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Blog One Year Anniversary and Morocco Haul

My blog is a year old!!! Time flies!!! Took me so long to start this blog and so grateful for everyone who has taken their time to read and contribute one way or the other to it.I had this long speech planned but will keep it simple.Thank you so much! Now to the haul Anytime I travel outside Nigeria, I… Read More »

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My Moroccan Hammam Experience

The art of the hammam (steam bath/bathhouse) is an ancient and integral part of Moroccan life as water, which is considered sacred, and cleanliness, are essential elements of Islam. It involves scrubbing, steaming and relaxation. From the day I booked a trip to Morocco, I knew hammam would be on the cards.While I have had hammam in Abuja and Lagos,… Read More »

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September Empties and Mini Reviews

I know it isn’t the end of the month yet but I have a few empties already! I don’t know how people manage to run through so many products in four weeks but some of these things have been open a while and I am glad they are empty so I can move on to other things. Not to bore… Read More »

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Ridiculously Simple Skincare Routine For Lazy People/Beginners

I know most of you look at my routines on my Instagram page like “who has the time for all this?”….However, if you have skin concerns or you want glowing skin, you need to stick to a skincare routine. It is really easy to get confused looking at pages on Instagram or watching YouTube videos especially for beginners and you… Read More »

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My Current Evening Skincare Routine

I always say I won’t buy new products but here I am with new products in my stash…but my excuse is that I didn’t repurchase, I got new things to try instead…LOL. I ran out of my beloved Heimish All Clean Balm and while scrolling through Instagram, I saw the BodyShop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalizing Gel-in-Oil (what a mouthful!)… Read More »

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5 Luxury Skincare Products Worth the Splurge

Spending in skincare is something I always talk about as most people talk about cost the minute you recommend skincare products. However, expensive skincare doesn’t mean it will be effective the same way cheaper doesn’t mean it won’t work but these are the skincare products that I have tried and are worth the splurge (if you can afford to). So… Read More »

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My current morning skincare routine

Throughout July, I used the UrbanskinRx Dark spot Essential Kit (read full review here) .As I am constantly trying new products, my skincare routines change quite frequently, but I am trying not to have too many things in rotation or back up as I am always on the lookout for something new and I don’t want to be under any… Read More »

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UrbanSkinRx Full Review

As most of you know, throughout the month of July, I tested the UrbanSkinRx products. I was going to wait till the end of the month to write this review but you guys are so impatient….LOL! I have run out of all but 2 products. I have just the cleansing bar and the Vitamin C serum left, so here is… Read More »

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How I Cleared Hormonal Acne

I was one of those who never had pimples growing up. I didn’t know what it was like to use Ten-O-Six or SeaBreeze neither did I have to do anything for my skin to look good but thanks to my mum and aunt, I still used decent skincare. Fast forward many years later, I would breakout on my forehead every… Read More »

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Budget Skincare Products Worth Checking Out

When it comes to skincare, it is really easy to get carried away and buy tons and tons of products all in the bid to get glowing skin. However, not everyone is rolling in cash with excess to splurge on skincare. While the title of this post says “budget”, I totally acknowledge the fact that budget is relative and what… Read More »