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I’m a professional hair and make up artist raised and based in Nairobi, with seven years of experience in the Hair and Make up industry. I pride myself on being a fun, creative and energetic person that seeks to infuse my talents into my work and the content I create.

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Birthing my Star-gazing Baby – A Positive Hospital Birth Story

6 Weeks Post-partum Every birth is incredibly challenging and incredibly special in its own way and birthing my third child was no exception. Here is my story of a positive hospital birth. Its impossible to quantify the power of sharing our positive experiences with each other in order to empower one other on our own journeys to motherhood. No matter the path you take, education and the power to make informed choices for yourself, coupled with a positive mindset will give you an experience you can be proud of no matter the outcome. After the home birth of my middle child, I didn’t think it was truly possible...

Survival Tip for Working Mothers

Dear Working Mother,This one is for you. The one who prays for sleep at night so that she can focus in the day. The one who feels a special kind of guilt when leaving your child in the arms of someone else. The ones who takes a work call while changing a diaper or getting a snack for your toddler. The one with dreams, goals and ambition not only for your child, but for yourself too. The one who stares are your child sleeping because you don’t get to stare at her enough in the day. The one who hopes you are doing this right…every single day.-J Let...

Confessions of a Breastfeeding Mother `

As I come to the close of my second breastfeeding journey and stare down at my beautiful son at my breast, I notice a little swell of sadness in my chest. It’s the end of an era. I am left with a healthy boy and a beautiful bond built and the feeling that yet again, this is something ‘they’ don’t tell you; that there is a moment where we as mothers need to mourn and process the end of our breastfeeding journey with each child. This and a hundred other feelings, both positive and negative have washed over me during my time as a breastfeeding mother. These feelings...

What You Need to Know About Postpartum Hairloss.

Having children is truly the greatest joy there is, but every mother knows that there are constantly physical sacrifices that come up at every stage of the journey.  As a longtime hairdresser with many clients that are mom’s I get asked very frequently about the causes behind post-partum hair loss and if there are any solutions. Mothers often come to me in a panic, completely disheartened after finding clumps of hair falling out in the shower and thinning hair lines appearing. As a mother myself, I also have a very personal experience with postnatal hair-loss. After the birth of my second child, around 4 months post-partum, I had...

My Home Birth Story

I gave birth to him and just like that, he is five months old. To celebrate him and myself I want to share my homebirth story with you. I want to share my story not because I think I know what the best way to give birth is, but because I think every woman deserves the right to more information and more options regarding how we give birth. My hope is that my story will inspire you to search for ways to improve your experience if you are planning or expecting a child. When I was pregnant with my first child, all I wanted was to survive childbirth...

The Benefits of Natural Facial Oils

If anyone told me a couple years ago that I needed to apply oil to my face I would have looked at them funny, but now facial oils have become part of the skincare routine of beauty gurus everywhere. I wanted to share a little insight into facial oils as well my recipe for a magical facial oil that I created at home. I’m also going to highlight a few facial oils on the market here in Kenya that I’ve used and enjoyed.  First I wanted to talk about some of the facts and benefits of facial oils as well as some of the possible misconceptions. Oil is incredibly important for skin health, and our...

Wet Look Hair

In this post I want to highlight a hair trend from my previous blog post, My 2018 Beauty Forecast. Wet look hair! It’s a celebrity trend that’s been made popular on Instagram and the red carpet by Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez and many others. If you haven’t tried this look before it’s really beautiful, sexy and definitely worth a try. It’s a bit daunting to think of stepping out with damp hair and wondering what’s going to happen once it dries and starts to do its own thing (As hair often does). But, it’s all about products. If you use the right tools you will get amazing results. I used...