So #Beautycon came and went and I didn’t even get to share what I picked up whilst at Beautycon! So as promised and a little later, here are the little bits and bobs that I purchased whilst I was there. From a shopping perspective, there were tonnes of new products and brands that I had not heard of and as is the way, I was … Continue reading Beautycon Haul
So I recently attended the Out of Africa Ball in November, a fundraising event for the Creating Better Futures charity. Creating Better Futures are a Christian-led charity, based in Reading, devoted to helping children and their guardians in the Domboshowa and Mutare regions of Zimbabwe. The charity’s mission is to empower orphans and vulnerable children in Africa through access to education, enabling them to lift themselves … Continue reading BGB: Out of Africa
Anyone who loves makeup and wants it to look good, will definitely understand the importance of a good brush and how vital it is in making your makeup look flawless. The quest for a good brush is always a labour of love, but fear not, for I have found the ultimate solution from Amby Rose Cosmetics. Amby Rose Cosmetics is a black-owned makeup brand founded … Continue reading Beauty: Amby Rose Cosmetics
Since the beginning of time, every girl has sought after an answer to address all her foundation needs. I think I can safely say, that as a dark-skinned girl myself, this has certainly been the case for a very long time. This quest has been something which I have shared with you and will continue to do so. When Rihanna announced that she would be … Continue reading Beauty: A Fenty Fiend
Now as part of my Big Hair Don’t Care series, I will be focusing on all this natural hair care and giving you an idea of things that are beneficial for your hair and ensuring you have an enjoyable natural hair journey all in all. I kick started this on Sunday with some top tips on caring for your hair. If you haven’t seen that … Continue reading Beauty: As I Am Naturally….
There’s so many myths and divided opinions about black hair since the beginning of time, well for as long as I can ever remember. When I was younger, I was made to believe that my natural hair was always going to be difficult to handle. The many Sunday afternoons, my mum spent trying to plait my hair ready for the new week, was definitely a … Continue reading Beauty: Big Hair, Don’t Care!
Happy Thursday!! Hope you are all having a brilliant week so far… If not, here’s a mini mid-week treat for you. Every black girl I know is always searching for the answers to all their beauty problems, a perfect foundation. As part of my foundation series, I am on a quest to find the ideal product that provides good coverage without clogging up your pores, … Continue reading Beauty: Polynesian Paradise
Hi Everyone, A couple of days ago I came across a speech by Lupita N’yongo on Facebook.It was so true, touching and struck a chord with me, that I was compelled to talk about this on my blog. Lupita touched on the subject of growing up as a dark-skinned African woman and the struggle to find self acceptance and the acceptance of people within her community, … Continue reading Blush: Black is Beautiful in Every Shade
For the past 3 weeks, I have found myself having to explain my rather radical decision. It has been an interesting time for me as I have been roasted by all of my friends who wanted to understand my reasoning for being on a PBD. What’s a PBD ? Well it’s a Plant Based Diet which means I only eat food derived from plants and … Continue reading Lifestyle: Health is Wealth
I am so late to the party on this and I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get my hands on this palette. Everyone who is everyone has been on a rave about the Juvia’s Place palettes. It was always going to be difficult to choose which one to pick from the amazing selection. Fear not, I have finally caught up and I … Continue reading Beauty: An African Goddess