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News Flash: Stock Up On Your Body Butters Before April 30th

Hey Everybody!Just a friendly reminder that our body butters are HEAT-SENSITIVE. They do not contain waxes, stabilizers or artificial ingredients to help maintain their whipped consistency. Therefore, between May 1, 2020 and October 1, 2020, when the temperature rises above 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the body butters will go on hiatus.If you can't live without your body butter, like my two guys, make sure you place your order before April 30th. 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 Body Oil is a light, dry oil. Apply...

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Here's A Peek At The Botswana Women Who Harvest Marula That Goes Into Our Body Oils

  Video credit: DLG Naturals BW Marula "pips" - the inner stone of the Marula fruit, much like a plum - offers up oil rich kernels that can be processed into Marula oil. The fruit is picked off the ground when ripe, by villagers, mostly women, in Southern Africa. One marula tree can produce up to 500 kg of fruit a year. The fruit is spread over the ground for several months to dry. The dried flesh is removed, often by beating the marula, as seen in the video. The “pips” are then cleaned and sorted, for eventual production of marula oil by DLG Naturals BW, located in Gabane, Botswana. Excerpt from, Marula Harvesters in Botswana Prep Marula Pips for Organic Oil...

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Unlocking the Mystery to Exotic African Beauty

Photo credit: Ian Kiragu   Iman. Waris Dirie. Liya Kebede. Alek Wek. Agbani Darego. Fatima Siad. African women have been revered for their exotic beauty for hundreds of years. What are their secrets for caring for their skin while living on a continent that gets the hottest summer climates and the highest sunshine duration (translation: extreme UV exposure)? Throughout history, African women have cared for their skin with natural ingredients, like plants and fruits, provided by the environment. For centuries, radiant skin was a sign of health, so moisturizing was a vital factor in African women’s skincare. That belief still holds true today. Although the women of the various regions (north, south, east, and west) of Africa rely on different...

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