DIY: How to dye your hair at home

January 20, 2017

Hair colour adds pizzazz your look. For the frugal, dyeing your hair at home is the way to go! To switch things up a bit, I’m going to list 4 reasons why you should be more playful with your hair. Compliments – bucketfuls of nice, endearing compliments More attention to your hair – if you want to trick yourself into caring more for your hair, get it coloured! Colouring alters…

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[TUTORIAL] How To Make Soya Milk

[TUTORIAL] How To Make Soya Milk
December 26, 2016

My mum drinks a lot of soya milk. Frankly, I thought it was disgusting even as I have never tried it. Turns out, it is healthy and we should actually be drinking it. Flo of All Nigerian Recipes will be teaching us how to make soya milk. But before then, here are some things you should note. It is plant protein (milk from a plant) hence a great alternative to cow…

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[DIY]: Hibiscus Infused Oil

[DIY]: Hibiscus Infused Oil
December 7, 2016

Remember my foray into oil infusions? From chamomile to herbal infused oils? No, I haven’t gotten bored. Something has been brewing or in this case, infusing. After experimenting for about two – three months, I decided to leave my infusions for a longer period where I literally forget about it. You know how I’m supposed to check it at intervals to shake the jar? This time, I didn’t even remember….

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Back with a Bang: JUNGO 4.0 – THE HAIR EDITION

November 10, 2016

  The project Jungo was conceived by Farida Yahya of LumoNaturals as an opportunity to teach and inspire young women, mothers and professional working women tips and tricks to creatively transform their world with color and style, without breaking the bank. Jungo 4.0 is the fourth installment of the series by LumoNaturals. From Do-It-Yourself classes teaching women how to make the best of resources at home and work to exploring…

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Learn How To Make Virgin Coconut Oil At Home

Learn How To Make Virgin Coconut Oil At Home
September 12, 2016

You’ll probably be seeing a lot of simple tutorials that you can do at home from now on. We need to find different ways to be frugal and this is definitely one of them. Have you ever tried to make coconut oil by yourself at home? I know I have. Once. The quantity I got discouraged me from the entire process. But now, I might have to revisit it because…

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5 Foods I’ve Used On My Natural Hair

August 18, 2016

Every healthy hair journey includes the product junkie phase. I mean, it’s inevitable. When you finally decide to take your hair more seriously, you need good products to use. But before you find your holy grail products, you might have to go through a series of trial and error. Or if you’re anything like me, you might look to find useful things around you. Starting from your kitchen for instance….

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The Deal With DIYs

August 16, 2016

It has been brought to my attention that I don’t add disclaimers to my DIY posts. I didn’t think I needed to because all of my recipes are relatively safe, tried and trusted by myself, of course. But, it would be wrong of me to assume and generalize that one size fits all, hence this post. For the past couple of years, I’ve positioned myself as a guinea pig since…

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DIY: How To Make Shealoe Twist Butter

August 9, 2016

I’m not a big fan of gels, puddings and curling custards. For some reason, they never seem to keep my hair moisturized for more than two days and since I wear twists for up to two weeks, they didn’t cut it for me. I needed something to keep my hair moisturized for at least a week. Before now, I’ve tried different variations. From twisting with Eco Styler Gel to African…

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DIY: Try This Acne – Friendly Mask When You Breakout

August 8, 2016

Recently, I started breaking out. When this happens, I need to check myself and factors like my cycle, new products I started using etc. Usually, I don’t breakout unnecessarily but when I do, I quickly try to fix it before it gets worse and I try to avoid as much blackheads as possible. So, I started mentally going through my stash searching for acne-friendly products. I found that my pores were…

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DIY – How to make herbal infused oil

July 22, 2016

Remember my interest in herbal infusions? Well, this time, I decided to take it up a notch by using a mixture of herbs – Basil, Sage, and Parsley. Of course, I was excited to infuse them. So here’s what I did. I got an empty honey jar – improvisation, people – and a base oil. This time, I used Sunflower Oil because of its shell life. Next, I filled the jar with…

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