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We’re Going Green
We’re Going Green
We’re going green this month people! if you watched my video where I was talking about my new month lifestyle habits, then you probably already know. This is the first smoothie I prepared to start off this green journey and it’s also the first green smoothie I’ve ever had. I have a few things to say about
My Workspace Essentials
My Workspace Essentials
There are so many things I wish my workspace could be at this particular moment in time- white walls, Tumblr art, tall leafy green plants. I’d have a tiny cactus on my desk named Benjamin then when I’d get bored while working I’d go like ‘Hey Benji, why wasn’t I just born a plant like
Habits I’m Ditching This Month
Habits I’m Ditching This Month
New month new me. As annoying as I sound I like reinforcing that in my mind so I can ditch my old self and embrace new energies. This month I’m looking to get rid of old and unproductive habits…this time for good. Some of the habits I’m ditching this month include; 1.Poor Lifestyle Choices I’m
How To Create A Self-Care Routine In A Busy Lifestyle
How To Create A Self-Care Routine In A Busy Lifestyle
This post is dedicated to everyone working hard, you have a busy lifestyle that sometimes you can’t keep up with. This probably takes a toll on you and you don’t always have time to sit and de-stress. Maybe you also work on weekends and just don’t have much time to relax or even have a
Simple Self-care Practices For Your Feet
Simple Self-care Practices For Your Feet
Remember how I showed you how you need to take care of your hands? Well another important body part I forgot to tell you about is your feet. Your feet are just as neglected as your hands (if not more). Think about it, when’s the last time you showed your feet a little love? They
Spa Night- Facemask, Lip Scrub & Body Scrub
Spa Night- Facemask, Lip Scrub & Body Scrub
Here at Kish is Wakisha we take spa nights very seriously. Spa nights are exclusively “me time”. That means no phone calls are being picked up, no exposure to negativity is happening and an invisible ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign is plastered on my forehead. I love spa nights and I try and do them at
Simple Self-care Practices For Your Hands
Simple Self-care Practices For Your Hands
It’s very important to ensure that while you are taking care of your face, you don’t forget about your hands too. It’s ironic that even though I am a chronic nail biter, I can’t stand dirty nails, dry hands and other problems associated with them. I’m that person who can buy a Jaguar and have
Things That Make Me Happy
Things That Make Me Happy
  I love thinking about the things that make me happy and I just discovered, writing about them makes me happy as well. And what’s life if you can’t spend it finding ways to create your own happy? Below are some of the things that always win my heart; 1.The Beach Have you ever met
What’s On My Bedside Table?
What’s On My Bedside Table?
I usually find that the things on my bedside table are things that are the dearest to me. These are the first items that I might grab when I’ve suddenly been shaken out of my sleep and told, ‘let’s go’. On my bedside table I have pretty standard stuff; -A book for bedtime -Sticky notes
DIY Simple Storage Solutions Using Coconuts
DIY Simple Storage Solutions Using Coconuts
When it comes to storage and DIY solutions I like to think of myself as a mix of minimalist and cheap. That is, I want to make the most of what I have with me and I’m not about to break bank. That’s why when I broke these coconuts in half and saw a round
Kenyan YouTube Channels I’m Following
Kenyan YouTube Channels I’m Following
I’m an avid YouTube fan and I love discovering new channels. I’m also a self-titled YouTube expert on channels i.e. if you’re looking for new channel recommendations, I’m your girl. I am always on the lookout for fun and relatable content on YouTube. I hope this list helps you find new fun channels to watch
My New Month Wellness Routine
My New Month Wellness Routine
Kish is off to a healthy start this month with a goal to prioritize self-care of the mind. I’m through with having negative conversations in my head between Kish and Kish 2.0. The latter being this crazy version of myself I imagine I should be instead of embracing the Kish that’s me. So September is
How I Keep My Depression In Check
How I Keep My Depression In Check
Welcome to the age of the millennials where 1 in every 4 people in the world is suffering from mental health problems. Depression isn’t something we should overlook because it’s a serious problem. Serious enough to cause daily deaths in some parts of the world. How do you deal with depression? It’s hard to pick
