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…

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What is an oil-based cleanser?

August 29, 2016

Oil-based cleansers are so slept on! Have you ever tried washing off the waterproof mascara or using water-based wipes to take off super-matte lipsticks? Well, next time that happens to you, just add a drop or two of any carrier oil and watch the makeup come off so easily! The main idea behind oil-based cleansers is this – Oil dissolves oil. Cleansing the oil-based way ensures that pores are deeply…

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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…

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All you need to know about activated charcoal

February 18, 2016

I mentioned earlier that activated charcoal was on my wish list this year. Well, I got some from my local pharmacy. I guess it’s time to discuss it. So what is activated charcoal? What makes it different from the regular cooking charcoal? What exactly is it used for? Is it a safer option than the regular charcoal? I will attempt to answer these questions. Without going into scientific definitions, the…

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Product Review: Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque

March 27, 2015

I know I’m all about the DIY business but I just decided to try something new – specifically a mud/clay mask and this was the first thing I could lay my hands on plus the ingredient list was pretty safe and decent. Full Name: Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque. Complexion solution. Deeply cleans and refreshes. Oily and acne prone skin. First impressions. I particularly love the fact that it comes…

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Facts About Avocado Oil

February 11, 2015

I recently got myself a bottle of avocado oil. When it arrived, the package took me by surprise. I always thought it was a carrier oil rather than an essential oil. So I decided to check on it. Here’s what I found. According to Wikipedia.com, it is an edible oil pressed from the fruit of the Persea americana which I assume is the avocado. It is also one of the…

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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…

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Battle Of The Scrubs: Epsom Salts vs Brown Sugar

January 30, 2015

I’ve used both of them so I think I have fairly enough experience to compare. Read about my initial impression of epsom salt HERE. When picking out exfoliators, there are a couple of things I look out for. First of all, I decide the part of my body I want to use them for. I’m one of those people who have separate scrubs for body and facials. Next is my…

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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,…

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Health & Beauty Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay – The Review

December 31, 2014

This clay is definitely one famous baby… The internet is filled with thousands of great reviews about this product and it is truly amazing.. Not to shoot down the hype but it’s still just bentonite clay… LOL. I have done facials before with regular bentonite clay and this gives off the same results. I can’t lie though it’s great but what i’m trying to say is that if this particular…

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