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How it all started?

I am always asked why I started my social enterprise KENZA International Beauty.

Hello, I am Khadija Fajry founder of KENZA International Beauty in New York and I am on a mission to offer the best skin, hair and body care to the world.

I started my Social Enterprise with the simple idea of sharing the highest quality MoroccanArgan Oil after being outraged by what was available on the beauty market labeled as “Argan oil” or “Moroccan Oil”. That’s when my pride took over and I made it my mission to find the best and let the world discover our national beauty treasure.Being Moroccan I had the privilege of using the real Argan oil crafted traditionally by Berber women, which were my parents’ friends, so we were sure of the authenticity. I found out later that even for us, it was very hard to purchase authentic, unaltered, pure Argan oil in Moroccan stores and markets.
After extensive research I was able find the most reputable, reliable supplier in Morocco that works only with large international corporations. As a small business getting access to high quality products that not only are USDA organic but also ISO9001 certified (International Quality certification), is a great value added that I proudly share with my beautiful friends (a.k.a clients) and wholesale to my fellow green beauty formulators, SPA, professional hair salons and small beauty businesses worldwide.

Once I secured getting the best Argan oil in Morocco, I discovered the amazing Prickly Pear Seed oil (that completly erased the hyperpigmentation on my face - read more about it); of course I couldn’t keep it just for myself. It was then that my purpose became to share more beauty treasures with the world not only these two certified organic Moroccan Oils but also other natural plant based botanical ingredients (beldi soap, lavender, helichrysum essential oils, and clay) sourced around the globe.

{Read more in The Guardian Newspaper - A Moroccan entrepreneur brings Argan oil to America by way of women's co-ops}.

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