My Essential Oil Collection

Hello lovelies! Happy November! I have quite a few DIY recipes I want to roll out this month, and thought I’d kick things off by showing you what essential oils I have in my collection. I don’t use every oil every day of course — I do have my favorites — but I have used…

Calamine Lotion for Oily Skin (Primer)

Hello again! Right now is a prime time to talk about priming! I stopped using Milk of Magnesia as a face primer when I read about how damaging it could be to the skin over time. MoM is too acidic for daily use, and breaks down your skin’s protective barrier if you use it too…

The Magic of Oils For Skin Care

Curated Article Originally Published Here One of the key differences between conventional skin care and natural or organic skin care is not the “active” ingredients such as green tea or vitamin c, which excluding water may make up to about 5% of any product, rather it lies with the base ingredients. In natural skin care,…

Rant: Toxic Beauty Products Marketed to Black Women

As a consumer group, black women spend an upwards of $6 billion on beauty products. That’s billion. With a b. I of course have no problem with this – I add to this figure regularly with my frequent trips to the beauty supply store and the Amazon checkout line. I do, however, find it disheartening to…