Dreadlocks FAQ (VIDEO)
Dreadlocks FAQ (VIDEO)
In this video, I answer the most common questions I get about my dreadlocks. It will be helpful to anyone curious about dreadlocks, dreadlock care or just into locks! Enjoy and don’t forget to leave a comment Watch the video below;
DIY Cute & Easy Gift Ideas For Girlfriend
DIY Cute & Easy Gift Ideas For Girlfriend
The guys were feeling a little left out so they asked me to do a little something they can also appreciate. Due to public demand, I’ve decided to create 3 DIY easy and cute gift ideas for the special lady in your life. These are all gifts you can recreate to suit your girl’s interests,
My Favourite DIY Facemask Ingredients (VIDEO)
My Favourite DIY Facemask Ingredients (VIDEO)
I have a long list of favourite DIY facemask ingredients, some I consider more special than others. In this video, I show you some of my top five facemask ingredients. I try and incorporate these items in my beauty routine every month. Watch ‘My Favourite DIY Facemask Ingredients’ video below & let me know some
DIY Birthday Gift Idea For Boyfriend
DIY Birthday Gift Idea For Boyfriend
It’s my boyfriend’s birthday weekend and during this time I always encounter a few difficulties. I’m always looking to stay cheap, but amazing. My gift needs not leave a hole in my pocket, but still manage to make him happy. So for this gift, I decided to go with a sweet theme. One thing you
DIY Avocado Facemask
DIY Avocado Facemask
Avocados are a godsend. They pose amazing benefits for the health of your body and skin as well. Most people consider avocados the beauty king, second only to coconut oil. I’ve always used avocado with other ingredients in facemasks, but this time I thought I’d try it solo just to see if it would give
DIY Avocado Scrub
DIY Avocado Scrub
All hail avocados! Someone once told me, they couldn’t ever imagine avocados on their face because they don’t deserve to be mistreated like that. I love what avocados do to my tummy and you can bet they give the same satisfaction to your skin. This green wonder has amazing benefits for your body health as
Kish is Wakisha On YouTube
Kish is Wakisha On YouTube
9th June is going to be a special day starting now because it’s the day my first YouTube video goes live. After a long time of battling the procrastination monster, it’s finally out there… I’ve finally hit ‘publish’. Yikes! Perhaps this might be the reminder you needed today that it’s about time you took that
New Habits For A New Month
New Habits For A New Month
I’m struggling to find balance right now. May has been a long month as well as a short one. A short one because it’s not been as productive as I hoped it would be. Sometimes you start something with anticipation then hit an unforeseen slump in the middle. C’est la vie. I’ve stocked up on
Tips For Treating Your Cold
Tips For Treating Your Cold
It’s flu season and it has been so for quite a while now. The first time I realized there was an epidemic was when I found people complaining online and then shortly after people started complaining offline i.e. via text & other media. I hate having a cold and this time when I caught one,
My Dread-Versarry & Dreadlock Tips
My Dread-Versarry & Dreadlock Tips
If you’re reading this, it’s too late. My dreadlocks had their 2nd birthday in early April and this post has been long overdue. The first time I decided to install dreadlocks, I had no idea how difficult it would be to find info on care tips, products, dreadlocks and just general info that beginner dreadies
Mzito Game Review
Mzito Game Review
Mzito is a 2D adventure mobile game that is suitable for both adults and kids. Its story is set in Africa where the player is tasked with awakening the sleeping lions. A wave of corruption has hit the land and it is up to the Mzitos to wipe it out. Are you ready to awaken
Peek Inside My Bag
Peek Inside My Bag
It’s about that time again when I let you inside my handbag and you get to see the secrets I hold. Am I the only person who usually wonders what people are carrying in the handbags? I feel like you can know someone’s personality by seeing the items in their bag. 😀 Is Kish walking
I Made The Perfect Salad
I Made The Perfect Salad
I don’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but when I do, hot damn. I get such an incredible high from creating a tasty meal and this doesn’t happen as often as I would want it to. It could be anything from a sandwich to a full meal and although it isn’t the
My Cold Weather Survival Kit
My Cold Weather Survival Kit
There’s a phenomenon happening. Every day when it strikes 6:45pm, a sudden wave of cold creeps up in my room and that’s the time I reach for the heavy attilery. I am not sure if this is something that is happening to anyone else so I thought I’d write about it & have you call
