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We love Black Tea

Black tea has so many benefits. It’s not only good for your digestive system and heart when drinking, but it’s excellent for your skin too. Black tea fights free radicals, rooibos clears up acne, and the caffeine in it helps minimize puffiness making it excellent for dry, dull itchy skin. Black Tea is also an anti-inflammatory which not only helps to reduce swelling in the skin, but it also increases circulation and promotes skin regeneration. I don’t know how true this is, but I read that: Black tea originated in China in 1590 around late Ming Dynasty and early Qing dynasty. Earlier, the Chinese would only drink green or oolong tea. Legend has it that army men while passing through...

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BacuriBFF

BacuriBFF    Bacuri Butter is officially my new best friend. I love not only the rich aroma and color of this butter, I love how good it feels on my skin. It’s dark color leaves a golden glow on your skin that absorbs quickly but creates almost a barrier that leaving your skin super soft and velvety smooth.   Bacuri is from the Brazilian Amazon Forest  and has both the color and consistency of fudge. After using it one time, Bacuri butter was instantly promoted to the most magical of all butters in my buttercream recipes.    It’s excellent for all skin types, including oily and sensitive skin and has firming, moisturizing, astringent, soothing and cell renewal properties.    Even...

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What is Buttercream?

I get asked a lot, what exactly is buttercream? Is it a body butter or is it just lotion?    Although technically it could be a combination of the two, it’s actually neither.   Our Buttercream is basically a rich body cream, but it looks and feels as light as buttercream on a cupcake.    While it’s not a true body butter because it’s made with water, it does have a high content of butter. I consider it more than just a lotion because many lotions are made with just water and oil.    We’ve created 9 different buttercreams with combinations of Shea, Cocoa, Cupacao, Illipe and Tucuma butters. Each buttercream leaves your skin moisturized ALL day with no need...

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Why we 💛 Honey...

Why we 💛 Honey 🍯 There are several benefits to honey in skincare. The first one being that it’s a natural ingredient. Honey is also naturally antibacterial so it's great for acne treatment and prevention. Honey is great for aging because it’s full of antioxidants, which is believed to slow down the aging process. As a natural humectant, honey moisturizes the top layers of the skin. This extra moisture can help improve wrinkles and create a glow. Honey also works to soothe dry, irritated, and sensitive areas.So what makes honey a great ingredient? Honey contains more than 180 unique compounds, is produced by honeybees from flower nectar and contains acids, enzymes and proteins that are good for your skin. As...

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Did you know...

Did you know...Illipe butter protects against UV-A and UV-B rays? Illipe Butter promotes sun protection and relieves sunburn while it softens the skin. Illipe Butter also has long-lasting moisturizing properties and helps repair chronically dry, cracked skin.  With the weather warming and summer being around the corner, we’re adding a new buttercream blend featuring Illipe Butter! Our new Honey Oat blend is a soothing blend that’s made with oatmeal, honey, goat milk and chamomile extract. We add Sweet Almond and Sunflower which are excellent for skin conditions like eczema and create an extra layer of protection against the sun. Stay tuned...

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