6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

  The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most sensitive layer of skin on your body, this is why the first signs of aging tend to appear around your eyes. In the same way that increasing your levels of certain nutrients will help protect your vision, incorporating a daily skin care regimen dedicated […]

10 Superfoods that Make Your Skin Glow

10 Superfoods that Make Your Skin Glow

We’ve all heard the saying ‘you are what you eat’ but how far does this actually go? Whatever you put in your body, will show, so basically eat bad, look bad. Top models celebs and beauty queens are well known for having beautiful skin. They are more likely to eat rich, superfoods, drink loads of water […]

Maca root powder for bigger booty and hips Fact or Myth

maca root for bigger booty hips and butt

****PLEASE READ POST UPDATE HERE **** It’s no secret, curves are in! With the likes of Kim Kardashian and Nikki Minaj parading the carpets of Hollywood in tight fitting dresses that flaunt full round hips and booty, it is no wonder that so many women out there are embracing and appreciating their curves. But what […]

Using Ghee Butter for Hair Conditioner

Using Ghee Butter for Hair Conditioner

using ghee butter for hair conditioner Years ago, while spending a Saturday afternoon with two of my besties from Ethiopia, I sensed a sweet yet strange smell permeating from their hair which had ben wrapped up in a plastic shower cap. Apparently the strange smell was a result of a natural butter they use as a hair […]

How I Make A Tinted Sunscreen

How I Make A Tinted Sunscreen

making a tinted sunscreen For daytime foundation application, it is always a good idea to keep it light and simple because daylight can be unforgiving to a cakey foundation application. One way to do this is to skip the heavy foundation and opt for a tinted sunscreen to get a lighter, more natural coverage. While […]

Vitamin C in Skin Care

Vitamin C in Skin Care img

I remember as a little girl, my mom would place in my palm my daily Vitamin C tablet while telling me how strong and healthy my body would be with the supplement. But looking down at the pill with my large, little girl eyes, all I saw was a bulky piece of chalk that tasted […]

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

Developing a regimen is so important because many skin care products need time and consistent use to show effects on the skin especially if you have a condition that you are looking to treat. Something that I have learned over the years is that the simpler the regimen the better, not only for my time […]

5 Steps to Remove Whiteheads and Blackheads

remove white heads and blackheads

 If you are like me and have an unbreakable habit of popping pimples or trying to remove whiteheads and blackheads prematurely, then it is makes sense to do it the right way. I have to admit, I find it extremely difficult to keep my hands off my face or be comfortable parading around with a […]

DIY Beauty: How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

DIY Beauty How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

Crafting mineral powder foundation can be one of the simplest things to do, requiring a few ingredients and kitchen supplies. Here is a basic recipe. The challenge in creating mineral powder foundation lies in finding the right color blend to match your skin tones and that will take a few trial and errors. To start […]

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

I came across an interesting concept in skin care several months ago called the derma roller that completely blew my mind and I have decided to do continuos derma roller reviews on this blog to help anyone contemplating using the device. On first sight, the derma roller looks nothing short of a torture device and another skin […]

Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector

Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector

Several months ago, I was browsing through the skin care section of a major department store when I came across the Clinique stand and was intrigued to see their latest product, a spot fader known as the Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector. To be quite frank, I have had my experiences with Clinique […]

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Unfortunately for individuals of darker skin tones like myself, treating deep acne scars and marks poses a major challenge mostly due to high risk of hyper-pigmentation in darker skin. Challenges of treating acne scars on dark skin Although, there is headway being made in the field with new technologies like Fraxel restore series, a non-ablative […]

77 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid for Acne Prone Skin

77 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid for Acne Prone Skin

Cosmetic Ingredients to avoid for acne Be Wary! Your makeup and skin care products could be causing your skin problems. Do you have blemished skin? Well, how about the fact that the very products that you are using to treat or hide your skin condition, could be the very thing causing or exaggerating the problem. […]

How Effective is Microdermabrasion on Acne Scars?

how effective is microdermabrasion on acne scars skin

Microdermabrasion is an extremely popular procedure available in salons, spas and doctors offices and even as home kits. It is a non-invasive, fairly painless procedure that works by simply exfoliating or scrubbing the top, outer most layer of your skin to fluff out dead skin cells and encourage new skin growth.  Microdermabrasion on darker skin […]

Ultra Glow Black Soap Reviewed

As someone with very oily, acne-prone skin, a good facial cleanser is a must-have for me. Having tried almost every cleanser under the sun, I found that tons of cleansers did one of two things: the ones made especially for oily skin left my skin looking dry and leathery while my face still appeared oily… […]

DIY Beauty Recipe: How to Make A Face Scrub with Sugar

DIY Beauty Recipe How to Make A Face Scrub with Sugar

DIY Beauty Recipe: How to Make A Face Scrub with Sugar In this tutorial, we learn how to make a face scrub with sugar. This is a simple delicious scrub that will exfoliate dead skin cells, revive dull skin, help to prevent blemishes and reveal smoother, brighter skin. I am a fan of using sugar […]

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