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Ever wonder how to start a beauty business? Have questions about Kahina products or ingredients? Curious about the behind the scenes at Kahina Giving Beauty? Want to know my favorite places to [...]

KAHINA turns 10, episode 4

So, now I had a chemist and argan oil, but still needed a brand identity (having decided against Argan Organics), to develop packaging and identify someone who could manufacture my formulas. An [...]

Proudly certified by Ecocert

When I started down this road ten years ago, it was truly the Wild Wild West in the “Organics” category of cosmetics. Brands using small amounts of natural and/or organic material in formulations [...]

KAHINA™ turns 10, episode three

With a little help from my friends… One month after my return from touring the argan forests and placing my first order for argan oil, I received a notice from the Post Office that a [...]

KAHINA™ turns 10, episode 2

I am often asked how I went from discovering argan oil on vacation to creating a full-blown brand featuring argan oil as its core ingredient.  I’ll admit it isn’t an obvious leap.  But it didn’t [...]

The Art of Formulating

As a partner in a family vineyard and winemaking business in the Napa Valley, I am intrigued by the similarities between making wine and formulating natural cosmetics. Both pursuits are grounded [...]