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How to Clean Afro Hair

How to Clean Afro Hair

Whether you are natural, relaxed or perhaps transitioning your hair, the following hair washing alternatives are a beneficial regime to help preserve your hair and keep it healthy and strong. We have outlined the various ways that you can wash afro hair.

Pre-Poo
A short form of pre-shampooing, pre-poo is a step prior to shampooing where you apply oil and/or conditioner to moisturise the hair before shampooing. Why pre-poo hair before shampooing? Shampoos can be very harsh to your hair especially when you are transitioning or have a lot of new growth. The benefits of pre-poo are that it prevents … Read More

Rising Beauty Idol: Kelita Bignall from Yours Truly Organics

Rising Beauty Idol: Kelita Bignall from Yours Truly Organics

Welcome to another installment of Rising Beauty Idol where we profile a new up and coming beauty entrepreneur. This week we feature Kelita Bignall, the founder of Yours Truly Organics.

What made you decide to set up your own beauty business?
I suffered with quite severe acne in my early twenties and used a lot of harsh chemical treatments on my skin to try and rectify my skin issues. In my mid twenties I decided to make the switch to natural and organic products but couldn’t find any that were suitable for my oily and problematic skin, so I … Read More

Agadir Argan Oil Spray Treatment

Agadir Argan Oil Spray Treatment

Now we all know the popularity Argan Oil has gained in recent years, it comes from the nut of the Argan tree and is native to Morocco. It’s gained popularity with good reason, it contains high levels of essential fatty acids, which protect and repair the hair, while the high level of vitamin E moisturise, heal, regenerate and nourish dry hair. Argan oil remains one of the rarest oils in the world, and requires a very labour intensive process to extract the oil from the fruit. Usually native Moroccan women are required to shell and crush the fruit, before pressing … Read More

Filorga UV Defence

Filorga UV Defence

The Filorga lab was founded in France in 1978, mainly focusing on cosmetic procedures like fillers and peels, in 2006 they took their expertise and decided to develop a skincare range inspired by these treatments. The UV Defence is part of the interventionnel line, which was designed to be used for follow-up care after cosmetic medical procedures.

It provides very high UVA and UVB protection, whilst fighting against ageing and hyperpigmentation, it also contains Hyaluronic Acid to regenerate tissue as well as Brown Algae extract with anti-inflammatory properties to rehydrates the skin deep down. The inclusion of Antioxidant Vitamin E … Read More

What’s In My Make-Up Bag – Rachael Williams

What’s In My Make-Up Bag – Rachael Williams

Rachel Williams is a model and former Miss Black Britain, she has been featured in a wide range of publications from Vogue Italia and Vogue Japan to Grazia. Rachael has also represented global brands from Harrods and Selfridges to John Lewis, House of Fraser, Barbie, QVC and Nokia. She has just launched her own beauty range called Rachaels Joy which is handmade and 100& natural. She took time out to tell us what is in her make-up bag.

Describe the items in your make-up bag.
I actually have one make-up bag but with two sets of make-up; … Read More

Travelling Light With Beauty Products

Travelling Light With Beauty Products

Going away on holiday is blissful whether it is a four week vacation to the Caribbean or to the African continent or a few days away to Paris. Packing however can be a total nightmare especially when it comes to your beauty products. If you are a total beauty junkie like me then you really are in for a ride when choosing what to leave behind. Beauty products are always tricky to pack; you might not want to put them in your main suitcase in case they spill onto your clothes in transit and legislations at the airport means that … Read More