2018 & Beyond.

2017 was an interesting year for me and most definitely for Blackgirlsblush.com. The blog following grew, I gained loads of new content creator friends and along the way I also found great bloggers around the globe. I did a lot of new things and worked outside of my comfort zone. I went to a number of blogging events, like#BlogConLDN and #BeautyCon where I met one of my … Continue reading 2018 & Beyond.

BGB: Out of Africa

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

Beauty: Amby Rose Cosmetics

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

Blush: Black is Beautiful in Every Shade

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

BGB: Dear Home Office…Still Pending

Hello Everyone, Hope you are doing really well. I had the pleasure of attending a show not too long ago as part of Refugee Week. I didn’t know what to expect, but I was completely moved by Dear Home Office… Still Pending. Created by Kate Duffy, Dawn Harrison and Rosanna Jahangard, the play presented by Phosphoros Theatre tells the tales of several young adults who move … Continue reading BGB: Dear Home Office…Still Pending

BGB: The True Cost of an Expensive S***

Hello Everyone, Hope you are all doing well. I wanted to share some of the interesting & exciting things I do every now and then. Last month, I made the impromptu decision to check out what shows were on offer at Soho Theatre and stumbled upon this gem; Expensive Sh**. Now you’ll have to forgive the profanity on this post, but that is literally the title of … Continue reading BGB: The True Cost of an Expensive S***

BGB: Bring Back Our Girls…

As most of you already know, October is Black History Month and throughout October there is a wide variety of cultural events celebrating black history across the country.  ranging from workshops, spoken word, inspirational talks and tours. October is the month earmarked to celebrate being black regardless of which part of the globe you are from. I had the fantastic opportunity to go and watch the … Continue reading BGB: Bring Back Our Girls…