Category Archives: Beauty

6 Ways You Can Still Make 2019 Your Year to Really Shine

With the first quarter of the year firmly behind us, you might think that all is lost if you haven’t kept up with those well-intentioned personal goals you set at the beginning of the year. Luckily, that is not quite the case. With about three quarters of the year still ahead of us, you have ample time to work on achieving your most cherished goals for this year. To give you some motivation, today I’ve got Stephanie Haywood for you with some tips and tricks to help you do just that. I hope you find them useful. Over to you, … Continue reading 6 Ways You Can Still Make 2019 Your Year to Really Shine

52 East African Pictures: Good Eats, Cityscapes, Water Environments & More

Every now and then, I share some pictures with you in a post, and that is what I would like to do today!     What can you expect to find in this set of pictures? Lots of food photos, some skylines, water environments, of course, because I love hanging out near water and, unusually, quite a few photos of me. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, sorry for the repetition: I promise I am only sharing the best of my Instagram gallery, though. I hope you like them. Without further ado, here goes… No. 52: Crafts at … Continue reading 52 East African Pictures: Good Eats, Cityscapes, Water Environments & More

5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing While Traveling

This post is a guest post by Emma Hanson. Although traveling is a great way to relax and enjoy your holidays, it brings a lot of change to your routine and surroundings. This sudden change often affects your skin badly and can leave it looking dull and tired. We obviously can’t take all our skincare products along on a trip or get hours of beauty sleep either,  so what should one do to maintain that healthy skin glow when travelling? Here are a few easy tips for you that do not require much time or effort. Read through them and thank … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing While Traveling

7 Tips for Healthy Relaxed Hair

Today’s guest post on healthy relaxed hair is by Jill Akanshumbusha. Find other hair-related posts by Jill here. Relaxing your hair for the first time can bring on mixed emotions. On one hand, you might be excited about your soon-to-be new look. On the other, you might worry about just what you’ll need to do to keep your newly relaxed hair healthy and looking great. The good news is that relaxed hair is not as complicated to take care of as you might think. You just have to make sure you follow the right steps. The process of relaxing hair … Continue reading 7 Tips for Healthy Relaxed Hair

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair

Today’s guest post on natural hair is by Jill Akanshumbusha. You may have read Jill’s work before in this post she wrote about maroon hair.  Keeping hair natural is one of the most popular trends in Afro hair care today. Women of color have wholeheartedly embraced natural hair, and many seem satisfied with their decision to wear their hair this way. This trend has been adopted by women of all ages irrespective of hair texture: kinky or soft. Natural hair is very versatile when it comes to styling, hence it being an interesting way to wear your hair. You may have … Continue reading 6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair