Product Review: Crème of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Perfect Edges

October 16, 2017

Welcome back to the blog!! I’m not really an edge control person or at least I never was and it’s probably because I have a perfectly shaped hairline. My edges are not so violent and I didn’t have the baby hair thing going on for me until I found Crème of Nature with Argan Oil from Morocco Perfect Edges. My love for Crème of Nature is why I purchased this product…


Ceramides and your hair

February 26, 2016

What are ceramides? Ceramides are a type of lipid which is a natural component of the hair cuticle. Just as a refresher on the anatomy of the hair, the cuticle is the thin outermost layer of the hair that serves to protect the hair shaft and provide strength. The cuticle is made up of a number of dead cells which overlap each other and resembles the shingles on a roof….


FAQs Friday: Conditioners with protein in first 5 ingredients

February 13, 2015

If you have been following my posts, you should know by now how much I love protein conditioners. One thing I know is that if you have fine hair strands or your hair is relaxed or coloured, then using protein conditioners are usually a good thing. However, not everyone’s hair reacts the same way to protein and you can only get to know if you try it first. The difference…


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…


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…


Sesame Oil: Facts And Benefits.

I recently got a bottle of Sesame oil for myself and I thought I should talk about it. The first thing I thought when I opened the bottle was the smell which was quite pungent and in my opinion, awful. It was so bad that I almost tossed it to the trash. Even though it was rather cheap, I wasn’t about to waste it so I thought of the things…

December 29, 2014

5 Ways You Can Use Baking Soda.

December 28, 2014

Baking soda aka The Powerhouse aka Greatness. I’ve been using baking soda for while now, more than two years and I’ve had no cause to look back except a few cases where I wanted to try new things. Anyways, I use baking soda specifically for three things. 1). Facial Scrub. I absolutely love what it does to my skin. It gently removes dead cells and blackheads whilst leaving it smooth…


Oils hair can absorb

November 4, 2014

Reblogged from Science-y Hair Blog Monounsaturated fats tend to be better at penetrating your hair than polyunsaturated fats. (From a chemical standpoint, monounsaturated fats are simply fat molecules that have one unsaturated carbon bond in the molecule, this is also called a double bond. Oils that contain monounsaturated fats are typically liquid at room temperature but start to turn solid when chilled.) But what that really means is that they penetrate the hair…


The Best Essential Oils For Your Skin Type

September 23, 2014

  Essential oils are the best thing to happen to skincare in recent times. To maximise their potentials for your appropriate needs, it’s important to be used according to your skin type; just so you know what works best for you. Some essential oils can be used for all skin types and it is important to dilute them in a carrier base (e.g. Extra virgin olive oil, Extra Virgin Coconut…