[VIDEO] The Science of Black Soap by Green Beauty Channel

March 9, 2017

Are you a fan of black soap? Lord knows, I am. I even did a series of reviews of various Nigerian black soaps. Black soap really helped improve my skin. When I started using it, I was searching for solutions for my acne and oily skin. Before, products generally stopped working after a while so I would need to switch. Black soap and I have been together for close to a…

Read More >>

Can Cinnamon improve your skin?

February 28, 2017

A few months ago, I was given a face mask to review. It had several great natural ingredients for skin, like honey and turmeric. One ingredient that caught my eye was cinnamon. I didn’t realize this savoury spice had some great benefits. What is cinnamon? According to our good pal, Wikipedia, cinnamon is… “a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. “ Cinnamon is…

Read More >>

Getting to Know… Jojoba Oil

January 20, 2017

Welcome back to the blog! First things first, how do you pronounce the word “jojoba”? It was quite surprising to realize I didn’t even need the “j” …lol. By the way, it is /hƏ’hoƱbƏ/ – “hoh-hoh-bah” for those of us who paid attention in phonetics or oral English class ever…. lol I did! Okay back to the post!! WHAT IS JOJOBA OIL? Jojoba oil is not actually oil but wax…

Read More >>

Dry Body Brushing for Glowing Skin

January 16, 2017

I would definitely be giving dry body brushing a go in 2017! Since way more blogs pay attention to facial skin care rather than overall skin care, I have taken matters into my hands. This frustration led me to purchasing a hard bristle brush for my body. When I tried to search for reviews of the brush I had just ordered, I stumbled upon dry body brushing. This is an…

Read More >>

Here’s How To Keep Your Oily Skin Matte All Day

Here's How To Keep Your Oily Skin Matte All Day
November 27, 2016

The biggest challenge people with oily skin probably have is keeping their makeup matte all day especially at an owambe for instance. You don’t want to keep touching up every hour just because you need your makeup in check which is why I’m happy to present you Omabelle‘s quick fix. Y’all need to come together and give each other moral support. Anyways, she says, Hi Loves, so I’ve got another oily…

Read More >>

Serums : the key to your glow up

November 24, 2016

This pearly liquid has done wonders for my skin! I can’t even say this enough.  For a long time, I lived without the knowledge of this pearly glory but that changed about a year ago when I was gifted the Mad Hippie exfoliating serum. It’s 30ml/1.02g.  What is a serum? Facial serums are skincare products to be applied to your skin between cleansing and moisturizing. They don’t have as many…

Read More >>

Queen Helene Mud Pack Masque(Review)

Queen Helene Mud Pack Masque(Review)
November 22, 2016

One of my childhood friends recently came over and raided my dresser. One of the things she took was my staple Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque. It didn’t fully dawn on me until I reached out for it and it wasn’t there. Fortunately, I had been able to replace it at the just concluded Lagos International Trade Fair. Since I don’t always want to whip some homemade mask, I always…

Read More >>

Benefits of Rice Bran Oil for Hair and Skin

November 21, 2016

We all know that Asian women live for their beauty secrets, Rice Bran Oil is one that is particularly well-kept! What is Rice Bran Oil? Like many carrier oils, a natural antioxidant. It could be ingested as a cooking oil and also be used topically on the skin and for the hair. What does it do? Its benefits vary depending on how it is used. For skin: – it is…

Read More >>

Boots Traditional Glycerin And Rosewater (Review)

Boots Traditional Glycerin And Rosewater (Review)
November 18, 2016

It occurred to me the other day when I was at the store that the weather was changing. We’re gradually leaning towards the Harmattan season and my regime will have to be adjusted. I picked up the Boots Traditional Glycerin and Rosewater, a brand which I have never used before even as I’m no stranger to both Glycerin and Rosewater. ‘Why not?’ I thought. So, what’s up with it? A cooling,…

Read More >>

Natural Nigerian Rosehip Oil (Review)

Natural Nigerian Rosehip Oil (Review)
November 12, 2016

During the last #NITC16, one of the products in my haul was the Natural Nigerian Rosehip Oil. I have been using it religiously for two months now and I’m ready to talk about it. I had initially planned to buy the rosehip essential oil and mix it with my facial oil blend but when I got to NN’s stall, I had a change of heart and decided to buy this…

Read More >>