Clare Oparo, Blogger, Skincerely Clare

Clare Oparo, Blogger, Skincerely Clare

Hi.

Welcome to Skincerely Clare! A skincare blog for the African millennial who wants to clear acne and dark spots.

A Skincerely Beauty Chat with Thokozile Mangwiro

A Skincerely Beauty Chat with Thokozile Mangwiro

A Skincerely Beauty Chat focuses on the beauty routines of millennial African women making a difference. Submit your beauty routine by sending an email to clare@skincerelyclare.com with the subject "A Skincerely Beauty Chat" for a chance to be featured on SC.

I'm Thokozile Mangwiro, a wife and mother of two energetic boys, Anesu and Omari. I was born, bred and currently living in Johannesburg, South Africa.

I'm an Information Technology Masters graduate from the University of South Africa, with over 8 years’ experience in the database administration, analysis and intelligence industry.

As a budding entrepreneur, I'm passionate about empowering and inspiring other women to feel naturally beautiful through the highest quality, luxurious products that are made in South Africa.

I want to inspire women to feel naturally beautiful through products that are made in South Africa. I want to show the world that these products are of the highest quality, beautiful and luxurious.
— Thokozile Mangwiro

Skin

I have combination to dry skin. My main concerns are blemishes and dry skin. I like my routines to be simple.  I use Clinique’s Anti-Blemish Solution for both my morning and night skin care. At night, I use the night cream. 

Body

I am in love with body oils… pure high quality oils. The Marula Body Oil from Nyla Marula Beauty is my holy grail. It is ultra-hydrating and keeps skin glowing all day! On a daily basis, I just add Marula Oil to my body creams

I am also crazy about coffee scrubs – the best weekly exfoliating beauty tool I know.

I am in love with body oils… pure high quality oils. The Marula Body Oil from Nyla Marula Beauty is my holy grail
— Thokozile Mangwiro

Hair

I use the Nilotiqa Hair Care products… after all, they are created for my hair. I use sulfate shampoos once a month, then use the Replenishing Conditioner as my weekly go to co-wash treatment. The conditioner is also great for deep conditioning.

Then I use the Detangling Cream on my dreadlocks as it doubles up as a deep moisture treatment. I use this after every wash.

I am in love with the Nourishing Oil for my scalp and hair edges. I use it daily on my edges [my hair is sometimes heavy and pulls on the edges if I tie it up]

The Deep Moisture Butter is perfect every other day when I feel that my hair is drying out… especially in winter.

Self Care

I drink huge amounts of warm water and have started my morning running again! It keeps me grounded and sets the tone for my day. Running and working out also help me clear my mind and keep my stress levels low!

Makeup

My favorite foundation is the Mac Studio Fix Fluid. I love the Clinique Long Last Glosswear for my lips. My favorite sunscreen is the Nivea Anti-Ageing Face Sun Cream.

Instagram: @Nilotiqa

Twitter: @NilotiqaCEO

Would you like to feature in A Skincerely Beauty Chat? Send an email to clare@skincerelyclare.com

P.S. 

Y'all need some Nyla Marula Beauty and Nilotiqa in your life. Thokozile's products are all that and a bag of plantain. I was blown away by how amazing they were. That marula oil healed my eczema chap, chap! 

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