Otjize: a brick-red foundation

Otjize is not just a faoundation with a red pigment as a dominant, which we can buy in the store, but you can say that it is something very similar to that. It is a mixture of ochre (a red pigment of a mineral origin), fat from cow’s milk and often, although not necessary, aromatic resin from the plant Omuzumba.

Donuts, candies & lollypops make you age faster!

If you think that you will get fat or a tooth decay because of eating sweets, then of course you’re right. However, this is not a complete list of damage that sugar does to your body. Scientific research shows that sugar, or more precisely glucose, also destroys collagen. Glucose molecules attach to collagen molecules and shorten their lifespan. This process is called a glycation.