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Moisturizing Bath Truffles

[POSTED ON: 4th September 2019]

Bath Truffles are a self-care treat for the tub. With this simple homemade DIY you can experience a luxurious bath time treat that leaves your skin nourished.   Ingredients: Mango Butter 125 grams Shea Butter – 60 grams Coconut Oil – 20 grams Emulsifying Wax – 20 grams Lavender Essential Oil – 3 grams Instructions: 1. Measure each of the… [read more]

French Green Facial Soap

[POSTED ON: 29th August 2019]

This recipe comes from the New Vegan Soap Cookbook. It creates an amazing lather that naturally cleanses the skin. By incorporating French Green Clay it gently detoxifies the skin while giving it an extra dose of moisture. This is a great recipe to try for problematic skin or as a weekly skin ritual for a deep cleanse. Ingredients: Rice Bran… [read more]

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]

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]

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]

Nourishing Shea and Hand Balm Recipe

[POSTED ON: 23rd May 2019]

Shea butter is an incredibly versatile and nourishing ingredient to keep at home. I love adding it to everything, and I love making my skincare with it! Today, we’re making shea hand balm. The recipe makes a fragrant, vegan, nourishing, and conditioning balm that easily nurtures the skin, feeding it all that good stuff, while protecting it from the environmental… [read more]

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]

Chili and Chocolate Muscle Salve

[POSTED ON: 10th February 2019]

Your muscles will get excited at the name! Chili & Chocolate Muscle Salve.  And wait until they feel the soothing warmth and energy. Ingredients 1 oz. cocoa butter 1 oz. shea butter 1 oz. beeswax .5 oz. macadamia nut oil .5 oz. sesame oil 24 drops. Chili seed essential oil 12 drops cocoa absolute Instructions Melt the shea butter and… [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]

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]

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]

Lavender Shea Lotion

[POSTED ON: 24th October 2018]

Relaxing, calming and amazing for your skin. Perfect after bath/before bed skin treatment. Lavender scent will help you relax and sleep while the lotion repairs, rejuvenates and moisturizes your skin. You can Ingredients 10 tbs of Baraka Shea Butter 10 tbs of safflower oil 3-4 drops of Lavender essential oil A hand immersion mixer Directions Put Baraka Shea Butter and… [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]

Coconut/Shea Balm

[POSTED ON: 22nd October 2018]

Amazing balm. candy for your skin! Ingredients ½ cup of Baraka Shea Butter ½ cup of Jojoba ¼ cup of Coconut Oil Essential Oil (a few drops of your favourite. Coconut is good but feel free to experiment Instructions Put all ingredients (except essential oils) into a heat-safe glass bowl and mix together. Place the glass bowl in a saucepan… [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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