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The Benefits of Glycerin for Skin


Glycerin, also called glycerol, can be used on all types of skin including oily skin. It is used to treat many oily skin conditions, like acne, skin infections, wrinkles and fine lines.  Glycerin attracts moisture onto your skin which is why it is considered a humectant. Glycerin is an emollient, making skin not only oist, but soft and supple to the touch. Glycerin in lotions or other skin care products can help prvent or combat dry skin.   And if you have dry skin on your face, you can apply glycerin topically onto your face to increase and lock in moisture on the skin to cure the dryness. It gives you moisturized and cleansed skin, without any side effects.  Glycerin suits most people and the effects of glycerin on skin are healthier. It can provide a more attractive, natural-looking appearance.

Moisturizing: Glycerin acts as a very effective moisturizer on the skin. It makes your skin absorbs water from air reducing the dry and dull patches on your skin. It’s therefore very useful in winters as well. Glycerin can be applied directly onto the skin as a moisturizer. Dab a cotton ball with glycerin and apply it onto your skin. Wow, you will feel your skin gets soft, supple and hydrated immediately on its application. It adds hydration and health to your skin. Glycerin is also known for its meditative properties that work to heal dry, rough and irritated skin.

Smoothing: As the skin ages, it looks dull and gets susceptible to irritation, redness and many other conditions, such as dry skin due to losing its ability to retain moisture. With aging, your skin gets rough – but using glycerin regularly can make your skin smooth and prevent other problems associated with dryness. This also helps in smoothing your skin and face by filling in the tiny cracks in the dry skin.

Maintains Water Balance:  Humectants in glycerin attract water from air and help in retaining water in the skin. When glycerin or glycerol is applied to the skin, it minimizes water loss due to evaporation and maintains the skin’s water balance on an intercellular level– so keeps the skin well hydrated and nourished.

Nourishes Skin: Because of its skin nourishing properties, glycerin can be used every day. Its regular use will help to keep your skin healthy, soft and fresh.

Enhances Skin Appearance: Glycerin acts as an emollient that keeps your skin not only moist, but soft and supple to touch. It makes your skin looks healthier and attractive, devoid of the scaly looks and other characteristics of dry skin. Its therapeutic effects on wounds and other skin disease also lead your skin to look healthier and smoother.

Heals Skin:  Glycerin is able to guide cells to grow and mature more effectively, thus helping the skin heal. Glycerin also acts as a natural medication for fungal infections like eczema and psoriasis, by reducing bruising and helping the infected tissue and cells to repair themselves more quickly.

Protects Skin:  Glycerin increases the thickness of the epidermal layer and improves barrier function. It helps keep harmful chemicals and environmental elements sout of the skin and locks moisture in.


Stretch Marks and treatments

Collagen in the skin is known as the main building blocks of what is known as connective tissue.61O5Lqx4a6L._SL256_ This connective tissue is what gives the skin elasticity, when there is a disturbance in collagen stretch marks can develop. Collagen is needed to keep your skin stretchy, so the less there is in your skin, the more likely it is that stretch marks will develop.

Stretch marks appear when your skin is stretched suddenly, most common ways are through pregnancy, weight gain or weight loss.  They occur in the strong middle layer of your skin (the dermis), which supports your skin’s outer surface (the epidermis).  Their severity is affected by several factors, including your genetic tendency, degree of stress on the skin and cortisone level. Cortisone — a hormone produced by the adrenal glands — weakens elastic fibers in the skin.

While many of us are genetically destined to meet a stretch mark fate, there are some things you can do to curb your chances of ending up with the pesky stripes.

  1. Avoid rapid weight gain or loss
  2. Eat a diet is rich in protein
  3. Keep skin well moisturized which allows for more give and stretch without trauma to the skin

Ways to treat stretch marks


Bio Oil

Bio Oil treats aging skin, dehydrated skin, uneven skin tones, blemishes, stretch marks and even old scars. It works best if you apply it by massaging it into the area that is affected twice a day until the skin has fully absorbed the oil.


Stay hydrated

Staying well-hydrated is indeed an excellent way to reduce the possibility of getting unsightly marks on your skin. Dry skin is less elastic than healthy, well-hydrated skin. If your skin is moisturized, you are less likely to develop stretch marks, as your skin can adapt to changes in your body weight and shape more easily. If you are prone to stretch marks, make sure you use a moisturizing product after you shower every day to help seal in moisture. Also, eat a nutritious diet, with plenty of antioxidants such as vitamin A and C to help protect your skin.

