The Milestone

Photo by Pixabay: To the person who climbed the ladder,Fighting every temptation,with each step, a dagger to the foot,With each step, a new crippling snake slithering on her leg,with each step, a new milestone,all she wanted was to reach up high,for the most precious apple from the tree,with each step, a challenge because noContinue reading “The Milestone”

Where are The Romance Stories for Dark Skin Women, Non-Binary People and Trans Men?

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Valentine’s Day is literally around the corner, and although it would make sense for me to recommend you dark skin friendly romance films/TV series, instead I felt it would better to use this opportunity, to bring awareness to the lack of fair and accurate representation dark skin women, non-binary people and transContinue reading “Where are The Romance Stories for Dark Skin Women, Non-Binary People and Trans Men?”

#DarkHuesChats With @timinepre_

Hey everyone and welcome to our first #DarkHuesChats of 2022 ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ In today’s chapter, we had the chance to interview a very special individual. Not only do they have impeccable fashion taste but they are also a super talented writer who has even been featured on Teen Vogue! So without further ado, may we presentContinue reading “#DarkHuesChats With @timinepre_”

You Can’t Enjoy Christmas Without These Festive Films

Photo via TVInsider ITโ€™S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEARRRRRRR!!!!!! December is upon us which means it is time for the Christmas movies. I donโ€™t know about you, but I live for sitting in front of the TV screen accompanied by a mug of hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream and marshmallows. Not toContinue reading “You Can’t Enjoy Christmas Without These Festive Films”

The Black British Music Artists Who Shaped My Childhood

With a little inspiration from my partner, I decided to put together a little list of Black British music artists (mainly 90s with a couple 00s thrown in), I grew up listening to who still gives me all the feels! Heather Small (M People) Kicking it off with Heather Small from the band M People.Continue reading “The Black British Music Artists Who Shaped My Childhood”

Greasy Hair x Noughty

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels I discovered Noughty Hair by hairfluencer @HanzCurls and the collection has slowly been growing! I have fine Type 2C/ 3A hair combined with an incredibly greasy scalp meaning my wash days can sometimes only last two days but since using Noughty products, my hair’s health has improved dramatically. So, If you areContinue reading “Greasy Hair x Noughty”

Really Love is a Romance Film Worth Watching

Header image via IMDB Before we get into the review, can we give a round of applause to the casting director, because every cast member is beautiful, (especially Kofi Sirboe’s fine self๐Ÿ˜œ).  Thank you ๐Ÿ’— Now, about a week ago, I decided to watch the new Netflix movie called Really Love. This film was directedContinue reading “Really Love is a Romance Film Worth Watching”

Black Joy is a Sweet and Precious Experience

Photo by nappy from Pexels This article was inspired by the wonderful book Black Joy which we highly suggest you purchase Though we celebrate Black History month every month here at Dark Hues. We decided to still do something special because ultimately why not? So to honour Blacktober the beautiful and talented Black team members chose to useContinue reading “Black Joy is a Sweet and Precious Experience”

#DarkHuesChats with @itsallkirakira

Welcome back to another chapter of #DarkHuesChats! It’s been a while since we did one of these but as the world has been opening up again, we’ve been working our 9-5’s and socialising! (Don’t worry we’re double jabbed and wearing masks!) Alas, we digress, here is the return of the series and we’re interviewing theContinue reading “#DarkHuesChats with @itsallkirakira”

It’s Official Raya is a Badass!

Header via IMDB I had the opportunity to watch Raya the weekend it first became available on Disney+ (shout out to the father because I was not paying to watch that). Overall the film was interesting, and I did enjoy it! So, for those of you who are debating whether to give this film a chance.Continue reading “It’s Official Raya is a Badass!”