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All new unscented lotion

We have heard a few people trying our products that they don’t like lotions with scents and would prefer an unscented lotion.

unscented lotionThough we only use pure essential oils to provide not only a pleasing aroma but also impart other healing attributes to our lotions we decided that a unscented lotion would be a good idea to make available.
We are proud to present you with Nude.  This is our lotion base with no added essential oils so it has no smell other than a very natural nutty note that comes from the Shea butter that we recently started using.

We are sure you will love this as much as our other lotions, especially when you don’t need the benefit of the other essential oil blends and don’t want the additional scent.

 

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A great change to our Shea Butter

One of our suppliers started carrying Shea Nilotica butter,a premium Fair Trade shea butter produced from the fruit of the Vitellaria Nilotica sub species of the Karite tree which grows across Northern Uganda.  This comes from a supplier that supports and affirms is Fair Trade, though they are not going through the certification process so they can pass as much of the proceeds back to the women that are producing this product.  To quote our supplier:
“The nuts are sourced from organically grown trees and harvested by the 1600 member women’s cooperative who are paid fair trade prices 25 – 50% above the rates women earn in the local markets”

Along with being a great replacement to our regular Shea butter we feel that purchasing this product is much more inline with our ideals and goals a a company.

If you have used our products you will not see much change other than a much smoother and less waxy feel from products with Shea butter in them.  Also we are not going to raise our prices even though this product is slightly higher priced than the Shea butter we previously used.

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Please pardon our dust

We are revamping the website to make things more friendly and make it easier to find out about our products and interact with us.

During this transition there may be a few broken links or odd layouts so please check back for our completed site.

Update: We should be done breaking things for now and hopefully our efforts have paid off.  The site flows a lot better and is a lot more mobile friendly.