Aloe Vera

Known for years as a natural remedy for skin issues, aloe vera is also effective when it comes to minimizing the appearance of stretch marks. With its cooling and healing components, you can achieve positive results from using this herbal remedy regularly. Just get few small aloe vera leafs, and use this to rub on your skin for a few minutes. Next, rinse the area off with lukewarm water.

Cocoa Butter

An exceptional moisturizer, cocoa butter is renowned for its anti-aging properties while promoting circulation and reducing stretch marks. Just take a tablespoon of cocoa butter and massage on the affected portion gently. Do this technique twice a day for at least two months until you notice an improvement on your skin.

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Gold helps to restore the elasticity of the tissues, slows down collagen depletion and the breakdown of elating to prevent sagging skin.

Brightening from the inside out

Makari OralightA quality skin brightener should be formulated from compounds that show promise in lightening skin tone, a function that may also include reducing the prominence of freckles and other sun spots. Optimally, a skin brightener will also offer anti-wrinkle benefits to further promote the youthful appearance of facial skin. Of course, skin brighteners should also be able to help skin appear brighter and more radiant, just as their names suggests.

Out of the many skin lightening products in the market today, Makari Oralight is one of the most unique because it is in capsule form. A supplement that can me taken alongside other Makari Oralight products, this skin lightening pill aims to increase the health and glow of one’s skin and protect it against free radical damage.

Makari Oralight specifically caters to diverse and multi-hued skin tones. It does not contain Hydroquinone and other similar skin bleaching agents. Makari Oralight contains a couple of herbal extracts that have significant effects on fortifying the skin. Bearberry Leaves have clarifying effects that cleanse the skin of its impurities and also hamper the production of melanin, a substance responsible for skin pigmentation. Lemon Fibers are enriched with bioflavonoids that increase the effects of Bearberry. Vitamins C and E are also included in Maraki Oralight’s formulation to strengthen the skin’s immunity against free radicals.

Since Bearberry Extract is also a known diuretic, it is advised to drink plenty of water when taking Makari Oralight. It is also recommended to take 2 capsules of Makari Oralight once a day with a major meal.

There are many promising skin brightening products available today that can be used to make skin appear brighter and more youthful. Makari Oralight is an additional supplement to add to your brightening regimen that can enhance performance for a radiant glow.


Makari Or Rose 24K Gold

Makari Or Rose 24K Gold


The benefits of gold in skincare can be traced back 5,000 years to ancient Egypt. Cleopatra was said to sleep in a gold face mask every night to enhance the suppleness of her complexion and preserve its natural luminosity.  Gold not only gives a beautiful, glowing and youthful skin but is also beneficial in many ways. It slows down the collagen depletion, increases skin’s elasticity, lightens the skin’s complexion, stimulates the cells making the skin firm, improves blood circulation and prevents premature aging, wrinkles, and many more benefits.

Here are the top benefits of gold for your skin:

1. Reduces Wrinkles, Fine Lines, and Spots

To have a clear skin, free from wrinkles & spots is every woman’s ultimate desire. Gold can activate the basal cells of the skin, which increases the elasticity of the skin. It thus reduces wrinkles, fine lines, blemishes, and marks on the skin, and will make you look younger.

2. Stimulates Skin Cells

The ions present in gold help in stimulating the cells, nerves, and veins in your body. This leads to improved blood circulation. This will increase the metabolism of skin cells and secretion of the waste. Gold can help to stimulate the cells and have a healthy skin.

3. Prevents premature ageing of the skin

Dryness of skin can lead to its premature aging. Use of gold can reduce the dryness of skin and helps in increasing the metabolic rate. This would prevent the skin from premature aging.

 4. Slows Collagen Depletion

Collagen is naturally produced in your body which keeps the body flexible. It is responsible for giving smooth skin and shining hair. The collagen level in the body starts depleting from the age of 25 and this is when you notice the changes on your skin. Skin care with gold can slow down the depletion of collagen level in your skin cells.

5. Treats UV Damage

Gold is praised for its purported ability to ward off UV damage as continued use reduces the production of melanin.

