Month: April 2014

  • evening primrose oil in skincare

    Evening Primrose Oil: Does It Help Skin?

    Using evening primrose oil to ease your PMS? Don’t bother. Science says it doesn’t work. Bummer, I know. But this oil is far from useless. It does wonders for your skin. Listen up (or read on… whatever…): What Is Evening Primrose Oil? Evening primrose (or oenothera biennia, to use its full scientific name) is a beautiful […]


  • nourish argan skin renew

    Top 7 Misleading Cosmetic Claims

    Do you ever wonder if anything that comes out of a brand’s mouth is true? You know they lie to you ALL the time to sell you crap you don’t need and, often, doesn’t even work. And you’ve learnt to smell the BS a mile away. You’re getting smarter. But so are they. Some of […]


  • does dark skin need sunscreen

    Do Black People Need To Wear Sunscreen?

    “I don’t need sunscreen. My black skin has an inbuilt SPF.” Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you need sunscreen just like everyone else. Black skin may tolerate UV rays better, but that doesn’t mean it’s immune to its damage. Here’s what I mean: Does Black Skin Need Sunscreen? YES! It’s true […]


  • mac volcanic ash exfoliator a review

    Is MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator Worth The Hype?

    Remember how hard it was to get your hands on MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator? This scrub achieved cult status so soon, it was sold out in a matter of hours every time it was released! WTH was so special about it? Hype. That sells more skincare products than good ingredients. *Sighs* These days, getting your […]