Beauty post – Look of the day

March 15, 2016

This is one of my favourite joys of womanhood *not joy’s of motherhood..lol at least not yet* Makeup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love to play dress up, so I’ll be sharing looks I created with you each week, I hope you’ll re-create these looks and share your pictures with us on Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us! Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a professional. Here’s our look for today: Products Used:…

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DIY Tumeric Face Mask

February 12, 2015

It looks like this is a month of experiments, speaking of which, the turmeric face mask is my most daring till date. I’ve been trying to carefully avoid buying turmeric. After my last debacle with sesame oil – which turned out to be mixed – I decided against using spices for experiments. In this case, I couldn’t help it. You know how I feel about homemade masks and having control…

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How To Exfoliate Your Scalp

February 10, 2015

Just like every other part of the body that requires exfoliation, the scalp is not left out. It’s important to exfoliate the scalp frequently to get rid of dead cells & flakes to encourage the flow of blood which in turn aids growth. Regular exfoliation is also necessary to unclog your pores and remove dirt and build-up which prevents healthy scalp. There are two ways to exfoliate your scalp. 1. Either…

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DIY Black Tea – Moringa Rinse

February 7, 2015

I noticed some moringa lying around plus I was suffering from an itchy scalp so I decided to make use of it. How I treat an itchy scalp What I Used 2 bags of black tea 2 tsp of Moringa powder. Technique – I brewed some black tea and added 2 tsp of Moringa powder straight into it – in its hot state. – Left it to cool. – Next,…

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DIY Vinegar Foot Soak

February 7, 2015

A few days ago, I noticed my heels started cracking and decided to do something about it. Fortunately, I had been reading on foot soaks and scrubs and I preferred this recipe the most because of the availability of the products. What I Used – A bowl of water large enough for your feet. – 1/2 cup of Apple cider vinegar (ACV) – 1/4 cup of Baking soda – 1/4 of…

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DIY Oatmeal Vinegar Mask

January 31, 2015

I decided to try a different variation of the oatmeal mask especially since it’s been a while. This time I used raw undiluted apple cider vinegar (ACV). Warning: It stings like hell!!! What I Used 1 tsp of ground oatmeal. (I usually blend it for easy application) 2 drops of ACV Technique – Mix both ingredients into a paste. – Apply and leave it for 5 minutes maximum or as…

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How To Wash Your Makeup Brushes.

January 11, 2015

  There’s no gainsaying that dirty makeup brushes harbours dirt and germs and in turn leads to break-outs. For Pete’s sake, why wouldn’t you wash your makeup brushes? I know it’s easy to get carried away: I’ve been there once and I promise I’ve turned a new leaf. For makeup enthusiasts, it’s important to wash your brushes regularly. Whatever you do, just have it at the back of your head….

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Understanding the rationale behind mixing conditioners: a MUST-READ!!!

January 3, 2015

Hi dear people. Last year was a major year of experimenting for me and I tried my hands at mixology. I really really enjoyed the results I got but I have decided to simplify my regimen as much as I can (it’s still a bit long but better I think. Plus, mixing up stuff takes up my time when I can just use an already manufactured conditioner. THIS YEAR, I…

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DIY BODY SCRUB

December 3, 2014

We’ve tried to encourage you and enlighten you on how to take good care of your skin. We’ve talked about cleasing, toning, moisturizing and exfoliating your skin. We’ve also tried to share with you our best and worst products, the whip-it-yourselves et al and we won’t get tired of preaching the good news…LOL. Most of us don’t know that we can get great products from our kitchen with simple ingredients: Ebun…

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PAPAYA SALT SCRUB

December 1, 2014

This product contains papaya extract (a natural skin whitener). It gently exfoliates your skin by removing impurities and dead skin cells for radiant glowing skin. With the combination of Vitamin E and Olive oil, these also help retain skin moisture balance and prevent early aging signs, giving your skin clean and healthy soft. INGREDIENTS: Soduim Chloride,Glycerin, Soduim laureth sulphate, Fragrance, Olea Europeae (olive) Fruit oil, Curcuma Longa root powder, Tocopheral…

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