Culture

In Honour Of African Women : Vlisco Celebrates 170th Anniversary

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Vlisco’s story began in 1846, when founder Pieter Fentener van Vlissingen started the company in the Netherlands. The brand Vlisco officially turned 170 years old on the 15th of August, 2016. Having a strong connection with Africa, the brand is marking the big event by honouring African women, who have played indispensible successful roles. Throughout t[...]

Liya Kebede Stuns in Glamorous L'Oreal Paris Make Up Fall 2016 Collection

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Whatever your skin's story, L'Oréal Paris Make Up Fall 2016 collection has a match for you. Modelled by Ethiopian model Liya Kebede and Italian model Bianca Balti, the new collection gives us tons of creative ways to wear the nude eye look. "Create your signature nude eye look with ease, ultra sleek texture fuses with skin," the feature writes. "Available in[...]

7 Tips for Avoiding Hair Breakage

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African hair is the most fragile and delicate of all hair type. Due to its molecular structure and small quantity of protective oils, it is almost impossible to eliminate hair breakage weather processed or in a natural state. Damaged hair is fragile, so it tends to break. Hair breakage tends to be frizzy and unhealthy looking, which eventually becomes ve[...]

Lira Signs on to Bobbi Brown Cosmetics South Africa 2016 Campaign

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Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, a world-renowned makeup and beauty brand whose philosophy is grounded in a simple idea: "be who you are", is partnering with the singer as an influencer for the beauty brand. Born in Daveyton, South Africa, LIRA becomes the first African to formally collaborate with this beauty brand and her key responsibility will be to drive awarenes[...]

5 Lipstick Shades for Women of Color

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Gone are those days where eye-popping colours were mostly seen on models in fashion magazines. These days’ statement lips are a big hit amongst beauty and fashion lovers. For most, embracing bold lip colours can be a little a tricky if you aren’t used to wearing. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to finding, wearing and pulling off bright lipstick[...]

Let's Go Tribal Crazy: Damon Ross Shares With us a Few Afro Tribal Inspiration To Gush Over

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Any one who follows our work would tell you that we are totally in loooooooooooooooooooooove with bold headwrap designs and colorful African fashion accessories. These days it's so important to mix things up and showcase your personality through your style so when Texas based photographer, Damon Ross, sent us photos from his most recent work we were super ex[...]

Learn How to Lighten Dark Armpits Fast + 8 Beauty Must Have Products This Month

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How to Lighten Dark Armpits Fast Dark underarm is caused mainly by accumulation of dead skin cells. For many people who suffer from dark armpits, it is very uncomfortable especially when wearing revealing outfit or even engaging in activities that exposes the armpits. Nevertheless, you can get rid of this problem with some easy remedies. These remedies [...]