Oils that cause acne: coconut oil, etc!!!

February 6, 2015

Hi people! So yesterday, I was talking about some causes of acne and it was actually a prelude to this post. A couple of weeks ago while I was applying Lavender Jamaican black castor oil to my scalp, I noticed a small bump. I was a bit worried because I had never felt a bump on my scalp before. On further inspection (with the help of my hubby), I discovered that…


Sesame Oil: Facts And Benefits.

I recently got a bottle of Sesame oil for myself and I thought I should talk about it. The first thing I thought when I opened the bottle was the smell which was quite pungent and in my opinion, awful. It was so bad that I almost tossed it to the trash. Even though it was rather cheap, I wasn’t about to waste it so I thought of the things…

December 29, 2014

Oil Rinsing On Natural Hair

November 24, 2014

Oil rinsing is one of those little practices that go a long way. It’s simply the process of using oil to rinse during your wash day. It’s quite simple and requires just enough oil to go round your head. Personally, I prefer mixing the oil with my conditioner to save time. This info graphic explains it all. Take a look.


Oils hair can absorb

November 4, 2014

Reblogged from Science-y Hair Blog Monounsaturated fats tend to be better at penetrating your hair than polyunsaturated fats. (From a chemical standpoint, monounsaturated fats are simply fat molecules that have one unsaturated carbon bond in the molecule, this is also called a double bond. Oils that contain monounsaturated fats are typically liquid at room temperature but start to turn solid when chilled.) But what that really means is that they penetrate the hair…


The Best Essential Oils For Your Skin Type

September 23, 2014

  Essential oils are the best thing to happen to skincare in recent times. To maximise their potentials for your appropriate needs, it’s important to be used according to your skin type; just so you know what works best for you. Some essential oils can be used for all skin types and it is important to dilute them in a carrier base (e.g. Extra virgin olive oil, Extra Virgin Coconut…


I love coconut oil! {Ugomma}

September 17, 2014

This oil had been on my wish list for a long time and I could not prepare mine at home {like I found how to here}. I tried to buy it online but the shipping cost would not allow me to………..Finally my best girl sent me a bottle of this rich natural oil and I was soooooooo happy……   I love its smell… if you’ve eaten coconut chips before, you’’ll understand…


The Many Uses Of Coconut Oil

July 21, 2014

Coconut oil is used in a variety of ways. From cooking to skin care, hair care and overall health, this natural oil with numerous benefits has overtime lived up to its name. The uses of coconut oil are almost inexhaustible but I’ve decided to share a few as some of us don’t use it beyond hair and skin care. Coconut oil can be used to/for: Fry eggs Salad dressing Baking…



July 20, 2014

African Naturalista is a well known name in the natural hair world but their products are not restricted to only natural ladies and this is a very big plus to them! Each product is made with natural products in their natural state giving you a good return for your money. I was gifted with this HAIR PACK from African Naturalista and thought I should tell you what I think about…


Is Argan Oil Really Liquid Gold?

July 14, 2014

Organic Argan Oil (de main de main) originates in the argan forest in southwestern Morocco. The endangered argan tree (Argania spinosa) is a relic of the Tertiary era (65 million to 1.8 million years ago). The argan tree is a 100% renewable resource – its wood is used for fuel, its oil for cosmetic and culinary purposes, and its fruit and leaves as goat feed. One of the sources I read…