When you see Nurse Habeeba handing out nasal sprays and nose masks in front of her pharmacy at the terminal market in Jos, you know that Harmattan is around the corner. For a lot of West Africans, it is the norm to prepare for Harmattan with these kits as it
Is your nail polish to blame for those extra five pounds that snuck up on you this past summer? As outrageous as this sounds, a recent study conducted by Duke University and the Environmental Working Group suggests that there may be a link between a common nail polish ingredient and
First things first – let’s talk what’s considered “normal hair loss” so we can establish a baseline for how much hair the average woman should expect to lose on a day to day basis. And according to the American Academy of Dermatology, the average adult woman can expect to lose
Nail polish is pretty, but it’s full of chemicals. Formaldehyde, artificial nails and human nail filings are the biggest causes and triggers of occupational asthma in nail salons. Some of the risk-reduction advice is already at play in various salons around the city. Many of them use spring-loaded bottles for
In many cultures healthy hair is a symbol of beauty for women and a sign of strength and virility in men. Whether you are seeking to improve the quality of your hair for aesthetic reasons, or you are trying to slow the halt of thinning hair or other forms of
Vitiligo is a common condition which makes the skin, and sometimes the hair, turn white in patches. This is due to damage of the pigment producing cells of our skin, called Melanocytes.
It is estimated that 1% of humanity suffers from this autoimmune condition. Anyone can develop the condition, whatever their skin color or ethnic origin. Vitiligo can begin
Whether you face is clear or full of pimples, it’s nice to know that your skin has its own way of communicating with you. The Chinese practice of face mapping or ‘Mien Shiang’ is a way of reading the face and it’s taking over the Western dermatology world. Practitioners of
In these modern times, so many factors contribute to causing skin dullness. From air pollution to highly demanding jobs, we often find our skin gets tired and is in need of rejuvenation. Here are five easy ways you can maintain your skin and keep the glow throughout the years.
#1 Reducing Stress
It sounded like a dream come true! A protein treatment that enhances your texture without permanently altering it, and it is ALL NATURAL.
Despite the high price point, I gave in because I was desperate for a reprieve and I needed a solution to a problem that was infringing on my ability
African skin gets really dry this season. Whether you live in the diaspora or in the African continent, you will be facing very dry weather conditions with winter or harmattan. Here at AHM, we put together four beauty products that we have tried and tested and we know work very