Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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My experience with Apple cider vinegar _home remedies

This ingredient that I once knew very little about is very powerful in so many ways both used externally and internally. A lot of people have used it for weight loss, detoxing their bodies, in skin care as a toner, to fade dark marks and in my experience, I tried it for my seborrheic dermatitis (a skin condition that is not very popular but a lot o...
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Going Back to My Roots

Growing up I always hated my hair. Let me rephrase, not while growing up this actually ended in November 2016 when I started realizing how gorgeous girls looked with their natural hair. On university I always admired them. Their hair looked healthy, shiny just extremely beautiful now this would make me sound envious. Well, maybe I was, but it made ...
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TRESemme? YES YOU MAY

TRESemmé BOTANIQUE Nourish and Replenish Shampoo & ConditionerLast year TRESemmé discontinued their natural range in South Africa, and it took me about 2 months to notice because I had stocked up (that's how much I loved it). Naturals were shook to the core and felt personally triggered, but you better PUT SOME RESPEK on TRESemmé's name cause I...
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My First Curl Fest

My First Curl Fest
​I recently attended my very first curl fest.  A curl fest is a day at a location where people of curls, kinks and coils come together to share and celebrate their hair experiences.  The Nakiso Curl Festival was held on the 8th of October 2016.  The day was filled with amazing fro's, colourful African prints, loads of local hair...
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Voluminous Natural Curls

​Even having natural curls can be an upkeep, all us curls beauties know this. We don't simply wake up with naturally voluminous curls without giving our hair some good loving.Do you have any of the following problems when leaving your hair to curl naturally?1. Dry "thirsty looking" ends.2. Unruly hair that just refuses to curl.3. The bad ...
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Jamaican Black Castor Oil - JBCO

Jamaican Black Castor Oil - JBCO
I am part of a few Natural Hair groups on Facebook and because it is winter, most people are doing some sort of challenge.  Some groups are doing a protective style challenge, but one group in particular has added the Castor Oil Challenge to it.The castor oil challenge involves using a cold pressed castor oil religiously for the dura...
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Protective Style Challenges

Protective Style Challenges
I just started a 90 day Body Transformation challenge (I'm on day 5, whoop! Whoop!!) and this got me thinking about doing a 90 day Protective Style Challenge.This means that my hair will be in some kind of protective style for most of this period with my hair only being exposed for a few days in between washes.I have never really done something lik...
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Natural Curiosity

As a natural girl there are certain things that everyone raves about such a coconut oil, apple cider vinegar rinses and aloe vera juice and honestly sometimes you feel like you aren't a certified natural until you try these things out.Lately I have been wearing my hair out more often and experimenting with my hair has become a but part of my life a...
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Review: Africology Renewing Facial Therapy Serum

Review: Africology Renewing Facial Therapy Serum
It’s been a while since I introduced something new to my skincare routine. When it comes to skincare I’m really cautious about trying new products especially from brands I’ve never heard of. I did some research and discovered that Africology is the leading natural, eco friendly and holistic spa and skincare company in...
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