Contouring……The Stress Is Over

….or at least greatly reduced, if SMASH BOX  has a contour kit for every shade. Wonder what I’m talking about? Well let me backtrack. If you’re like me, you have watched the evolution of professional make up application in Nigeria, and indeed the world, with wide eyed fascination. 10 years ago, the average african lady’s…

Beauty Is An Inside Job

‘Those who look to Him are radiant…’  Psalms 34:5 NIV It’s said ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, but you can waste your life trying to please the wrong beholder. One Christian writer says: ‘When it comes to beauty, each of us carries baggage from childhood…I’ve fretfully hung clothes of every size in…

THE NEW NORMAL – NOT EVERYONE IS A BARBIE DOLL? REALLY?

It’s been a slew of fashion shows across the globe and stars, shoppers, stylists and the average ‘Jill’ (that’s right, you and I) have watched with frenzied breaths as the cream of designer’s collections have had us pondering, coveting and everything in between-‘ing’. From New York to London, Milan to Paris, we’ve watched trends –…

I Am Not My Hair?

I recently stumbled on a very resourceful website called CURLYNIKKI (the name is a link to go to their site). I have to give credit to a Facebook Group I joined last year called CaptivatingNaturals – you should also check it out. As a nappy headed sovereign {:)}, finding  inspiration for what to do with my…