Reflections For The 2nd Quarter of 2017
Reflections For The 2nd Quarter of 2017
We’re through with the first quarter of 2017, basically halfway through the year right now which means when we wake up tomorrow it’ll be 25th December 2017. How are you feeling? I’m mostly panicked, reciting calming phrases to the voices inside my head. At the beginning of this year I noted down resolutions and goals
Akusi Organics Charcoal Turmeric Soap
Akusi Organics Charcoal Turmeric Soap
A few weeks back I posted a rosemary soap review, the first of the two soaps I purchased from Akusi Organics. This is the second- a charcoal turmeric soap. The soap has two obvious main ingredients, charcoal and turmeric among a host of other natural ingredients. Packaging The packaging is very unappealing and won’t draw
My Top Facemask Picks For Cold Weather
My Top Facemask Picks For Cold Weather
It’s winter time in Nairobi. Although I appreciate the change in seasons, I don’t like the effects this will have on my skin. When it’s cold, the air is drier than in warmer months. Cold air can dry out skin so easily. Sometimes in winter months, applying your favourite moisturizer religiously isn’t going to cut
Green Tea & Coconut Oil Facemask
Green Tea & Coconut Oil Facemask
Green tea is full of antioxidants called polyphenols that help fight against free radicals. Free radicals cause rapid aging, acne, among other skin issues. Green tea is great for your body, but did you know it can work wonders for your skin as well? When green tea is used topically, it can soothe acne, rosacea
How I Maintain My Zen
How I Maintain My Zen
There’s this phase in your life that will push you to your limits and make you question your strength. It’s called your 20’s. It’s that tricky part of life where you have to transition from being a dependent child into an adult who’s supposed to have everything together. It’s an extremely difficult transition that I
DIY Green Tea Eye Bag & Dark Circles Remedy
DIY Green Tea Eye Bag & Dark Circles Remedy
I’ve always had some of the most lethal eye bags ever. I’m the type who’ll sleep 10 hours and still wake up looking beat. Literally. It’s always been one of my insecurities- the eye bags, but there’s little you can do when it’s something you’re predisposed to.   The skin under your eyes covers fatty
Green Tea Sugar Scrub
Green Tea Sugar Scrub
It’s been a green tea themed month for me because I just discovered the benefits of green tea for my first time and I literally went mad. Mad enough to cook up this green tea sugar scrub starring green tea bags, sugar and almond oil. Almond oil isn’t an oil I use regularly, but I
Kericho Gold Green Tea Review & Why Green Tea?
Kericho Gold Green Tea Review & Why Green Tea?
Green tea is a health drink native to Asia whose purpose is as beneficial as it is highly contradictory. Contradictory in the sense that numerous tests have been conducted on the purported health benefits of green tea, (which includes protection from cancer, arthritis, lower BP, weight loss, etc.), but no concrete evidence has ben found.
My Top Facemask Picks For Hot Weather
My Top Facemask Picks For Hot Weather
Lately the weather my side of town has made me understand Katy Perry’s dilemma in Hot n Cold. One minute it’s raining and you think the onset of the cold season is beginning, next the sun is roasting you with all its glory. It’s not a healthy relationship at all. You have to make some
Akusi Organics Rosemary Soap Review
Akusi Organics Rosemary Soap Review
A few months back I was doing that thing we all do where we’re idly scrolling through Instagram, land on one profile and then another and another and… what is eventually referred to as an Instagram black hole. This is how I ended up on the Akusi Organics Instagram page. Akusi sells natural soaps like
Exfoliating Gloves: To Buy Or Not To Buy?
Exfoliating Gloves: To Buy Or Not To Buy?
Exfoliating gloves are a product designed for the lady/gent who doesn’t have enough time on their hands for a DIY scrub or doesn’t want to have to go through washing off a body scrub, etc. I used exfoliating gloves for my first time recently and I absolutely loved the experience. Should you buy exfoliating gloves?
‘Nairobi’ Mayonde ft. Stonee Jiwe Video Review
‘Nairobi’ Mayonde ft. Stonee Jiwe Video Review
I think if I bumped into Mayonde randomly in Town, she’d make my day instantly beautiful. I love the colourful outfits in her videos and her smile seems to light up the entire street. Her new song ‘Nairobi’ featuring Stonee Jiwe is an ode to the city, a song praising the uniqueness of our town.
