The winter months or harmattan (depending on where you live) come with dry, itchy skin. I love these months to get warm and cozy. The dry weather on the other hand, can wreak havoc on your skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body and it protects us from the harsh elements. We should therefore, invest in keeping it healthy and youthful. Here … Continue reading Skin Hydration
So, I have really oily skin but lately, my skin has been feeling dry even though the heat and humidity here in Abuja has been quite high. Neither of my “go to” summer oils (olive and coconut oils) are solving this problem for me. Not wanting to resort to shea butter (it’s very thick consistency can be quite heavy for the summers here) and, not … Continue reading D.I.Y Hydrating Face Mask
Massage is a great way to relax and destress the body. A facial massage not only reduces tension buildup on your face, it smoothes out potential wrinkles, relaxing the facial muscles. When done correctly, a facial massage can improve the skin revealing healthy glowing skin. What is Tanaka Face Massage? I came across the tanaka facial contouring massage about two years ago. This massage technique … Continue reading Natural Facelift Massage
Hey Beauties, welcome to 2015! What are your new year resolutions? I personally don’t make resolutions as I break them ALL the time, but there are two very important things I want to achieve this year, to exercise and eat healthy every single day (I’m curious to see if I can go 365 days). To jumpstart my goal, I decided to join two challenges – … Continue reading A New Year, A New You!
Using a toner in your beauty regimen is important for a flawless, smooth, healthy skin. Whether you have oily, dry and sensitive or combination skin, there’s a toner out there for your skin type. Read on for simple and effective natural ingredients you can use in your beauty regimen. Enjoy the presentation. Continue reading D.I.Y Facial Toners
So, if you read my welcome to my blog post, you’ll know that I’ve dabbled into raw food diet on and off for some years now. Raw food diet simply means eating food in it’s natural state (unprocessed, uncooked food). Heat destroys the nutrients and enzymes in food and raw foodists usually don’t heat food above 118 degrees Fahrenheit (about 48 degrees Celsius). Enzymes and … Continue reading Raw Food for Health and Beauty
Hello Beauties! I’ve always believed that great skin is the foundation of true beauty. You don’t have to fall into “the perfect features” category, beautiful skin is beauty period! The quest for beautiful, youthful skin is unending. We spend thousands of Naira each year on beauty products. The desire to be “the fairest of them all” is at fever pitch with more women and men … Continue reading 3 Natural Skin Lightening Ingredients
We all have good and bad hair days. Hair, like the rest of our body needs to be pampered and cared for. The more you care for it, the better it flourishes. People suffer from hair problems from time to time regardless of hair texture and length. There are days when your hair turns on you defying your quest to tame it. Perhaps you suffer … Continue reading D.I.Y Hair Masks
Beauty care has been in existence since the time of our ancestors. Long before the coming of Europeans, we had a way of life that was unique to us. Back then, beauty fixes were gotten from ‘Mother Nature’. Well, actually, ‘Mother Nature’ was the main source for solutions to both health and beauty problems and oral care was no exception. The chewing stick is synonymous … Continue reading Oil for Whiter Teeth?
Eyes are the window to your soul. Nothing signifies beauty and youthfulness like thick, long, luscious eye lashes. Sadly, not all of us are blessed in this department. For those of us that don’t like wearing false eyelashes, getting the eyelashes to grow thick and long is a challenge. Some years ago, I tried Vaseline at bedtime for my eyebrows and lashes and I honestly … Continue reading A Simple Way to Grow Longer Thicker Eyelashes