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My lightening and exfoliating black soap

I was not really a fan of the popular black soap because it causes bumps on my face within a week of using it. I had a terrible experience the last time I used it, which was about 4 years ago, I was only able to get rid of the spots and bumps with the help of Swissgarde's Tea Tree cream and T-Basics soap. I have not attempted using anything with the label 'Black Soap' since then, until recently.

I stumbled across 'Moroccan Black Soap' while shopping for products for my online store and my supplier wanted me to try using it. I haven't tried this one before  but I made up my mind to stop immediately if I notice any form of reaction on my skin. I formulated a recipe with some amazing herbs I got and made the soap. I did not add any fragrance oil, hence the scent was not really pleasing but I didn't mind because I was experimenting with it.

I have been using the soap for two weeks now, and I have had no reactions whatsoever. On the contrary, my skin has become softer and smoother, I also don't have to worry about getting darker or having blemishes, as the soap prevents that,so it is a win-win for me. You can notice the tightening of the skin after using it.My skin is absolutely loving it and I think I would be using it all through this dry season. Here is the recipe I  used...

200 grams of Moroccan Black soap
2 teaspoons of Lemon juice
2 teaspoons of Honey
1 teaspoon of Rice powder
1 teaspoon of Neem powder
1 teadpoon of Camwood powder
2 teaspoons of Unripe pawpaw paste
1 teaspoon of Mulberry extract
1 teaspoon of Tamarind paste
1 teaspoon of Vitamin E oil
1 teaspoon of Grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon of fragrance oil(optional)

1. Unwrap your Moroccan soap and pour into a mortar.

2. Pound the soap using the pestle until it becomes fluffy and softer. Pour in all the ingredients and pound some more until the ingredients are properly mixed. 

3. Add your fragrance oils and stir some more.You might not get a very smooth texture but it shouldn't also contain lumps.The residue should be small and grain like, this helps in exfoliating the skin.

4. Your soap should have become like a paste at this point. If you want it to become thicker, simply add more soap. This is not liquid herbal soap hence it shouldn't be too watery.Pour into your cans and you can start using it immediately.

To use, simply take some of the soap paste and pour into your sponge. To apply on your face, take a small amount onto your palm and apply in a circular motion all over your face.You would notice the difference in your skin texture almost immediately after using it.

Honey helps in moisturizing and smoothening the face while ingredients like Neem and Camwood help in eradicating acne. Lemon juice, Mulberry and rice powder prevents darkening, clears spots and lightens the skin. It is properly best to use at night if you are the type that is usually under the scorching sun during the day but it is perfect for night use. This is a perfect natural lightening and exfoliating soap for this sunny weather. For maximum results,combine with your lightening cream/ lotion or oil. I love this soap as I can now enjoy black soap without worrying about reactions. Hence if you react to black soap like me but you wish you can use it, then try this recipe. Until my next post....remain beautiful😉.


Looking older than your age? There are some things you might probably that is making you look older. As soon as we reach our mid-twenties, most women start wishing we could stop aging, me inclusive. I really do not want the wrinkles😥

Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Gabrielle Union, Sade Adu,Genevieve Nnaji, Kate Henshaw just makes us wonder how in Pete's name they manage to look so much younger. Sometimes, we are the cause for making our skin look older. Take a look at the topmost reasons why you're probably looking older than your age.

1.Over exfoliating

Exfoliating is a good thing to do from time to time, as it prevents dead skin cells from building up, but if you do it too often, it can be detrimental to your skin.Once or twice a week is way better and would not damage the skin.

2. Not wearing sun screen everyday

With a harsh weather like ours, you would be surprised that many people do not do this at all. The fact that your cream contains sunscreen ingredients does not mean it can protect you from the harsh rays of the sun. Get a sun screen,sis.

3.Not eating nutrient rich foods

With an economy like ours, quantity is the norm in some families not quality. But then, quality and nutritious foods such as those high in fibre,vitamins and minerals are not usually expensive. All it takes is planning your meals.

