Tips on growing long healthy hair

All my life I’ve had thick hair allahumma barik alaayki (May Allah bless it). When I was 6 years old, I caught lice and my mom put a cereal bowl on my head and cut around it. I subsequently wore a cap for a few […]

Cold sore? Try these natural remedies

Guys last week I woke up with a huge lip and wanted to crawl under a rock. Not only was it painful, but it was right there on my top lip, for everyone to see. Work had been stressful recently, so I know that could […]

Umm Natural ¦ Parabens

No BENs Zone

Parabens (or BENS as I like to call them), have been subject to controversy over the years. Some say they are linked to cancer whilst others say they are totally safe to use. My opinion; avoid, avoid, avoid! How many times have you picked up a product […]

Umm Natural ¦ Killing you softly

Killing you softly

Have you ever wondered what you’re putting on your hair/head? It can be quite frightening once you dwell into the logistics of toxic ingredients. Well the mother of all toxins is found in our everyday shampoo; Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) / Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) SLS […]