31 July 2017

Stylish Monday: Treats

Reward yourself for your hard work. Often we're so focused on the end goal that we forget to enjoy the journey and make time to celebrate our small wins along the way.

29 July 2017

Do Men Prefer Light-Skinned Women To Dark Women? Toolz, Lami Phillips & Stephanie Coker Debate this Episode of ‘Wrap Up’

On Episode 8 of The Wrap Up, host Toolz, along with songwriter, Lami Phillips and On-Air Personality, Stephanie Coker discuss skin care procedures, particularly vampire facial, bleaching and toning.

26 July 2017

Video| Oprah Winfrey Define What It Means To Be a “Master”

Oprah’s Masters Class is a show that features notable figures from around the world telling the stories of their journeys to becoming what they are today, and the lessons they learned on the way.

Ankara Styles: Vol 37

24 July 2017

Stylish Monday: Stand Out

In this overcrowded digital world we live in you have to STAND OUT if you want your business to succeed.
Be bold
Be daring
Be bright
Be You
Be the bright pink car in a world full of greys and blues, stick fake eyelashes above your headlights if it makes you feel good and don't care what anyone else thinks of it.

21 July 2017

14 Reasons Why Your Boyfriend Is Scared Of Commitment

Does he make you feel unwanted but still claim to ‘love' you? We know exactly what you’re going through. If his attitude towards love, relationships and commitment nonchalant, he probably has commitment phobia. Avoid the heartbreak and confusion and check out these 14 signs he can't commit before it's too late.

1. He’s a total charmer
At first, they can be extremely charming and give you all the love and attention you need. Until, he knows he’s got your love locked down. This is when his less attractive side begins to show.

Let’s Take A Moment to Appreciate These Beautiful Couple Maternity Photo Shoot

Ankara Styles: Vol 35

18 July 2017

Influencer Marketing: How to Know If Someone Bought Fake Instagram Followers

Influencer Marketing
Ever heard of the saying; women lie, men lie but numbers don’t lie? Well, in the case of fake followers the opposite is true. Have you ever wondered how some people’s following on Instagram increased drastically overnight? There’s a high chance that those people bought followers.

People buy followers for various reasons like the recent “influencer” craze, brands are putting a lot of money behind influencer marketing campaigns. The first thing that brands look at when choosing influencers is the number of followers that a person has. If the number of followers is high then they are more likely to select that person. A high number of followers gives the impression that the reach will also be high: It is a numbers game. The truth is, a social media account that is infested with fake followers makes no impact.

Below are the two main ways to identify social media accounts with fake followers:

17 July 2017

7 Inspiring Quotes from Khanyi Dhlomo on Real Talk with Anele

I started watching Anele show when Toke Makinwa appeared on her show. I have watched every single episodes; something about Khanyi struck me and I’d like to share 7 things she said that had me nodding…

In following your dream, she says: 

“You don’t have to know the how, you need to know the what and the universe will move everything else around you to create the how. This is because your how also impacts somebody else.”

On impacting other people’s lives positively:

“We’ve really got to say (to God) “Use me, I’m ready, this is what I want to do and on this journey from where I am to where I want to be, I want to take and impact as many people as I can.” I think those are the most beautiful dreams and the most sustainable.”

Stylish Monday: Value Yourself

You are set to your own value, communicate that value to the world, and then not settle for less. Sound daunting? That's because it takes you out of your comfort zone. You have got to stop being an obstacle on your own path to wealth and security and happiness. You must understand that valuing yourself is well within your control.

15 July 2017

My Top 2 African TV/Web Series

An African city
The story of 5 single, independent Ghanaian ladies who returned back to Ghana from abroad to pursue different things as they explore love and sex in the city of Accra, Ghana.
The Main Characters are:

14 July 2017

Ankara Styles: Vol 32

10 Things to Do While Stuck In Lagos Traffic

Living and working in Lagos, I’ve spent more than my fair share of time sitting in traffic especially by 5pm when everyone is leaving work at the same time. It can be really frustrating and irritating but it doesn’t have to be a total waste of time.

Here are some fun and productive things I do while stuck in traffic.

12 July 2017

18 Categories of Women Who Are More Likely To Cheat On Their Spouse

1.       She Has Lots of Close Male Friends
A significant number of affairs begin as close friendships with members of the opposite sex. The relationship may be platonic at the beginning, but chances are, it won't stay that way. The closer the woman is to her platonic male friend, the more likely it is that he will eventually end up becoming her lover – unless he's gay.

Hair Trending: Beaded Braids

Ankara Styles: Vol 31

10 July 2017

Entrepreneur Spotlight : Lanre Da Silva Ajayi Founder Eponymous Design Label

Whilst in the UK, in between my degrees in Business Administration and Masters in Finance, I have always had a strong passion for fashion. Before leaving home for higher education, I had the basic knowledge of sewing through my mother who had insisted on me knowing how to make the very simple items of clothing for example an apron.

Stylish Monday: Take Action Now

The more often you take action now instead of waiting for 'tomorrow', 'later', 'when I'm ready', 'when I've got the money' to start is how you get results.

You have total control of your own success and exactly when it happens. Everything is within your power, and everything else is just excuse.

4 July 2017

Tasty Tuesday: How to Prepare Yam Balls

Yam Balls
Yam(half medium yam)
3 big eggs
Pepper to taste(chopped in tiny bits)
Onions(chopped in tiny bits)
Seasoning cube n salt to taste
Little curry
Vegetable oil

Peel yam,cut into small chunks and cook with little salt till soft. Scoop into a bowl and mash/pound rough(shouldn't be smooth like you are making pounded yam). Leave to cool,when cool break an egg whisk and add to the pounded yam and mix in.

Aso-Ebi Inspiration- Vol #22

3 July 2017

Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Beautiful Mompreneuer Ifiokobang Akan CEO OF House of Borah Global Limited

Ifiokobang Akan
Ifiokobong Akan is the creative director and CEO of House of Borah Global Limited. A fashion house based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Entrepreneur Mistake #1: You’re A Small Business Owner, Thinking Small

Owning a small business does not mean you need to think small and limit yourself. Everything you do today should affect where you see your business tomorrow, so you should be thinking big.

Many small businesses exist and you'd have no idea it is a one or two-man operation. If you plan smart, you can easily give this perception also.

Stylish Monday: Wake Up and Smell the Roses

Being honest with yourself is the best thing you can do for your business. Is this really working? What can I do to improve? Am I spending my time on the right things? Do I need to invest in help and support?

Being aware of what's not working and finding ways to improve is going to lead to continual progression and big strides in the growth of your business.

New Video: Flavour – Virtuous Woman