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Victoria Beckham's Handy Helper - Shea Hand Butter

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Victoria Beckham's Handy Helper - Shea Hand Butter

You may have noticed we have been in the press lately as a result of Victoria Beckham's mention on Instagram stories. 

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Aviela Black Friday discounts and deals 2018

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Aviela Black Friday discounts and deals 2018

We love Black Friday, so we are definitely taking part! It's a great opportunity to stock up on your favourites or even try out some new products for much less. Code : #BLACKSOAPFRIDAY Black Friday takes place each year towards the end of November. As the date approaches, we'll be providing further updates via our website, newsletter and social media channels. See you there! For further instructions on how to sign up to our newsletter, click here. If you would like to follow us on social media, click the links below: Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter  

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Mother's Day Competition. Win Win Win!

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Mother's Day Competition. Win Win Win!

Win our Sensational Skincare Collection for one special mum or you! Happy Mother's Day! Want to give your mum a cool gift this Mother’s Day? Surprise her with a selection of our shea butter goodies. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time you started thinking about what to get her for her gift. We’ve got an amazing giveaway lined up for you to win to get you or your mum looking young, radiant and stress-free. Enter our competition  *GIVEAWAY ALERT* Win a Sensational Skincare Collection (£35 value) in our Aviela Giveaway. One lucky winner will be randomly drawn from the entries...

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Preparing for summer - Unrefined Shea butter for sun burn treatment

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Preparing for summer - Unrefined Shea butter for sun burn treatment

Summer is here and we look forward to enjoying the warm weather, where we can soak in the sun, swim at the beach or pool, have a picnic at the park with our family or perhaps a summer barbecue in the garden with our friends and family.  But summer heat can cause exposed skin to become dry and sunburned.  And even more important is to ensure that this sunburn doesn't later result in premature ageing and skin cancer. Shea butter can protect your skin from the sun and is a much healthier choice. While the SPF is about 6, it can...

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What is the difference between refined and unrefined shea butter?

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What is the difference between refined and unrefined shea butter?

Unrefined Shea butter vs Refined Shea butter What is the difference between refined and unrefined shea butter? I have been this asked many times by people - how do you determine authentic unrefined African Shea butter from refined European Shea butter? Well, the answer is simple:  The authenticity of Unrefined Shea butter can be determined in two ways. Firstly through the colour of the butter and secondly through the smell of the butter The Colour of Unrefined Shea butter can be yellowish (please note it is not yellow), beige or off-white.  Refined Shea butter, on the other hand, is Pure White and...

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