Posts in plant derived
Food-based Beauty: It's a Thing!

This year we are seeing a significant increase in food-based beauty and we are totally here for it! If it is safe enough to eat then nine times out of ten it is safe for you to apply on your skin and/or in your hair.

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Bible of Acids: Antioxidants

Free radicals can cause “oxidative stress,” a process that can trigger cell damage. Free radicals often outnumber the amount of antioxidants naturally produced. Therefore, the body needs a constant supply of external sources of antioxidants to counter the effects of free radicals. You can and should combat free radicals on two fronts: internally and externally. 

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Bible of Acids: Understanding AHAs and BHAs

Acids can be difficult to understand much less know how to incorporate into a routine. Check out our Bible of Acids to learn all you could ever want to know about the most common (and some less common) acids used in modern cosmetics.

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Back to Basics: Texture Drama!

This week we tackle texture drama! There are three things that lead to seemingly sudden changes in hair texture. Read on to find out what they are and how to combat them.

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Back to Basics: The 5 Year Itch

After LOTS of trial and error you get to a point where you think “I’ve got this” and or you just “know” how to respond to your hair’s unique needs. Then roughly 5yrs into the natural hair journey, you start to get the itch to do something different.

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Discover Natural Beauty in Kenya

This week we are taking you on a journey to discover the natural wonders of Kenya. We had an amazing time getting to know the culture and all that the creative local makers have to offer.

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