#Let’sTalkHair- Short hair inspiration

Isn’t it crazy how much can change in a week? So this past weekend I found myself in the barber’s seat once again. One would think that the autumn/winter time is my big chop season, but unlike last year this time, the big chop chose me not the other way round. I’ve made a decision to give the natural hair a genuine go but transitioning straight from relaxed her to…

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{Review} Beauty Treats concealer/ contour collection

About 2 weeks ago I went into Dischem to stock up on our beloved L.A Girl Pro.Conceal concealer and just as I was headed to the paypoint something caught my eye, it was the Beauty Treats concealer collection. I found myself weighing my options, do I stick to what I know and go about my business with the L.A Girl concealer or do I try my luck at this nearly…

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The universe has room for your kind of special

“Butterflies and mosquitoes fly in the same sky, it’s enough room for both of them to spread their wings and fly…”  Way too often in our mission in life we get sidetracked and deterred by focusing on our neighbour’s grass and how it appears to be greener. We get so lost in looking over at what’s behind or beside us that we lose sight of what is ahead of us.…

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Allow me to re-introduce myself

You’ve probably seen that there’s been a little change to the identity or the name of the blog, and you’ve probably wondered “what’s that about?”. Truth is, it’s been a long time coming, I just needed to find the right words to piece it all together. My why. The reason I started this blog. The reason I want to keep pushing for this blog. “Documenting, celebrating and affirming African girlhood…

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How to get your groove back when you’re feeling stuck

It happens to the best of us. One day you have this intense surge of energy and motivation and you’re knocking all of your goals out of the park, your “to-do” list is done and dusted by midday and you’re in bed, patting yourself on the back by 22:00. You wake up the next day, and it’s gone. All of it. You can’t get yourself to do a thing,  not…

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