Stroll through the Habous Quarter and you'll learn a lot about how Moroccans take care of body and soul. From the neighborhood hammam, with its soaring dome, to the vendors selling natural cosmetics, or applying henna to hands and feet. Recreate the Moroccan hammam experience in your own home by softening your skin in a warm bath then slathering on the traditional black soap before using the exfoliating mit to keep your skin healthy and soft.
A gel-like black soap made from olives is used to soften and exfoliate skin in the Moroccan hammam
A street vendor applies henna to hands or feet in Casablanca's Habous Quarter
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Hand-forged in stainless steel, this traditional ladle for dal dishes has a copper-dipped handle. Made in India.
Hand-made by Farzana with raw peridot stones from her native Kapisa Province in Afghanistan and a coin inspired by the famous Bactrian hoard.
Hand-forged in stainless steel, these salad servers have copper-dipped handle. Made in India.
Hand-made by Farzana, these earrings feature raw lapis lazuli stones from her native Afghanistan and coins inspired by the famous Bactrian hoard.