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

Shake it Baby! -Rimmel’s Volume Shake Mascara


Hello Everyone, I have been on the look out for a new mascara for a while now and not really committed to anyone. The trouble with mascara is, it’s never really the formula that’s an issue is the brush! This makes the hunt a bit of a labour of love. I was watching television earlier in the week and came across the Rimmel advert for … Continue reading Shake it Baby! -Rimmel’s Volume Shake Mascara

A Blogger Affair : BlogConLDN 2017


Hello everyone, Hope you’re all doing amazing! Sometime ago in March, I had the fantastic opportunity to attend BlogConLDN 2017. I’ve never been to a blogging event or met other bloggers so I definitely wanted to be surrounded by other people who are just as passionate about blogging as I am. I live in a small town a fair distance from London, so meeting fellow bloggers … Continue reading A Blogger Affair : BlogConLDN 2017

Not So Glowwy…


Hello Everyone, I have searching the Internet for a monthly beauty box subscription with the ideal products for women of colour. I hesitated picking one of the mainstream boxes initially because I had visions of receiving products that weren’t suitable for a darker skin tone. In my searches online I came across a company called GlowwBox. I had such high hopes for this brand and … Continue reading Not So Glowwy…

The Perfect Nude…


One of my most frustrating issues within the world of cosmetics is the lack of a nude colour for women of colour.  Traditionally, a nude colour is a pastel, dusky pink colour. It is normally described as flesh-toned. This is obviously the case if you have caucasian skin, however, this particular ‘nude’ isn’t universally appropriate for all skin types. What nude is and what it … Continue reading The Perfect Nude…