Shopping for skincare products as a black woman can sometimes feel like searching for an expensive needle in an ashy, off-colour haystack. Regular readers of this blog might remember that part of the impetus for Chidi Beauty’s existence was my quest to find a clean, physical sunblock that would…

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  Daily blogging and vlogging trends a few times a year and, for the first time ever I briefly considered participating in a daily blogging challenge: Blogtober.  Fortunately, I quickly came to my senses and decided against it.  However, in researching the idea I was inspired to create a new…

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As life would have it, immediately after I reaffirmed my decision not to review subscription boxes, Beauty Heroes sent out its July 2016 Subscription Box containing a product that demands to be reviewed. Don’t you think that Beauty Heroes founder Jeannie Jarnot did that on purpose? I do.* Sunblock is…

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Had someone gone back in time and told me that I would one day purchase an $85.00 sunblock and be happy about it, I would have thought that person insane.  Fast-forward to the present, following many years, many trials, and many dollars spent searching for a daily use physical sunblock…

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Graydon Products first came across my radar thanks to Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health. Joy includes Elements Sun Complex in her Favourite Non-Toxic Facial Products video. Being a longtime follower of Joy McCarthy’s work, I hopped on-line to check out the brand. Graydon’s philosophy incorporates science, luxury and nature –…

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