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The Dangers of DIY Cosmetics – An interactive Instagram Live session.

Dangers of DIY cosmetics, the naija formulator, Sommiesworld

I would be honest with you about this. I started out with DIY recipes found online. As a newbie natural, I had limited choices of hair products, I was also a cheap skate, fresh out of secondary school. I used to follow natural blogs from way back and copy everything they did.

Blogs like Curly Chronicles on Youtube (her name is Autumn I think), Black girl long hair (Leila, I think); I was even the first Nigerian to be featured on there after the first natural hair meet up was held (Omozo of O’naturals house). I went on to Naturally Leslie and Keeping in the Kinks (run by Akwaeke Emezi and her friend), Curly Nikki (Henna queen), a The Natural Haven (she has a scientific approach), and so many others. I owe my knowledge of natural hair care to them.

These recipes were all I had at the time, and they served me in some cases, with only a few mild disasters. I also started to try my hands at following skincare recipes, but it didn’t take long before I started to see more discrepancies within the system.
I went on to learn how to formulate properly, for many reasons that will be discussed in the Instagram live session coming up next week.

I will be there with the lovely Sommie of Sommie’s World. Those who attend the session will be getting something special (extending past that session), towards learning how to formulate simple effective natural cosmetics that will serve you and your family perfectly.

Dangers of DIY cosmetics, the naija formulator, Sommiesworld
The Dangers of DIY Cosmetics
So come through, we would love to have you.

To join us, you can follow my Instagram page Turn on post notifications to know exactly when we are up!

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Emulsion Workshop: Learn to make your own cream base and lotions!

Are you interested in learning to formulate different natural cream bases and lotions from scratch? Are you interested in learning how to customize your creams for different results? Would you want to improve on your current skills? Join me and others on June 27, 2017 in Lagos to get a hands on training on making emulsions.

This class will cover the science of emulsification, types of emulsifiers, good manufacturing practice (GMP) and preservation. You will also learn how to customize for different skin needs, measure and modify the pH for optimum activity of your lotions and creams. In the mean time, if you are interested in learning the basis of making natural and safe skin brightening and lightening cosmetics, let me know! Contact me for more information.