4.Not drinking enough water

Drinking water has tons of benefits, including making you more energetic and helping you lose weight, but it can also have really improve the appearance of your skin. Many of us apply lotion to hydrate our skin, but staying hydrated from the inside does alot more in giving us a youthful appearance.

5.Not getting enough sleep

I can relate to this . With work and studies, I was barely sleeping for five hours every night. When I would go to class,my friends would be like, 'Sophie, are you alright?' Since graduation,I've rectified that by making sure I plan my schedule well. Daytime for business,night time for sleep.

6. Not exercising regularly

If you are not a routine person like me,it would probably be difficult for you to stick to an exercise routine. I have tried so many forms of exercise,from squatting to skipping to jogging....but I've never been able to stay consistent to it. Nowadays,what I simply do is take a walk in the cool evening and dance every day. I love dancing.

7. Smoking

We all know that smoking damages the lungs,it also wrecks havoc on the skin. From wrinkles to looser skin to eye wrecks havoc.

8.Carbonated drinks

I do this often,I would not lie.I know its bad but what when one is under the scorching sun and is hungry...whatta man gotta do. I'm really trying to stop by opting for a bottle of water or a fruit juice instead, anytime I feel thirsty. I'm getting there....not easy....but I'm getting there

9. Eating too much sugar

Sugar can really be an addiction but it can also cause weight gain, acne and inflammation which can make us look older.

There you have it.
It does not take much to have a younger looking skin..afterall,age is just a number..In our next post,I would be talking on how to get a younger looking skin and would be posting a skin repair cream recipe.
Until my next post, remain beautiful.


This is one product I love and can really vouch for. A friend of mine bought a bottle and I liked the way she looked. No black knuckles or irregular complexion, no blemishes as well.
It does not contain hydroquinone. It's also non greasy and light on the skin which is suitable for people with oily skin. For people with dry skin,a cap or two of Neutrogena oil mixed with it would give maximum results.
I used it for a couple of weeks and yea it worked. No instant lightening but rather slowly, clarifying the complexion.
This is a nice low budget cream which most people would fall in love with. It's sold in most stores for about 1500 naira( about 7-9 dollars)
To order for this product,simply contact us through any of the contact addresses on this blog.


I've always favoured organic skincare products because it always easy to get maximum benefits from them. I'm so thrilled right now over Tresses and Body organics lightening cream.

Made from Tumeric powder, lemon oil and carrots, it promises to lighten your skin in a natural way making it look lighter and smoother.
One of my favorite things about Organic lightening creams is the way,your skin tones out after using it. It doesn't give out the whitish look(some times,reddish colour) most of these creams give. It rather lightens the skin giving it a glowing look. It also makes the skin smoother and prevents acne depending on the products used. I've always favoured products containing lemon oil,honey or almond powder.

I've always made mine from the comfort of my home but this time, I want to use theirs and see how it turns out. I am also a vendor of their products which includes a wide range of organic products for both the body and hair.
Let's go back to the cream and see what it consists of.

Tumeric powder- inhibits the production of melanin(skin cells responsible for darkening of the skin.)
Carrots-Contains Vitamin C which is also a lightening agent and makes the skin smoother.
Lemon oil-Lightens,smoothens the skin as well as prevents acne.

If interested in making your own organic lightening creams, scrubs or body butters, kindly purchase my e-book, HOW TO MAKE BODY CREAMS AND BUTTERS , for only 1,000 Naira or 3 Dollars. You can send a mail to for more information. 
To order for any of the products on the blog or my e-book, please use any of the contacts listed on the contact page, call,message or Watsapp me through 07034510620.   



After talking about some low budget lightening creams, I think it wouldn't be a bad idea to discuss some other lightening creams but a little bit expensive.
I saw this on one of my beauticians updates and I was a little bit taken aback.