My Skincare Regimen
My Skincare Regimen
Mum says she wishes I was as thorough with housework as I am with my skin. She cannot stand my vanity, to a point where she won’t buy certain veggies because she knows Kish will use it for her beauty rituals. I’m seriously in love with my skin and all of its flaws. I love
‘ATIE’ Blinky Bill X Mitya Video Review
‘ATIE’ Blinky Bill X Mitya Video Review
When Osborne Macharia and Kevo Abbra combine forces, you almost always know it’s going to be a phenomenal result. Of course their work wouldn’t be complete without Corrine Muthoni and Richard Kinyua who are both hair stylists and Valery Mdeizi who is a makeup artist. We have seen this team collaborate on several projects including
Homemade Mango Pilipili
Homemade Mango Pilipili
I discovered this mango pilipili recipe when I stumbled upon Dennis Ombachi’s blog. He’s a food blogger who writes simple to follow recipes with easily available ingredients. His pictures are amazing. I gave my own special twist to his recipe- adding my own ingredients and using what I had at my disposal. Many of these
DIY Turmeric Body Scrub (!!FAIL!!)
DIY Turmeric Body Scrub (!!FAIL!!)
It was kinda surprising that I’ve never done a DIY turmeric body scrub before considering the number of times I have used turmeric powder as a beauty ingredient. There’s a first time for everything and Kish is all about firsts. The main thing to always remember when handling turmeric is that it stains without apology.
DIY Spa In A Jar Gift Idea
DIY Spa In A Jar Gift Idea
One of the things that gives me instant joy is seeing all my favorite things in one place. A spa in a jar gift says “I’m thinking of you” or “I see how hard you work and I think you deserve a break”. It could be a great birthday gift idea or just that random
Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer First Impressions
Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer First Impressions
The Deadpool 2 Teaser Trailer just came out recently and I felt like I should pay homage to Deadpool who began the genesis of my blog. What did we love about the first Deadpool movie? It was about a superhero with a dark twisted sense of humour which gets you laughing every single time he
Two Part Egg Facemask For Acne & Blackheads
Two Part Egg Facemask For Acne & Blackheads
I have come to the conclusion that eggs are highly underrated as a skin care option. Not only did this egg facemask leave my face feeling amazingly smooth, it also left my skin feeling tighter. It’s aimed at reducing acne and blackheads, but can also work for anyone having other skin issues like eczema, rosacea,
Discoveries From February
Discoveries From February
I’ve decided to start a fun series here on the blog about monthly discoveries. At the start of the year I challenged myself to discover more. This meant that I’d have to open myself up to new experiences and be child-like, cultivate a spirit of adventure. There’s something new to discover every day, be it
Signal An Apocalyptic Film Review
Signal An Apocalyptic Film Review
WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS If you have 7 minutes to spare, Angry Nerd Entertainment and Movie Jabber will take you on a journey to a place where nothing exists except the stench of death and the fading will to live. Signal is a film set in a post-apocalyptic Kenya where one girl is the only
What’s In My Bag?
What’s In My Bag?
