African Inspired · Hair

Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky

Having the hair literally speak is what Disney and Nickolodeon are made for. Having your hair speak ears, bull, messages of self love, positivity and strength are large words in this context, and that is what Ivorian artist, Laetitia Ky is here for. Laetitia Ky describes herself as an Ivorian goddess, a Polyvalent artist and… Continue reading Hair-raising Art by Laetitia Ky

Catwalk · Fashion & Style · Hair

Autumn/Winter 2019 Ready to Wear – Ashish

The overly bouffant hairdo of Ashish's models for its Autumn/Winter 2019 Ready to Wear presentation distracted from the collection's chic, contemporary clothing. The fashion event which was held in London, showcased gowns, dresses, pants, blouses and oversized sweatshirts. However, the sequins, colorful patterns, floral embellishments and technicolor crochet illusions provided an artistic enjoyment to the… Continue reading Autumn/Winter 2019 Ready to Wear – Ashish

beauty · Hair · Videos πŸ“Ή

The Ugly Truth about Frontals by Tierraj Beauty

Let me tell you a secreeeet...... Frontal wigs are in, slay, beautiful and not going anywhere. But what comes after the glam do-it-yourself YouTube videos? Tierraj says it's not all rosy as we think. After a few days, weeks, "there's the real real..." 1. The Ear Itch 2. Where My Fo'head? 3. Lace Is Not… Continue reading The Ugly Truth about Frontals by Tierraj Beauty

African Beauty · African Inspired · Fashion & Style · Hair

Photo Speaks – My best 10 colored braids from @nigerianhairbraids

We are in February, and a lot of hair makeover (braiding, fixing, crocheting, cutting, trimming, relaxing, straightening and more) have been done since the first day of this year. In terms of braiding, I have always wanted to spice it up on the hair color, however I will just sit back and admire πŸ™Œ the… Continue reading Photo Speaks – My best 10 colored braids from @nigerianhairbraids


Video Tutorial: Crochet Faux Locs

You remember that Rihanna's very cool, long, bold faux locs she wore for the Ocean's 8 movie? For the locs, the actress and singer ditched the traditional corn rows look and introduced an entirely new way of wearing faux locs. This video tutorial was shared on YouTube by Daye La Soul. It shows how to… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Crochet Faux Locs

African Beauty · beauty · Hair · makeup · Photography

BLACK BARBIE Fashion and Beauty Photography

Photography - Image Faculty Concept - @otobongsmart Makeup - @otismakeupartistry Hair - @tonysbeautyace Wig - @wigtools Retouched - @retouchafrique Assist - @ehiabhii Black Barbie was created by the above named persons, with @the_kitan of KBS Models as its muse. The glossy fashion and beauty photography reminds me of residents of Panem, the fictitious Capitol in… Continue reading BLACK BARBIE Fashion and Beauty Photography

Bridals · Events · Fashion & Style · Footwear · Hair

The Bride Wore What

This beautiful red dress is by American designer, Christian Siriano and is from his Fall 2018 RTW Collection. Tanja Caldwell of Fresh to Impress wore the dress for her December 2018 destination wedding to Aakomon Jones at the Round Hill Resort in Jamaica. The red dress is a tulle dress and features ruffles, a deep… Continue reading The Bride Wore What

African designers · Catwalk · Fashion & Style · Hair · Magazines · makeup

Photos from Vogue Magazine’s new January 2019 Issue

Starring Sudanese-Australian model,Β  Adut Akech Bior, these photos are fun and colorful looking and shows Adut in her words "running into 2019 [in] high fashion style. The shoot was photographed by Josh Olins and styled by Lucinda Chambers with makeup and hair by Sally Branka and @cimmahony respectively.

Hair · Videos πŸ“Ή

Video Tutorial: Defining Natural Hair with Vaseline and Water

This video was published in November by beauty vlogger, Queen Kaay. You may have heard or known about the things you can achieve with Vaseline (petroleum jelly) on your hair, including using a mixture of Vaseline and water to achieve curls and define your hair. Yesterday was my first time of discovering this and I… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Defining Natural Hair with Vaseline and Water

African Beauty · beauty · Hair · Videos πŸ“Ή

Video Tutorial: How not to spend between $800 to $500 on Wigs

This week, Cardi B (real name Belcalis Marlenis AlmΓ‘nzar) posted a video on Instagram about how expensive it is to maintain her grooming routine. The famous Bodak Yellow rapper listed her beauty regimen and how much each cost, including the cost of her full lace wigs costing from about $800 to $500, that's about N288000… Continue reading Video Tutorial: How not to spend between $800 to $500 on Wigs