I found out that half caste creams had been on board since 2010. Then I surfed the net as usual to get more information about
I don't know much about the ingredients because most of them are handmade.  A bottle or cup sells for as much as 100-200 dollars(up to 20000 naira,even up to 50000 naira). As a result, this cream has garnered much attention including mine. I have enrolled for classes, bought e-books, just to find out how to formulate this type of cream. But I have come to understand that it is plainly an extra whitening cream, just like so many whitening creams out there. I have tried some of those recipes but they many do not work. I have also come to find out that the most popular ways of attaining that half caste complexion is through the use of the following:

1. Lightening injections
They range mostly from 2,000 Naira to 45,000 Naira. These injections especially the expensive ones really work well. Some of them contain gluthathione and some other ingredients that make them potent. They are injections shot through the veins,hence if you're thinking of using it , make sure it is being done by a licensed dermatologists to prevent stories that touches the heart. When, I went to the market to enquire about the injections, I was shown different options but the sellers were quite reluctant to show me the really expensive ones. They only bring it out, if a customer specifically request for it. 

2. Serums and gels
Before the advent of organic products, there were various mixologists. Most people mixed their creams with tube gels and serums. You can agree with me that they worked, at least to a certain extent. Skin lightening has been on for as long as I can remember and serums/gels/oils were the order of the day in those days and they still work. The only difference is that the serums of this present day are more effective and safer, compared to then.

3. Lightening powders
The only trick to this is make sure you get the original powders. Do not go for quantity, go for quality. If you are new to this business, ask around for genuine suppliers and buy regardless of the price. Most powders sold in major markets are ineffective. They are sold at cheap prices but have no effect whatsoever. 
My favourite lightening powders are Symwhite, Alpha Arbutin, Snow white Gluthathione and Kojic Dipaltimate. I have also heard about Moroccan and Egyptian whitening powder but I cannot say if they are effective or not. You can try out this recipe to produce your own whitening cream. It is one of my favourites and can give you that skin tone you desire. It might not whiten you overnight but it would certainly give your skin a beautiful glow. 
Note: The results from using this recipe might differ from skin to skin. It might work for others and might not to do so for some others based on the skin type. To make your cream work better, you can combine it with  this scrub and this soap.

If you would like to know more about whitening creams, kindly place a comment below this post or contact me through my mail address - 


I could rememember when I first started blogging, this cream was the rage of the moment. I applied for many classes, tried my hands on so many recipes but low and behold,none gave either me or my clients that pale whitish and milk complexion. I have seen so many recipes online. I have tried more than 60% of them and have studied so many recipes because of it. Thus as a result, I have gone to the market, asked questions, done research, made my observations and come to this conclusion.

1.Those recipes you see online won't give you that dramatic overnight white complexion, they would only lighten your complexion.The closest you can get to achieving your desired complexion is by using whitening injections, using hydroquinone or pure kojic acid based products.

2. You can get a lighter shade of complexion, probably caramel or a golden tanned complexion if you are consistent with a skincare regime, over a period of time. You won't turn white but it would certainly improve your skintone, clear impurities and give you a lighter complexion.

3.  Like I said earlier if you want that dramatic complexion, the following would help the lightening process:

a. Genuine Lightening Powders such as Symwhite, Kojic Dipaltimate, Mulberry Extract, Gluthathathione, Alpha Arbutin would help. Buying counterfiet powders because they are less expensive would do nothing. I have found out that some people would prefer buying less expensive powders but they forget that most times, you can't identify these powders because they look alike and you might end up buying substandard or maybe pure talcum powder. It is better if you source for genuine but expensive powders. Trust me, a little would go a long way.

b. Gels- Gels like Kojic clear, Toujours , Lebganaise, Kpata Kpata would definitely help. I have seen recipes asking people to use up to 5 tubes. I won't recommend it because some contain steriod, mercury or hydroquinone but then , they do the job.

c.  Products containing more than 2% hydroquine also works. Trust me, if you use a cream and you get white within a week, you are using hydroquinone. Some mixers use products containing hydroquinone in their products which is why when you use it, you get white but in two - three months time, you start seeing stretch marks, dark knuckes, red marks, skin peeling.

d. Serums are bae
With good serums, then you are good to go. My favourites include RWT,Toujours, Action Jolie, Over white....

e.. The best way to formulate your halfcaste cream and start seeing resullts is by using a base. Most skincare therapists I have worked with swear by Thailand creams. Hence, if you can get an original whitening Thailand cream, then use as a base.

f. Too many ingredients do not necessarily make a good cream. Sometimes few quality ingredients can be used to formulate very effective products.

