“Why does your skin look so smooth and soft? Aren’t you stressed out at work?” Incidentally, I was stressed out at work. (Read: always stressed out at work.) *** Every once in a blue moon I get a bout of inspiration to write about something I am currently intrigued by or super into and in … Continue reading The HA Craze ft. Clinique’s 72 HR Moisture Surge
You realize how obsessive you can be when you have a sudden break out and can not figure out the cause? That’s when you begin mask overload, scrub overload, product overload, the incessant verbal vomit whenever someone’s view path happens to align with the general area in which your spot resides. “Oh that thing? Yea … Continue reading Review: MURAD Resurgence Renewal Facial at Niobe Spa
IAmDodos While on a little trip to Lagos recently, I decided to incorporate something productive into the trip aside from playing with my boyfriend. I specifically had two people in mind, in the beauty industry, that I wanted to meet up with this time round. One was Dodos. I met up with Dodos in her shared … Continue reading MUA Spotlight Goes To Lagos: Dodos
I think it’s important, in any industry, to familiarize yourself with who the gatekeepers are, what is going on, understand limitations that exist within, and how you can overcome them and possibly disrupt an industry. What better way than to learn from those who have come before you? So, I decided to incorporate into the … Continue reading Beauty Spotlight; Alexandrina
If you know me, or at least if you’ve been following the blog for sometime now, you should know one of two things: I love natural skincare, and I love the idea of local makeup/skincare brands who are doing it RIGHT. That’s why when I stumbled across Skin Gourmet on Instagram, (and what a cute … Continue reading Skin Gourmet Ghana Goodness!
Indian Healing Clay is one of those cult-favourite skincare products I saw everywhere in the beauty sphere, that was universally pushed and promoted from Instagram, to blogs, to YouTube , and seemed like an all round miracle product. It had enough hype to keep me interested, but also a hint of “too good to be … Continue reading My Indian Healing Clay Experience
NEWS FLASH: Skin Is In! “Has skin ever not been in?” You might ask, and that would be a fair question seeing as it does grow on our bodies and we pretty much don’t have a choice. I would agree. However, in an era of super matte faces, wildly colorful eyelids, sticker brows and face … Continue reading A Case For Minimalist Glam