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Beauty

This Face Mask Changed my Life

By Naomi Mruttu Image Consultant, Former Model. Turmeric Face Mask – an Amazing Beauty Booster For centuries turmeric has been a well-kept secret for smooth, glowing skin. The Indian subcontinent has literally millions of brides (and grooms) who have slathered it on their faces in preparation for their wedding day. They even have a ‘turmeric’ ceremony as part of their week-long wedding celebrations. Our Somali sisters are also famous for using it as one of the ingredients  ...

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Hair Care

Henna Application Made Easy

I love Henna. My hair absolutely thrives on it. It is my go-to protein treatment. It strengthens and adds body to my strands, and it helps prevent breakage and damage. Henna strengthens my fragile, type 4 hair and mimics a protein treatment.   Ever since I learned about using henna for natural hair on Curly Nikki’s blog, I have used a process of trial and error until  I found the easiest, stress-free method to apply it. The secret? Coconut milk. Canned coconut milk to be precise.  ...

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