Can I alternate the use of Fruto Salvaje hair treatment with other products?

The improved formula of Fruto Salvaje hair treatment doesn’t affect any other processes that you’re doing to your hair. So, you can use it alternately with other products.

I feel an itching when I apply Fruto Salvaje hair treatment. Is that normal?

When we start using new products or brands, our body immediately notices that and shows signs. It’s completely normal if you feel Fruto Salvaje hair treatment itching when you apply it. It’s even more normal that this occurs with our fruit-based improved formula due to its components; it can also cause reddening. However, these reactions are harmless.

Does Fruto Salvaje Diente de León anti-dandruff shampoo have an age limit? Can my children use it?

Considering that our hair is defined only at a certain age, we recommend that the little ones use our children line. Fruto Salvaje Azucena for blond or light hair and Fruto Salvaje Amazonía for black or dark hair are the specialized shampoos for them.

Can male genetic or androgenic alopecia be treated with Fruto Salvaje hair treatment?

All our products can also be used by men. However, it’s important to know that there are several types of alopecia—the most common one due to genetic or hormonal problems is baldness. We can’t say that Fruto Salvaje won’t help because every organism is a different universe and products can act differently on every one, with positive or negative effects.

When I apply Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime oil on my hair, my face becomes oily. Why?

Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime is an oily product that can generate unexpected adverse effects if you overuse it or don’t use it properly.

What happens if I don’t want to alternate the Fruto Salvaje shampoo?

No adverse or negative effects will occur. We recommend alternating shampoos so that your strands don’t get used to one reference and, in that way, make the most of the shampoo’s benefits.

Can I consume Frutos de la Montaña if I suffer from high blood pressure?

Frutos de la Montaña powder food contains collagen, biotin, coenzyme Q10, and aloe vera. We recommend you to visit your doctor if you have any special condition.

Does Fruto Salvaje hair treatment work if the reason I’m losing my hair is stress?

Of course. It does by strengthening the hair follicle.

What happens if I use Fruto Salvaje hair treatment more than four times a week?

Fruto Salvaje hair treatment should be used maximum three times a week so the hair follicle is not overstimulated and, therefore, you don’t waste the product.

If I apply Fruto Salvaje Otoño Naranja on my curly hair, can I leave it on?

Fruto Salvaje Otoño Naranja moisturizing hair cream is for every hair type and it should always be removed with abundant water. If you want to apply and leave a product on, we recommend Fruto Salvaje Invierno Limón styling cream, which doesn’t need to be rinsed out.

Does Frutos de la Montaña help me improve my sight?

Our products aren’t intended for medical purposes. Any favorable or unfavorable reaction should be analyzed by a specialist on the medical field.

Doesn’t Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime stimulate body hair growth when applied on the skin, considering it helps eyebrows and eyelashes to grow?

Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime has showed great results in the strengthening of eyelashes and eyebrows, making them more abundant and longer. However, we haven’t received feedback from people with body hair stimulation so far.

Can I apply Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil on my two-month-old baby?

Yes. Since Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil has natural extracts, it can be used on people of all ages, from the second day of being born. In fact, we have positive results on newborns with extra-dry skin and in older people with reduced mobility.

Should I eat healthy so that Fruto Salvaje hair treatment works on me?

Nutrition is very important to look healthy and full of vitality. However, it doesn’t mean that Fruto Salvaje hair treatment won’t work if you don’t eat healthy. It is worth mentioning that all organisms are different and products don’t act in the same way in every organism. Sometimes, we should find the reasons why the hair treatment or other products don’t work on us; one of the answers could be poor nutrition.

Can I consume Frutos de la Montaña when I’m consuming another product containing collagen?

We have to be balanced with what we eat and not overconsume, especially if we’re talking about products rich in vitamins, to avoid vitaminosis (excess of vitamins). We recommend visiting an expert on the subject, who will analyze the contribution of the products you’re consuming to your diet.

How long should I wait to see results if I use all the Fruto Salvaje hair line?

The results of each product can appear in different times for every person, since everyone is a different universe and, therefore, hair qualities are very different. It’s not possible then to establish a time limit, but results will appear. If you want to accelerate the process, you could complement with Frutos de la Montaña (collagen, biotin, coenzyme Q10, and aloe vera) to make your organism work from the inside to the outside. However, this will always be a relative process.

Why do I lose more hair when I apply the day phase of Fruto Salvaje hair treatment?

