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Why Shea Butter Is So Good For Your Skin

Extracted from the nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) that is native to Africa, shea butter is a fatty oil that exists as a solid at room temperature. The Karite tree bears the fruits, and the nuts inside the fruits are of prime importance. These nuts are crushed, boiled, and manipulated to extract a light-colored fat, which is commonly referred to as shea butter. The main components of shea butter include oleic acid, stearic acid, linoleic acid, etc. It gets absorbed quickly into the skin as it melts at body temperature. Its moisturizing and healing properties prove beneficial for many skin issues. It also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties (to a certain extent) that can be utilized to treat...

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To Know Who You Are, Is Everything To Know

Hello beautiful souls! I hope you are feeling amazing today, as you deserve to feel like you are on top of the world!.. So let's get right into it. I was recently in the park in Downtown Atlanta when I was approached by a young man who seemed to be dressed as a monk (not sure cause I've never really encountered many in real life), but if I had to guess, yes, monk would be the description. However, his appearance isn't of much importance, but what he had in his hands sparked my interest.  He asked me a couple questions concerning spirituality which included the question "How many chakras do we have?" of course I answered "Seven." He then proceeds...

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Don't Be Afraid to Ask - Enlarge My Territory

Hey loves! A few days ago I felt the need to research the meaning of "Ché"... yes, Ché is indeed the second half of my name, however, I never took the time to actually search the meaning.  Well, let me tell you, I'm so happy at what I discovered.  Ché is of Hebrew and Spanish descent with both having the meaning of God will enlarge.  WHEW! I instantly called my mom asking her if she was aware of this, and she wasn't, which I figured, because had she known I would have never heard the end of it and how my name meant I was destined for something greater. Although I never really KNEW the meaning of my name, I always...

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Why Coconut Wax is the Best Wax When it Comes to Candles vs Soy

When it comes to Che Lux, I take much pride in knowing that my company provides nothing but high-quality products. But it's not just the quality that is important, its the healthy ingredients that make the difference! There are many companies bragging about using soy wax for their candles, and that's fine but did you know soy wax contains heavy pesticides and fertilizer additives?!   pes·ti·cide /ˈpestəˌsīd/noun a chemical used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals. Although it may sound like something that is good for the plant itself, I don't see it being something you would want to be burned and lingering in the air your home! Why we use coconut nut wax in...

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March Mindfulness: A Self Care Essential

Hey my loves! I must admit, I have absolutely neglected my duty of keeping up with the blog! 😌 BUT It wasn't intentionally so I won't get too down on myself, however, here I am!  And what better way to start out the new month of March than with a good read. 🙌🏽 These last couple of months have been..... actually, amazing. And now it's time to really hone in on my goals and be mindful of what I am doing so that I am becoming the best version of myself.  You may have heard it a thousand times to be "mindful", but what exactly does "mindfulness" mean? mind·ful·ness /ˈmīn(d)f(ə)lnəs/noun1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something....

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