So I’ve been body brushing for just over a month now and within this short period of time I’m already noticing some great changes in my skin and my body in general. I’m sure you know that the skin is the largest organ of the body. It receives a third of all the blood supply circulated in your body, it is the last to receives nutrients, and yet the first to show signs of imbalance or deficiency. Dry skin brushing is one great way to start looking after your skin and body. Continue reading
What better way to get softer and smoother skin than making your own body scrubs! The recipes are endless so I’m going to share a few of my favourite recipes I’ve personally tried and loved. Since winter is literally round the corner your skincare needs will definitely start to change. The first thing you’ll probably notice is your skin may start to feel Continue reading
I’ve always wanted to start a YouTube channel but I kept making too many excuses for why I couldn’t be on YouTube or I didn’t have the time or just mere procrastination. At the end of the day you determine the direction your life goes. So…. Continue reading
I’m sure we all know the benefits water has for our bodies and considering we’re approximately 75% water are we drinking enough? So for the month of July I want you to join me in the Water Challenge. This challenge was inspired by an article I read in the paper about the visible changes drinking water has on your skin and I know proper hydration is critical to pretty much everything in your body. Continue reading
“We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage … we will have to say yea or nay – and rise!” Maya Angelou
Are beauty brands doing enough to cater for Women of Colour? This question is being asked more often lately. Why is this market so neglected by major brands and if they do cater to women of colour why so little product range and availability? There was a twitter discussion on Sunday with Continue reading
What can’t coconut oil do? If you’re not already using it, you’re definitely missing out on nature’s best and healthy beauty secret.
Sub-zero temperatures, dry air, cold winds and snow can only mean one thing… WINTER. The cold weather does affect your skin and it is important to understand how to look after your skin to keep it looking great and glowing during these coming cold months.
Here are some tips to MAINTAIN and PROTECT your skin in the cold months… Continue reading
According to beauty specialists and dermatologists there are 5 skin types and each of these require different things when in comes to care and routine. Your skin type is determined by genes, stress and how much oil (sebum) your skin actually produces. Another important factor is your diet, beauty is inside out, so what you eat ultimately reflects on the way your skin looks and feels.
When it comes to taking care of my skin, I definitely mean business. I am in my twenties and I definitely want to look like I’m in my twenties when I’m in my forty-somethings!
One of my favorite things when it comes to skin-care is making my own face masks. Just as it important to know what I put inside, I like knowing exactly what I put on my body. Continue reading