SCS – Bentonite Clay & Charcoal Mask

SCS – Bentonite Clay & Charcoal Mask

Hey hey y’all. I apologize that I did not get to edit and share SCS with you last week. I finally got it done & I’m sharing the bentonite clay & charcoal mask that I did. This video is not about hair because I didn’t really do with my hair. I’ve been wearing a protective…

SCS – How’s Your Mental Health?

Hi again friends & neighbors! I posted this video on all my social media channels because its just that important. If you’ve been here before you know that I am a huge mental health advocate. Having struggled with chronic depression & anxiety for more than 2 decades, I finally learned to prioritize, manage, and channel…

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

I’m getting a trim this week’s self care Sunday & sharing 3 different methods I have used for trimming 4b/4c natural hair. Before I dive right into the trim, let’s talk about why having a routine is crucial to healthy natural hair, how I finally accepted this fact & what my routine is. In the…

Using Exfoliation & CBD Oil for Skin Care

Using Exfoliation & CBD Oil for Skin Care

This week’s self care Sunday is all about how & why I incorporate regular exfoliation & CBD oil in my skin care routine. CBD oil is all the rage and I finally know why. It has been doing wonders for my skin when I have been a little neglectful (like recently during the Spring 2020…

All Natural Homemade Personal Care Recipes

All Natural Homemade Personal Care Recipes

When I first went natural with my hair wayyyyy back in 1993, I dabbled a little in natural products for my hair.  I didn’t get too far – there wasn’t much information & what my family used growing up was far from natural.  I didn’t even find Dr. Bronner’s until I started my 1st set…

Why Turmeric & Liquid Amino Acids Are My 2 New Kitchen Favorites

Why Turmeric & Liquid Amino Acids Are My 2 New Kitchen Favorites

I have been a naturalista for something like 26 years.  In the beginning I tried so many products, some worked, some not.  Only when I kinda became a “purist” (maybe) did I find out that some of the best things I cook with are also the best for my body & hair.  No surprise there….

Moisturizing Semi-Homemade Body Wash Using Castile Soap

Moisturizing Semi-Homemade Body Wash Using Castile Soap

Being the naturalista that I am, for years I have used castile soap to wash my hair. On a whim I started using it as body wash, mainly because I was tired of shelling out loads of cash for Cetaphil soap & lotion for out littlest’s sensitive skin. I asked our pediatrician if that was okay –…

DIY Lotion for Skin & Hair

DIY Lotion for Skin & Hair

Take a look at your lotion.  What’s the first ingredient? Water! What’s next?  If it’s any good, probably some butters (shea, cocoa, etc), oils (olive, coconut, etc.), glycerin.  Some have oats, honey, flaxseed – all kinds of good stuff.  And then there’s the alcohol and all the “other junk” that only chemists can pronounce because…

All Natural Super Simple Homemade Lip Balm

All Natural Super Simple Homemade Lip Balm

I have a confession.  I have dry lips.  It has nothing to do with the weather or how much water I drink, my lips are just dry.  I have used may different types of lip balms and most of them make the problem worse.  For the last year or so, I have been using Burt’s…