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

Daring Dreamgirl : Spring 2017 Inverted Makeup Inspirations


Hello Everyone, Sometime back I had a lazy day and was browsing the internet to look for things, surfing aimlessly as you do for things to do. I came across some photos from the Dreamgirls movie that took me back to that era of freedom and just that amazing feeling of being daring and adventurous. The era required you to be bold, assertive and ambitious … Continue reading Daring Dreamgirl : Spring 2017 Inverted Makeup Inspirations

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

Charlotte Tilbury’s Beauty Boudoir


A couple of weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a Professional Makeup Masterclass with Charlotte Tilbury. As part of the aftercare service from Make Up London Academy, I got the opportunity to meet other make up artists who are just as enthusiastic about the power of makeup and transformation. Set in the heart of London, the Professional Makeup Masterclass was held in Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty … Continue reading Charlotte Tilbury’s Beauty Boudoir

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…

Avon-Garde: Prime Position…


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…