So I know it has been a while since I last posted anything on Blackgirlsblush, but life has been a little hectic of late. I have been hiding something from you all for a while now and here is my secret. When I started this year, I wanted to be fitter, healthier and happier. So I decided to get back into running and exercise to … Continue reading A Daredevil Disaster…
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
The pressures of being a woman in the modern world are enormous. You are expected to be anything and everything to everyone. With a career, family and friendships to juggle… it’s always difficult to try and find time in between everything to be yourself. So every now and then, it is always good to relax and pamper yourself. Reconnect with who you are and work … Continue reading Lifestyle: Serene Sundays…
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
For the past couple of months, I decided to go makeup free and that’s one of the best decisions I have had in a long time. That wasn’t a decision I took very lightly, but as a result, I have been working tirelessly to try to get my skin looking at its best without colour correcting, concealing, contouring and highlighting! Makeup is now a special … Continue reading Naked: Skincare Regimen & Dry Skin Hacks
Summer is in here and in full force! Today has been a dreary rainy day, so I felt inspired to post about something more summery rather than stare outside the gloomy window to see big dark and heavy rain clouds. So I had the great idea of sharing with you, some fabulous fragrance picks for the summer season. Now, some of these some of you … Continue reading Oohh LaLa…: A Fragrant Affair