Multi-masking with SKIN FOOD Rice and Black Sugar Wash Off Masks

August 12, 2017

You know how we all have different guilty pleasures? Some of my friends love their makeup, others love their on-point wardrobe and all, well for me it’s all about skincare. So yea, I’m tethering at the edge of being a full-scale product junkie but thank God for the grace to be minimalistic in spite of this Archilles’ heel of mine! Tonight’s relaxing season for me started with a well-rounded pot…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Product Review: African Naturalistas Liquid Black Soap

October 7, 2016

As you probably know, I have a penchant for black soap of any form. So, when African Naturalistas launched their new range of products, I knew it was time for me to try their black soap. Product Description African Naturalistas Liquid Black Soap – 500ml African Naturalistas Liquid black soap is original black soap, liquefied to make washing and rinsing easier. Because it is manufactured with abundant in emollients and moisture,…


Here’s How To Use A Body Brush

Here's how to use a body brush
September 5, 2016

I went to a store recently and one of the first things that came to me was a body brush. It’s something I’ve always wanted to use but never got around to getting. The first thing that comes to your head when you see a body brush is exfoliation, the removal of dry dead cells to reveal new skin. So, naturally I quickly went over my skin with the dry…


Introduction to Multi-Masking

August 25, 2016

Hello beautiful people! Thanks to the previous posts done on this platform, we’ve pretty much covered ayurvedic clays and their many benefits for the skin and hair!. Just to jog your memory, Ebunite talked about Rhassoul clay here and I talked about multani mitti here. As you can imagine, mud masking is nothing new. If you aren’t on the mud mask wagon, please jump on it FAST! With a multitude…


Benefits of urea in skin products

July 21, 2016

Hello ladies! Well everyone loves taking care of their skin right? We’ve probably covered a number of ingredients on the blog ranging from collagen to silica, ceramides and now urea. My first reaction when I saw urea listed in the ingredients section of a skincare product was ‘huh?’ but after using said product – Eucerin Complete Repair Lotion 10% urea (+ aquaporin technology) and being moisturised for days, I decided…