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Kinky, Curly, Afro : Embracing our Natural Tresses.

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‘A girl is not her hair’. Quite true, but in my opinion, only to an extent. Let’s face it, have you tried telling a woman that her hair is really not growing as much as she thinks it is, or worse, that her hairstyle looks bad? The look you’ll be given will be enough to send you to hell permanently. What this tells us, is that a girl is actually her hai[...]

A MELANIN QUEEN'S 5 TIPS TO GLOWING,FLAWLESS SKIN.

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Every woman wants good skin. Exceptionally flawless and glowing skin like the ones you see on those models on TV. I am sure we have all heard the ‘Beautiful skin is a commitment, not a miracle’ or ‘THE best foundation is beautiful skin’ quotes so of course, THE PRESSURE IS REAL. Have no fear, dear reader, because if it is good skin you want, you can most [...]

In Love with The African Woman.

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Today's piece is about self-love. By self I mean African. The love of Africa. Not being in Africa but being African.     Isn’t it amazing how expressive the African woman has been lately? With her fashion, simply feeling so comfortable in her skin and in her surroundings enough to give the rest of the world inspiration just by lo[...]

Ayoola Bakare Is Our June/July Cover Star

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It's been almost 4 years since Ayoola Bakare first graced our cover back in January 2013. It was my first time of hearing of her from Princess, our ever so amazing beautiful director. Back then, the headwrap look was just bursting, widely worn across stylish women, on and off the camera. Ayoola was young, starting to break out into the industry, finding her [...]

CULTURE : How South Africans Wear Their Traditional Attires

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  South Africa is a country  of rich cultural heritage, fashion, style and art. It is located in the continent of Africa, covering a total of  1,214,470 square kilometers of land and 4,620 square kilometers of water, making it the 25th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,219,090 square kilometers. On the headline[...]

IDIA AISIEN CHANNELS HER INNER WARRIOR PRINCESS FOR OUR FEBRUARY COVER

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Each month as I sit down to connect with you through my editorial note, I think about what I can share that might be inspiring to your life, asking God for his guidance and direction. Zen Magazine’s journey hasn’t been without bumps and like any other good journey, we had to go through both the good and the not so good periods. But everything happens for a r[...]

Vintage And Still Fabulous! Wanger Ayu unveils it's "Epoch" A/W 16-17 Collection

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This is a preserve of avant-garde vintage fashion. Enjoy! Nigerian design label Wanger Ayu unveils “Epoch“, a vintage collection which combines the essence of 70s fashion with feminine details including floral prints, flirty frills, ruffles and lace, as well as a fresh edge in design cuts and styling. The Epoch collection is a “retro-[...]

Top Stylish Africans On Instagram This Week!!!

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Hi People, how's the weekend coming along? As you know, Instagram is the number one place to catch a glimpse of what's hot and happening, from street style accessories to inspirational #OOTD looks, not to mention all that's happening during fashion month. This is going to be a new weekly segment on Zen Magazine Africa where  we bring you the most stylish [...]