How to Get Muddy for Beautiful Skin

A lot of us would cringe at the idea of slathering mud all over our bodies and faces, wouldn't we? Something about it just seems wrong. Yet over the last decade, mud has been used in spa treatments worldwide for its healing benefits. The most popular mud for spa treatments is dead sea mud. Why? Dead Sea mud is bursting [...]

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Does Shea Butter Really Reduce Aging Signs?

The questions are real. So are the answers. Find out the real reasons why shea butter effectively reduces aging signs with this fun new infographic!

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Can Shea Butter Heal My Eczema?

Dry, irritated, flaky skin. It's not what anyone wants, but many of us have to suffer through the results of eczema and dermatitis regularly. It's especially  hard when we see our children suffer from the same frustrating skin condition. I remember my daughter going a whole winter with dry, scaly red patches on her [...]

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Want to heal acne with tea tree oil? Find out how with this new infographic!

If you'd like to get your own tea tree oil, you can find it  here ! You can also find green tea and tea tree oil face cream here .

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5 Ways Argan Oil Improves Your Skin

Argan oil, or “liquid gold”, as many people like to call it, is a powerhouse of healing ingredients for your skin and hair. From Morocco, this oil is pressed from the nuts of the argan tree. It is packed with vitamin A, vitamin E, anti-oxidants, Omega-6 fatty acids, and linoleic acid. When you apply it to [...]

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7 Ways Emu Oil Can Benefit You

Emu oil is an ancient Australian remedy that was discovered by the Aborigines, and since has been proven to be a powerful skin healer and natural pain reliever. The oil is rich in vitamins E and A, along with linoleic acid. These ingredients all work together to soften and soothe your skin, and reduce signs [...]

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Welcome to Afrikan Republic - With New Owners

We're so glad you came to Afrikan Republic. Our mission has always been to provide the best natural skin care solutions to the African American community. We would love to help you experience healthy, beautiful skin for a lifetime. As an extra bonus, enjoy the soothing aromas of natural African oils too.Afrikan Republic was founded [...]

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Choosing the right black soap

Too many soaps to choose from ?Black soap derives its name from its dark color. While most authentic African black soaps are actually closer to brown in color - the name "black soap" has stuck.But we carry so many black soaps - which one is right for you? Like so many decisions in life, that [...]

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What to do with hard shea butter?

People love shea butter. They love the instant skin relief that can be found just by rubbing some of this wonderful product into their dry skin or on dry, unmanageable hair. They love it because it’s natural and unrefined. They love it because it’s from Africa.What no one likes is a jar of shea butter [...]

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Top 10 Black Skin Care Issues

All skin types and colors have similarities, and their own uniques set of issues. While caucasian skin is more prone to premature aging and rosacea, African-American skin is more prone to other conditions and problems. With the right treatment though, you can cure these frustrating dilemmas. There are 10 common skin conditions black people often deal [...]

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