• Chez Africa | Shea Beauty Blends . 2021 Gift Guide

    Be original. Stress-free gift giving with Chez Africa | Shea Beauty Blends
  • African Beauty Essentials Series: Spotlight on a few treasures from Somalia

    Continuing our women's beauty research journey around the African continent, we arrive in Somalia. It is located on the easternmost peninsula known as The Horn of Africa: home to Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somaliland and Somalia.

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  • African Beauty Essentials Series: Spotlight on a few treasures from #Morocco.

      In Morocco, and exported to the world, a visit to the hammam (traditional bathhouse for body care and beauty treatments) is a prized women’s exp...
  • How often do you bathe or shower?

    Wherever you fall - in the camp of those who shower daily, or those who observe a different interval between all-over cleansing routines - clean skin is the basis for any good personal care regimen.
  • You want an effective way to seal, soften and define your coils

    The TWA, or teeny weeny afro, is always evolving. Keeping a head of healthy, beautiful coils or curls, shouldn't be hard: neither hard to the touch, nor hard to maintain.
  • What mothers know about self-care

    Celebrating Mother's Day this Sunday! We honor all moms past, present and future, and moms in every capacity. To mother a child is to empower a pe...
  • Let's talk deodorants

    If you’re wondering what all the fuss is, about natural or non-toxic deodorant, here’s why.
  • From dreams to missions

    We’re really just at the beginning of our adventure. What we’ve realized is that the dreaming, the wrestling with choices of which treasures within us simply have to be expressed to touch others’ lives, the learning of new things from young people, the challenging of ourselves to keep pressing higher, all go towards making life exhilarating, and possibilities - nay certainties - endless.
  • We begin with Shea Butter

    Shea Butter comes from the nut of the African Shea tree (vitellaria paradoxa), found mainly in the West African savannah belt. It is harvested and ...