6. Brightens complexion

Gold re-textures skin and illuminates to reveal radiant, healthy and a youthful looking complexion.

7. Inhibits Allergens

The antioxidant properties present in gold helps in increasing blood circulation which leads to a reduction in acne and other skin allergies.

8. Treats Inflammation

Gold is said to have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammation properties that help oxygen to enter into the skin for renewal of the cells. This helps in treating ulcers and other inflammatory disorders of the skin. It is also known to rejuvenate your skin.

9. Increases skin elasticity

Skin tends to sag when its elasticity decreases or is completely lost. Use of gold can reduce the breakdown of elastin and restore the elasticity of the tissues. This will further prevent the skin from sagging making it firm and toned.

 10. Gives a Golden Glow

Gold helps in improving the blood circulation, hence it helps hydrate and maintain the skin’s moisture level. The small particles of gold get absorbed into the skin imparting a rich glow. This makes the skin healthy, fresh and radiant.

The skin lightening debate

This trend is more present in African countries and India.

In India 60% of beauty products promise skin lightening qualities.


Some people think that lightening the skin is bad for the health because products contain a lot of chemicals which can create damages at your skin.

We understand your fears. It’s true, there is a controversy in the media about some stars like Lil’ Kim or Michael Jackson and theirs skin problems.

But don’t forget that most of them use the surgery.


Why this kind of product is use if it’s considered dangerous?

Because all these products not harmful and are made with only naturals ingredients.

Makari proposes naturals products that will wake up the radiance of your skin.


By using Organiclarine and Vegeclarine.

The Organiclarine is a natural extract used in oils, creams and soaps for your face and body. It’s safe enough to use on even the most delicate skin.

Furthermore the Vegeclarine is a 100% natural plant extract and is a very effective skin glowing and clarifying.

Oge Okoye

Oge Okoye Prefers Makari Products

Oge Okoye is a Nigerian actress who was born in London to Lolo Okoye and late Mazi Okoye on November 16’1980. She is one the best Nollywood actresses who started her career in 2001. She worked in more than 50 movies and played varied characters such as a reverent sister, a wretched poor widow, a classy executive etc.

She started acting in her first year as a theatre arts student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University. She always stayed in the news for many reasons; her lavish birthday parties, dating some powerful businessmen and politicians of the country, breakup with her husband, and more.

Being a well-known celebrity, she has easy access to all the best products and services. She prefers a collection of top-line beauty products. She is one of those who prefer to buy quality products and does not mind spending a little extra to get the best. She has her own beauty regimen and her choice of beauty product is “Makari de Suisse.”  As per, Oge Okoye says “I use Makari beauty products; the full range.”

Why she uses Makari

Makari has a wide range of cosmetic, skincare, and hair care products, particularly designed to meet the needs of darker skin. The products are made from natural ingredients like Carrot oil, Argon oil, and Caviar which nourishes skin perfectly. The products are formulated to resolve the skin issues like discoloration, pigmentation, acne marks, stretch marks, and blemishes, etc. and offer an even skin tone.

All the products from Makari are natural and do not contain hydroquinone in them. They offer gentle products that nourish the skin and offer a natural glow. Makari products are clinically proven to make your skin flawless and radiant which is why it is the top choice for many celebrities.

So, what are you waiting for? Feel like a celebrity today with Makari products! They are easily available online, in local beauty stores, and in some prime locations in New York City, Brussels, and Paris.

50% off Makari’s Amazing Clarifying Cream!

Discoloration and Hyperpigmentation is a common skin issue that our customers have had in the past (not any more after using Makari!). Dark marks tend to stand out more on people with darker skin tones, and it can be a big cause of embarassment. We all want to have the perfect complexion and it can be so frustrating to have a stubborn mark for something as small as a pimple or bug bite. Another common problem for those seeking an even skin tone are the knees, elbows, underarms, and knuckles. The texture of the skin is different than the rest of the body making it more difficult to treat.

Regular lotions and creams are not formulated to effectively remove discoloration from these areas (though they can make some improvements). It’s important to use a richer product that delivers added hydration to penetrate the skin’s surface and get to work at evening out your skin tone.

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Makari’s Clarifying Cream is a serious miracle worker for people suffering from discoloration. This hydrating and nourishing cream is just what the Doctor ordered to quickly remove unappealing discoloration, leaving the skin hydrated, even, and smooth. Our luxurious formula melts into the skin, getting to work quickly, and clearing up even your toughest problem areas.

The Clarifying Cream is a Makari best seller, and after trying it out you will quickly see why. Apply the product evenly to your problem areas daily and see results quickly.

Shop Makari Clarifying Cream Here, only $17.95 for a limited time:

Hairfinity vs Makari Hair Grow Plus

Hair is such an important part of our culture, whether your hair is natural or treated getting the perfect look can take hours of ones time and/or thousands of dollars a year at the salon. We all want to look and feel beautiful, having gorgeous hair is just another way to give us extra confidence.

Lately there has been a new trend in haircare: supplements to give you better locks my treating your hair from the inside-out. These supplements are ingested orally and deliver important vitamins to your hair follicles to help them grow longer and stronger.

Hairfinity is a popular brand in the hair supplement industry, their products have been recieving a lot of attention in the media. We want to inform our fans and customers that Makari has created an even better hair supplement formulated especially for African hair so that you can strengthen and grow your hair using a brand that you already know and trust.

Makari Hair Grow Plus supplements are taken twice a day, creating noticable results within 30 days. You will notice that you hair is stronger, more resistant to damange, healthier looking, and shinier. Makari HGP stimulates and improves the health of hair follicles deep beneath the surface, it revitalizes the hair’s DNA. Working with your natural hair growth cycle, Makari HGP helps support hair structure and revitalizes new, emerging hair. Unlike Hairfinity, HGP was formulated with the needs of our customers in mind so that you will see results whether your hair is natural, relaxed, or treated. It is also formulated with better ingredients so that it is more effective at delivering the nutrients that your hair needs.


Here are a couple of testimonials from happy Makari customers:

“I started loosing handfull of hair about 6 months after giving birth to my daughter. My hair had become very thin and limp. I had bald spots all over my head! I have been taking Makari for about 2 months now and am thrilled with the results! My bald spots disappeared completely, I have baby hair growing all over my scalp. My hair is shiny, and soft. I am so thankful for this product.”

“My name is Lucinda, I am 45 and I have a problem with balding. Now no more balding with a significant reduction in daily hair loss. The quality of my hair is much softer not nearly as coarse. I have referred friends and family. Everybody should take MAKARI! It really works.”

Shop for Hair Growth Plus Here:

Makari and Mercy Ships: Making a Difference

Mercy Ships brings vital medical care to thousands around the world with their state-of-the-art hospital boats. These floating hospitals travel to different countries where a team of highly specialized doctors aboard provide locals with medical care and surgeries that are necessary to change and in many cases save lives. The ships have visited many countries around Africa and around the world for over 35 years and provide these medical services free of charge to those in need.


Nearly 50% of Africans do not have access to medical care and many are lost to diseases that are easily treatable. Mercy Ship address this issue by providing Africans with the care they need while leaving their host nation with training and tools to set up an infrastructure to provide medical care themselves.

Makari is inspired by the work that Mercy Ships does and we want to give back to show them our appreciation. Makari will be donating a percentage of sales on every product sold to this cause. Now when you buy Makari products you are helping to bring medical attention to thousands in developing countries in Africa and around the world, making your beauty routine even more beautiful!

Learn more about the wonderful work that Mercy Ships does at

Who Doesn’t Love a Freebie?

We love our new Extreme Carrot and Argan Oil products and we think that you will too. That’s why, for a limited time, Makari is offering samples of the Extreme Carrot and Argan Lotion to you, free of charge.


This lotion is formulated lighten the skin’s tone naturally and safely. It contains key natural ingredients including Carrot Oil andArgan Oil to remove dark spots and nourish the skin. Carrot Oil is rich with antioxidents and is known to be effective at removing dark spots and evening out the skin’s tone and texture. Argan Oil is a rich and hydrating ingredient that has been used for centuries to hydrate and nourish the skin without clogging pores. This product is formulated without Hydroquinone, an ingredient that has been found to be harmful to the skin long-term.

We know that you are going to love this product and what is does for your skin, make sure to take advantage of this offer and order your free sample before the promotion is over. There is a small charge of $2.89 for shipping and this promotion is only available in the US.

Order your free sample of the Extreme Carrot and Argan Lotion here: