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Little Flower Soap Co. handmade body and beauty products from all natural ingredients Made with love in Detroit, Michigan This past weekend I enjoyed the Maker Fair Detroitat Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. I stopped by one of the vendor tables that caught my attention initially from its very simple and chic display. As i approached, the aroma drew me in: natural soaps in various fruity flavors, chocolate flavored lip balm, pink grapefruit and lavender bath salts in glass vintage apothecary bottles and test… View On WordPress

Jul 29
Little Flower Soap Co. handmade body and beauty products from all natural ingredients Made with love in Detroit, Michigan

Luxury brands make a play for Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is a promising market for luxury goods as urbanisation‚ economic development and increased affluence among the expanding middle class drive growth across the sector. The region is experiencing the globe’s second-fastest economic growth‚ after Asia Pacific‚ and between 2008-2013 the luxury goods sector grew 35%‚ the Global Powers of Luxury Goods report by professional services… View On WordPress

Jul 26
Luxury brands make a play for Africa

INSIDE ALTERNATIVE: TIFFANY RUIZ by Eleni Snider  (Originally posted in Common Thread) Photos by Stephen Zeigler Street fashion aficionado and design extraordinaire, Tiffany Ruiz is the latest addition to Alternative’s Los AngelesDesign Lab. Coming from a lifelong interest in fashion which led her to a design career, this California girl has what it takes to create super comfortable and fashionable pieces for our brand. As… View On WordPress

Jul 25
INSIDE ALTERNATIVE: TIFFANY RUIZ

Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk Carol’s Daughter defines this product as the “original curl definer.” Curly girls’ hair favorite for 13 years, Hair Milk The Original Curl Definer. This quenching, fast absorbing lotion defines, tames and restores luster to natural curls while conditioning. Made with essential oil of Lemongrass, Vitamin C, and Sweet Almond Oil for bouncy, soft, yet completely manageable curls. Hair Milk The… View On WordPress

Jul 24
Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk

Shea Moisture Organic Curl Enhancing Products What’s in It The ingredient list is long, but not full of harmful additives. What’s not in it is just as impressive as what’s actually in it. What you will get in this product line is: Certified Organic: Shea butter Coconut oil Mango seed butter Plus other good-for-your-hair ingredients like avocado oil, neem seed oil and vitamin E. What you won’t find are mineral oil, sulfates, animal… View On WordPress

Jul 23
Shea Moisture Organic Curl Enhancing Products
Jul 22

Qhemet Biologics

Very cool Review on youtube by Beautifully Kinky Ingredients: All natural and ayurvedic ingredients ranging from Amla & Olive to Honeybush Tea and Castor Oil.

Hamadi Shea Leave-in

so technically, hamadi is not a new line and nor is their shea leave-in but it may be new on your radar so we’re including it on our new product scoop list.
Jul 21

Hamadi Shea Leave-in

so technically, hamadi is not a new line and nor is their shea leave-in but it may be new on your radar so we’re including it on our new product scoop list.

Aveda Invati™ scalp revitalizer

Invati is 97% naturally derived and reduces hair loss by 33% in trails. It is specifically for women who are concerned with hair loss, thinning, loss of volume, lack of density and a tight or dry scalp.
Jul 20

Aveda Invati™ scalp revitalizer

Invati is 97% naturally derived and reduces hair loss by 33% in trails. It is specifically for women who are concerned with hair loss, thinning, loss of volume, lack of density and a tight or dry scalp.

Human beings have always used their appearance as personal advertising – a calling card signaling who we are and where we are at. As our world grows ever more complex and fragmented, the importance of appearance grows ever greater: our visible differences and similarities facilitating interaction and relationships. Extracts from the book Style Surfing © Ted Polhemus Throughout human history the… View On WordPress

Jul 20
Style Surfing

Carol’s Daughter Monoi reparing hair mask  “Based on independent studies conducted on natural and relaxed hair textures of Latin and African-American participants: 85% experienced an improvement inconditioning, detangling, and combing ability – 96% experienced a reduction in hair breakage and shedding during detangling and styling – 20% experienced an increase in hair strength – Participants experienced 13.3 times the increase in the… View On WordPress

Jul 19
Carol’s Daughter Monoi reparing hair mask