Kish was feeling a bit adventurous the other day and she thought, “You know what, why not let strangers on the internet find out what’s in my bag?”. So here’s a brief look into the things that you are likely to find in my bag if you happen to go through it when I’m in
The Mug Kaunda Street Restaurant Review
The Mug Kaunda Street Restaurant Review
It’s a confusing feeling finding yourself in The Mug- a restaurant on Kaunda street. You might find yourself looking around and go as far as asking the wait staff where you are. This is because although The Mug is on one of the busiest streets in Town, it is a very quiet space or as
DIY Last Minute Valentines Gift Ideas
DIY Last Minute Valentines Gift Ideas
I always love it when a gifter (noun for a person who loves to give gifts which is also a word I just made up) gives me something with a little bit of them in it. That ‘something’ meaning their extra personal touch to a gift. Don’t get me wrong store bought gifts are great
Homemade Coffee Body Scrub
Homemade Coffee Body Scrub
You know how you meet someone new and then end up clicking instantly? Almost like you knew each other in another time? That’s how I felt the first time my skin met a homemade coffee body scrub. Sigh. I am smiling as I type at you because I am smitten by multiple thick, brown granules
#CosCom At The Michael Joseph Centre
#CosCom At The Michael Joseph Centre
The word ‘CosCom’ is a combination of two words i.e. cosplay and community. Cosplay is also a combination of two words; costume and play. It’s a culture where people dress up as a famous known character in a movie, series, book, cartoon, anime, personality, etc. It’s a culture that’s heavily celebrated in some parts of
Egg White Skin Tightening Facemask
Egg White Skin Tightening Facemask
I’ve had an idea while typing at you now. Last month I was all about removing my skin tan and that’s why I used my Turmeric Coconut Water Facemask and the Oatmeal Scrub. I posted the results at the bottom of this post. This month why don’t I come at you with an egg white skin tightening
The 52-Week Savings Challenge
The 52-Week Savings Challenge
The first time I read about the 52-week saving challenge on Rookie’s blog, I was amazed at how simple saving could be and how a little really does go a long way. I am someone who really struggles with saving- wants always seem to pop up right when I have money in hand. There is
Starting A Gratitude Jar & How You Can Too
Starting A Gratitude Jar & How You Can Too
A gratitude jar is a jar, container or basket that you fill with thoughts, scribbles or notes about something you are thankful for. It’s a healthy practice that is said to make one feel happier and develop a more positive outlook on life. With gratitude jars, you can go as simple as you want or
Oatmeal Scrub For Skin Tan
Oatmeal Scrub For Skin Tan
January calls for several skin care posts on getting rid of skin tan because I know ya’ll don’t want to be walking around looking like baked potatoes. I tried a Basic 2-Ingredient Oatmeal Scrub once and I wasn’t so happy with the results. This time, I was hoping this oatmeal scrub for skin tan would
My Menstrual Survival Kit
My Menstrual Survival Kit
I feel lady red beckoning and I never want her to catch me off-guard. I have a list of items I always have nearby to help me get through my menstrual cycle. This menstrual survival kit could work for anyone- it definitely eases the pain and discomfort for me. 1. A hot water bottle Hot
DIY Charcoal Teeth Whitener: Crazy or Clever?
DIY Charcoal Teeth Whitener: Crazy or Clever?
Hello again dear readers. By the end of this post you might think me extremely vain or unbelievably stupid. I’d appreciate if you commented either below the post. If you google ‘whitening teeth using charcoal’, you’ll see it’s not only me who has thought of using black to make white. The only difference between me
Train Ride Survival Kit
Train Ride Survival Kit
Are you planning a trip to Mombasa any time soon? You may want to consider taking a train ride this time as opposed to the normal bus trips or scheduled flights. After taking a train ride to Mombasa, I am convinced that this mode of transportation is highly underrated. Let me explain. Taking a train
9 Discoveries From My Mombasa Trip
9 Discoveries From My Mombasa Trip
I don’t remember the last time I went on a trip as good as the one I had during the December holiday. I feel that my overall experience was impacted by all the beauty and good vibes I soaked up at the coast. The latter of the two is what I credit for leading me
Turmeric Facemask For Skin Tan
Turmeric Facemask For Skin Tan
After a much deserved break, Kish is back from some fun in the sun and she’s looking like a baked potato. I have successfully survived a holiday in the coast without any sunburns, but my face is darker and more tan. I know I can always rely on turmeric for this kind of skin problem
Ma-Otero Animation Review
Ma-Otero Animation Review
You know how we grew up watching Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Lab and the Power-puff Girls? We didn’t have any cartoons that we could relate to and the kids these days still don’t. There weren’t any cartoons those days depicting childhood in Africa let alone Kenya. The cartoon characters didn’t eat what I ate and they
