Chocolatey Minty Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 2nd April 2019]

Chocolatey Minty Body Butter – so smooth, smells so nice and your skin loves the feel and taste.  Great for gifts too Ingredients 1/2 cup of organic cocoa butter 1/2 cup organic Barka Shea Butter 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup of jojoba or a mild olive oil. 1-2 teaspoons peppermint essential oil 2 tablespoons pure cocoa or cacao powder. 2… [read more]

Cardamom Ginger Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 10th February 2019]

Cardamom Ginger – your nose will be as happy as your skin with this luxurious body butter.  Awaken and refresh your skin, your nose and your day. Ingredients  3/4 cup Shea Butter 1/4 cup Coconut Oil 10 – 15 drops Cardamom Essential Oil 8 – 10 drops Ginger Essential Oil Instructions Melt Shea butter and Coconut oil over low heat… [read more]

Shea Butter for Chapped Skin This Winter

[POSTED ON: 9th January 2019]

Winter weather is bad! Winter skin doesn’t have to be. Shea butter won’t keep you warm, but it can help to keep your skin happy and healthy. Alright, for most of us it’s officially winter. It’s either snowing, extremely windy, or the air is dry and chilly or raining and ugly. The first thing I notice when fall leaves (no… [read more]

DIY Dynamo: Fuller Wallet, Healthier Skin, and Fun too!

[POSTED ON: 21st November 2018]

DIY Dynamo is you? Don’t read further if your wallet is too full, your skin too healthy and you never struggle with what gifts to give. OK, so you want more.  DIY skincare products made with pure, unrefined Baraka Shea Butter can save you money and make your skin and hair super happy.  They are easy and fun to create, make… [read more]

Gingerbread Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 23rd October 2018]

Gingerbread Body Butter!  Deliciously happy and healthy skin.  And easy to make with this simple DIY recipe. Great for the holidays, or anytime you want to treat yourself and your skin Mmmm….delicious gingerbread and this one smells good enough to eat, however, it’s made for your body instead. A delicious body butter that smells good, works amazing and is easy… [read more]

Coconut/Almond Shea Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 22nd October 2018]

Skin candy for your body Ingredients 1 cup Baraka Shea Butter ½ cup coconut oil ½ cup almond oil Optional – 5-10 drops of your favourite essential oil Instructions Put all Baraka Shea Butter and coconut oil into a heat-safe glass bowl and mix together. Place the glass bowl in a saucepan filled with water. Heat on medium and continue… [read more]

Lavender/Shea After Bath Moisturizer

[POSTED ON: 22nd October 2018]

Refreshing, relaxing after bath moisturizing cream. (personalize it with your favourite oils and scents) Ingredients 10 tbs of room temp (or warmer but not melted) Baraka Shea Butter 10 tbs of safflower oil 3-4 drops of Lavender essential oil Instructions Combine Shea Butter and Safflower oil in a glass bowl. Add 3-4 drops of lavender essential oils (or an oil… [read more]

Spread Holiday Cheer with These Skincare DIY’s

[POSTED ON: 3rd October 2018]

IY skin care products are a great way to share love and energy over Christmas. You get the fun of making something healthy and useful that makes a totally personalized gift. And, when you use Baraka Shea Butter you give a gift to the women and families who make too. A really Holiday win win win! The holidays are right… [read more]

Some Favorite Shea Butter DIYs

[POSTED ON: 22nd August 2018]

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… [read more]

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