Length Retention Series by Kemi Lewis

February 21, 2017

What is length retention? Length retention is the idea that you can do certain things to care for your hair that will prevent split ends and excessive breakage (source). Introducing Kemi Lewis and the Length Retention Series… Kemi Lewis is an amazing natural hair enthusiast and stylist. She shares insights on natural hair and other issues on her personal Instagram page and the professional one. Some refer to her as the queen of updos….


Show yourself some love this Valentines!

February 11, 2017

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and even as some us are super-duper happy with the great relationships we’re in, the need for self-love is ever important. I’m here to encourage you to show yourself some love this Valentine’s! You deserve it. This may seem easier said than done considering the responsibilities and challenges we’re faced with in our daily lives but here are a few things that I do…


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…


Benefits of Oil Pulling

January 19, 2017

Recently, I tried out oil pulling and I found it interesting enough to share with you guys. I will break this post down into sections and try to cover important aspects of oil pulling. I hope you learn a thing or two. What is oil pulling? When I looked up ways to remineralize the teeth, I discovered that natural, holistic websites such as Wellness Mama amongst others had posts on the…


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…


Why You Should Eat Better in 2017

January 14, 2017

It’s a New Year and we’re bursting with optimism for the opportunities that are to come. Regarding our health and wellness habits, we might have to reflect and decipher eating habits by asking why we eat the things we eat in the portion we eat them. For example, I like spice because I was cultured to like it. As a Yoruba girl, pepper is my middle name. Lol. That may not be the…


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…


Starter Tips for Starter Locs

November 23, 2016

Welcome to Tunrie’s loc journey! Yes you guessed it! I’m loc-ing up my hair. Let the countdown begin!  If you’re thinking of locs, here are some starter tips for you.  Research : as with anything, research is really important. Before making the decision, I had to educate myself. I discovered that I could start my locs with two methods: crocheting which will give me immediate locs, no wait periods; and starter…


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…



November 18, 2016

Hey guys! If you have been sleeping on Hairveda products,it’s time to get up! I reviewed their deep conditioner a while ago and described how yummy and nourishing my hair found it. I recently got the chance to try the moisturizer and I have to say that for my 4b/c hair, it is simply swoon-worthy. Product Promises: “Red Tea Moisturizer is our newest blend. Rich with argan oil and rooibos…