Literary stars: Hair & beauty must-haves worth writing about
Take a break from your tomes to indulge in some hair and beauty self-care, and add these five products to your reading list!
1. MANTA Healthy Hair Brush, £25
Want more good hair days? Then now is the time to introduce your tresses to a game-changing styling tool that works wonders on both natural curls and hair extensions. Cue MANTA’s Healthy Hair Brush, a flexible tool that fits in the palm of your hand and glides smoothly through tresses, detangling and styling with the utmost ease without snagging or breakage.
2. blackUP Strobing Primer, £29.50
It’s easy to skip the priming stage before applying a full face, but once you use this complexion-perfecting base you’ll wonder how you ever survived without it. Blur out imperfections with minimal effort and set your foundation to a flawless finish that lasts all day. For no make-up days, smooth a few drops onto clean, bare skin for an instant healthy glow.
3. Charlotte Mensah Manketti Oil, £48
For a good multi-purpose product you can do no wrong with Manketti Oil by award-winning hairstylist Charlotte Mensah. The viscous oil is fuelled by some of nature’s most hair nurturing ingredients and has been sustainably sourced from the Ghananian Manketti nut. Use as a scalp oil, sealant, hot oil treatment or to intensify your deep conditioner on wash days.
4. WISHFUL Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub, £34
The words enzyme and scrub might sounds harsh and abrasive. But this gentle and yet powerful exfoliator – founded by make-up mogul Huda Beauty – can be used every day on non-sensitive skin. The enzymes in question are BHAs (basically all the good stuff to make your skin glow); expect results in as little as 10 days.
5. R&R LUXURY Serenity Shea Oil, £15
Sourced straight from Africa, Serenity Shea Oil from R&R Luxury is infused with nourishing natural ingredients and antioxidants that hydrate and soothe even the driest skin types. A real treat for thirsty complexions and a must-have for the coming winter months, massage its luxuriously whipped formula onto your skin straight after a shower or bath for the best results.
Photography by Chika Amogu, @whereischika