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…

The Mixstress Workshop | Apricot, Watermelon & Peach Kernel Sugar Scrub

The Mixstress Workshop | Apricot, Watermelon & Peach Kernel Sugar Scrub

I think that by now you’d have gathered that I’m a complete and utter body scrub obsessive. I’m always mixing my own little concoctions and sharing them with you, and the latest body scrub I’ve whipped up is a skin smoothing…

The Mixstress Workshop | Avocado Hair Mask

The Mixstress Workshop | Avocado Hair Mask

I have a love/hate relationship with avocados; sometimes I love them in my salads and smoothies and other times I feel sick at the thought of an avocado passing my lips. I don’t know why, but what I do know…

Weekend Reads | The Best of DIY

Weekend Reads | The Best of DIY

Nothing can beat the feeling I get when I buy something from the beauty halls of Selfridges or the bargains from Boots, but making your own products is like nothing else. I’ve been making my own soaps, masks, scrubs and…

The Mixstress Workshop | Amla & Coconut Conditioner

The Mixstress Workshop | Amla & Coconut Conditioner

I love getting together with my family and Eid is no exception, it’s a day I dedicate to my family and best friends so I invited a few of my aunts and cousins over for an Eid pampering party and…