Basic 2-ingredient Oatmeal Scrub
Basic 2-ingredient Oatmeal Scrub
Ever had those days when you’re craving a spa experience, but just can’t afford to break the bank for it? I’ve been on that boat several times girl. Heck, I might even be the captain. Oats are one of the oldest ingredients used in skin care dating as far back as 4000 years ago. They
Essential Oils I’m Using & Why
Essential Oils I’m Using & Why
An essential oil is a natural oil obtained from plants through distillation. They have the characteristic scent of the plant. Essential oils are one of those things that you need on your dresser. You can use these oils for a range of purposes depending on the type of oil you have. Some are for scalp
Creamy Avocado Dip Recipe
Creamy Avocado Dip Recipe
The holidays are among us! People who don’t get excited about the holidays must either be aliens or just dead inside. It’s everyone’s favourite time of the year and it calls for some delicious snacking. Something about this creamy avocado dip screams “let’s party”. And when we have holiday and let’s party in the same
Oatmeal Skin Tightening Facemask
Oatmeal Skin Tightening Facemask
You probably know how passionate I am about natural skin care by now and how excited I get when I find new kitchen products to include in my skin regimen. This time turns out an unlikely ingredient has a ton of beauty benefits. We call it oats, better known as oatmeal. I didn’t know this
How To Make Potato Salad
How To Make Potato Salad
It’s amazing how versatile potato salad is. You can have it as a side dish, quick lunch, brunch option, etc. By the end of this post, this writer wants to accomplish two things. One, I want to show you how easy it is to make potato salad. Two, I want to get my readers tastebuds
DIY Olive Oil Lip Scrub
DIY Olive Oil Lip Scrub
Many of us consider our lips as our best feature. Ladies, nobody’s going to blame you for layering that gorgeous lippie on your face, but how often do you exfoliate your lips? Fellas, there isn’t any shame in adding a little moisture to your lips and I’m sure all the ladies will agree with me
Egg Yolk Hair Mask For Thinning Hair
Egg Yolk Hair Mask For Thinning Hair
For the past few weeks, every time I’ve ran my fingers through my hair, I end up leaving with a few strands of it. The hair loss has been crazy and I’ve had to take drastic measures to deal with it. The solution to thin hair, brittle or dry hair is a protein boost. (picture
Winnie’s Nettle Tea Review: To Buy or Not To Buy?
Winnie’s Nettle Tea Review: To Buy or Not To Buy?
Anyone who’s been stung by nettle before might just cringe at the sight of nettle tea on a supermarket shelf. “Stinging nettle hurts like hell, so why would I Drink it?”, that’s the question that rang in my head when I saw Winnie’s Pure Health Nettle Tea sitting pretty on a Tuskys Supermarket shelf. Stinging
Turmeric + Coconut Oil Facemask
Turmeric + Coconut Oil Facemask
I have a recurring love affair with turmeric. I can’t get over its rich golden colour or its powerful scent. I use turmeric as a skin ingredient more than I use it as a cooking spice. It has a long list of skin benefits including; anti-septic, anti-aging, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. I’ve been experiencing dry,
DIY Baking Soda Coconut Oil Cleanser
DIY Baking Soda Coconut Oil Cleanser
It’s amazing how many household items double as beauty products. It’s also more amazing how they work just as well as expensive products that are usually filled with chemicals. Baking soda is great at ridding your skin of bacteria. It can treat bumps, pimples, and other skin irregularities. However, it doesn’t work on everyone. It
Kenya Art Fair 2016
Kenya Art Fair 2016
Woah. As an art lover and a beginner painter, finding myself in the Sarit Center for the Kenya Art Fair 2016 felt like I had died and resurrected in heaven. A heaven filled with art maestros where they spend their days explaining their thoughts to eager thespians. This must be how Donald Trump felt on
DIY Ginger Body Scrub
DIY Ginger Body Scrub
This body scrub is more about how it makes you feel rather than what it does for your skin. Never have I been so impressed by a body scrub. This ginger body scrub has everything- it’s easy to make, has a beautiful scent, scrubbing power, super exfoliant, etc. etc. I haven’t been this blown away
Ginger Tea Recipe
Ginger Tea Recipe
An old Indian proverb states that “Everything good is found in ginger”. I’ve always liked ginger because it has incredible benefits for my health, but I’ve never found a way of increasing my ginger intake other than having traces of it in my meals. In comes ginger tea. Drinking ginger tea is a very common
Kentaste Coconut Oil Review
Kentaste Coconut Oil Review
I’ve been seeing so much hype about Kentaste Coconut Oil for eons now, but have never gotten round to trying it. And so I did. When it comes to coconut oil, always make sure you’re using 100% virgin oil. This means that the product is in its purest state. Coconut oil has many benefits for
