26 October 2017

Denim Thursday #31

Nigerian Makeup Artist Tenny Coco Reveals How She Embraced Her Black Beauty After Overcoming Her Bleaching Addiction

Makeup artist Tenny Coco whose real name is Teniola Aisha Kashaam is embracing her melanin magic.

The makeup artist shared a photo of herself earlier on her Instagram page where she was lighter in one and darker in the other, she spoke about how she started lightening her skin at a young age and how bleaching turned into an addiction.

Read her post below:

23 October 2017

Stylish Monday: Being "Fearless" Is Overrated

You don't have to be "fearless" and confident 24/7. You just need to be confident for a few seconds.
Most of the things we are so scared of only take a few seconds to spark momentum with.

21 October 2017

Mel B Talks On Domestic Violence

 “FYI you may know my name but not my story, you maybe have heard what I've done but not what I've been through but soon you will. So in the meantime I'm just gonna text myself this as a reminder:

20 October 2017

Michelle Williams Speaks On How She Battle with Depression at The Height of Destiny’s Child Fame

As a guest on CBS’ “The Talk, “Michelle Williams a former member of the Destiny Child group revealed she was depressed and suicidal while the group toured the world. She said:

Lupita Nyong’o Shares Sexual Harassment Experience with Harvey Weinstein

Lupita Nyong’o is the latest in a series of women who have come forward to say Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had earlier in their careers, sexually harassed them.

In an op-ed for the New York Times, Lupita wrote that she met Weinstein in 2011, at an awards ceremony in Berlin, while she was still a student at the Yale School of Drama.

How We Are Making Our Inter-Religious Marriage Work – Blogger Ella Mo

Style blogger Ella Mo has shared on her Instagram page, how she is making her inter-religious marriage work. She is a Christian while her husband is a Muslim.

This is her story as shared on her page:

New Video: Dammy Krane – Catch Feelings

Ankara Styles: Vol 59

18 October 2017

Ankara Styles: Vol 58

Top 6 Components of an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital marketing has become an indispensable part of any business’ overall marketing strategy. Most businesses have understood the importance of digital marketing and that a result-oriented digital strategy could contribute to the overall growth and profitability of a business.

Women Crush Wednesday: Kemi Adetiba

She is a music video director, filmmaker, and television director who directed one of the most sought after Nigerian movies in 2016, ‘The Wedding Party’ and the producer of King woman.

16 October 2017

Issa Rae Explains How Networking Across Is Key and How ‘Brokenness’ Can Fuel Creativity

Issa Rae discusses how “brokenness” fuels creativity during part 3 of her sit-down interview with Roland Martin.

Stylish Monday: You're Already the Woman You Want to Be Just Give Yourself Permission to Be Her

Have you ever felt this way? Like you're freaking losing it, and your inner chatter is really trying it. Trying to pull you back to the "comfort zone" and steer you away from the big leap.

13 October 2017

Video: Olamide - Wo!!

11 Social Media Commandments to Live By

1. Thou Shalt Not Post Anything Thou Wouldn't Want Thine Family and Friends to See
This is a good general rule for all social media. If you post something, make sure it's something your family would approve of. It gives you a good sense of judgement for future social media posts. If your family and friends wouldn't like it, don't click post. This rule works fine for me especially days I will be tempted to post my bikini picture and I remember my mother will have a heart attack; I don’t click post.

Ankara Styles: Vol 56

9 October 2017

First Photos: Toke Makinwa, Bolanle Olukanni at Aquafina Elite Model Look 2017

Aquafina Elite Model Look 2017 show took place at Eko Hotel & Suites last night.  Bolanle Olukanni, Toke Makinwa and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu amongst others were spotted at the event.

See the photos below.

5 October 2017

Denim Thursday #28

Photos from the Press Conference for #MTVShugaNaija

Uru Eke: Have You Considered Inter-Racial Dating?

I’m of the opinion that we should be open minded and consider dating not just outside your tribe, but outside of your race completely. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with our Nigerian/African men. but with the number of people complaining about being single these days, why don’t you step outside your usual pool?