Let’s be foreign and chique for a few seconds, pronouce me-sell-air (eau micellaire) … Yes! Sounds french right? It’s because it is originally from France. I did not know of its existance until two years ago as I was looking for natural ways to combat my acne problems. That method involved cleaning my face with micellar water after I wash it and then applying some vegetable … Continue reading Micellar Water For My Beauty Regimen
Let’s talk about skin for a minute. I mean, I’m pretty sure I am not the only girl or maybe even boy who would love to have that perfaect-snapchat filter-selfie-glowing skin. aIf you have read my previous posts and know about my african black soap routine, then you should already know that my skin is almost getting there (laughs out loud, I want to believe … Continue reading Macadamia Oil for My Skin? Why not?
It was only until recently that I heard of and the awesome benefits of using the African Black Soap. My initial thoughts were, “Is it truly black? Is it only produced in Africa?” Now, this is a soap that a lot of women are trying to get their hands on. As curious as I am, I researched it and found out that it could be … Continue reading African Black Soap and Why I Should Use It
Yes, yes… You are reading it right. Sodium Bicarbonate on your hair. If you are wondering, I highly doubt it will react in the same way it reacts with food. But let’s just look at what it does, or what the benefits are. Sodium Bicarbonate as Shampoo Sodium bicarbonate has properties that will improve the quality of your hair. It can rid your hair of … Continue reading Sodium Bicarbonate for your Wash Routine. Yes or No?
Castor Oil! Have I mentioned before that Castor Oil is a beauty? It is one of my favourite oils, even though it is a bit challenging to apply, it is one that I always have amongst my hair products. Let’s just look at a few of the benefits Castor oil brings to us. increasing circulation preventing the growth of viruses, bacteria, yeasts and moulds fighting … Continue reading How To: Grow Hair Faster With Castor Oil
By this stage a lot of you are thinking, do I really have to do all this to make my hair look better? Well… I’m not here to tell you what to do. It’s more like, I want to show you or let you know of the possibilities you have to make it look and feel better/healthier. It’s all a matter of choice and priorities. … Continue reading The Good Hair Wash Routine Volume II
Having healthy hair at all times is something we all want. Be it summer, winter, autumn or spring. We want it in good conditions. And in order to do this, we have to know that for the different seasons, the hair routine could change or just remain the same. But we first have to identify if there is something amiss or if our hair and … Continue reading Winter Hair Care Routine
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?