• HOW TO LOOK GOOD IN PHOTOS

    I was hired by the lovely Qian (pronounced ‘Chen’) to create some portraits which she needed for the website of her business. I did her makeup first and then took a series of pictures both indoors and outdoors.  I must…

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    LUCOCOA CHOCOLATE

    Did you ever imagine that chocolate could actually be better for you? Well, I didn’t until I heard about Lucocoa – a chocolate that is free from refined sugars and additives. Lucocoa was founded by an amazing London based duo: Amarachi Uzowuru…

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    100% DRUGSTORE MAKEUP LOOK

      If you’re not from North America you may be thinking, “What on earth is a drugstore?” Well, the equivalent of drugstores in the UK is a store that has a pharmacy and also sells beauty products. So think of…

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    MSA’S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    I like to have healthy snacks close by so that when hunger strikes and my evil side is unleashed, I have something to calm the caged beast. Just so you know, I do get quite cranky when I’m hungry, so…

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    DIY VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT

    It’s Valentine’s Day next week so I figured I’d create a DIY gift idea for those of you who are looking for some inspo. I loooooove home decor and like to create unique pieces every now and then. I think that…

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    MSA’s ANKARA INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

    I am very excited to share with you guys my first Ankara inspired makeup look – YAY!!! For those of you wondering what Ankara is, it’s a 100% cotton fabric commonly worn by West Africans. And yes, Ankara is also…

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    MALÉE NATURAL SCIENCE

    An interview with Zeze Oriaikhi, the founder of Malée Natural Science   Meet Zeze Oriaikhi, an amazing entrepreneur who created Malée (pronounced Mah-lay), a luxury brand of skin care products and fragrances. Zeze founded Malée in the middle of the global…

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    DIY CARDS FOR EVERY OCCASION

      Last Christmas my sister gave me a pack of blank cards and envelopes which she had bought from Walmart. Of course, this was a clear sign from the heavens that I was meant to have a go at making…

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    MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS OF 2016

      In 2016 I tried A LOT of beauty products but there were 5 products that really stood out to me as being excellent. They were the products that I kept coming back to despite having other alternatives, so I can truly…

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    DIY CLUTCH BAGS

    It all started with a pair of fuchsia pink shoes. I had bought the shoes a few months ago in preparation for wedding season and I needed a matching clutch bag. I had my eye on a pink clutch bag…

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