Beauty, DiY, health

Tried and Tested: Tips to fight hair-fall

Don’t we all wish we could have long lustrous hair that we could flaunt regardless of the humid East African climate? – Sigh, in this heat and humidity that only seems like a dream.

Struggling with hair-fall myself, I usually end up chopping my hair much shorter, to avoid combing them altogether and see the horror of broken hair on my hairbrush.

However, getting a haircut is certainly not the solution to hair-fall. Thus we took to the Super Women of East Africa group to look for answers, and got some brilliant tips from some of our followers.

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Beauty, DiY, health

DIY Sugar Lip Scrub

Since I was feeling kinda crafty and DIYish (I hope that’s a word), I decided to try making my own lip scrub at home and it turned out amazing!! My daughter especially loved it since it tasted all sugary and smelled of vanilla! 😍 It gave my lips a really soft and moisturized feel the entire day, plus a slight red stain. Win win!

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Beauty, DiY, Lifestyle

Mastering the No-Makeup Look

The latest trend that has taken the beauty industry by storm is the No-Makeup or the Nude look! This season is all about bidding farewell to the caked on makeup looks, and go for a toned down natural look that enhances your features, using just subtle, earthy colours that go with your natural skin tone.  Here are some essential tips to master the no-makeup look this season.

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Beauty, Food, health

Health Talk: 3 Ways the Parsley Green Drink Can Change Your Life

By Sharmeen Merali

Personally I am not a great fan of ‘healthy drinks’ as some like to call it, in fact If someone asks me to drink them, I put on a frown that resembles an upside down rollercoaster! However these drinks are really valuable to one’s health and lifestyle. If you search the net, you will be amazed in regards to the number of benefits, like if you include this in your daily life, you might not have to visit the doctors at all, how great is that?

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Women and Hair loss: A silent personal stigma

By Khadija Hussein Pothi

A lot of women suffer from this problem, and it silently impacts our daily lives by increasing stress, affecting our self-esteem and ultimately our social interactions. We as women need to feel beautiful when we look at ourselves in the mirror, and hair is an important element of our body that defines us as women and accentuates our beauty, hence the need to preserve it and maintain it at all costs.

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Beauty, health

Busted: Common Skincare Myths Exposed!

One can easily survive a bad hair day by hiding their hair behind a huge hat, or wrapping a scarf around their head but when an ugly zit decides to make a spot on a pretty face, the only solution that one can think of would be to ground themselves until the zit, and the ugly marks are gone. No wonder, the first thing every woman wishes for when she wakes up in the morning is – fresh, beautiful and flawless skin, always!

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