How to care for your skin during the summer

Heat, heat and more heat is what’s been predicted for this summer. Last weekend Jamaica recorded its hottest day ever. As rising temperatures continue to send us in search for air conditioning or water bodies protecting our skin from the sun’s rays is becoming increasingly important. No one wants wrinkled or sun damaged skin. So of course here at The Sunny Side Ja, I’d have to come in with the …

Self Care Sundays: Springtime Self Care

It’s springtime in Jamaica and I’m happy about it. I still get the coolness of living on a hill and the warmth when I’m on my way to work and decide to roll my windows down. Now that the weather is nice and warm my skincare routine has changed a little. For starters, I’m using a new toner that I’m loving and I’m no longer using a face-specific cleanser. Before …

Turmeric & Lime Mask Review

As promised I’ve tested the face mask for about a month and I’m back with my verdict. To see the original post highlighting the product I used, check out my Earth Elements First Impressions post. Turmeric is known to be useful for reducing wrinkles fighting acne fading blemishes and for being: anti-bacterial anti-inflammatory To fairly evaluate the effectiveness of the product I checked for the following: Fading dark marks. 3/5 …

5 Things I Love About Being Jamaican: Day 3 & 4

Sorry guys I missed the last 3 days but it was a crazy week. Let’s see if I can make up for time lost. I’ll share 2 more things I love about being Jamaican in this post. Day 3: The Landscape My view I don’t think it can be said enough of how beautiful a country Jamaica is so I’ll say it again. There are fruit trees everywhere and all …