Afro Hair & Beauty Show 2012

Who and what is making a debut at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2012

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE loves to introduce revolutionary style ideas and this year we’ve scouted out the freshest and most talked about movers and shakers in hair and beauty industry to make the show’s … read more

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GRACE BOL STARS IN TOTO CULLENS POTRAITS

Grace Bol stars in Toto Cullen’s striking portraits wearing a mix of colorful designs and makeup. Styled by Andrea Perini, the designs of Karl Lagerfeld, Versace and Charles Anastase stand out with her elegant poses. Makeup by Kristen … read more

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MAKE UP BRAND “SO AESTHETIC” BY SACHA OKOH GHANA BASED ENTREPRENEUR!

A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to meet the ever inspiring lady behind the most talked about makeup brand in Ghana. I met Sacha Okoh the brainchild behind the brand in London … read more

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THE CONCEPT OF AFRICAN BEAUTY IS DIFFERENT

Because of its geographical position, some inhabitants of Africa were exposed to a lot of sun and this caused their skin to protect itself by darkening. The skin of African men and women of color … read more

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African Inspired: Miss Universe Leila Lopes Spotted in Korto Momolu Spring 2011 Dress

The newly crowned Miss Universe Leila Lopes sure is doing a great job representing Africa. The African beauty was spotted rocking Korto Momolu print dress from her spring 2011 collection by US based/Liberian designer whilst attending … read more

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JOURDAN DUNN IN “AT EASE” FOR US VOGUE SEPTEMBER 2011 BY DAVID SIMS

Jourdan Dunn in Ralph Lauren, Timmy Hilfiger, Dior, and more in “At Ease” featured in US Vogue September 2011. Photographed by David Sims Styled by Marie-Amélie Sauvé. Source FGR window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({appId: “”, status: … read more

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Transquisite Management Consulting presents “Afrique Beauty and Fashion Expo” hosted by AY Chicz Hair and Beauty

The Afrique Beauty and Fashion Expo hosted by Ay Chickz is an open floor exhibition to showcase the best in Make - Up products, Skin Care, Hair, and Fashion. The aim of the bi-monthly event … read more

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Africology Skin Care Range Formulated In Pure And Natural Products

Africology captures the rejuvenating and healing essences of Africa, which help to revitalize skin, prevent damage and premature aging. The entire product range is suitable for vegans, is not tested on animals and is free from harmful … read more

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Organic & Natural Products By FRAZER PARFUM Made In South Africa

Frazer Parfum creates organic and natural perfume products, Handcrafted while collaborating with local artists. Each Frazer Parfum flacon is hand-blown by local leading glass artist David Reade in Worcester and swathed in French seamed silk couture. Frazer … read more

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Sudanese Model Grace Bol For Vogue Italia By Marc Clark

Designer/Stylist Marc Clark produced a spread in Vogue Italia Magazine entitled  ”From Grace, With Love” starring supermodel Grace Bol. Model Grace Bol looking hot in gowns by designers Christian Siriano and the Sachika Twins.  Love the exotic feel … read more

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MAC GLAMGLASS COLLECTION FALL 2011

Glamglass MAC consists of 11 glamglasses and 8 lip pencil, with perfect colour and long-lasting formula for hours. MAC glamglass collection gives you that super-silky, luscious and delicious Lips, and also available are colours to suit … read more

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Herieth Paul By Richard Bernardin For Elle Canada July 2011

Herieth Paul in a modern decorated setting, shot by Richard Bernardin’s latest editorial in Elle Canada. Love the overall look and styling, Hereith brings edginess on set, the ripped jeans, flower motifs, laced-up boots and  her afro … read more

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Have You Tried PABA Cosmetics Range Available In Accra?

Its hard to keep up with new brands, especially when it is not available in a country you live in. Earlier today I stumbled upon a brand on Facebook called PABA. The cosmetic brand is a … read more

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Grace Bol For Plastik Magazine

Sudanese model Grace Bol in a hot shoot for Plastik Magazine, previously wrote about her here.  Grace Bol has appeared at Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood, Maison Martin Margiela, L’Wren Scott and Jeremy Scott and worth keeping … read more

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What’s Wrong With DARK SKIN LADIES?

I am sick and fed up with all this light skin/dark skin business, honestly I say whatever rocks your boat whether light, dark, in-between, as long as no one says one is ‘better’ than the other … read more

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Malée Natural Science Products By Zeze Oriaikhi Based in South Africa

Malée Natural Science By Zeze Oriaikhi is a new range of premium bath and body care products made in South Africa with carefully selected 100% natural active ingredients. They are packed full of vitamins and moisture-boosting … read more

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FAIR TRADE AFRICA: 5 Beauty Companies You Must know About

1. Akoma Skincare Products -http://www.akomaskincare.co.uk Akoma Skincare works with the Akoma Cooperative Multi purpose Society, located in Bolgatanga, an area in the upper east region of Ghana that is poverty stricken. Unemployment is high in … read more

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BLACK BEAUTY: WRINKLER MAGAZINE BY MARIO EPANYA

Winkler Magazine is a beauty magazine dedicated to black women around the World by Paris based Cameroonian Mario Epanya the creator and editor of Wrinkler Magazine. Following his hard work to create an African version … read more

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AFRICAN BEAUTY: MAKE-UP TIPS TO AVOID

Black women are beautiful with or without makeup but it drives me mad when I see makeup that is way overdone. Yesterday I saw an African lady with the thickest black lip liner and the most … read more

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MINK To Provide Backstage Makeup At Africa Fashion Week London 2011

MINK Artist Management and Makeup School will be providing all the backstage makeup at this year’s Africa Fashion Week London event on the 5th and 6th August at Gibson Hall 13 Bishopsgate London EC2N 3BA. … read more

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CARING FOR BLACK SKIN: MOISTURISING

Black skin, just like any other type of skin, needs to be taken care of. Because of the colour of dark skin, there is a tendency for it to look a bit ashen if it … read more

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BEAUTIFUL CONGOLESE LADIES

I have been blogging about other parts Africa but I am ashamed that I have never taken time out to share some light on Congo. My trip to central Africa has taught me alot about Congo, I have … read more

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BLACK SKIN CARE: TAKING STEPS TO PREVENT BREAKOUTS

Acne is a skin problem that plagues people of African descent as often as those of Caucasian background.  Following an acne break out, many black people suffer from hyper-pigmentation in the form of dark, black, … read more

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AFRICAN BEAUTY - TAKING A HAIRY DECISION

On our recent trip around central Africa, we came across this beautiful Congolese lady which my friend decided to give her a makeover on the streets. As my friend began to apply makeup on her, … read more

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Shadders Pick Of The Day - BLACK|UP Paris Makeup

Shadders Pick Of The Day: Black Up Paris Make Up Shop Here: Black Up Prices: Price range between 16-26 Euros Have you tried any of BlackUP Paris Products? Would You use this? window.fbAsyncInit = function() … read more

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AFRICAN BEAUTY: HOW AFRICAN PRODUCTS CAN TRANSFORM YOU

It is true that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, but have you fully realized the potential of an African beauty? There is a misconception among people that only white skin is beautiful. … read more

THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK PRODUCTS

THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK HAIR PRODUCTS

Black hair care products are growing in number, and available.  The problem is that many black men and women do not know what products yield the best results.  When choosing black hair care products, an … read more

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Black Make Up Tips to Make You Look Delicious

There is no doubt that black is beautiful, but to bring out that beauty, black women have to do a little bit of work.When you apply make up, use a foundation that is close to … read more

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AFRICAN BEAUTY - AKOMA SKINCARE PRODUCTS

For the last couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to review some of Akoma skincare products  read here and here, ive fallen inlove with them and am sure you will too. loving their … read more

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BLACK WOMEN - HAIR THAT MATCHES YOUR FACE

HAIR THAT MATCHES YOUR FACE: What good is a beautiful face if your hair is not equally beautiful? African women naturally have very thick curly hair, and to keep that kind of hair in good … read more