Avocado mask for dry skin (DIY)

I have been experimenting with DIY masks and I find this to be one of the best ones I’ve tried especially if you suffer from dry or irritated skin like I do particularly in winter months. Avocado is rich in skin loving vitamins … Continue Reading →


9 Uses of Rose Water

What They Say: Has antibacterial and antiseptic properties Helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles Helps maintain skin’s PH balance Great for dry as well as oily skin Tightens pores  What I Think & My Experience First thing I noticed is … Continue Reading →


What are PARABENS (in a nutshell)?

Part of understanding my skin and hair is definitely getting to know the ingredient list. All I can say is that it is not an easy read! Kind of reads like a secret code and only a few really know … Continue Reading →

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Top 20 Skin Care Commandments

Here are some of the basic dos and don’ts that I try to follow in order to keep my skin healthy, spot free, balanced and youthful. Even though most of them are pretty obvious it is good to keep a … Continue Reading →


The best serum for a brighter, even complexion – Elemis

It was my sister that kindly bought me a gift including several Elemis skin care products (thanks sis X). Elemis is a renowned brand which takes extra care when it comes to its ingredients and that is the reason I … Continue Reading →

Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil for glowing skin-oil like no other!

  Anyone suffering from blemishes or oily skin knows how difficult it is to find a good and safe (that won’t clog the pores) moisturizer. I have a combination skin that is oily in my t-zone but it gets dry on … Continue Reading →


Black Soap for dry and acne prone skin.

This is one of the best products for acne prone skin and hyperpigmentation I’ve tried. The fact that I’ve been using it consistently for over two years speaks volumes. It ticks all the boxes for me; its affordable,handmade,  has quality ingredients, cleanses, moisturizes, great … Continue Reading →

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Trying to firstly decipher the chemicals in cosmetics then decide which ones to be concerned about, which ones to avoid, find products without them can be a little overwhelming at first. When I started reading the ingredients I felt as … Continue Reading →


Benefits of Turmeric Mask! Great for Blemish Prone Skin!

If you suffer from blemishes and breakouts I’m pretty sure you have tried putting all sorts of stuff on your face just as have I . The advantage of DIY masks is that they are generally on a cheap side, … Continue Reading →

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil “world’s healthiest oil” Is It Worth The Hype?

So much has been written about coconut oil a.k.a. “world’s healthiest oil”  and its endless  benefits, that another post is probably not needed. Saying so, since I’ve replaced all my “traditional” lotions  with oils, and trust me when I say … Continue Reading →