 Also, to formulate a good halfcaste cream, be ready to spend. You cannot use 10,000 Naira and expect to get an halfcate cream. You might get a whitening cream but not extreme whitening which is why the least expensive half caste cream would sell for as much as 30,000 Naira.

My first set of products were wack because I believed you can achieve half caste complexion with little amount and was a sort of trial and error for me. I have come a long way since that time.

Finally, I would like to share this recipe with you. It wont give you that dramatic change in complexion but it would help lighten and clarify  your complexion.

Yuri white or any Thailand lotion-1 bottle
Beauty Series- Half bottle
RWT Serum-Half bottle
Toujour whitening serum-Half bottle
Miracle powder-1 tbsp
Snow white powder-1 tbsp
Symwhite powder-1 tbsp
Alpha Arbutin Powder-1 tbsp
Gluthathione powder-1 tbsp
Lemon oil-1 tbsp
Neem oil-1 tbsp
Witch hazel-100ml
Chamomile water-100ml.

Warm the floral waters and pour in your powders. Mix welll.
In your lotion, pour in the powders mixture and add the remaining oils. Shake we before use.
Like I said, this might not give you a dramatic change in complexion, but it certainly would go a long way. Until my next post, remain beautiful.


It is product review day and this product is actually one of my favourites. I was introduced to this product since last year and since then, I have been using it until recently. This post is all about my experience with this product and here it is.

The first week I started using it, I ended up getting more than two shades lighter. I noticed my skin became smoother, lighter and it was really glowing. Ironically, while it was quite effective on my skin, it was the opposite for my sis, a client and some friends I bought the soap for.

While using it

 They complained about occurrence of eczema and acne and I kept asking myself, if it was the same soap they were actually talking about. I decided they had bought the substandard versions but all of them couldn't have bought fakes, nao...So one day, I decided to risk it and stop using it because I wanted to see if the lightening effects would continue even if I stopped using it.

I opted for a plain moisturizing face wash and a moisturizer. During the first week, the going was good, no complaints, no darkening, so breakouts whatsoever and I was already deciding to continue with this new routine. Unfortunately, the second week was something else......

When I stopped
Come and see pimples and eczema on my face!!! I could handle the acne but eczema on my face was a no no for me. I had to get an antibiotic tube and made this soap  to help heal my skin. Finally, my skin was finally becoming better, halleluyah... 

 Do I hate this product? No..
Would I stop using it? For now, yes. In future, I would definitely want to use it but in a different way which I would explain in another post.

My verdict...I really do not like to see outbreaks on my skin when I stop using a product. I have abandoned some products due to this. If I grow darker, I can handle it but eczema.....nooooo. It saddens me to have had this experience with this product because I love it but there are some things I can't really handle. Right now, I am using the soap mentioned above and a treatment body lotion. My skin has healed greatly and I'm quite happy. 
Do you have similar experience with this product or not? Please share on thw comment section. I would really love to hear from you. 


