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Are you layering your products correctly?

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Tags facial oil, layering, night cream, serum, shea, shea facial butter, skincare

Layering products is as important as using the right products for your skin. It was found that the average US woman uses 12 personal care products and/or cosmetics a day, containing 168 different chemicals! Yep, that’s quite a lot. If you’ve ever bought shea butter or facial oils (some, serums) and had no idea when to apply it in your routine, this is for you.                                                                      ...

Different types of Shea Butter - Raw vs Unrefined vs Refined

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Comments 2 Tags haircare, shea, sheabutter, skincare

Shea butter comes from the nut of the Shea tree, also known as the karite tree. It is a very versatile product which can be used for cooking, as a skin moisturizer, and hair conditioner. There are different types of Shea butter which are determined by how it’s produced and that governs whether it can be used in food or cosmetics. We wrote about the origin of Shea butter before, and in this post we’ll be building on it. The best way to understand the differences between the types of Shea butter is to learn about how Shea butter is...

How To Use African Black Soap Effectively

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Comments 5 Tags acne, black soap, dry skin, oily skin, skincare

African black soap is an all-natural soap considered to be safe for all skin types. We have written in-depth about the origins of black soap in one of our previous blog posts. With proper usage, this soap can keep your skin clear from breakouts, and even-toned. Our bar of black soap should last you well over a month if kept in a dry area. From the reviews, our customers love this soap but there are others who find it drying. The following are tips for using black soap to ensure you get the best benefits out of it: Don’t apply the...

For the guys: be good to yourself and use shea butter to combat razor bumps!

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Tags acne, acne scars, ingrown hair, razor bumps, shaving, skincare

Today we’ll be sharing some golden tips for the age-old essential element of male grooming known as shaving. To start off, it’s quite shocking that so many guys don’t follow good shaving routines. As a result, many guys end up suffering from razor bumps which lead to pain, acne eruptions, and facial scarring. These are not only distressing skin conditions, but they can be very damaging to one’s self confidence and personal image

A cheat sheet on balancing your skin and hair's pH

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Tags acne, dry hair, dry skin, haircare, ph balance, skincare

Your skin and hair have their own unique pH levels and so do the products that you use – tricky. If all you remember is one thing from this post, please remember this: “typically you want to maintain a pH level of 4.5 to 5.5, going significantly higher or lower than can be disastrous”! Today we'll recommend some natural products that we strongly suggest that you use to assist with balancing the pH level of your hair and skin.