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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Shea butter for sunscreen protection

Use DIY Fluffy Whipped Shea Butter Cream a deep conditioner for hair, body massage oil, dry skin hydration, eczema relief, and sunscreen protection.


Shea butter for sunscreen protection

Shea butter for sunscreen protection

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups room temperature raw shea butter (yellow in color)

1/2 cup coconut oil

2 tablespoons honey

8 drops of your favorite essential oil


Directions:

Add all ingredients into the bowl of a stand mixer with whisk attachment on medium-high speed and beat until light and fluffy.

Scrape the side of bowl while mixing. Add your fully whipped shea butter to a mason jar or an empty plastic jar with a cap.


Use: Use DIY Fluffy Whipped Shea Butter Cream a deep conditioner for hair, body massage oil, dry skin hydration, eczema relief, and sunscreen protection.


Types of shea butter

1. Raw shea butter is butter is shea butter which has not been filtered or molded into shapes.

2. Unrefined shea butter is filtered and sometimes molded.

3. Refined shea butter has undergone processing to remove its odor.

4. Ultra-Refined Shea Butter has been significantly filtered and processed, which usually loses the natural goodness of the shea nut.


Use DIY Fluffy Whipped Shea Butter Cream a deep conditioner for hair, body massage oil, dry skin hydration, eczema relief, and sunscreen protection.

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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