Recently,I had an outbreak of pimples and rashes on my face and I started thinking of products to use. I bought some products from the mall (would soon give a review on some of them), hoping it would work but nada!!!, none worked. I resorted to using foundations to cover them up, but my skin is not really a fan of heavy make up, so it worsened.
I stayed away from tube gels because some of them tend to worsen the issue, especially products like Skineal or Funbact A.  So I resorted to making a soap using natural ingredients. I used the soap for a couple of days and I started noticing improvements.You can imagine my excitement. I threw away those products and resorted to using my darling soap. You must be thinking....what did she use? Voila, here is the recipe:


50g Goat milk soap base
1 tsp Blue whitening soap powder
1 tsp Neem powder
1 tsp Mashed papaya
1 tsp Lemon oil
1 tsp Camwood oil
1/2  tsp Miracle powder

This is how I prepared my herbal soap:

Step 1
Dice the Goat milk soap base,pour into a glass bowl.

Step 2
Place on double boiler or a microwave.

Step 3
Wait until melted.

Step 4
Add the blended papaya.

Step 5
Add the neem powder

Step 6
Stir the mixture

Step 7
Add the lemon oil

Step 8
Add the miracle powder

Step 9
Add the blue soap whitening powder

Step 10
Add the camwood oil and stir.

Step 11.
Pour into soap mounds or pet containers like I did.

Step 12.
Leave for 24 hours to solidify.

Step 13.
Final look!!!

The downside to using this soap is that it doesn't lather that much but that is a minor issue compared with the final results. I use this soap twice a day and I am loving it. My skin is healing rapidly.

Before I forget, this soap is a perfect exfoliating soap and reduces enlarged pores. I absolutely love it because it has superceeded my expectations, hence I intend to make a large batch using lye and would love to see how it turns out. You can try out this recipe at home and I'm sure you would love it. I would be posting recipes and results on my social media handles, so please follow us for more recipes like this...


Last week, I posted a question on my social media platforms. I asked if using only natural ingredients in your skincare formulations can lighten the complexion dramatically?
So many people have asked me this question.They wanted to know if they could swap to using organic products for a lighter complexion? Would it work? I think this is as a result, of peole becoming conscious of what they are applying on their skin and the desire to go the natural skincare way. Well, I had some responses from skincare professionals/ therapists and here they are:

Tresbodorganics-"The question ought to be rephrased. Yes, White skin is achievable using natural ingredients it all depends on the degree of whitening you are looking for. Also note when using natural ingredients it goes through a process that can last for up to a year(i am a living witness). It also entails a combination of different regimen (soap, scrubs, toner, mask with natural lightening ingredients not just cream alone). The process will be different from someone who uses chemical actives that boost the process faster in 5 days. As a skin therapist I make creams based on a clients skin type. Some times it is a blend of both organic and inorganic actives."

Sapphirebeautyhairandskincare-"From my own experience I have not really seen only organic ingredients giving someone a whitish like half cast whitish complexion..what I know of is usually a blend of organic and few inorganic ingredients to achieve that whitish complexion and I feel if at all the organic properties can give a whitish complexion, it would take a lot of time and most clients don't like to wait that long, they want to see results as early as a week and most times the pressure to look white that stems from the fact that people tend to like light skinned people more. I had a client who contacted me that she wanted a quick whitening product cos her husband was cheating on her with a light skinned lady, I felt for her but I didn't prescribe any fast whitening product, I advised her that she has to decide whether she's changing complexion cos she really wants to or cos of her husband and if it was what she really wanted , then she would have to use a product that would lighten her gradually and not just overnight, so yes most people want overnight results and I don't think organic products alone can achieve that can only lighten but not whiten like half cast , only glutathione injections honestly do that. Thank you."
Esmeraldaz-"Some organic ingredients when combined will give you whitish skin! What makes a cream work faster are boosters such as whitening serums when added to a formulation. I also ask you... Is Glycolic or lactic or ferulic or malic or kojic acids... Are they organic or not? Is glutathione not organic? Arbutin, licorice, what about sepiwhite, gigawhite (a combo of 7 flowers)....not to mention the citric family... I can name alot more organic stuffs. Discovery has gone so far and yes organic ingredients when rightly combined and used complementarily as in other product varieties such toner, cleanser, mask, soap etc as suggested by@tresbodorganics ....will make the skin white over time! Note that even the strongest cream might not work as fast for someone like it might for another".

