What Causes Stretch Marks When our bodies change, sometimes it comes with certain skin conditions like stretch marks. Stretch marks are scars that develop on the skin due to rapid weight gain or loss, pregnancy, and puberty. During the initial stages,... Read more

Organic African black soap is a natural cleanser made from simple ingredients that have many benefits. It is commonly known to clear up common skin problems such as eczema, acne, and so much more. If you have been looking for... Read more

Unrefined shea butter has been used by Africans as a skin treatment for centuries. It's known to repair damaged skin, reduce inflammation, improve skin elasticity, and many more. Here's some of the reasons why: Prevents and repairs damaged skin Unrefined... Read more

While there isn’t an exact cause but genetics and environment have a part to play in eczema prone skin. Finding a product that doesn’t dry out your skin can be even harder but with certain emollients, having eczema can be... Read more

1000 Women. Infinite Possibilites. In the spirit of Thanksgiving we're pleased to announce our new initiative: The 1000 Women Project, providing 1000 Women Shea Producers with clean cookstoves in Oyo State, Nigeria.  Inefficient cookstoves used for daily cooking and Shea Butter... Read more

Our New P.U.R.E Collection

We're excited to announce our new P.U.R.E Collection made with ingredients that are good enough to eat! Available at 55 Whole Foods locations in D.C., Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey (Marlton & Princeton), Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky! [If your city isn’t... Read more

Eat Your Way To Beautiful Hair

Here are the Top 5 Nutrients to chow down on to regain Lustrous Locks: 1. Protein is essential for the health of your connective tissue, this includes the keratin in your hair! Without enough protein, your hair will grow more... Read more

Aging & Beauty Is a Double-Edged Sword

Today I celebrate my 53rd birthday and I am grateful for another year of life and all the blessings that lie ahead of me. I wrote an article for Happi Magazine examining global attitudes on aging and beauty in different parts... Read more

Baobab Is Back - 3 Simple Steps to Cure Dry Skin

Have you heard?!  Our signature Antioxidant Body Cream made with Shea Butter & Baobab Oil is back for the Winter season! We creamed 30% of our Unrefined Shea Butter & mixed it with Baobab Oil from the African Baobab fruit... Read more

New Skin: 3 Steps to Softer Skin

How about healthier skin for a doable resolution? Check out our go-to steps for softening your skin no matter the season. Step 1: Exfoliate – Scrub off the dull layer of dead skin cells found on the surface of your skin by... Read more

Hair Growth Tips for Curly Hair

Naturally curly hair needs tender loving care because it tends to be dry and delicate. Luxurious natural oils are best for nourishing and strengthening curly hair to prevent breakage and promote growth. A good hair care regimen that includes rich... Read more

I get asked many questions about the origins and uses of black soap. I love sharing the fascinating information I have gathered both from my experience using it as a child growing up in Nigeria and from my research as... Read more

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