My go to cleansers are the really rich, creamy, non-drying ones , I love the ritual of a creamy smear on the face and the healthy, Fresh, moisturised feel after rinse off/clean off with warm water or face cloth. Hence I tend to be very intentional on the choice of oils when trying to formulate … Continue reading Blemish Control Oats Silk + Tea Tree Creamy Face Cleanser.
I purchased a book on amazon kindle by Carla Oates ‘feeding your skin’, and according to the book, it is believed that the first mask was invented by slave girls in Egypt who were washing their clothes at the Nile’s edge. They realised that their feet became soft and pappy after immersion in the mud, … Continue reading Rhassoul Rose Cleansing Facial Mask
Carrier Oils/Base Oils are natural plant/fruits oils, pressed from the leaves or seed of such plant. Usually, plant oils do not have any strong concentrated aroma unlike essential oil, however some type of oils like neem oil, marula oil, olives etc, have distinctive smell, also carrier oils are not prone to evaporation because they are … Continue reading Favourites + Effective Natural Plant Oils For Hair And Skin
Like my hair, my skin is also dry and the only way to manage it is through hydration and moisturisation and yes! I know the best way to achieve that is drinking a reasonable amount of water and having a good diet(still working on that), however tropical application of creams and lotions is also important … Continue reading Hydrosol Floral Water + Pumpkin Seed Oil = Soft & Plump Skin
I’ve been using Rhassoul clay to wash and cleanse my scalp for a few years now, basically since I’ve been back to my natural hair and that’s a bit over 3 years. I can’t really remember what or who made me try it but I did and loved it! so I stuck to it. And … Continue reading Rhassoul Clay Hair Wash
One of the best thing about mixing and blending your own oils/butters is that you know exactly what is going in, you are able to play around with recipes and measurements and also trying out new oils/butters. It is just so much fun learning and reading about natural oils/butters. I recently came across this recipe … Continue reading Tingling Scalp Treatment Oil
Lately I’ve been exploring more gently ways of cleansing my skin, and that has led me to oil and balm cleansing. My last post was on oil cleansing and this is just an extension of that. It really feels good to know that after years of using harsh cleansers with the aftermath of tight skin … Continue reading DIY CLEANSING BALM