Diet & Skincare: What is the link?

Sorry this is not about how dairy is linked to acne….LOL January is synonymous with fad diets…”new year, new me”. Everyone is eager to lose the weight from overindulgence at Christmas and desperate to show up at work or a party looking snatched. What do they do to lose the weight fast? Juicing! An insane […]

I used to bleach my skin and here is why I am asking you not to do so! – An interview with Nkechi U.

If you joined the Instagram live with @beautyharbour on skin bleaching, you would remember me mentioning my dear friend who shared with me how she stopped bleaching her skin and the aftereffects. She graciously accepted to be interviewed and I was telling her she does not need to show her face or use her real […]

Review: Aveeno Calm + Restore Triple Oat Serum and Oat Gel Moisturiser

When one of my faves Dr Shereene Idriss mentioned this range, I knew I had to check it out. Prior to now, when you need to hydrate your skin, everyone reaches for hyaluronic acid but we have since realized it is not the only hydrator that exists. This range also has a cleanser but I […]

Skinimalism; why you need to whittle down your stash.

I had said at the beginning of the year that I see this trending this year and I think I was right! I have seen quite a few pages talk about this and also practice it. Also there has been a decline in the number of “shelfies” with tons of products on display …mayne its […]

Review of the Garden of Wisdom (GOW) Serums I love

Those who have followed me for a while know how much I love Garden of Wisdom serums. I have had a few of their serums in rotation for about 2 years or more and while they have a huge selection of products from serums to toners to moisturisers and facial oils, I will highlight the […]

Roundup of sunscreen products that do not leave a white cast on darker skintones.

The many reasons for black women not wearing sunscreen is first of all feeling darker skintones do not need sunscreen and the other reason is the dreaded white cast/purple/blue cast. Even those who apply forget to reapply. Below is a list of sunscreens that do not leave a cast on darker skintones. Those marked (*), […]