Kemi Ajiboye of Crystal Shine Skin Clinic’s mission to fix Nigeria’s bleaching menace

The name Crystal Shine struck a nice note with me. It reminded me of porcelain clear skin, or in my case, more like ebony wood or onyx. What I am saying is the name inspired thoughts of naturally beautiful skin. So when I got to the Opebi office of Crystal shine beauty care I knew I was going to learn more about skin than I had ever known. I mean, you don’t give your outfit that kind of name without knowing what you are doing, do you? My conversation with Mrs. Oluwakemi Ajiboye, who is the Founder and CEO of Crystal Shine was quite the eye-opener. The mother of three daughters has extensive experience in skin care therapy. Armed with a first degree in Biochemistry and post graduate degrees in Aesthetic Medicine, Cosmetic Chemistry, ...

7 Steps To Turn Your Human Hair Weave To A Wig

A lot of Nigerian women wear wigs. Wigs are stylish and extremely convenient. With wigs, you can try out different hairstyles without sitting at the salon for hours. Lace wigs are even more fascinating. They look extremely natural; like the hair is growing from your scalp. Because of the growing popularity of wigs, most Nigerian salons offer wig-making services. However, as the demand for wigs increases, the prices also rise. If you have a human hair weave, you can make your own wig for less. In this article, you will learn how. To do this, there are several options. It all depends on how you want the wig to look or what you can afford. With your human hair weave, make sure the hair is enough to make a full wig. You ...

10 Relaxing Spa Treatments for Men

As a man, a spa day is probably the last thing on your agenda. It gets really confusing when you see the different spa treatments offered. Knowing how a hydro massage differs from aromatherapy might seem hard. Services like massages, facials, and body treatments are examples of spa treatments. In Nigeria today, there is a shortage of spas offering spa services exclusively for men. Spa treatments range from as low as N2,999 to over N300,000 depending on where the service is offered. A spa treatment is a way to relax and uplift your mood. Here are 10 spa treatments for men: 1. Deep Tissue/Sport Massage This type of massage focuses on the deepest layers of muscle tissues and tendons. It is mostly beneficial for muscle pulls. A sports massage is great to treat repeated ...

5 Spa Treatments You Can Do At Home

Once in a while, it doesn’t hurt to give your body a special treat to smell like the roses (or whatever flower you like) you deserve. You should take care of yourself even if no one’s watching. Take the time to treat yourself to a spa treatment, there’s no telling how much good some little effort can do for your sanity. Just in case you don’t know, no one walks into a Spa and comes out the same. You’ll feel so refreshed and brand new. Spa treatments don’t usually go easy on the pocket. However, it is quite stress-free and easy to give yourself a spa treatment right at home. There’s actually so much you can get your hands to do when it comes to the skin. Home treatments even have an upper hand because you ...

GIVE YOUR BODY THE TREAT IT DESERVES

Like a car/machine that needs regular servicing, your body needs a regular treat. Your body and mind needs to be at top performance always. You need to take care of your body; give it that treat it deserves. At vconnect.com we make this possible. Spa comes from the Latin phrase "Salus per Aquam" or "Sanitas per Aquam", which means health through water. Muscle injuries, stress, migraines, body pains, etc, can all be cured through spas. Its name became so well known that the word spa has become a common noun used to designate any health resort devoted to overall well-being achieved through a variety of professional services, encouraging the renewal of mind, body and spirit. Spas are perfect for special occasions such as bridal showers, bachelor parties, birthdays and anniversaries, or if you just feel that you or someone ...

Manicures and pedicures are the basics of life. With toes and fingernails on display all the time in this warm weather, nail salon visits are a must. The benefits of a professional manicure and pedicure include much more than just the looks of your hands and feet. And by benefits I’m not referring to just the beauty aspect but also the long-term health benefits. Manicure and pedicure have more to them than just filing your nails and putting a coat or two of polish. Let me elaborate. Cleanliness Dirt and the harsh weather affect all parts of your body, especially your nails.  That means that they generate new skin cells and gather dirt easily.  Your feet are generally exposed according to the type of shoes you wear but walking on them all ...