Before providing shine, silkiness, and softness, Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula cleans your hair from every mistreated and week strands to avoid future loss and help your strands grow. Although this doesn’t always happen, it’s a totally normal process.

Can I add carrot juice to Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime to tan myself?

Our products have a specific purpose. However, since they’re made with natural extracts, it’s possible to mix them to find different benefits. That is to say you can add carrot juice to Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime, but you’re responsible for any alterations.

Can I mix Colfrutivas dried fruits with other fruits in a blender?

Yes, but remember that, since they are dried, they have lost all the water. So, it’s possible that, when you blend them, they turn into smaller pieces that end up with the fruit fiber left out by the process.

Is consuming Frutos de la Montaña twice a day bad for me?

Frutos de la Montaña can only be consumed once a day, every day, because some of its components shouldn’t be overconsumed.

Can I add onion and birth control pills to Fruto Salvaje shampoos?

Our shampoos already have the components required to clean and provide benefits to your hair. However, given their composition based on natural extracts, you can customize them at home by adding other ingredients if you want and consider it necessary.

Why does Fruto Salvaje Petunia de Paz shampoo often leave my hair drier?

Fruto Salvaje Petunia de Paz shampoo is ideal for broken, split-end hair needing an extra dose of hydration and intense nutrition. After use, a very good hydration is necessary either with Fruto Salvaje Otoño Naranja moisturizing cream (conditioner), Fruto Salvaje Invierno Limón (styling cream), Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime, Fruto Salvaje Bomba Extrahumectante, or Fruto Salvaje Bomba Rizos Silvestres. It’s very important to determine if you’re using the appropriate shampoo, as we often don’t provide our strands with what they really need because we don’t differentiate between types of hair: combination, oily, normal, dry, with dandruff, dark, or light.

Why are the granules of Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub so small?

Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas is an exfoliating scrub that contains apricot, peach, and passion fruit seeds which are small and hemispherical, so as not to lacerate the skin when used.

Does Fruto Salvaje hair treatment interfere with my hair dye?

Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula doesn’t interfere with any type of chemical process you’re performing on your strands.

How can I tell if Frutos de la Montaña is working?

This process is perceived in a very individual way; each person sees the changes according to their needs. Factors such as food, environment, water conditions, etc. should be taken into account. After consuming Frutos de la Montaña in a constant and disciplined way, you’ll perceive changes not only in your hair but also in your nails, skin, and inner part of your body.

Why do Fruto Salvaje shampoos have no scent?

Fruto Salvaje shampoos do have scents, but they’re the natural scents of the ingredients they contain. We try not to alter their formulation with chemical supplements.

Why do I have to shake Fruto Salvaje Diente de León shampoo before use?

You should shake Fruto Salvaje Diente de León shampoo to mix all its ingredients.

Is it recommended to apply Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime on oily hair?

Contrary to what many people think, there are oils that bring great benefits to the hair or different parts of the body. One of the ingredients of our Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime is copaiba, an oil with natural astringent and antifungal properties that favors oily skin or hair in their different processes of sebaceous secretion.

Why is Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil rapidly absorbed when applied in mature skin?

Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream is easily absorbed, which doesn’t mean that it doesn’t favor the hydration of the skin. Its degree of dryness plays an important role too. If you consider it necessary, you can apply it several times a day.

One of the ingredients of Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime is argan oil. How good is this oil for acne?

Very good as it’s a natural remedy to put an end to this skin problem. Argan oil has many benefits, including its use to treat skins affected by this type of discomfort, as it’s rich in phenolic compounds and carotenes that have antioxidant activity, benefiting the recovery process.

¿Why may my hair become straight when applying Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula?

Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula isn’t intended to straighten the strands; it returns their body and natural movement, but it doesn’t alter their form. Remember that every person is different and that reactions to the product aren’t always the same; that’s why side effects depend on each organism.

What’s Grupo Gypsys?

Grupo Gypsys is a brand holding company conceived in 2012 with the purpose of producing, importing, and marketing personal care, beauty, and health products. We have a philosophy of social awareness and responsibility, which is reflected on brands that promote healthy lifestyles, care for the environment, and respect for animals. Our business group currently has the following brands: Fruto Salvaje, Alma Salvaje, Frutos de la Montaña, Colfrutivas, Ecosalvaje, Ecosalvaje en Amor Salvaje, and Aguas Nawal; they are leading brands in the national market and have great recognition and credibility.

