Baby oil is made of mineral oil. Mineral oil is something completely foreign to the human body. It is a synthetic oil which is a byproduct of the distillation of gasoline from crude oil. Wait, gasoline? crude oil? Why do we slather this stuff all over our children? Well, mostly because its cheap and abundant so manufacturers sell it to us and tell us its good for our skin. The honest truth is it is actually harmful to our health. More
Have KP? Keratosis Pilaris occurs when hair follicles are blocked with built up keratin causing irritation, redness, bumpiness, and sometimes small whiteheads. This shows up most commonly on the lower cheeks and upper arms. I found the BEST body scrub that has cleared up all of my KP. The coconut oil and honey soften and cleanse your skin while sugar sloughs the dead skin off. The lemon juice is also antibacterial! My skin has never looked better, try it out!
All time favourite toner..all natural ingredients and perfect for a face refresher anytime of the day. It takes off dirt, oil and make up residue (you will be surprised) post cleansing. Leaves skin baby soft, moisturizes just enough (even for oily skin) and smells subtly like roses. Costs around JMD $1,300 incl GCT at health stores
When it comes to skincare, most people, I think, have a very specific hierarchy of needs. Like, maintaining clear skin is probably first on your agenda. Then, there’s abetting dryness. Sopping up oiliness. Dealing with those weird dark spots on your nose that look like blackheads, but never actually go away. Last, you’d have skin softness. (I suppose that I should acknowledge that here, I am using the second-person form with wild abandon, and “you” really means “I.”