BEAUTY & FASHION

Ditch Your Black Coat This Winter

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 16:42 Written by
Winter’s coming! (Thanks Jon Snow.) But, for real, it’s coming, it's already here in some parts. And if you’re like most women, you’re thinking of “buying a black coat ‘cause it goes with everything, right?” Wrong.

The Hottest Beauty Trends To Try Right Now!

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:31 Written by
Fall is here, and with it comes fun, new makeup trends to try!

Kaela Kay's Fall/Winter Collection 2015

Monday, 21 September 2015 13:59 Written by
Fresh off her win for best female designer at African Fashion Week in Toronto, Catherine Addai - Boadu has dropped her new collection and every single piece is to die for! 
Cottage season is still in full effect, with 4 weekends left to take a summer road trip and one more long weekend left in early September before we're back to school or work. 
Summer Nail Chippin’ happened so fast… 
Montreal poutine dripping in gravy with thick cheese curds. Canadian peameal sizzling in the pan. My forehead at noon. What do these three things have in common? I love them all, but they are all sooooo greasy! 
As far as African print designers are concerned, the market seems saturated. Hence the slight eye roll when asked to write about the launch of Style Me Ankara. That is until I saw the designs and met the designer. 
I missed out on Empire when it first aired, but after MUCH insistence from many girlfriends, I decided to give it a try. I binge-watched the 12 episodes over the Easter Long Weekend and I WAS HOOKED. 
I was at the hair salon recently, and my hairdresser was telling me about her last trip to Sephora. One of the beauty advisors had her try on this “horrible” foundation that took forever to dry and made her look like she was wearing a mask.
“I don’t want to look fake.” It's probably the most frequent thing I hear my clients and my girlfriends say when it comes to wearing makeup.

Style Gems Of The Past: Bill Smith

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00 Written by
In honour of Black History month, we’re celebrating notables who survived and thrived to become pioneers in the fashion industry. 

Style Gems Of The Past: Anne Cole Lowe

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 00:00 Written by
In honour of Black History month, we’re celebrating notables who survived and thrived to become pioneers in the fashion industry. 

Introducing: Beauty Hacks By Christina!

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:00 Written by
Dear Beauties: Let me introduce myself: my name is Christina and I help Brown skin women find their own self-expression, develop their personal magnetism and feel extra confident through makeup. I first started my career in the beauty industry ten years ago when I joined L’Oréal, the largest cosmetics company in the world.