The hibiscus flower is commonly found in Asia, North Africa and Latin America, and is a symbolic flower in Haiti, South Korea and Malaysia. The flower comes in different colours – white, pink, red, orange, purple and yellow. The red...
I’ve always had dry lips off and on depending on the weather. Whenever this happened, I ran my tongue over my lips a few times or applied a generic lip balm, and kept it moving. A few months ago, I stumbled across...
No matter how careful you are, you will end up with clogged drains at one point or the other, either in the kitchen or bathroom.  This usually happens in my bathroom because I wash my hair in there too. While...
Argan oil comes from the nut of the argan tree aka as Argania spinosa, which grows in the Northern African countries of Morocco and Algeria. The nut is encased in a thick shell which is surrounded by a pulpy...
I’m a fitness aficionado and make an effort to stay on top of my diet and what goes inside my body. However, one of my major challenges with this is finding the right meal to eat prior to a...
What is Manuka honey? I only found out about this brand of honey a few months ago while browsing Marks & Spencers. Manuka honey is a monofloral honey produced from the nectar of the manuka tree native to Australia and...
The lemon is a powerhouse fruit full of vitamin C. It is also a significant source of calcium, potassium and pectin with traces of iron and vitamin A. It’s a citrus fruit with the inner flesh divided into 8...
Cranberry juice is very beneficial for health and a better diet. Cranberries are native to North America and the juice is derived from the fruit. It has one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants compared to other fruits.  Additionally, cranberries...
I started the new year with a good decluttering session, which usually means a bunch of things I don’t need anymore are gathered together in a corner by the time I’m done. There were some items I wanted to...
Traditional shampoos are usually composed of ingredients such as sulphates, which allows the shampoo to lather up. Other ingredients included could be isopropyl alcohol and propylene glycol among other things. Ordinarily, these ingredients tend to dehydrate the hair but in...