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
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
Part of my vision for this platform was to touch on social and cultural issues affecting not only black females, but also everyone around the world. I have always been interested in debate and always open to discuss the bigger issues in life. Make up is interesting, but what good is a fleeky eyebrow shape and an on point contour when the world you exist … Continue reading BGB: X Changes Everything
Sometimes impromptu plans always have the best of endings. I recently went to London to watch Girls, a theatre production at the Soho Theatre. Having made the trip up, my friends and I decided to grab a bite to eat before the show started so we headed over to Camden first to try out a restaurant I had been dying to go to for the … Continue reading Camden Nights & A hidden Zulu Kingdom
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…
The beginning of every make up routine should always include one key cosmetic product; THE PRIMER. This should be undoubtedly the foundation of any girl’s routine regardless of whether it is just a simple look or a full face make up look. The primer gives your foundation a smooth base upon which to apply the rest of your makeup. There are several types of primers … Continue reading Avon-Garde: Prime Position…
I have made it through 30 days of blogging and this post is the last one in my 30 Day Blogging challenge series!!! Can you believe it guys ? I did it! The final posts touches on my reason for blogging… Really and truly the answer to that question is, because it’s part of who I am. Even if there was no internet and no way … Continue reading Day 30: Why Do I Blog?
Hi Everyone, Michelle here!!, Just thought I’d pass by and let you know how my blogging experience is coming along. I realise that I have been posting a little bit more regularly and I’m proud of my progress so far. Keeping on top of my schedule has been a bit of a dedication and finding new ideas and directions has been a labour of love … Continue reading Challenge Accepted!: Day 1: Introduction