Time to Prepare for Summer | 4 Hot Weather Beauty Secrets

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. Summer is coming soon, so it’s time to prepare your natural remedies.  The stuff from last year may be expired or used up.  Here are some recipes to help you survive the heat. Rose Vinegar Rose vinegar…

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Oshun’s Beauty Secrets: Annatto Lipstick Recipe

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. In celebration of the 2011 festival of Oshun, I will be posting a few of the beauty “secrets” of the African diaspora.  Today’s installment is a recipe for annatto lipstick. Annatto is a mild spice native to…

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Oshun’s Beauty Secrets

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. Oshun is the West African deity of feminine beauty, prosperity, and dance.  Her children in the traditions as well as solitary practitioners with a strong affinity towards her are uniquely attractive, charismatic people.  Though many of their…

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Oshun, Ochun, Oxum

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. Some say that in Africa, before western influence, there was no such thing as romantic love.  The truth is much more complicated than this.  There was romantic love, and it was well recognized.  It was just referred…

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