ARAD Dead Sea – Black Mud Soap – Helps with Psoriasis

Hi everyone, 

Hope you are all having a lovely Sunday!

I wanted to come here and write up a small blog post all about the Black Mud Soap from Arad.

If you haven’t done so already, I regularly post reviews about products from Arad, and you can check the previous blog posts right here –

Also if you are Maltese you could also check out the Arad Dead Sea Malta Facebook Page!

Before starting the review I would like to share with you all that I have Psoriasis. It’s when the skin cells multiply up to 10 times faster than normal.

‘As underlying cells reach the skin’s surface and die, their sheer volume causes raised, red plaques covered with white scales.’

I usually get this on my scalp however, I now am getting this on the spine of my back. It is very irritating and if I do not use the correct products it only gets worse.

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Thankfully a product from Arad has calmed my psoriasis down. With that I am talking about this Black Mud Soap. This natural soap is enriched with minerals that helps in cleansing the skin and removing excess oils and dirt from your skin.

It is recommended for those who have normal to oily skin.

How do I use it?

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I do not use it every time but only every other time. Whilst waiting for the conditioner to set in my hair I apply this soap only to the regions whereby my skin is affected by Psoriasis; that is on my spine on my back. And I gently rub it onto it, leave it settle and then rinse it off. I then go ahead and shower as per usual.

My thoughts – 

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I find that this soap has helped calm down my psoriasis leaving my skin as normal as it can get!

For those of you who have Psoriasis, I know that it isn’t treatable but will stay with you for the rest of your life, so the only thing you can do is to keep it calm! And for that is the reason why I love this soap as that is what it does, it is so gentle on my skin and helps my skin breathe!

Have you ever tried this product or any other products from Arad? Comment down below would love to read your comments!

Happy Sunday and thank you for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

Chi Malta – Tea Tree Oil Range

Hi everyone, 

I hope you are all doing great!

Today’s blog post is all about the Tea Tree Oil range by Chi. A big thanks goes to Chi Malta for giving me this lovely opportunity of trying out these products and sharing them with you all!

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I have been using these products for nearly 3 months now. I have psoriasis on my scalp which is a condition that leaves my scalp all itchy and flakey! But this hair range has helped in soothing my scalp without leaving my hair dry and boring; as that is what happens when I use psoriasis appropriate shampoos.

This is a shampoo that you can use if you have psoriasis as in my case it didn’t give me any reactions after having used the products. I also use the Tea Tree Hair range with other Chi products such as the Kardashian Beauty line and the Rose Hip Oil Range (a review on these products will be coming out soon too!)

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All the Tea Tree Oil products are Tea Tree scented – therefore if you are not a fan of that scent I wouldn’t recommend. However, for me it doesn’t bother me, in fact I have grown to like the scent as I have not always been a fan. Also all products are Paraben Free.

Tea Tree Oil – Shampoo

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The shampoo gently cleanses your scalp and helps in ‘removing any impurities’ whilst balancing oils in the scalp and strengthening the hair. I apply the shampoo first of course by using a small amount and using my palms to distribute it evenly though my damp hair. I than leave it sit for a bit before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.

I really do believe that it has helped my hair grow and not remain the same exact length. Yes it is a slow growth process but I have noticed that my hair is growing faster than it usually does when using other hair products.

Of course I cannot say that it is only thanks to the Tea Tree Oil hair range that is making hair growth happen, because as I said before I use other Chi products; because what I do is use the Tea Tree Oil range three times and then use either the Kardashian Beauty or Rose Hip Oil range the following wash after.

Tea Tree Oil – Revitalizing Masque

I almost have finished this product and I hope I am not using more than I should! This masque is filled with ‘rich conditioning ingredients’ and helps to provide moisture to the hair and ‘restores vitality’.

I use this after rinsing off the shampoo and apply this only from the middle parts of my hair to the ends. I leave it sit for around 5-10 minutes and then rinse with cool water.

I notice that when I don’t apply the masque, my hair isn’t as soft as when I would have applied it. It also helps in having knot free hair.

Tea Tree Oil – Conditioner 

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The conditioner helps to add moisture and nourishes the hair. It is a soothing agent and is quite a ‘lightweight conditioner’. I apply this after I have rinsed off the masque.

I use a small amount and use my palms of my hands to distribute evenly from the middle sections of my hair to ends. I personally do not use this on my scalp. I then leave it to sit for 3-5 minutes and rinse with warm water.

What I like doing is I take my detangler brush with me in the shower and before applying my conditioner I gently brush my hair and then apply my conditioner. I do this so if I have any knots I detangle them.

I find that this helps me once I am out of the shower as my hair tends to get knotted easily. After having come out of the shower I use my brush again to brush my hair. Since I already have brushed it beforehand it isn’t as knotty as it would have been if I skipped the brushing step in the shower!

Chi Tea Tree Oil – Serum 

After having brushed my hair I apply a small amount of this serum. You can apply this on wet or dry hair.

This serum is made up of Tea Tree and Peppermint. It includes essential nutrients for ‘silky, smooth and healthy looking hair’ whilst also having ‘UV and thermal protection’.

After applying all these products I dry my hair with a hair dryer or leave it to dry on its own. The result is soft, silky, smooth, healthy and knot free hair. I find that my hair gets a bit dry on the third day after having used the Tea Tree Oil range.

And finally, thanks to Chi Malta I was also given to test out the –

 Chi Tea Tree Oil – Soothing Scalp Spray

If I feel my scalp itching in any way I use this soothing scalp spray. It helps in ‘relieving the itching or irritation’. i simply spray where the itching is occurring and leave it sit and not rinse.

The itching sensation usually subsides after a few minutes. I do not tend to reach for this product a lot.

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After using all the products

I really hope you enjoyed reading my blog post! Have you ever tried out any of these products by Chi? Or maybe others? 

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo