Thursday, 30 January 2014

7 Ways Bacteria Gets Into Your Beauty Products

You may know that you need to clean your makeup brushes once a week and toss your beauty products once they’re expired, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when it comes to having bacteria in your products. Bacteria can be tricky, and once it gets into your makeup, it can cause a lot of problems for your skin like acne, redness and infection.
To help you keep your cosmetics free of germs, here are seven ways that bacteria is getting into your makeup, and how to avoid it.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

A Simple but Effective Hair Strengthening Treatment

It doesn't cost much to take good care of your hair and you can always do so with food items that can be found in your kitchen. This treatment is high in protein which will help strengthen and nourish your hair.



I have been receiving quite a number of e-mails from readers asking me if Nivea lotions cause cancer. It seems they had heard or read somewhere that it did. 

I found it difficult to believe because I have been using Nivea products for as long as I can remember. I love, love their lotions, deodorants and lip balms. *love!!*

You asked me to find out if the rumours were true, so I contacted the company and they replied me with the following statement:


Monday, 27 January 2014

Sugar and Spice Scrub: For Pimples and Smooth Skin

This scrub is strictly for those who take their skincare seriously. It may sting a little..hence the word, spice but it will definitely give you results.

 What do you need?

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Brighten Your Skin Naturally with Avocado and Lime Body Mask

This treatment, if and when used religiously, will make your skin glow... believe me!


Friday, 24 January 2014

How To Clean Your Makeup Tools

More often than not, it’s likely you’ve thought of cleaning your makeup tools. I know I have! Here’s a simple guide on how to properly clean and maintain your beauty products and tools. Besides keeping things clean and free of bacteria because bacteria happens much more often than you think. Therefore, taking the time to clean your tools will make them last longer and operate more smoothly. Here are ten tips for getting your beauty tools in tip top shape:


Tuesday, 21 January 2014

An Effective Homemade Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

This is a very effective eye cream. You will see a difference in a month, I promise!!
 It is super simple to make using only two ingredients - coconut oil and Vitamin E. Yes, that's all there is to it!

Friday, 17 January 2014

A DIY Strawberry Moisturizer

This is a simple moisturizer that you can make at home right in your kitchen. It's swimming with anti-oxidants and oils to help your skin glow!!

·        Mash 4 strawberries.

·         Add half a teaspoon each of olive oil and coconut oil.

·         Mix to make a paste.

·         Apply the paste to your face and wash it off after 20 minutes.
That is all.
Good luck!
¬ Neni ¬

Thursday, 16 January 2014

How to Get Rid of Pimples on the Buttocks

The skin on the buttock endures the brunt of harsh fabrics, sitting for long periods of time, and even rashes. In the summer months, nothing ruins a good bikini or swimsuit faster than a calloused, dry or rough buttock. There are ways of smoothing the skin so that it appears soft and well maintained.However, pimples on the buttocks can be difficult to fight with conventional acne products. Here is  a home remedy to help you get your bum back!


Tuesday, 14 January 2014

6 Ways to Use Olive Oil for A Beautiful Body

1) Olive oil bath

To prepare the olive oil bath, just add 5 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil into your bathtub and you are done! (You can add more if you like). This simple, yet amazing beauty secret can make your skin soft and very smooth.
Here is another variation the olive oil beauty bath: massage your body with the extra virgin olive oil before hopping into your bathtub, after you finish taking your bath, pat your skin dry and wipe away the excess oil; you won’t recognise your skin! It will be amazingly soft and smooth, like a baby skin.


Thursday, 9 January 2014

Dark Lips? Try This!

  1. Apply a paste of milk and water on your lips every night before bed. Wash it off in the morning.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Make Your Skin Glow With Tomatoes and Turmeric!

Yep. That's right. Tomatoes and turmeric. This mask is fantastic for problematic skin. It got my skin under control, it was unbelievable.

BE WARNED: Turmeric stains like no man's business, so please use metal utensils where applicable.

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Homemade Grooming Tips For Men.

Sunburn, Razor Burn

Remedy: Milk
Dip a clean washcloth or face towel into a bowl of cool milk and dab it on the burned areas. (The coolness can help reduce swelling, and milk's lactic acid has anti-inflammatory properties.) Then rinse it off.
Or try: Olive oil, which has natural compounds that protect against inflammation.


Friday, 3 January 2014

3 Easy D.I.Y. Haircare Recipes

Homemade hair treatments like shampoo and conditioner can be as good as or even better than commercial bought ones. They are a more natural way to clean and condition, rather than putting your hair and scalp through a barrage of unnatural products.

The live cultures and stimulating enzymes in homemade hair treatments make them unbeatable for bringing revitalizing your hair, for a fraction of the cost. Why waste your money on something that either doesn't work, or isn't as good as something you could make at home?

So, the next time your locks need a lift, save yourself some good money by using any of these kitchen fixes.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Clear Your Skin With Oats and Yoghurt!

Now, this mask is the business! It gets rid of acne scars, hyper pigmentation, etc.  This is one of my prized treatments because it packs quite a punch.

·         Mix one tablespoon each of yogurt, oatmeal and salad dressing or mayonnaise.

·         Then, add a teaspoon of lemon juice in it.

·         Apply the mixture on face and neck.

·         Rinse it off after 20 minutes.

Apply this mask thrice a week to get good results.
Good luck!
¬ Neni ¬

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

An Easy Unripe Papaya Mask for Glowing Skin!

Papaya contains an enzyme, papain which is a natural skin exfoliator. It is very effective in getting rid of acne scars and dark spots.
·         Mash unripe papaya.
·         Add a tablespoon of sea salt (optional)
·         Using a circular motion, apply on the affected areas.
·         Leave for 20 minutes.
·         Rinse it off with cool water.
Say hello to glowing skin!!
¬ Neni¬

Happy New Year!

It's finally here. Yep, 2014 is in the building!!

I wish you all a very happy new year;

May this year bring you the warmth of love;

And illuminate you path towards a positive direction.

Welcome to 2014!


¬ Neni ¬
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