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.
As promised, I wanted to give you an idea of what makeup looks I have been rocking these past couple of months. It’s been an interest time for me all in all, given my lack of mobility, but I have certainly been trying to get out and do more ! I started trying out the Fenty Beauty range and my love for it has grown … Continue reading Beauty: Fenty got me Feeling Blue…
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
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
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…
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