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Our New Body Serum, FEZ inspired
It has been said that the city of Fez is more of a state of mind than a place. Having been there a number of times and anxious to return, I would...
A Day In My Moroccan Life
Breakfast of fresh squeezed orange juice, crepes, bread with fresh jam, fresh fruit and mint tea on the terrace of Riad Dar One in Marrakesh. A ...
Giving Back in 2012
It was wonderful to see the sheep that we donated to the women of the village of Tazghelilt and what a difference they are making in their lives. ...
The truth about argan cooperatives
While most companies selling argan oil and argan-based products claim to purchase their products from women's cooperatives in Morocco, it is impor...
Visit to Morocco May 2012
I've just returned from Morocco after a 10-day trip that took me from Casablanca to Marrakesh, Essaouira, Agadir, Taroudant and the Anti-Atlas Mou...
A Healthy and Prosperous New Year to All
Its been a great year for Kahina Giving Beauty. During our second full year of selling products we reached several milestones, including domes...
For the Gift That Keeps on Giving - Goats
When I first visited the remote village of Tazghelite, I received an especially heartwarming welcome from the women who live there.One of th...
Argan Oil Quality
There are varying qualities of cosmetic argan oil on the market, as evidenced by the wildly differing prices for oil sold on sites such as Amazon....
The Argan Extraction Process
In an effort to preserve the quality of argan oil on the market and control the rights to the usage of the argan name, Morocco has a plan to insti...
The Argan Process at Tazghilite
After the nuts are gathered, the nuts are weighed before being de-pulped and cracked.
Each woman keeps a log noting the amount of nuts she has br...
The Women of Tazghilite
As is the case in several of the small remote villages I have visited in Morocco, Tazghilite is populated mostly by women. The men of the village...
Fair Trade in Tazghilite
I had the extreme pleasure of visiting a Fair Trade argan producer in the tiny village of Tazghilite in the Anti-Atlas Mountains, two hours from T...
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