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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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Does Your Skin Behave Differently At Night Than During The Day?

Does your skin seem to behave differently at night than during the day? If you answered, "Yes," that's because it does behave differently at night.Your skin cells shift their structure from day to night. Your skin loses more water, transepidermal water loss (TEWL), in the evening. This causes more irritations from rosacea, eczema and other skin conditions.Therefore, you want to use different ingredients at night than you use during the day. At night, you want to use richer ingredients for maximum hydration.Look for products that include Nilotica Shea butter, mango butter, Marula oil, Baobab oil, Mongogo oil, glycerine, and other richer ingredients.Also, be mindful that layering too many actives at night is not beneficial. Your skin has less water.

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