Homemade Watermelon Hydrating Facemask
Homemade Watermelon Hydrating Facemask
I’ve come to realize just how refreshing watermelon can be as a DIY facemask ingredient. It’s got over 90% water content, so I know I can never go wrong when I combine watermelon with dry skin. It’s filled with a ton of natural sugars and antioxidants which are not only good for your health, but
Apple Rosemary Infused Tea Recipe
Apple Rosemary Infused Tea Recipe
It’s November and the weather’s slowly started dealing us a cold season card. You need to come up with creative ways of caring for your skin and body on cold days, and apple rosemary infused tea happens to be one of those ways. This drink doesn’t probably sound as good as it tastes, but the
Fishcakes Recipe
Fishcakes Recipe
If there’s one person I hold dear to me, it’s my stomach. And because we care for those we love, I like to reward my tummy with good food. This fishcakes recipe makes for a sweet, easy to whip up surprise to your tastebuds. The best bit about it is that this dish can go
Homemade Banana Lightening Facemask
Homemade Banana Lightening Facemask
Bananas are highly underrated when it comes to natural skin care. Unknown to many, bananas pack some amazing skin ingredients which I highlighted in How To Make A Banana Facemask. They’re packed with vital vitamins and nutrients that make it a beauty giant. Bananas protect our skin from free radicals therefore delaying the aging process. They
Tuko Macho Episode 12 Review: Run Baby Run
Tuko Macho Episode 12 Review: Run Baby Run
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Can we just take a moment to appreciate the excellent cinematography that is Tuko Macho? If I was to summarize episode 12 of Tuko Macho it would have to be in a lengthy pause followed by the word ‘Wow’. Never in a million years would I have dreamt up a more epic
DIY Skin Brightening Facemask
DIY Skin Brightening Facemask
What do you get when you mix yoghurt, turmeric powder and honey? An all-natural face brightener, that’s what. I think this post showed you the mighty powers of turmeric and natural yoghurt. I added honey to the two here because I wanted a natural skin healer to what had become dry, cracked skin (S/O to Nairobi’s
How To Make Homemade Salsa
How To Make Homemade Salsa
What’s a sweet brunch idea that could leave your guests pulling you to the corner for the recipe? What’s a great snack option for you and the guys as you watch the game and down a few beers? What will go well with your annual dose of Sunday afternoon gossip with the girls? What will
Tuko Macho Episode 11 Review: “Kuna Watu Hawapendi Ujinga”
Tuko Macho Episode 11 Review: “Kuna Watu Hawapendi Ujinga”
WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS In Tuko Macho Episode 10, we saw Biko (Tim King’oo) ask Tech (Ian Thiong’o) to help him with capturing Bernadette Kadhu (Marianne Nungo). Tech is living up to his promise this week. We will assume that Biko has been tracking Kadhu for some time now. Watch Tuko Macho Episode 11 Now
Homemade Watermelon Body Scrub
Homemade Watermelon Body Scrub
One of my favourite fruits is watermelon. It’s one of those fruits that always leaves me literally thirsty for more. It consists of more than 90% of water and is rich in Vitamin C. This super fruit not only keeps you functioning beautifully on the inside, but it can also work wonders on your outside. Aside
Tuko Macho Episode 10 Review: “Winter is Coming”
Tuko Macho Episode 10 Review: “Winter is Coming”
WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS We’re still caught up in Biko’s (Tim King’oo) backstory. It’s been 6 months since he disappeared and his name is all over newspaper headlines. At his memorial service, Bertha describes him as brave and fearless. Biko watched the memorial service at Mwarabu’s (Njambi Koikai) hideout. Watch Tuko Macho Episode 10 Here:
Homemade Turmeric Mask For Radiant Skin
Homemade Turmeric Mask For Radiant Skin
What’s an effective solution for dull skin? Sometimes stress, the weather, our diets and other factors can make our skin look unloved. Lately, my skin’s been looking and feeling malnourished. I decided to use one of my favorite mask ingredients (turmeric) to bring some radiance back to my face and boy did it work! This
Tuko Macho Episode 9 Review “Hell Hath No Fury”
Tuko Macho Episode 9 Review “Hell Hath No Fury”
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Episode 9 of Tuko Macho begins with our protagonist Biko strapped to a chair. We can see his back. He has been whipped severally and the scars the whip left on Biko’s back are swollen. The scene is painful as well as unpleasant. Watch Tuko Macho Episode 9 In walks a lady
Tuko Macho Episode 8 Review: “Nobody Likes Rats”
Tuko Macho Episode 8 Review: “Nobody Likes Rats”
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Biko is finally live on TV with Bertha Yego. This comes after he left the army. He’s told Bertha this story many times and now he’s telling it to the world. Watch Tuko Macho Episode 8 Below Biko’s ex-colleagues in the army are watching and they don’t look happy. Neither does Stevo.
