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Shea butter is a great ingredient for lip care because it is rich in vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and fatty acids. These nutrients are essential for keeping the lips healthy and soft. Shea butter is also a natural antioxidant, which means it can help protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals.

Before you can whip shea to make body butters it is whipped vigorously by hand to coagulate the oils.  Much like churning cream to make butter.

Kombo butter is high in myristoleic acid, which is used to treat all kinds of muscle and joint pain. To make the most of Kombo Butter's amazing benefits, we have compiled some of our favourite Kombo DIY recipes here!

Roasted Shea Butter? Seriously? How do you Roast Shea Butter?

Fact: All handmade shea butter is roasted to help release the oils. Factory made shea butter uses chemicals and toxins to release the oils.

Hear directly from the founders about how the Kombo Butter industry developed

An interview discussion from deep in the Kombo/Cocoa forest with Sule and Aunty Agnes, leaders who literally created this industry and the positive impacts it is having on women, families and environment, and Susu, a Ghanaian product formulator who loves working with Kombo Butter.

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Every order and every tip made an impact.  Your purchases & contributions, and your customers purchases, impacted the lives of over 1,000 rural women and their families in December.  Read on for some of the highlights.

Handmade.  Small Batch.  What do they really mean when it comes to Shea Butter?

They mean a lot, when you realize that the alternative to handmade shea butter is mechanically processed and chemically extracted!  Yuck! 

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New Eco-Ergonomic Shea Roasters are a big hit with the hard-working women in Konjeihi.

Hear from local leader, “Aunty” Gifty as her and Jeremy discuss how they are easier, faster, safer and can reduce environmental impact and deforestation by up to 90%.

Much excitement with the women at Konjeihi and the Baraka team as Jeremy and Abdul from Burn Design Lab arrived with three new custom-designed shea roasters, sponsored by long-time Baraka customer evanhealy.

Let me share a few Leadership Thoughts from the Trenches that I will be trying to apply in 2023.  

2022 and the years before have been full of blessings, adventures, learnings and challenges - all of which I have tried to use as fodder for learning and fuel for growth (but, certainly not always successfully).

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If you live in Australia, Greater China/North Asia, Philippines or Mexico you can order directly from local Baraka distributors using the links below.

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