Can I mix Frutos de la Montaña with foods?

It’s important to pay attention to the kind of food with which we mix Frutos de la Montaña. We recommend preparing it in tortillas that don’t need to be cooked at very high temperatures so as not to alter its components and that don’t have dairy ingredients or coffee. We also recommend adding it to green juices, water, and vegetable drinks. You can also potentiate its effects by mixing it with a little pepper or vitamin C.

Why do some Fruto Salvaje shampoos cause itching after use?

Because of the pH changes to which the scalp is exposed. However, this is usually something unexpected. For that reason, in the recommendations, we suggest to discontinue use if an unfavorable effect occurs, if you consider it necessary.

Could Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream help fade my wrinkles?

Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil, thanks to vitamin E, helps reduce and prevent wrinkles around your eyes. Vitamin E oil moisturizes dry skin and lubricates your eyes, helping you reduce wrinkles and preventing new ones from appearing. It also fights free radicals preventing thus premature aging.

Can I use Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime as a sealer after blow-drying?

Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime is ideal for sealing the ends after blow-drying and after getting a haircut according to the moon phases.

What are parabens? Can they be compared with salts?

Parabens are chemical compounds widely used in cosmetics because they are cheap and a small amount is enough to act as preservatives. They serve to kill bacteria and preserve the cosmetics we use daily, increasing their period of use and safety. Salts or sodium chloride are used to give consistency to the product; however, instead of providing benefits, they can cause excessive frizz or changes in chemical treatments such as permanent hair straightening or coloring. Our shampoos don’t contain any of these two components.

Can people undergoing strong medical treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy, consume Frutos de la Montaña?

If you are undergoing any type of treatment, it’s best to ask your treating physician or an expert in the subject, so that this person be the one authorizing its consumption.

Can I add Frutos de la Montaña to hot or warm drinks?

Frutos de la Montaña can be added to warm, but not hot drinks. Room temperature is ideal so as not to alter its digestive benefits.

Why do some components of Fruto Salvaje Diente de León shampoo get separated?

Because of its nature; as Fruto Salvaje Diente de León shampoo is a product based on natural extracts, its texture, smell, and color may vary, but its benefits aren’t altered.

Do all Fruto Salvaje shampoos contribute to hair growth?

All Fruto Salvaje shampoos stimulate the growth of hair strands, besides providing benefits to each hair type.

Can I use Fruto Salvaje hair treatment when the container is inflated?

Of course. Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula inflates due to micro-bacterial contamination. When this happens, there is a proliferation of bacteria and nutrients that will favor absorption by the hair scales and nourish the hair cortex (heart of the hair), leaving the hair softer, manageable, and shiny. In fact, we sometimes recommend, as an alternative, to leave the treatment outside the refrigerator for one or two days to create this effect.

Does Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime fight free radicals? How?

Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime does fight free radicals. Every day, our cells are attacked by free radicals that try to oxidize them, but there are guardians in charge of protecting them, as in the case of Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime that has antioxidants such as vitamins and minerals capable of protecting cells against the oxidative damage of free radicals.

What do the apricot, peach, and passion fruit seeds contained in Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub provide to my skin?

Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas seeds gently exfoliate the skin, removing accumulated dead cells and impurities which make it look dehydrated and dull. They also provide softness and a radiant appearance of new, healthy, and smoother skin with a uniform tone. They’re ideal for all skin types and ages, and, since they’re small and hemispherical, they don’t harm the skin.

Can I use Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub as a body wash?

You can use Alma Salvaje Fiesta de Semillas exfoliating scrub as a body or face wash maximum three times a week, or as you consider it necessary.

Which of the four oils contained in Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime exactly contributes to hair fiber growth?

The components of Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime work in conjunction with one another. One of them is jojoba oil—similar to the one produced by our hair—which hydrates and conditions naturally. Jojoba oil seals the hair follicle, preventing excessive moisture from penetrating, stimulating blood supply, and activating hair growth.

At what age can I start consuming Frutos de la Montaña?

You can start consuming Frutos de la Montaña at the age of 18.

Can I apply Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream on my face?

Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream can be used on delicate skin such as the face due to its intense and lasting hydration activity that improves elasticity thanks to its nutritional properties, thus preventing oxidation and fighting free radicals which accelerate the aging process.

