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Using Baraka Shea Butter in My 60’s

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Using Baraka Shea Butter in My 60’s

Smooth, supple skin well into your 60's? Sign us up! Kathleen Chopra shares her story with us about how Baraka Shea Butter has given new life and energy to her 60-year old skin. Hi fellow Baraka lovers! Kathie, here. It’s apparent that this magic butter does wonders to prevent youthful skin from aging, and that’s great! But, what about skin that has already aged (like mine)? Ha! I have recently been using Shea Butter (and I’m a huge fan of Baraka Shea Butter, specifically). As a result, I’m noticing my 60-year old skin looking and feeling youthful and vibrant again. I’ve tried...

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Some Favorite Shea Butter DIYs

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Some Favorite Shea Butter DIYs

By now, you have probably heard of Shea Butter: the hair and skin superfood. Anyone who has ever incorporated it into their skincare routine will tell you the results are incredible! Besides its ultra-nourishing and moisturizing advantages, it can also help with skin inflammation, skin disorders, stretch marks, scars, sunburns, crows feet, fine lines, and more! The list is endless and goes beyond the marketed “anti-aging” benefits that we often see associated with Shea Butter. High end skin care products can be pricey, and while we may feel the need to purchase them in order to see results, you can...

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10-Minute “Rawmazing” DIY Shea Butter Lotions

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10-Minute “Rawmazing” DIY Shea Butter Lotions

Alright, I don’t have too much spare time in my average day anymore. However, one thing I do make time for is making DIY skincare products. I find that the chemicals and parabens in store-bought creams and lotions make my skin super irritated (yes, I am a sensitive gal). I also love a minimalist lifestyle, so I refuse to add more than three ingredients into any DIY I attempt AND I will not spend more than an episode of Modern family making it. So if you are like me and occasionally wake up with dreaded crocodile skin (okay, a good...

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Benefits of Natural Skincare Products

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Benefits of Natural Skincare Products

People have been concerned with beauty since the beginning of time. Using natural ingredients such as Shea Butter and honey to achieve a flawless look is not a new concept. With the passage of time and advanced technology, we now have a variety of options to choose from. And, while many stores are filled with products that contain synthetic based ingredients, the growing trend finds us seeking out products that use natural, unrefined and raw ingredients: Back to basics and we love it here at Baraka Shea Butter! There are a number of benefits to using skincare products that contain natural ingredients:...

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Shea Butter: The Benefits of this Skin Superfood

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Shea Butter: The Benefits of this Skin Superfood

Shea Butter. Even the name sounds luxurious and rejuvenating! This creamy, rich superfood originates from the nuts of the Shea Tree and is packed with Vitamin A, E, and F, and provides moderate UV protection. Similar to Argan Oil, Shea Butter was originally used by African woman to keep their skin supple, moisturized, and healthy. Since then, it is included as the base in almost every skincare line for the many benefits it can provide to your skin! Moisturizing Shea Butter instantly melts at skin temperature and quickly absorbs into the skin. You’ll notice that dryness can often cause your skin to...

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