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SLOW LIVING

SLOW LIVING

We designed our products carefully to force people to slow down and take time out of their day, but for years busy women, particularly in metropolitan areas, would tell us they didn’t have five minutes to wait for the Idan oil to melt. I always used to say: “If you can’t find five minutes in your day, you need those five minutes more than you think. Make them".

KIRSTIE: KEEP CRAFTING AND CARRY ON

At home with LIHA Beauty... In case you didn't catch Liha on Keep Crafting and Carry, we have made a version of the recipe we made with Kirsty Allsop just for you. So, as we all have far more time on our hands now is the time try all those homemade skincare recipes. 

KIRSTIE: KEEP CRAFTING AND CARRY ON
A Lockdown Letter From Liha

A Lockdown Letter From Liha

My lockdown routine as really much followed by general work ethos which is always very much around flow and adapting to what the day brings so I am trying to stick to that.

Abi's Work Home Routine (Of Sorts...)

With Covid-19 changing all our lives I wanted to pen a journal on how lockdown has changed by working and personal life. I’m not as rigid in my work from home routine as some of peeps I’ve seen on Instagram with scheduled water and snack breaks, that’s impossible and improbable with a run year old running around who literally thinks I’m her climbing frame!

Abi's Work Home Routine (Of Sorts...)
African Black Soap - (Ose Gidi)

African Black Soap - (Ose Gidi)

 One can easily mistake the magical healing benefits of African black soap for the elixir of youth. With powerful antioxidants, antifungal and antibacterial properties this miracle product is essential to any beauty routine. At LIHA we have taken care to ensure that our Oso Gidi soap is all natural, ethically sourced and handmade with care and tradition at the heart of it.

Benefits of Shea Butter

Shea butter. You’ve definitely heard of it, seen it or used it in some capacity or another. One of nature’s many gifts to humanity is the deeply moisturising, healing and... Read More
Benefits of Shea Butter
"Keep It Cute" Combinations - Best Friend Gift Guide

"Keep It Cute" Combinations - Best Friend Gift Guide

We've created our "Keep It Cute" bundles especially for you this festive season. Each bundle has been carefully curated for a specific purpose and offers fantastic value for money on two LIHA products. All... Read More

Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Shea Butter Whip

Abi and I were pretty hyped when we got the call for to make some homemade Christmas beauty products for Kirstie's handmade Christmas show that is being aired tonight. I... Read More
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Shea Butter Whip
The History of the Dahomey Amazons

The History of the Dahomey Amazons

I first came across these phenomenal warriors when researching pre-colonial matriarchal societies in West Africa. Ordered to protect the Oba ( King) in the area of Yorubaland which is now... Read More

Zero Waste Spotlight: Mamalina

We first met Emma Ross, aka @mamalina at one of our early product launches. We immediately clicked during the workshop and have been stalking her on insta ever since! Her... Read More
Zero Waste Spotlight: Mamalina