Pineapple Cucumber Water Recipe
Pineapple Cucumber Water Recipe
Do you know why people love killing two birds with one stone? Because it’s easy and efficient. Now I’m not one to endorse violence, especially against animals, but in this scenario it does make for an effective outcome. The same applies to pineapple cucumber water, which is also known as fruit infused water or cucumber
Homemade Egg White Anti-aging Face Mask
Homemade Egg White Anti-aging Face Mask
Egg whites are absolutely eggcellent for your skin. No kidding. You’ll totally be eggcited about the instant change your skin will enjoy after an egg white face mask! Enough egging around, let me show you how to make your own skin tightening and pore shrinking face mask in the comfort of your own home. You’re
Blinky Bill EP Review
Blinky Bill EP Review
We Cut Keys While You Wait is Blinky Bill’s brainchild- the first solo EP from this electronic music genius. Blinky Bill is 1/3 of Just A Band, no doubt one of the most amazing bands in Kenya. Aside from its title, what else is going to get you hooked about this EP? Plenty. The strength
Ndutahs Hair Accessories Review
Ndutahs Hair Accessories Review
Now that my dreadlocks are at a reasonably good size, I find myself daydreaming about donning them with all kinds of accessories known to man. But I have exceptions. And standards. For one, I am looking for conversation starters. I want someone to see a beautiful piece of jewelry on my ancestral hair and ask
How To Dress A Toddler On A Budget (Sunny Side Edition)
How To Dress A Toddler On A Budget (Sunny Side Edition)
What’s the most unpredictable thing you know? Weather. One minute we were enjoying sunny days and cursing the heat and the next we don’t want to get out of bed and face the literal hard, cold world. At the slightest glimpse of the sun, our shorts and dresses come out to play. You can bet
How To Make A Tomato Scrub
How To Make A Tomato Scrub
Yep. You read that right. Who would have thought a humble tomato can actually have more use to it than flavoring food? The thing about DIY scrubs is that you get to keep your skin looking fresh while still enjoying nutritious ingredients that are found in many beauty products. If you aren’t addicted to homemade
Tuko Macho Episode 7 Review: “Bad Blood”
Tuko Macho Episode 7 Review: “Bad Blood”
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Daniel Otieno (Bilal Mwaura) is the first Tuko Macho victim that’s been released unscathed. From his debrief, Salat and his partner have identified a few key things about the gang’s hideout. They’ve narrowed down a few possible locations and have launched a manhunt against the vigilante group. I like the part where
Tuko Macho Episode 6 Review: “A Rock & A Hard Place”
Tuko Macho Episode 6 Review: “A Rock & A Hard Place”
Big Show’s body has been discovered at the market dump. His death has caused such a frenzy among several parties including news outlets, informal traders, etc. Salat’s partner has seen footage of Big Show’s kidnaping and spotted Hena. We saw this coming. Her stunt is definitely going to cost the Tuko Macho crew. (Watch Tuko
Homemade Face Mask For Blackheads
Homemade Face Mask For Blackheads
Blackheads may be one of the nightmares your skin has to deal with from time to time. The worst thing about blackheads is the impatience that comes with them. As soon as you see one, you get the pressing urge to remove it. Be still, my friend. Here’s a safe, natural and efficient way you
How To Dress A Toddler On A Budget
How To Dress A Toddler On A Budget
Gone are the days when mothers would dress their kids like they’re shipping them to Alaska. It was like an epidemic- 100 degrees outside and you’ve got your baby donning a rainbow boshori, 4 different articles inside, 2 jackets and that soft, heavy baby blanket all mums have. The new millennium slowly ushered in a
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