The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

With the exception of those super high-tech glycolic, hyaluronic or lactic acid laced face masks, there are other skincare items I’d personally rather splurge on simply because I believe that absolutely nothing beats a mask born from the ingredients sitting in our…

Amla + Hair Conditioner = Wonderful Things!

Amla + Hair Conditioner = Wonderful Things!

Those that know me and try to make plans will know that Sunday is my day – a day to sleep in, catch up on my reading, go for a run and of course, a day of some much needed pampering. Sunday is…

The Mixstress Workshop | Peppermint and Frankincense Foot Scrub

The Mixstress Workshop | Peppermint and Frankincense Foot Scrub

It was only until recently after speaking to a journalist from The Sunday Times Style about my love for whipping up my own beauty products that I realised it’s been a very long time since I’ve shared a recipe – and so I…

The Mixstress Workshop | Dragonsblood Salt Scrub

The Mixstress Workshop | Dragonsblood Salt Scrub

Sometimes olive oil and a bit of salt doesn’t cut it, you need to take it up a notch. That’s where the Dragonsblood Salt Scrub comes in, and no it’s not special because it contains the blood of a certain mythical…

The Mixstress Workshop | A Failed Attempt..

The Mixstress Workshop | A Failed Attempt..

One of the many awesome nomadic Somali wedding traditions that before her wedding night, the bride is scrubbed with a mixture of ghee and date paste for soft, smooth and glowing skin. Although I’m not getting married anytime soon I’ve always…