Category: Beauty

Anti-Pollution Protection: Beauty Trends for Women of Colour

Did you know air pollution is bad for health and bad for skin too? I’m joking. We all know that, but the truth is, outside of our cleansing routine there’s… Read More

Invisible Foundation: Beauty Trends for Women of Colour

I almost feel bad for the amount of attention I’ve been giving Milk Makeup lately, but it’s so well deserved. It’s like they went out to design a make-up range… Read More

A True Nude: Beauty Trends for Women of Colour

Maybe she’s born with it, maybe it’s melanin That GIF is an accurate depiction of me jumping for joy because beauty brands are finally diversifying their “nude” offerings. Think about… Read More

To black girls who wore t-shirts on our head for hair

Growing up, I had to use my imagination to bridge the gap between the blonde hair slim waist doll I personified, and what I saw when I looked in the mirror. And… Read More

Finding Your Scent

Tell me I smell nice and i’ll gladly to take it to heart and as a reflection of my great taste. Yet, given the vast array of choice, from celebrity fragrances… Read More

Winter Warrior – Native Nous Hair & Skin Butter

As soon as I step out of the shower, I have around 25 seconds to find some face and body cream before I turn into what feels like stone. Battling… Read More

A LUXurious lesson in fragrance & feminism

“Perfume is the true definition of luxury, I don’t need it and I can’t see it. Yet, I’m never fully dressed without it. It influences my most primal instincts and… Read More

Learning the art of fragrance at Givaudan

“No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable ultimate accessory” Coco Chanel As part of the LUX Fragrance Experience I visited the incredible Givaudan, which is the… Read More

(MALIN + GOETZ) apothecary and lab opens in London

Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz launched their eponymous skincare brand and architecturally acclaimed flagship store twelve years ago in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood. Twelve years on, Malin+Goetz have taken the much-awaited… Read More

NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturiser – A beautiful surprise

During my visit to the L’Oreal headquarters, I was introduced to a makeup brand that I have never seen or at least paid any attention to before called NYX Cosmetics.… Read More