Who We Are
Adversity slayers turning sorrow into joy by connecting to our African roots and traditions. We strive to be your brand of choice as we directly source natural, unadulterated beauty and wellness products that support balance and a holistic way of living. We’ve curated unique blends that protect your body, promote healing, and enhance beauty.
How We Do It
We have established trustworthy partnerships with reliable suppliers to procure premium quality products directly from the source. Having a thorough understanding of the logistics/supply chain required to import goods, positions us to provide end-to-end delivery of products without interruption.
Merin Kind Products
Organic Baobab Oil
Our baobab oil is derived from the kernel of the baobab seed that grows on baobab trees. These trees are native to mainland Africa. The trees can live to be thousands of years old and have served several purposes to the indigenous people where they are found for millennia.
Baobab oil is a triglyceride fat that is liquid at room temperature and has a high concentration of Linoleic, Oleic, and Palmitic Fatty Acids. Additional filtering of the oil can be performed in order to maximize clarity.
The baobab oil is minimally processed and does not contain any additives or preservatives, 100% organic, 100% natural. The oil is filtered for clarity. No additional process is applied, and no preservatives or additives are used.
Organic Baobab Powder
The fruit of the baobab has a hard outer shell and has a velvety texture. They can weigh over 5 pounds. There is a chalky fruit powder inside the shell that is the source of the baobab powder. Baobab powder is considered to be a super fruit and superfood. Baobab powder is an antioxidant and has prebiotic properties. Baobab powder has soluble and insoluble fibers. Merin Kind Baobab powder is vegan, 100% plant-based. Baobab has been consumed in Africa for centuries. Baobab fruit has even been found in the tombs of Egyptians.
Baobab Powder has a tangy citrus flavor. It is packed with tones of vitamins and minerals. Baobab is one of the most nutrient-rich natural sources of vitamin c and calcium in the world. Baobab powder is also packed with tones of iron, potassium, and fiber. Baobab powder is good for you. Baobab powder can be consumed in drinks, with your favorite foods as a nutritional supplement. Common ways to consume baobab powder is simply in with water. It can also be consumed with milk, yogurt, oatmeal, and several other foods.
Organic Shea Butter
The butter derived from the shea tree nut is rich in vitamins and fatty acids, which makes it excellent for softening, toning, and healing the skin. The extracted fat from the shea nut is made of beneficial compounds such as vitamin E, D, and catechins which act as antioxidants. Shea butter is also composed of vitamin A and E that enhance the moisturizing properties of the butter. Due to the Oleic, Stearic, Linoleic, and Palmitic acids found in shea, it serves as an exceptional skin barrier and can meld seamlessly into the skin and is quickly absorbed. Shea butter has been used in Africa for years because of its many benefits, properties, and versatility.
What We Stand For
Education and leadership are pillars of the Merin Kind brand. Our parents instilled it into us, and we, in turn, aspire to be role models for fair trade and sustainability as a business. Africa is our homeland, and it is our responsibility to not just take from Africa; we are here to take care of Africa and protect Africa as you take care of your household. Integrity, empowerment, economic responsibility, and environmental sustainability are the other values that encompass our brand.
Merin Kind’s connection to Africa is meaningful; it is a connection of legacy. It is who we are. We are responsible for sharing value-added health, wellness, and beauty products that Africa has to offer.
Unadulterated - single source/origin potent. Merin Kind ensures that our products are certified and safe.