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

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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

African designers · beauty · Fashion & Style

Junaid Photography and the Beyond Complexion Editorial

Beyond Complexion is inspired to "raise awareness for Albinism, to redefine beauty and to analyze how being uncommon is far from being negative". For the photographer, Tosin Junaid, the editorial is a story of finding one's personal style and niche. It is a beautiful showcase of artistry, style, beauty in every form and elegance. Modeled… Continue reading Junaid Photography and the Beyond Complexion Editorial

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

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

beauty · Hair · Videos πŸ“Ή

Video Tutorial: Going Blonde a Professional Way

Commendable Fashion Sense, @commendablefashionsense is fast becoming my go-to for fashion inspiration videos. The videos on the page are as mind blowing as they are creative and relatively easy to recreate. This is a professional hair makeover video by Robson Peluquero, using Robson Peluquero products. In the video, the hairstylist transforms a black, medium length… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Going Blonde a Professional Way

beauty · Bridals · Fashion & Style · Hair · Lifestyle

Beautifully Different

In our world, we sometimes find something that is quite out of the ordinary, like a traditional Japanese robe in a wedding instead of a white wedding gown. When I see weddings between Nigerians and other nationals, I often wonder what goes on in their minds when they see and wear our Aso-ebi, Agbada or… Continue reading Beautifully Different

beauty · Fashion & Style · Hair

Alison Valsamis’s Rose Braided Hairstyle

Alison Valsamis makes beautiful roses out of braided hair. The result is an intricate, gorgeous hairstyles not just for weddings but suitable for all occasions. The Connecticut based hairstylist shares tips on how to achieve this complex hairstyle which has become summer's most sought after hairstyle, on her Instagram account, @braidedandblonde. According to Alison, the… Continue reading Alison Valsamis’s Rose Braided Hairstyle