Benefits of a Body Scrub

When it comes to caring for your skin, for most of us, the face comes first. We will have a lineup of amazing face scrubs, luxurious shampoos and moisturizing conditioners but we tend to forget to give the rest of our bodies the TLC it requires. This is where a body scrub comes in, an…

5 Simple Lavender DIY Projects

Also known as Lavandula Officinalis, lavender flowers/buds come from the plant family Lamiaceae (which also include mints) and have a variety of uses. They are very aromatic, and they maintain full aroma when in dry form. In terms of texture, they are dry but not crunchy. The flower buds are extremely light, so a small…

Lavender Flowers

Also known as Lavandula Officinalis, lavender flowers/buds come from the plant family Lamiaceae (which also include mints) and have a variety of uses. They are very aromatic, and they maintain full aroma when in dry form. In terms of texture, they are dry but not crunchy. The flower buds are extremely light, so a small…

5 DIY Hair Masks

Your hair is as good as you treat it. So when you need a little tender love and care for your mane, here are five recipes for easy home made hair masks that you can make right in your kitchen with inexpensive ingredients.  I’ve tried each of these masks myself and they worked really well…

Rejuvenating Tomato Face Mask

Looking to try a new and refreshing face mask? Try this one! It’s super easy and can be made right at home! Ingredients:⠀ 1 tbsp plain yogurt:  works as a gentle exfoliator that leaves your skin glowing and prevents breakouts. It also helps reduce signs of aging!⠀ 1/2 of a tomato: is anti-inflammatory, shrinks pores,…

Bentonite Clay Hair Mask

This hair mask hydrates, moisturizes, de-frizzes, softens, and banishes dryness, while encouraging curl definition and shine. Any problems you’re having with your hair, this mask can probably solve.  Works best when done once a week or as needed, your hair has never looked better! Get rid of Frizz Unruly patches Rough, dry, tangly ends Enhances Shine…

Tea Tree Oil for Dry Scalp

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that contains antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Many people use tea tree oil on their face however, it’s also beneficial for a dry itchy scalp! What you’ll need 1 tbsp Olive Oil Tea Tree Oil How to Mix a few drops of tea tree oil and 1 tbsp olive oil…

Brightening Face Mask

Bentonite clay has numerous uses including detoxing the body, treating bone fractures, insect bites, rashes, pimples, foot soaks, baths, and remineralizing teeth. We really love what it does for the skin. It makes an excellent face and body mask, it shrinks pores, tones and tightens, and removes impurities. Turmeric helps to diminish wrinkles, exfoliates, evens…

Shea Oil

Have you heard of Shea Nut Oil? No? Say good-bye to dull hair and dry skin. Shea nut oil is extracted directly from the nuts of the shea tree. It is created during the production of shea butter from cold pressing the nuts of the shea tree. Try shea nut oil if you have the feeling…

African Black Soap

African black soap, also called black soap, is a kind of soap originating in West Africa. It is made from the ash of locally harvested African plants, which gives the soap its characteristic dark color. In West Africa, and especially Ghana, black soap is often made by women and fair-traded. The women use secret family…

Activated Charcoal Powder

Activated charcoal is well known as a  antidote as it adsorbs most organic toxins, chemicals and poisons before they can harm the body. Some Emergency Rooms administer large doses of activated charcoal for certain types of poisoning. According to this article, activated charcoal has a long history of medicinal use: It was 1831. In front…

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter, also called theobroma oil, is a pale-yellow, edible vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa bean. It is used to make chocolate, as well as some ointments, toiletries, and pharmaceuticals.[2] Cocoa butter has a cocoa flavor and aroma.[3] Its best-known attribute is its melting point, which is just below human body temperature. On its…