Beyond Baby Tresses

Eat enough protein. Some good sources of this nutrient include eggs, nuts, red meat and tofu. Massage your scalp. New York City dermatologist Rita Linkner, MD, suggests a combination of coconut, jojoba, vitamin E, and sweet almond oils. Wash tresses...

/ October 11, 2017

Count down to Christmas with Clarins’ classics

Beauty advent calendars are all the rage. But only the super organised get to count down to Christmas with their favourite brand. They sell out so fast. If, like me, you resist thinking about Christmas until December then, like me,...

/ October 10, 2017

Baby Hair

During her pregnancy, Irene, a 36-year-old clinical psychologist based in Colorado, says she noticed her hair become luxuriously shiny and thick. But some other moms-to-be say the exact opposite. Many report that during pregnancy, they watched in dismay as their...

/ October 10, 2017

Winter garden gifting from Aromatherapy Associates

If the Christmas cheer is overtaking you, and you’re left feeling sluggish, then you need some essential oils from Aromatherapy Associates in your life. Their bath oils are the absolute gold standard for relax and revive.  And they make wonderful...

/ October 9, 2017

They Both Die at the End

Adam Silvera has created another tear-jerker with his most recent release, THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END (which I will call “TBDATE” from this point on). TBDATE follows Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio on their end day, September 5th, 2017....

/ October 9, 2017

Co-Washing Hair Basics

Choose a lightweight conditioner. These products have a consistency like lotion and are great for newbies who want to start off slowly when using conditioner to wash their hair and don’t want to weigh down their tresses with thick products....

/ October 9, 2017

Twinkle twinkle little stars

Give those falsies a run for their money at the Christmas and New Year parties with Urban Decay’s primer and mascara duo. My lash primer cynicism has been well and truly parked. Subversion (£15.50) really does make a difference. Some...

/ October 8, 2017

Lair of Dreams: A Diviners Novel

If you love SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo or VAMPIRE ACADEMY by Richelle Mead, pick up LAIR OF DREAMS by Libba Bray, as it is a mixture of the two. LAIR OF DREAMS begins with one glamorous seer, Evie...

/ October 8, 2017

Want to Say Bye-Bye to Shampoo?

What’s in traditional shampoos that harms black hair? The list of ingredients is long and filled with drying chemical compounds. If you read the label of pretty much any bottle of shampoo, you’ll find many cleansing compounds that can also...

/ October 8, 2017

A is for Avocado

Naturally rich in Vitamins (A, D and E), Omegas (3 and 6), minerals and antioxidants, avocado is almost perfectly balanced nutritionally. And it does a lot more than look pretty in salads. Its skincare benefits should make it a menu...

/ October 7, 2017