How many times a day is it recommended applying Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream?

In the evening, after taking a shower, or as many times as you consider it necessary.

What would be the effects if I apply Fruto Salvaje Otoño Naranja on my hair and don’t remove it?

A conditioner is a moisturizer with fat molecules that adhere to the strands during washing to hydrate and detangle. Not removing Fruto Salvaje Otoño Naranja hair conditioner or doing it incorrectly can turn the strands heavy due to the excess product, as it was made to be used for short periods of time.

Why is jojoba oil used in many of the products and not another type of oil?

Jojoba oil is more used than other oils for its versatility and benefits not only for the hair, but also for the body. It’s very similar to the sebum produced by our sebaceous glands. It doesn’t leave a greasy feeling; is safe to use, as it is not toxic or irritating; has a high content of minerals and vitamin E, giving the skin a healthy appearance and fighting free radicals; is antibacterial; can be applied around the eyes, on the skin, and on the hair as a moisturizing treatment or sealer to prevent the unpleasant split ends; is effective to fight acne, allowing the use of Fruto Salvaje Óleo Sublime or Alma Salvaje body creams on oily skin; prepares the skin after shaving, leaving it soft; moisturizes the body and the lips; is a cleanser; and doesn’t clog pores.

How does Frutos de la Montaña help in muscle recovery?

Frutos de la Montaña has protein molecules that, in addition to being beneficial for your skin, are an ideal source to promote muscle recovery by strengthening cartilages, ligaments, and tendons. It provides thickness, strength, elasticity, and shape to the structure of the tissue that protects and covers the muscle fibers to give the proper shape to your body. You’ll see great benefits, not only in your muscles, but also in your hair, skin, and nails, in less than two months after starting to consume Frutos de la Montaña.

Does biotin contained in Frutos de la Montaña lead to hair growth in other parts of my body?

One of the benefits of Frutos de la Montaña is that it stimulates hair growth. The appearance of hair in other parts of the body is more complex, as there are some follicles that can take four to six weeks to show a visible growth, where genetics and hormones play an important role as the main agents for hair growth.

Does aloe vera contained in Frutos de la Montaña help healing externally or only internally?

Aloe vera is a healing and refreshing plant that provides great internal and external benefits. It contains 18 amino acids, being seven of those essential for the formation and structuring of proteins in the human body.

Why does it say that shampoos are salt-free if they contain laureth sulfate?

Because salt (sodium chloride) and laureth sulfate are different. Sodium is a surfactant that gives consistency to the shampoo and makes it a detergent. Laureth sulfate is also a detergent, but it doesn’t harm the hair. This doesn’t mean that products containing sodium are bad or inappropriate; however, you should be careful when applying them after a chemical process, because they can cause dryness or irritation of the scalp. Although it has become a trend to use salt-free shampoos, sulfates serve to encapsulate the dirt and remove it. The important thing in a shampoo will always be its benefits and the hydration it provides.

Should I stop consuming Frutos de la Montaña for a while when I’m done with one 240-gram can? Or can I consume it continuously, one can after another?

We recommend following cycles: consume Frutos de la Montaña for three months and take a break for one month, and so on.

If Fruto Salvaje hair treatment is recommended for hair loss, why doesn’t it work for men?

Fruto Salvaje hair treatment improved formula does work for men, but the reason for hair loss—determined by a specialist—must be clear. There are factors that play an important role such as food, stress, pollution, or water quality which can increase hair loss, but, in most cases, this problem is caused by androgenetic alopecia, and that’s where our treatment doesn’t show positive changes or those expected by men who use it. There are natural processes that sooner or later will lead to hair loss.

Can I consume Frutos de la Montaña if I take many medications?

It’s best to always ask your treating physician since there are many factors to be considered.

Can a person with sensitive skin use Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil body cream?

Yes. Because of its anti-irritant properties, Alma Salvaje Mantequilla de Marfil is suitable for skins that redden easily and with an allergic tendency and for the skin of people who remain lying down for a long time, as it prevents the appearance of sores.

What can I mix Colfrutivas dried fruits with?

You can mix Colfrutivas dried fruits with all kinds of foods and add them to infusions, and even replace sugar in desserts and cakes. You can include them as an ingredient in different meals to increase their nutrients and enjoy their benefits; for example, in salads of meats or pasta and in more traditional options such as cereals, oat tortillas, juices, or fruit chips.