Category Archives: Skin Care

DIY Acne Scar Fading Tumeric Mask

Hi Everyone,

Sorry for going MIA, I was on holiday!!

Anyway, I wanted to share what I’ve been using as a mask to fade recent acne scars around my chin. If you have been following me for a while you know I tend to get hormonal break outs.

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This home made skin brightener works great for fading scars and age spots, minimizing pores, treating acne and so much more.

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Best Facial Hair Removal Method

facial hairHi Everyone,

If you are anything like me, you hate having the appearance of a moustache! This is is called Hirsutism. Hirsutism is when a woman has excessive hair growth. The hair is usually thick and dark, rather than fine and fair.
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Double Cleansing Method – An Effective way to Clean Skin

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Have you heard of the Double Cleansing method?

Double Cleansing is not news – it’s been around for centuries, primarily in Japan, where the traditional geishas used a two-step method to thoroughly wash the heavy, paint-like makeup from their faces each night.
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5 Beauty Tips for any Big Day

Hi Everyone,

quick tipsI receive plenty of questions on preparing for big days i.e. weddings, birthday parties, events, proms etc. so I thought this video would be great to add a little something extra while you get ready! Read the rest of this entry

Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

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Hey Guys,

My skin is extremely dry especially in this cold weather. Most people don’t realize there is a difference between dry skin and dehydrated skin, although both conditions may feel and look the same. Read the rest of this entry

My current favourite Mask for Acne, Blackheads and Radiance!

Hey Guys!!

I know I know, its been over a month since I posted. I was on holiday!!! I hope you all had a great Christmas and are enjoying the New Year!

So if any of you are like me, you binged over Christmas!! So all the eating combined with the change of environment caused my skin to go in overdrive! And oh man did it! I seriously broke out and it was not pretty at all.

In the video above, I show you how I apply this new found love of mine. Read the rest of this entry

Glowing Skin | Carrot Kick Juice

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Here at Ndanaka we’ve decided to spoil you with recipes that you should incorporate on your way to achieving glowing skin or maintaining it! This summery looking drink tastes amazing. You only need a few things. Read the rest of this entry

My Glowing Body Skin Oil | DIY

Hi Everyone,

I recently made this bodyoil and I must say I LOVE this oil!! As you know I have dry skin so creams and oils are always tricky to use. I started off using this oil for my face then one day after exfoliating my skin, I decided to use the oil on the rest of my body! And OH MY! How lovely it felt! Not heavy, light enough to not leave my skin dry and painful like other creams I have experienced. I talk about my struggle with dry skin in this video. Read the rest of this entry

DIY | Anti-acne and Anti-aging Toner | ACV Toner

Hi Everyone,

I recorded a video showing you my morning skin care routine and what I didn’t mention was that the toner I use in the video is a D.I.Y toner! You only need 2 things and its so cost effective. Read the rest of this entry

JOJOBA OIL: A WONDER OIL

So as I continue to research more on oils and the best ones for your skin that serve multiple purposes, I thought to share with you the benefits of Jojoba oil. I’m sure you’ve heard of jojoba before, but do you know what it is and all the different ways it can be used? This oil is an amazing resource in cold, dry months.

What it is: Jojoba oil “is the oil extracted from the beanlike seeds of the desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis. The female variety of the plant produces a fruit, which in turn bears a seed containing a liquid wax. This oily wax is similar to vegetable oil, and is considered “unusually pure: it contains essentially all-wax esters, Vitamin E, and phospholipids. It also has an incredibly long shelf life; according to the International Jojoba Export Council, properly packaged jojoba oil “can be stored indefinitely without degrading”, so that bottle of yours can last a very long time.

Legend has it that the Native Americans used jojoba oil for a variety of purposes, ranging from hair conditioners, to skin lubricants to even making coffee-like beverages!

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Why it’s awesome: Jojoba oil has a few distinct characteristics that make it so wonderful. It’s very similar to sebum–the oil that humans secrete to lubricate skin and hair–and can be used as a sebum substitution for people with decreased production. Conversely, it can also be used to remove excess sebum and product buildup on hair. Jojoba is also a powerful moisturizer, and is sometimes used as a perfume base. It’s antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, hypoallergenic, non-toxic and non-comedogenic. (Big words, I know.)

What is it good for? Pretty much everything. You can use jojoba oil for the following skin and hair care needs:

  • Massage oil
  • After-sun moisturizer
  • Stretch mark treatment
  • Sebum substitute
  • As a way to remove hair product residue
  • Cleanser
  • Treating acne and cold sores
  • Scalp and hair moisturizer
  • Hair detangler

Do you already use jojoba oil? Do you have a favorite product that has jojoba oil in it? Tell me in the comments section below!

Source: michellephan.com