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How to Look After Sensitive Skin

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How to Look After Sensitive Skin Living with sensitive skin can be hard work, especially on the face and neck areas.  Touch it with anything different and you can often end up with sore, blotchy or red skin, sometimes even a rash or full-on breakout.  Choosing new products and trying something different can be a roller coaster of an experience and then other times, your sensitive skin acts up when you haven’t done anything different.  So why is this and how can you better look after sensitive skin? Diet for Sensitive Skin If you have ever experienced a skin reaction for...

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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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