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It's Getting 'Hot In Herre': Time To Switch To Body Oil

Photo credit: Jacqueline Williams Hey Everybody!Just a friendly reminder that our body butters are a HEAT-SENSITIVE ITEM. They do not contain waxes, stabilizers or artificial ingredients to help maintain their whipped consistency. Therefore, between May 1, 2019 and October 1, 2019, when the temperature rises above 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the body butters will take a sabbatical.If you can't live without your body butter, like my two guys, make sure you place your order before the end of April. If you already have your stash set for the summer, make sure to keep it in the refrigerator to help maintain its whipped consistency.Another option, which is my favorite, is to use body oil during the summer. Our 100% pure, wild-harvested Marula...

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4 Ingredients To Get Glowed Up For The Summer

Photo credit: Nicole Berro  Are you ready to get your summer glow on naturally? I'm going to teach you the traditional Somali huruud (turmeric) way. I've been using this for a while. Trust me, it's not complicated and you'll love the results. It's as simple as four ingredients you probably have in your kitchen. Start by mixing 1 tsp turmeric (antioxidant, good for acne), 1 tsp gram flour or finely ground oats (exfoliating), 2 tsp yogurt (anti-aging, need I say more?), and 1 tsp olive oil (restores smoothness, protects from UV rays).Apply all over your face, avoiding your eyes. Here's a tip: I apply it with the silicone spatula I use for mixing to prevent staining my fingers. Don't worry,...

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Spilling The Tea On Beautiful Skin

Photo credit: Nappy During the cold winter months, I like to get cozy with a hot cup of tea. There’s something comforting about wrapping my hands around the warmth of the teacup. The heat travels through my body and rests gently in my core. It evokes a feeling of relaxation that tames my winter chill. I’m also comforted knowing that my tea works wonders for my skin. I’m always looking to naturally improve my skin health. One place to start is on the inside. External applications of skincare products only enhance your outer glow. When you’re looking to get your glow on, look to the inside. It may sound trite and clichéd, but what’s going on inside your body manifests...

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5 Tips for Glowing Skin

Photo: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios As I watched the movie, Black Panther, I marveled (no pun intended) at the beauty of the women’s skin. Lupita Nyong’o’s, Danai Gurira’s, and Florence Kasumba’s skin were flawless like they had been hand-dipped in rich chocolate. I thought − no amount of Hollywood smoke and mirrors can produce skin so radiant. The secret to flawless skin lies within your skincare routine. I’m talking about a routine that goes beyond basic cleansing. Below are five easy things you can do right now to achieve a royal glow. Dry Brush Your Skin Daily Dry brushing before you shower or bathe helps unclog pores. It cleans pores allowing your skin to breathe to aid in acne and blackhead...

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