Self-care is skincare, I’m slowly embracing this truth. For work, I have been creating content about skincare products, the different kinds and their benefits. That work prompted me to think about my own skin and the care it was not getting. So I decided to get myself a stash. I bought the Clean and Clear […]
Hi, I’m a dark-skinned girl living it up in the 21st century. I know, I know… it’s not ground breaking news, but we still exist – real chocolate girls with melanin and natural glow. Why am I reminding you that we still exist? Well, I feel like we’ve become endangered, exaggeration intended. Too many of […]
Name: Tara Leuvina Smith Occupation: Editor When did you start your natural hair journey: There is a misconception that a person goes natural, we are born natural and we go ‘un-natural’ or in this context we begin to relax our hair. But to put a date to when I stopped relaxing my hair … I […]
Ever since I was a child I admired persons with long flowing hair – the kind that went pass the shoulders and moved its way down the back. The kind that looked like silk; oh, how I wished that my own hair was that silky. My mother, being of East Indian descent, may have contributed […]
I can’t compare this experience to another because 1. this was my first coconut milk pedicure and 2. I’ve only done pedicures at this spa – Healing Waters Spa, but I can say that it was utterly mind-blowing. (I’m not overreacting!) One of my favourite things about Healing Waters is there weekly specials, follow them on […]
Name: Nakasi Fortune Occupation: Professional Volunteer When did you start your natural hair journey: October of 2011. Then I tried something new, by way of Brazilian blowout, in December of 2014 and my hair was not turning back as fast as I wanted it to, so I cut it off again.
Oily skin is something I struggle with daily, add our wonderful (overly) sunny weather and I’m presented with a tragedy of epic proportions. So when I found these two remedies on Instragram via @easyremedies, I knew I needed to try and share them. Ground Oats & Coconut Oil: This soothing mask is pretty simple, you’ll […]