Product Review: Cantu Argan Oil Leave-in Conditioning Repair Cream

September 24, 2017

Hello lovely Sizzlers? Sizzellers? Hello my lovely readers. This is a review of one of my staple products “Cantu Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream” PRODUCT DESCRIPTION (as given by manufacturer) Argan Oil infused deep penetrating conditioning treatment made with pure Argan Oil and other natural ingredients to help protect hair from the damages of every day styling. When used daily, Cantu Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream helps promote…


Product review: Now Foods Avocado Oil

March 9, 2016

There are three oils that are believed to be penetrate the hair: olive, coconut and avocado oils. I have had these three oils in my hair product stash for a while and I decided to try the avocado oil on my skin. I honestly can’t remember why I didn’t also try the coconut oil and/or olive oil. I didn’t use it on my face because it has a comedogenic rating of 2. Please…


FAQs Friday: Conditioners with protein in first 5 ingredients

February 13, 2015

If you have been following my posts, you should know by now how much I love protein conditioners. One thing I know is that if you have fine hair strands or your hair is relaxed or coloured, then using protein conditioners are usually a good thing. However, not everyone’s hair reacts the same way to protein and you can only get to know if you try it first. The difference…


I found out by chance that niacinamide can lighten skin

January 19, 2015

Hi people. Hope you had a great weekend? I want to tell you what I found out by chance. If you have been following my posts regularly, you might remember when I was complaining that I had seen a fine line on my forehead. I did some research and found out anti-ageing ingredients to look for. When it comes to hair care, I am all about reading ingredients so now,…


Ingredients that protect hair from heat damage and flat irons

January 9, 2015

Flat irons are a form of direct heat and can damage the hair strands if adequate heat protection is not used. When your hair is exposed to heat higher than 130 degrees Celsius (about 265 degrees Fahrenheit), the following can happen: Break down of the hair’s surface and a resultant radial and axial cracking across the hair shaft; Loss of the hair’s internal moisture; and Damage to the portion of…


Understanding the rationale behind mixing conditioners: a MUST-READ!!!

January 3, 2015

Hi dear people. Last year was a major year of experimenting for me and I tried my hands at mixology. I really really enjoyed the results I got but I have decided to simplify my regimen as much as I can (it’s still a bit long but better I think. Plus, mixing up stuff takes up my time when I can just use an already manufactured conditioner. THIS YEAR, I…


3 Vitamin C serums I recommend. Please add to the list!!

November 27, 2014

Hi people!! A few posts ago, I talked about vitamin C being an important ingredient for anti-aging skincare. I will be doing more posts on ingredients and anti-ageing skincare tips so watch out for these. We will all age but it will be nice if it can be slowed a little! 🙂 A lovely blog reader of my other blog asked me to recommend an effective vitamin c cream. I asked…


10 Foods Rich In Vitamin E.

September 24, 2014

  Vitamin E is one of those nutrients frequently labelled as ”the skin and hair food’‘ simply because of its plethora of benefits. Some of which include; smoother and flawless skin, protection from sun damage, healthy liver, heart and kidneys and many more. But first what is Vitamin E? It is a fat soluble with antioxidants properties which naturally exists in eight diverse forms majorly categorized into Tocopherols & Tocotrienols….


5 Reasons Why Almond Oil Should Be In Your Skincare Routine.

September 8, 2014

  One of the most commonly used oils in skin care and cosmetics generally is almond oil. It originates from almond nuts which includes a combination of two essential fatty acids that help to produce healthy and supple skin. Almonds are also packed with antioxidants including Proteins, Vitamin B & E. Apart from the various nutritional benefits when ingested, the topical application of almond oil also offers a whole lot…


What You Need To Know About Rosewater.

September 5, 2014

  I’ve been seeing Rosewater around the inter webs a lot for a while now especially in the natural hair community. Well, as usual my curiosity got the better part of me and I thought I should check it out. But before then, sometime ago, whilst shopping looking for an alternative toner, I stumbled on Eden’s Glycerine and Rosewater for Toning and Moisturizing (which I later got to know was not…