It’s one of those nights when my mind is just clogged and I can’t go to sleep. So instead of tossing and turning I decided to go downstairs gather up my ingredients, lock the kitchen door (to block off the noise incase you were wondering) and make my son’s body butter. I use it as a … Continue reading Organic Whipped Shea Baby Butter
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
Dryness is a major thing that I deal with everyday and I think most people with my hair texture can relate. My hair is very coily (4c) and so all the natural oil that is supposed to travel from my scalp to the shaft/tip of my hair is unable to due to the shape of … Continue reading Moisturising Natural Hair: The Loc Method.
I wrote a blog on lotion bars a while back here (https://tlgemsandmixes.com/2014/11/11/lotion-bars/) and it is actually one of my favorite post till date because it is a flexible DIY in terms of colors and shapes just like soaps or shampoo bars. I was looking to buy molds for more lotion bars and I came across … Continue reading Moisturising Cocoa Pop Lotion Bars
In this winter period and with the UK hard water, it is very hard to get away with just conditioning natural hair or any hair at that without a deep conditioning treatment especially after using a shampoo, so I came up with this recipe after reading about some of the ingredients and the benefits they … Continue reading DEEP CONDITIONING HAIR MASK
Lotion bars are solid moisturizing oils and/or butter. They are made with natural oils, butters and waxes like Shea butter, cocoa butter, beeswax, avocado oil, hemp oil, etc. Essential oils and fragrances can be added. It is typically stored in a room temperature or cooler i.e fridge and will melt when rubbed directly on the … Continue reading Moisturising Lotion Bars
Hello my loves! so going back my natural hair (almost 2 years) has made me realise that lightweight hair products will do little to nothing for me and this is no fault of the hair products, but the thickness and my coily strands are the main culprits. My hair always need a little bit of … Continue reading Shea Butter Hair Moisturizer