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HOW TO MAKE CARROT OIL

Over the past few weeks, I have been extremely busy, hence writing or doing anything has been practically impossible except for the classes which I can't stop.  But regardless of my work schedule, I managed to make one of my favorite oils-carrot oil last week. …

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 PRODUCT REVIEW: CLEAR NATURE CARROT MAXI PLUS

Reviewing a product is one aspect of blogging I love and this is a product I have been wanting to review but I had to wait to start noticing results before writing anything. So, a relative has been using this product for over a year now, she actually recommended th…

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Addictives for Skin Care

Addictives are usually some of the most important ingredients in handmade creams and lotion formulations. It is mostly used for super lightening purposes. They can be in form of ampoules, serums, solutions e.t.c They perform a wide range of functions which in…

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SKIN LIGHTENING OILS AND SERUMS

The best skin lightening or beautifying  kits usually include an oil. It is assumed that the oil increases the lightening effect in such products. The most popular ones include Egyptian Oil, Talking Oil, Moroccan Oil, Half Caste Oil,  Flawless Oil and so on....  These …

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I LOVE ORGANICS!

It's no secret to my ardent followers that I'm an organic freak. If you haven't gotten on board, then you are on a long thing....... I recently bought an handmade soap...made with lemongrass black soap to be precise due to occurrence of rashes and whiteh…

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BRONZE TONE- PRODUCT REVIEW

Happy new month to everyone. This is my first post in this month, so I decided to do a product review. Here it goes : I came back from a field trip and was welcomed by a family member. I immediately noticed her skin tone was lighter, not whitish or that color you no…

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BEETROOT FOR SKINCARE

I never knew of this root plant until my supplier drew my attention to it. She made a body scrub with the powder and sent a sample to me. I immediately used it to prepare a body scrub for me and sis. We absolutely loved the feel on our skin. The results were amazing. I…

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DIY-HOW TO TIGHTEN SKIN PORES

Sometimes, you get these reactions on your face looking like rashes. Sometimes, they happen as a result of clogged pores due to sweat and dirts.  Your skin pores become enlarged due to the accumulated sweat, dirt and oil. It happens frequently on my face when I don…

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DIY: HOW TO MAKE ALL PURPOSE CREAM

I promised writing a recipe from my upcoming book, so that you can have an idea of what you would be spending your money on.  So here's a recipe from my book : HOW TO MAKE BODY CREAMS AND BUTTERS I got this recipe from a blog about two years ago, when …

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ESSENTIAL OILS -A NECESSITY IN EVERY BEAUTY ROUTINE

According to Wikipedia, an oil is "essential" in the sense that it contains the "essence of" the plant's fragrance—the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived.  Essential oils are derived from different parts of aromat…

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SHOULD I USE MILK OF MAGNESIA?

MOM (Milk Of Magnesia) caught my attention, when I saw it at a friend's place. She said she had been using it to treat breakouts and acne on her face. So, I went online and also proceeded to ask some dermatologists and pharmacists residing close to where I stay, …

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HOW TO IDENTIFY ORIGINAL MILANI POWDER

I usually tell my friends that there are three basic set of mineral powder and liquid foundations. There are the 'original ', 'original fake' and 'fake fake'. All of them are sold at different prices. You can get Iman, Milani, Mary Kay loose pow…

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GHANA SET TO BAN SKIN LIGHTENING PRODUCTS

From August 2016,  Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is set to ban the sale of cosmetic products which contain the skin bleaching ingredient 'hydroquinone'. This will ensure that the products will no longer be imported to the country. This is to deter …

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WONDERS OF GOAT MILK

Goat milk is a common ingredient that is usually used in making soaps and cream. The Hausas in Nigeria use it in preparing a drink called 'Wura' but I'm interested in its benefits to the skin. Nowadays, companies use it more as a lightening agent but it is …

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RAVE OF THE MOMENT-BUTTS AND HIPS

Anytime I visit Instagram, I am always bombarded by pictures of ladies with big butts and hips. I am always left wondering, if they were actually natural or had undergone surgery. I have always known there were creams for that but I never trusted those creams beca…

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ORGANIC LOTION BARS

instagram:@funnyyardfarm A friend of mine bought a large amount of mango butter but was quite confused,  on what she wanted to do with it. That got me thinking and I remembered a lotion bar recipe I got from bodyunburdened . I used it to make some bars of soap for he…

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MY DIY RECIPE FOR A SMOOTHER SKIN

For two weeks, I paid no attention to my skin at all, due to my exams. I would only take my bathe and head to class without moisturizer, face cream or sunscreen  . Well, let's just say I paid for it dearly. My skin is quite sensitive, hence my face was filled wit…

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  FACE WIPES OR CLEANSERS

This is one question that is always on my mind whenever I go skincare shopping. I know it is the same with some people, as I have been asked this question over and over again. Both are useful and basically serve the same purpose. These days, the face wipes is more in…

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BEST LIGHTENING CREAMS

There's been so many requests about skin lightening products. I am not against skin lightening. Everyone has a right to choose what they want, as long as they are doing it the right way, not endangering their health and feel comfortable in their skin. I'm al…

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 COMMON SKINCARE HABITS THAT ARE SO WRONG

In the skin care world, all we get to hear are things we need to do. But, what are we not meant to do? There are little but very important mistakes, we make each day. They are really not important to some people but they have repercussions.Some of them include. Use …

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR SKIN GLOW

You don't get to hear about some amazing  beauty products that are wonder personified (permit my grammar), in this part of the world. Truth is,there are basic organic products that you might just be obsessed with,if not careful due to their eff…

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 REASONS YOU SHOULD USE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

I saw an update of one of my favourite product dealers. She mentioned activated charcoal and that got my attention. I could remember when I was about 14, I had a bad acne case and my mum gave me this blackish substance to use on it. Alas!, when I  read the ingredien…

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SKIN SO FRUITY!!!

I'm a year older today, and to celebrate today, I would be uploading two DIY skin care recipes this week. It has been a long time since I did anything like this, so after scrolling through the web, getting reviews as well as compiling these posts from some of my f…

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