I totally agree with all their response but I also think it is actually not possible to get that dramatic transformation from dark skinned to light skinned in a short span using only pure organic products. It requires a regimen and consistent use of a combination of skincare products over time. Ingredients such as serums and quality lightening powders help a lot. To me, the best is a blend of both organic and inorganic actives which are healthy for the skin. But it is the desire of most clients to whiten overnight that gives me concern.

So here you have it, my response and those of my colleagues. What do you think? Is it possible to get the dramatic change in complexion using only organic products? I would love to hear your opinions. Until my next post, stay blessed and have a wonderful week.


There are several ways of lightening the skin without resorting to use of harsh chemicals on our skin. There are also several organic ingredients in the market which are inexpensive and can do job;
Almond powder is one of those ingredients. Almonds contain amino acids, essential fatty acids and vitamin E that work wonders for the skin. The powders can be used to minimize blemishes,pigmentation and lighten the skin. It is usually used Almond for exfoliating the skin because it helps in removing the dull, chaffed skin, thereby making the skin soft and lightening the complexion. It can be used to combat acne, to renew aging skin, reduce wrinkle lines, combating dry skin, remove dark circles and reducing open pores.

Listed below are some of my favourite almond masks.

Almond and Saffron Powder
Mix one tablespoon of each powder with milk and apply over your face and neck. Leave for 15 mins, until dry, then wash off.This is perfect for reviving dull complexion. Buy Almond powder here

Almond and orange peel powder with honey and milk.
Mix one teaspoon of orange peel and almond powder with one tablespoon of honey and milk over moist face . Apply in a circular motion. Leave on for 20 minutes, then rinse off. This can be used as an exfoliant, revive dull complexion and brighten the complexion.

Almond, lemon peel powder, milk powder and coconut milk
Mix one teaspoon each of lemon peel powder, milk powder, coconut milk, almonds powder together and apply this whitening face mask on your face. Once dry, wash clean the face mask with cold water. This is a whitening face treatment for you and can be applied repeatedly unyil you get the desired complexion of your choice

You can also try out this whitening skin recipe to get rid of dark knuckles and elbows.


Camwood powder is commonly known as African Red Sandalwood, Osun in Yoruba, Majigi in Hausa, Ekui in Cross Rivers State and Uhie in Igbo. It is quite popular in this part of the world and is used for various functions. Personally over the years, I've been using it for some of my DIY goodies. It is a regular in my face mask, cream and soap because I have a very sensitive skin.

I use it to prevent acne, blackheads, eczema and psoriasis, skin discolorations and alleviate brown spots. It can also be used to cure  also cure ringworm, skin rashes, measles and body odors, hence it has become a permament ingredient in my fade cream.Buy Here

You can apply it to your black soap, shower gel and mask. You can use the oil to formulate your cream, anti-blemish oil and body butters. It's one of my favorite skincare ingredient and I'm loving it.
Here are some of the amazing benefits of camwood powder:
1. It contains anti-aging aging properties.
2. It can be used to treat skin infections and allergic reactions.
3. It can be used to treat acne.
4. It is a detoxifier
5. It can be used to treat sun damaged skin.

Here's a personal favorite camwood scrub
1 teaspoon grounded oats
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon honey
Half teaspoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of chamomile water

Mix all together and apply on a moist face in a circular pattern. Leave on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off.
After rinsing off, apply a little camwood oil on the face.
This scrub can be used to treat acne, rashes quite effectively and revive dull complexion.
This scrub is inexpensive and can be made at the comfort of your home.

What is your favourite camwood recipe? I would love to hear how you use this amazing ingrediCamwood powder is commonly known as African Red Sandalwood, Osun in Yoruba, Majigi in Hausa, Ekui in Cross Rivers State and Uhie in Igbo. It is quite popular in this part of the world and is used for various functions. Personally over the years, I've been using it for some of my DIY goodies. It is a regular in my face mask, cream and soap because I have a very sensitive skin.

