HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR WEAVES

So here’s an interesting question: How long should your weaves/hair extensions last? A month, 5 months? A year, 5years? Honestly your weaves could last forever, it all comes down to HOW you maintain them. How have you been treating your…

DANGERS OF SKIN WHITENING/BLEACHING | PART 1

Skin-lightening or bleaching is an epidemic in many countries worldwide, and Africa in particular. Nigeria currently has the dubious honour of being the skin bleaching capital of the world, with an estimated 77% of Nigerian women using skin-lightening products. Skin…

QUICK GUIDE TO RETINOLS & RETINOIDS

Two questions I am often asked is “what exactly does retinol do” and “do I need retinol”. I am a strong advocate of including retinol in your routine once you are 25 and above. However, I understand your confusion when…

PRODUCT REVIEW | Rituals Himalaya Salt Scrub

At any given time, I have about 10-15 different salts on rotation in my kitchen salt collection but there are some that are permanent staples, no matter what, and Pink Himalayan Salt is one of those staples due to its…

HOW TO DETERMINE DIRECT & INDIRECT BUSINESS COSTS

Running a beauty business, any business to be honest, isn’t easy. Which is why I am here to help make sure you get your foundation right before you launch that business. And even if you are already a business owner/entrpreneur,…

SKINCARE ACIDS 101 | PART 2

Continuing from Part 1 of our mini-series on skin acids, we have enlisted the help of our knowledgable BiL Contributor, Olabisi, to shed some light on a few more acids. If you missed part 1 you might want to click…