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You want an effective way to seal, soften and define your coils

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.

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What mothers know about self-care

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 person. We are thankful to our own mothers, who showed us how to take care of our bodies, in time-honored ways. For self-care, using plant oils extracted from nut-tree food sources abundantly available across Africa, has been the standard for head-to-toe beauty applications. Getting our hair done is often a medal-worthy, unhurried team production. And the thorough application of post-bath skin-moisturizing oils is equally important; indulging the senses and banishing ashiness by preventing dull,...

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Let's talk deodorants

Let's talk deodorants

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

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From dreams to missions

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.

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We begin with Shea Butter

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 extracted by women as a source of income and is used for food and medicinally. On the body, it is used to smooth and impart a sheen to the skin and hair of all family members. Shea Butter is naturally rich in Vitamins A, E & F. High in fatty acids, its emollient properties seal moisture in the skin and help maintain collagen. Shea Butter is anti-inflammatory, softens, and soothes skin irritations. Its vitamins and...

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