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DIY Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 25th August 2019]

This DIY Body Butter is the perfect anti-scarring potion, helping to reduce scars left behind from acne, chicken pox and other skin conditions. Ingredients 1-2 cups of Baraka Shea Butter 3-4 drops each of rosehip oil, seabuckthorn oil, coconut oil, and Vitamin E oil Directions Melt 1-2 cups of shea butter in a double broiler. Place it in the fridge… [read more]

Mango Shea Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 19th August 2019]

Mangoes are tropical and perfect for summer. Keep your skin happy and hydrated with this body butter. Ingredients: 4 oz mango butter 1oz Baraka Shea Butter 2.75 oz jojoba oil 30 drops of your favorite essential oil blend Directions: Cut the mango butter in small cubes and put them in a bowl. Smash the mango butter until you have a… [read more]

DIY Eye Cream with Frankincense & Shea Butter

[POSTED ON: 5th August 2019]

We can’t make any promises about no crow’s feet. What we do know is that protecting and nourishing the delicate eye area is essential. Enjoy the benefits of this eye cream. And, enjoy making it. Ingredients: 10 drops frankincense essential oil 1 ounce pure aloe vera gel 1 ounce Baraka Shea Butter 1 ounce Baraka Virgin Coconut Oil ½ teaspoon… [read more]

Orange Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 22nd July 2019]

Orange you glad (at least we try to be funny) you take care of your skin year round? Your skin sure is – loves these simple, pure, healing creations you treat it with!  And your nose will love the orange/citrus aroma as your skin repairs, rejuvenates and rejoices. Another body butter that reminds you of summer! Lather it on and… [read more]

Whipped Strawberry Body Butter

[POSTED ON: 4th July 2019]

Whipped Strawberry Butter, with Shea & Cocoa Butter. Treat my tastebuds?  Or my skin?  Enjoy this fruity and nourishing body butter for summer hydration! Ingredients: 1/2 cup Baraka Shea Butter 1/4 cup cocoa butter 2 tbsp almond oil 2 tbsp coconut oil 15 drops strawberry fragrance oil 10 drops strawberry seed essential oil Directions: In a double boiler, melt the… [read more]

Whipped Aloe Vera Butter

[POSTED ON: 27th June 2019]

During the summer months, Aloe Vera can easily become a must have in your daily skincare routine. Aloe Vera has alkalizing properties which help to balance your skin’s PH levels. Here at Baraka Shea Butter, we naturally believe that Shea Butter needs to be added to that list! SO, with this dynamic duo, your skin will thank you this summer!… [read more]

Green Tea Detoxifying Night Cream

[POSTED ON: 20th June 2019]

Nighttime magic!  Our skin deserves to be treated like gold, so why not give it a boost overnight with this DIY Green Tea Detoxifying Night Cream? Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties, the perfect ingredient to work on your skin overnight, don’t you think? Ingredients: 1 tablespoon beeswax 1 tablespoon almond oil 1 tablespoon aloe vera juice 1… [read more]

Summer Soothing Cream

[POSTED ON: 10th June 2019]

Easy 4-ingredient / 2-step DIY Soothing Cream.  Make it now.  Summertime is a wonderful season! However, too much sun and lots of bug bites can sometimes be added to the mix, when can make for uncomfortable skin. This Summer Soothing Cream DIY recipe (created by Zakia from Live Soap School can help soothe your skin during those itchy and sore… [read more]

Yummy Apple Night Cream

[POSTED ON: 30th May 2019]

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away ~ what can apples do for our skin? Apples are so rich in many different vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants. Ingredients:  2 apples 4 tablespoons rose water 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 Tbsp Baraka Shea Butter (optional) Preparation: Cut up apples and remove seeds. Blend with olive oil and shea… [read more]

Incorporate Veggies Into Your Skincare

[POSTED ON: 29th May 2019]

‘Sit down and eat your veggies.  Your skin will be healthy and happy!’ That’s what my mom would always tell me.  Well, maybe she didn’t mention happy skin, but it is true – veggies are a great addition to DIY skincare.   Veggies aren’t just healthy to ingest? They are also incredibly powerful for your skin. I’ve gathered a few of… [read more]

Healing Foot Cream

[POSTED ON: 2nd May 2019]

Healed feet are Happy Feet.  Take tired, achy feet, use the cream and feel them smile and come alive.  Ingredients 2 Tbsp Coconut oil (antifungal, antibacterial) 1 Tbsp olive oil (optional) 2 Tbsp Shea Butter (deeply moisturizes skin) 1 Tbsp Sweet almond oil (moisturizes skin) Peppermint essential oil, 7 or 8 drops Directions Combine coconut oil, olive oil (optional), Baraka… [read more]

The Importance of Night Creams

[POSTED ON: 10th April 2019]

Night creams are not just for those of us who are worried about ageing. In fact, night creams are essential in keeping skin moisturized, young (yes, I said it), and radiant. But instead of investing in an expensive night cream that promises the moon and back… Why not create your own and reap the same benefits (and without any of… [read more]

Valentines Day DIY Skincare

[POSTED ON: 6th February 2019]

Love is for life and so is your skin. Try these DIY Shea Butter gifts for your Valentine this year. Easy to make, great for their skin, and great for the hard-working women who make Baraka Shea Butter.

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Luxury Face Cream

[POSTED ON: 24th December 2018]

It’s like Organic Skin Candy for your face! Super nourishing and packed with the miraculous natural goodness of shea butter and lovely vanilla scents.  Works great for all skin-types including dry, damaged, dehydrated, acne-prone, blemished, or sensitive skin. Unrefined shea butter is rich in fatty acids, natural oils, and vitamin A and vitamin E helping it to keep your skin… [read more]

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