How to Transition to Natural Beauty Products

My transition to natural beauty products all started with my mane! In February 2011, I relaxed my hair for the very last time. I didn't know it would be the last time but living in Costa Rica for 6 months pushed me to truly embrace my natural hair because Costa Ricans didn't relax theirs. While researching natural hair products, I inevitably discovered that not only did chemical relaxers contain hundreds of harmful toxins, but that most conventionally sold beauty products also contained extremely harmful ingredients. I knew it was time to find a healthier way to nourish my skin and hair.

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Deodorant: Toxic Ingredients To Avoid + Armpit Detox Recipes + Natural Alternatives

I don't mean to freak you out but your favorite deodorant probably contains toxic and harmful ingredients that can seriously affect your health. I'm talking long term diseases that can easily be avoided by swapping chemically ridden deodorants with natural deodorants. I began using toxin-free deodorants in September 2016 and never looked back! I'm here to help you do the same.

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Radiant Eyes: D.I.Y. Natural Eye Cream Recipe

We all want that youthful glow, and owning a natural eye cream will truly nourish and rejuvenate your entire face! The most important factor to consider when choosing an eye cream is the ingredients used in the eye cream. Store-bought eye creams contain unnecessary ingredients like fragrances and phthalates, just to name a few, and can cost upwards of $50 or more for a measly 1 OZ jar.

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Whip It Real Good: D.I.Y. Whipped Body Butter Recipe and Video Tutorial

Believe it or not you, too, can craft a whipped body butter in five simple steps. Once you have, you'll never go back to store-bought lotion or cream! Why? Because your skin will absorb the whipped body butter like water leaving behind smooth, supple skin. Store-bought lotion is laced with tons of unnecessary and harmful chemicals. Don't believe me? Just look at the label and google the ingredients. Many are linked to cancer, skin diseases and instead of moisturizing your skin it leaves it dry, flaky and parched. Do yourself a solid, and give this D.I.Y. a chance. Your skin will thank you!

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Curly Hair PT 2: Products for Flawless Curls

Now, I’m no gossip but I sure am happy to dish out my main tips to help you beautiful ladies step up your curly hair game. Since I began my curly hair journey, I’ve always been asked about the products I use in my hair.  Trust and believe that what you put on your hair is key but what many transitioning and pro-curly girls don’t realize is that there are other important factors involved in whether or not your curls grow. For six years I’ve discovered products, styles and health tips that have worked wonders for my curly mane, and I’m so excited to share them with you all.

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