Who else noticed how extra sunny it has become the past few weeks? The thing is as a typical Nigerian it’s almost impossible to not come in contact with the harsh rays of sunlight almost everyday and then there are the prescription skin treatments that come with a bold warning on their label… “avoid prolonged… Read More How much sun exposure is too much?
Black soap is made from an ancient household recipe which has proven to have great benefits on both skin and hair. It’s made up of 48% shea butter with the rest 52% consisting of plantain leaves and skin, shea tree bark, cocoa pods, water and various oils including palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut… Read More I caught the black soap fever…. you should too!
Hey lovelies, anno it’s been quite some time and I hope the month of August has been an awesome one for y’all? Oh well! Lemme get down to business. I guess the title of this post says a lot already. Anno a number of people including myself that have had serious breakout problems with using… Read More ‘Authentic’ O’tentika || Pink label lotion VS Brown label lotion
Black is beautiful but definitely not ashy black skin.. I can totally relate to the struggles of finding an effective skin moisturisers especially as a beginner in the skin care world so I decided to make a list of moisturisers that I have tried and that are trusted by me to carry out the moisturising… Read More Skin Care || Top skin moisturisers for dark to medium skin tone
I can’t lie, I’m addicted to drinking tea. Be it black tea, white tea, oolong tea, camomile tea, flavoured tea… Well, except ginger flavoured tea cos it gives me a sick feeling deep inside my tummy. I drink a whole lot of tea some days more than 4 mugs and me being the curious cat… Read More Black tea addiction || Skin benefits!
Yaay! It’s Saturday! Which means it’s another body scrubbing day! Apart from my DIY scrub recipes, I have a body scrub i love so much…. The Hammam El Hana Argan therapy by Pielor have a range of body scrub recipes which includes: Hammam El Hana Argan therapy Egyptian white Musk Hammam El Hana Argan therapy… Read More Hammam El Hana- Egyptian White Musk
As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m staying away from body soaps containing sls/sles because of allergies and I just thought to share with you a few of my fav sls/sles free soaps. Apart from the fact that they are sls/sles free, these soaps contain natural ingredients which are gentle on the skin and… Read More My Fav SLS/SLES free body soaps
Sodium lauryl sulfate (sls) or Sodium laureth sulfate (sles) are two mainstream ingredients found in beauty and personal care products such as soaps, scrubs, shampoos, toothpaste, detergents and creams which makes these products to lather up or foam. Sls/Sles are chemically known as surfactants i.e they break surface tension and separate molecules in order to… Read More Skin care ingredients i avoid || SLS/SLES
Just like moi combination skin is a normal facial feature for a lot of women and it can be quite difficult to care for especially the part that I find it hard to get skin care products that give me my desired results about controlling excess oil on my T-Zone and not over drying the… Read More Combination skin: My care routine
Dry skin is usually characterised by a lack of moisture in its corneous layer and a low level of sebum which results in tightness and even flaking. The skin tends to appear dull, especially on the cheeks, around the eyes, elbows, knees and around the feet. It may lack elasticity, which makes fine lines and… Read More Caring for Dry Skin