“Curly Cut? Tell Me More…”

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels What Hairdressers Can Do Next Hair appointments come with a level of uncertainty and can be an anxiety- inducing experience for people, even when they are largely catered to. With much of the hairdressing profession being focused on straight hair, many are stuck with very few options than to have their hair cut in the same way. The slow emergence of curly specialist salons in the lastContinue reading ““Curly Cut? Tell Me More…””

4 Orange Blushes that are Perfect for Spring 2021

Photo by Juan Vargas from Pexels Spring is the season of rebirth, the Sun is out again, days are getting longer and flowers begin to bloom. It’s a prelude to summer adventures and with Covid-19 restrictions starting to lift, this Spring promises more than ever before. One colour I associate with Spring is orange – it’s joyful, vividContinue reading “4 Orange Blushes that are Perfect for Spring 2021”

Dark Skin Representation We LURVE and NEED More of!

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Now that we’re experiencing our third lockdown (if you are in the UK) I’m sure that at this point you’re bored in the house and in the house bored. You’ve probably scoured the Internet, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney Plus to find something to entertain you. Well I’ve been able toContinue reading “Dark Skin Representation We LURVE and NEED More of!”

You Can’t Love RnB If You Haven’t Heard of Brandy

Blog banner from http://thebrandyblog.com/ If you’ve never listened/ nor heard of a Brandy song then today is the day that you will! In this article, I’m going to be sharing some of Brandy’s, aka the vocal bible, phenomenal tracks. I Wanna Be Down Kicking off with Brandy’s debut single ‘I Wanna Be Down’, released inContinue reading “You Can’t Love RnB If You Haven’t Heard of Brandy”

Puff Puff Alone is Good But THIS! 😍

I present to youuuu…..my peanut butter and chocolate puff puff 🍫🥜⁣⁣⁣⁣For those of you who don’t know what puff puff is, think of it as a Nigerian doughnut (it’s also eaten in other West African countries). Once you get it right, it’s honestly so easy to make! Plus, Puff Puff on its own is totallyContinue reading “Puff Puff Alone is Good But THIS! 😍”

“Did you brush your hair?”

(L-R: @linnygd, @shaskiajohn, @veemz and @danayogan_) Attitudes towards curly hair in the South Asian community “Even though 60% of the world’s population has either curly or wavy hair, [South Asians] have always considered straight hair the ideal type. The irrational obsession has over the ages manifested itself in the society’s perception and cinema’s projection ofContinue reading ““Did you brush your hair?””

African Pear and Black Pepper

Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels A platonic embrace.Wait. Transition. A sensual embrace?Why do I want to kiss you?Your cheeks, your neck, your chestI want to bury myself in youInhaling you and your scentI feel it through my whole bodyNostrils alight, my body aflameI don’t want to let go,But I have to buy this for myself Is it weird thatContinue reading “African Pear and Black Pepper”

Dear Colourism

Trigger Warning – Colourism, Racism How violent of you to take ownership of my skin,How violent of you to laugh at my innate love for it,How violent of you to say it needs lightening,How violent of you to take away the sun,How violent of you to tell me my skin is ugly,How violent of youContinue reading “Dear Colourism”

Water Breathing

Photo by Dazzle Jam from Pexels I wanna write about love, but I’m drowning…I wanna give more love, but I’m drowning…I wanna complete this chapter, but I’m falling,Floundering,Thrashing in the water,Trying to come up for air…The water between my fingers feels thicker with each second that goes by,Falling in slow motion,Alone, but peaceful now,Moving how I please…Under water,IContinue reading “Water Breathing”