31 07, 2018

The Sun’s relationship with Melanin

By | 2018-07-31T22:57:14+01:00 July 31st, 2018|Beauty|17 Comments

Disclaimer: Please note that I am not a scientist and by no means a professional in this area so please do not make any health changes based on this article :) If you are a UK resident you’ve probably become accustom to the unpredictable nature that is the normal British weather! A typical summer’s day [...]

15 09, 2017

Rihanna raises the bar with Fenty Beauty

By | 2017-09-15T14:21:56+01:00 September 15th, 2017|Beauty|1 Comment

Friday the 7th September saw the launch of Rihanna’s much anticipated make up line Fenty Beauty at Sephora, and with the wide variety of foundation shades for women of colour shelves cleared shortly after. Her collection of foundation goes up to 40 different shades (and more to come in the future). As a frequent makeup [...]

4 09, 2017

Women of colour exposed to higher levels of toxic ingredients in cosmetics

By | 2017-09-04T18:24:12+01:00 September 4th, 2017|Beauty|5 Comments

As women of colour we often struggle to find beauty products which complement our skin types and tones. When we do find products specifically targeted to us and that cater to our needs it’s almost like the beginning of a now found friendship. However, in a recent article published by it shows how the [...]

21 08, 2017

Africa Fashion Week London 2017

By | 2017-09-01T13:15:07+01:00 August 21st, 2017|Beauty, Lifestyle|1 Comment

Africa Fashion Week London, held at the Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden on the 11th and 12th August 2017 is now in its 7th year, if you ever get the chance to visit, do so as the experience can be memorable. However, I was personally unimpressed with the overall fashion show.  I was disappointment because [...]

8 08, 2017


By | 2017-08-08T11:15:56+01:00 August 8th, 2017|Beauty|1 Comment

The summertime brings out the best in social activities, events, bbq’, and of course weddings so needless to say we have entered wedding season 2017!!!! No matter which culture or tradition, when attending a wedding its safe to say that this is the one event where us ladies need to TURN UP – or in [...]

4 08, 2017


By | 2017-08-03T21:16:13+01:00 August 4th, 2017|Beauty|1 Comment

There’s no denying that as women we love to look our best as often as possible using the best cosmetics, and in some instances this means at any cost given. Whilst many of us are extremely conscious when it comes to what we are putting in to our bodies – we tend to lack the [...]

3 07, 2017

Ladies time to change Your Colours

By | 2017-07-14T14:27:19+01:00 July 3rd, 2017|Beauty|0 Comments

We live in a world of duality: positive and negative, darkness and light, hot and cold etc. Colours are the same: they have warm and cold, positive and negative attributes. We are fortunate today to be able to wear all the different colours as previously only those of noble birth could afford them. Natural dyes [...]

12 06, 2017

Why the body is a canvas for artistic expression

By | 2017-07-14T14:02:20+01:00 June 12th, 2017|Beauty|2 Comments

Many of us use our bodies as canvases for self expression, expression of who we are, what we believe, and what we have been through. In a corresponding manor there are two predominant areas of body art, the first being paintings which represent different cultural beliefs and religions which discern us as individuals. The second [...]

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