How to Perform A Daily Self-Massage

A daily anointing of the body with an oil massage after your bathing ritual bestows nourishment to the entire body through the skin.

In ancient African beauty rituals, the use of medicinal oils and plant butters is as much tradition as a way of daily life.


Every morning and evening after your bathing ritual and while skin is wet, gift yourself a balancing self-massage when you apply ÈDÍYÈ ÍDÉM™ Body Oil. ÈDÍYÈ ÍDÉM in Nigerian Efịk language literally translates “the body’s condition is beautiful, handsome”.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀


  • In your daily body ritual, lavishly apply a nutrient-rich body oil to cleansed wet skin in a gentle, loving, and mindful manner.
  • Keeping the massage strokes light, start from your décolletage, down to your chest area, applying clockwise and counterclockwise circles around your breast tissue, your ribcage, your liver underneath your right ribcage, your stomach in the centre, your spleen on the left, around to your back as best as you can, smile and give thanks to your kidneys, around to your front to lightly massage your stomach and womb in clockwise and counterclockwise circles for it houses your creative center, hips, buttocks, thighs, legs, and feet.
  • Tradition recommends slowing down your breathing, closing your eyes, and being aware of each stroke as you massage your body. The effects are transformational.


  • Slows signs of aging on the skin
  • Nourishes skin and enhances beauty
  • Skin color and complexion improve with daily oiling
  • Lose unneeded weight and develop a more sculpted body
  • Counteracts fatigue and tight muscles
  • Increases and improves strength as muscles are more pliable
  • Improves eyesight when you massage feet and toes
  • Improves blood flow and increases resistance to disease
  • Releases any stress knots and supports sleep
  • Reduces pain and stiffness, helps prevent injuries
  • Deep relaxation in the body and mind, and
  • Heightened spiritual awareness

A daily anointing of the self with ÈDÍYÈ ÍDÉM™ Body Oil enhances ones beauty, firms the skin, and allows one to feel deeply nourished.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

May you always be #kokobernabeautiful


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