To follow up on the post about the most important hair routine, Hydrating/Moisturising, I thought it would be only fair to bring another hydrating mask. I had mentioned the Chocolate mask on the post, so I figured that if people like chocolate, they might also like coffee. Or maybe if you want your hair smelling a bit different, like coffee, this mask is for you. … Continue reading Coffee Hydrating Mask
What in the world is this friend I’m talking about? Glycerin! A neutral, sweet-tasting, thick colourless liquid that freezes to a gummy-like paste. Okay, sure. Why is this gummy-like paste my friend? Because, it extracts humidity. If the temperature outside is humid, glycerin will pull in the humidity to your hair. You have to be careful though, because if it pulls, of course it will … Continue reading Glycerin is Your Friend
Dandruff is an extremely irritating dry scalp or skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It can be caused by eczema or even an overgrowth of a yeastlike fungus, malassezia. In other words, a nightmare. Let me tell you a few reasons why you might have dandruff: You’re stressed – Stress can be bad for any skin condition. It impairs your immune system and can provoke dandruff flare-ups. … Continue reading Dandruff: A very common Enemy
Who knew you could make gel out of just water and seeds? I certainly didn’t. Flax seeds, also known as linseeds are small, brown or golden-colored seeds that are rich in source of omega-3 fatty acids, that comes from a plant. Just so we know how rich these seeds are, let’s look at what we can find in them. Omega-3 Fiber Protein Vitamin B1 Manganese … Continue reading Homemade Natural Gel with Flax seed
You are probably thinking, “I did not know there was so much to learn about hair!” Darlin’, until a few years ago, I did not know either. First, let’s do the standard porosity hair test. Grab a bowl or a cup and fill it with water. Place a strand of your hair in the glass, it must be clean. Wait for a few minutes. If … Continue reading What exactly is hair porosity? How do I test my hair?
I tend to fall in love with anything that has milk in it, especially shower gels. And this mask was no exception. At first I was doubtful about rubbing milk on my hair, BUT I’m glad I tried it. Because the difference was pretty obvious. The softness, shine and bounce was there. Yes, it was loose and bouncy. Not to mention how the shrinking factor … Continue reading Milk & Honey Hydrating Mask
Now this is a natural recipe I love. First, what is a body scrub right? Well, it is a skin care product that removes dead skin cells through exfoliation. It also cleanses the skin and improves blood circulation. It acts like a body polish. Can be used on your whole body, including your face. Being someone that just loves smooth, soft skin… This is a … Continue reading DIY: Natural Body Scrub