I use it to prevent acne, blackheads, eczema and psoriasis, skin discolorations and alleviate brown spots. It can also be used to cure  also cure ringworm, skin rashes, measles and body odors, hence it has become a permament ingredient in my fade cream.Buy Here

You can apply it to your black soap, shower gel and mask. You can use the oil to formulate your cream, anti-blemish oil and body butters. It's one of my favorite skincare ingredient and I'm loving it.
Here are some of the amazing benefits of camwood powder:
1. It contains anti-aging aging properties.
2. It can be used to treat skin infections and allergic reactions.
3. It can be used to treat acne.
4. It is a detoxifier
5. It can be used to treat sun damaged skin.

Here's a personal favorite camwood scrub
1 teaspoon grounded oats
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon honey
Half teaspoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of chamomile water

Mix all together and apply on a moist face in a circular pattern. Leave on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off.
After rinsing off, apply a little camwood oil on the face.
This scrub can be used to treat acne, rashes quite effectively and revive dull complexion.
This scrub is inexpensive and can be made at the comfort of your home.

What is your favourite camwood recipe? I would love to hear how you use this amazing ingredient in any of  your skincare recipe. Buy original camwood here


Most people are unaware that honey can do a lot of things apart from medicinal purposes. 

For the skin-it is a scar removal, has moisturizing properties, makes the skin smoother, repairs and rejuvenates the skin.

For the hair- it has great conditioning properties that can be used to control hair breakage and strengthen the hair.
Ever since, I used it to get rid of burn scars on my legs, I have been hooked on to it and it has become a staple in my house. I also mix two teaspoon of honey with one egg white once a month to treat my hair. My hair has very much improved from being dry and coarse to fuller and healthier than ever. .

Recently, I included it to my exfoliating bath wash recipe and the results were so pleasing. My skin feels much smoother and I am so loving it. You can order the materials from our online store and make yours at home.



100ml Castile soap
1 teaspoon Vitamin E oil
1 teaspoon brown sugar 
1 teaspoon lemon glycerin 
1 teaspoon frankincense oil 
1 teaspoon citrus Fragrance 
3 tablespoons unadulterated honey
1 teaspoon coconut oil

Mix them all in a bowl and transfer to a bottle.
This has become one of my favourite recipes, as it contains moisturizing/exfoliating properties which makes the skin glow.It can be made at the comfort of your home with the aid of the kit (a recipe which contains instructions on how to make the wash, is also included). For those with dry skin or those looking for a natural body wash, then this is a great alternative.

How do you use honey? I would love to hear from you.
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Hello Sophie,
Please can you do a review on caro white cream?
Here it is,
I have always been biased towards any beauty product called 'caro', and that include 'catotone' and 'carowhite'. I have not used it because I have seen the side effects on friends and relatives and it's not pleasant.

       Source: skin bleaching

The most active ingredients in the cream include: Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, Stearic acid, Cetearyl alcohol, Isopropyl myristate, Glycerin Methryl & propylparaben, Huile de Carotte, Vit E(0.2%) Hydroquinone 2%, Aqua(eau) and Fragrance.

It is quite inexpensive and really lightens. You notice visible lightening effects between 1-2 weeks of use. Some of the most common complaints from people who have used this product include green veins,stretch marks,dark knuckles,eczema, sunburns and a whitish pale complexion. These are probably side effects of the hydroquinone.There is also no money back guarantee or a customer care center where you can make complaints. I used to think it was imported from Cotonou but it is made in Nigeria and I have no idea of the company's location.

The oil is also quite effective, so what most people do these days is to mix the oil with a different cream or use it to make a lightening cream from scratch, though I don't know if it's any better than the cream. There are better serums in the market which are safer to use and affordable .

I would rate it a 2/5 because of the price and quick lightening effects.If you are looking for an inexpensive fast action lightening cream,then you can use it but if you are looking for a safe lightening cream without much side effects, then look for better alternative.