My Bodycare Routine for Glowy Skin

My Bodycare Routine for Glowy Skin

Body care is one step in skincare routines that is usually overlooked. Skincare doesn’t start and end with just a face routine. Our skin is the biggest organ in our bodies, it houses and protects and needs to be nurtured day in day out. There are two aspects of skincare we should work on; the inner routine and the outer routine. the inner routine is, eating healthy meals and taking in enough water to keep our skin healthy from the inside, while the outer routine is the products or activities we do maintain a healthy skin. When building a skin...

My Go-To Simple + Elegant Manicure

My Go-To Simple + Elegant Manicure

I love all things manicure! A good mani is one way I love to practice grooming and self care. I have also gone from wanting long artsy nails, to only doing neutrals because my Nigerian father wasn’t having my colored claws 😂. In 2019, I decided I was going to stay off aclyric nails for a while. Didn’t know that COVID-19 was going to help make sure I stayed true to that promise. However, for my 23rd birthday this year, I got falsies out of excitement. After taking out my falsies, I wanted a got to simple yet elegant manicure...

The Beginner’s Guide to Decluttering + Tips To Living Clutter-Free.

The Beginner’s Guide to Decluttering + Tips To Living Clutter-Free.

I didn’t even realize that one of the reasons why I felt so overwhelmed was because of clutter!. To be honest, it wasn’t so easy to start because I felt kinda attached to most of my stuff, but the moment I took the first leap, it all seem easier.  I personally like to refer to decluttering as a selfcare activity and here’s why: A lot of times, we’re holding on to things that stop us from moving forward. It’s hard to truly be your best self when you feel choked. Sometimes, it can be hard to part with items because...

5 Applications That Changed My Life: Selfcare Edition

5 Applications That Changed My Life: Selfcare Edition

I am always very thankful for the little things in life like, kind gestures from friends or finding tools that make life easier. In this case, finding apps that make it easy for me to practice self-care. These aren’t necessarily created as self-care apps, but they help. Living in Lagos, Nigeria requires so much energy from you both mentally and physically, so taking out time for self-care is important to me.  I have tried out different self-care apps, but these are the few that I am currently using and getting the best experience from.  1. Tide A friend of mine...

How to Get Started With Journaling + Journaling Styles

How to Get Started With Journaling + Journaling Styles

I was having a random conversation with someone, and the topic of journaling came up. In her words, “I want to journal but I don’t know how to start”. I decided to create this post to explain “how to get started with journaling”. My conversation with her eventually made me realize that some people think that there’s a ground-rule and truth be told, there isn’t! Weirdly, my journal is a trail of disconnected thoughts, that I understand and truly that’s enough Your journal is a personal recollection of your thoughts. All you need to do is ask yourself a question and...

How To Create  Good Quality Photo Content

How To Create Good Quality Photo Content

One thing that has helped me grow my social media page is creating good quality photo content and curating my feed in such a way that is appealing to my audience. I think it’s nice to make your feed look appealing because a well-organized feed will easily sway profile visitors to followers. There is a whole process for achieving good quality photo content and it starts the moment you decide to create photo content. Creating good quality photo content requires planning followed by the creation process down to editing.  Planning Process There are few things I always put into consideration...

Why You Should Make Selfcare A Habit + A #SelfcareChallenge

Why You Should Make Selfcare A Habit + A #SelfcareChallenge

I used to think self-care involved just having a morning and nighttime skincare routine, having 8-hour sleep, working out, eating healthy, and drinking lots of water. I was fine with this routine and in fact, I felt I was living the good life till I did a research on self-care and realized self-care involved more than my ritual practice, I realized self-care was a wholesome practice involving my body mind and spirit. Caring for others is good but showing the same level of care to yourself is also important and should come first. Just the way we are always asked...

How I Stay Productive as a 9-5er with a Side Hustle

How I Stay Productive as a 9-5er with a Side Hustle

Do you ever feel like your to-do list keeps piling up and your tasks are never-ending, yet you have been working all the time with no task completed? Life as a career professional and entrepreneur can be overwhelming at times, you have to juggle between completing your task at work before it is due, responding to clients, making research or taking courses, and still find time to handle your personal life.  I used to struggle a lot with managing my time and being productive. Most times, I would stay up very late after my 9-5  to attend to my business...

5 Ways I Built Self-Confidence

5 Ways I Built Self-Confidence

I have experienced self-confidence holding me back from taking opportunities that came my way because I didn’t believe I could handle them. I used to shy away from public speaking or sharing my knowledge on something because I felt I would make a mistake that people will never forget. Till I realized that, I was just limiting my abilities with these excuses, then I decided to take conscious effort towards building my self-confidence. You have to be patient with yourself while building your confidence and give room for growth because, on this beautiful journey, you will discover some of the...

How to Create a Sustainable Daily Routine

How to Create a Sustainable Daily Routine

Creating a sustainable daily routine has helped me show up productively and stay organized during this season. Some days are better than others but most days, this is how I have been able to create a good routine and stay on top of my work and business. The lockdown already as difficult has thrown a lot of use out of the regular routines we have become used to. From disoriented sleep patterns to early morning zoom calls, and the excessive hunger pangs during each Netflix show, it is very easy to get distracted while working from home but creating a...