November, 2012


Wash day: back to air drying!

Since I did my relaxer touch-up 5 weeks ago, I’ve been blow drying with cool air (except for the time I roller set my hair). I’ve been pretty much okay with it because it always made my hair look big and thick. However, during my last wash day, I decided to go back to air drying. Now, I think I prefer air drying to blow drying except I’m really in a hurry. For one reason or another, my hair felt so much better than it did when I blow dried!Read More

What to do when you forget your hair products at home

2 weeks ago, I went out of town and guess what? I forgot my retinue of hair products at home! If you ever find your self in my shoes, you can do the following: Don’t panic. Remember the 2 underlying principles behind healthy hair care: Moisture is your best friend. Oils will help seal in whatever moisture you add to your hair. If you’re not staying for up to a week, you might not need a shampoo. However, if you need to shampoo for whatever reason or you are away forRead More

How you can delay aging skin

Use a sunscreen with a minimum of spf-15 before you leave home. Alpa-hydroxy acids (AHAs) can help even out your skin colour and delay ageing. In your face creams/lotions, check the ingredient list for Lactic acid, Mandelic acid, Malic acid, Glycolic acid: these are examples of AHAs. Quit smoking. Get a regular facial : either at home or by a professional. Moisturize daily. Take care of your skin everyday, not intermittently. Reduce your stress level. Try retinoid-containing creams e.g RoC Retinol Correxion Sensitive Night Cream, Neutrogena Ageless Intensives® Anti-Wrinkle Deep Wrinkle Serum  Have an active sexRead More

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