‘Tis the season of ashy skin, chapped lips and dusty surfaces. In case you didn’t already catch on, it’s harmattan again. And we’re here to help you survive its throes. Here are 5 must-haves for this trying period:

Vaseline (aka Petroleum Jelly)

As you already know, harmattan and dry skin are symbiotic. And during this time, it’s literally impossible to escape not moisturising your skin.

Vaseline, with its multipurpose uses, is all you need to save us the horrors of seeing your crusty skin.

Lip Balm

Chapped/ flaky lips are unavoidable this season. Therefore, it is important to stay strapped with lip balm, in order to keep those lips hydrated and supple, or risk not getting kissed by your MCM/ WCW.

Transformer Clothes

I know what you’re thinking, but I’m not talking about autobots’ merch. I mean detachable clothes that can work in both hot and cold weather because harmattan is a two-faced bitch.


Looking cool while protecting your eyes from dust and dirt is a good two-in-one deal if you ask me.

Nose Mask

Apart from serving as a protective covering from dust, this is also great for dodging smelly pits and mouths.

Did we leave anything out? Let us know!



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