Chisom Winifred

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Chisom Winifred is a creative/freelance writer, content creator, and a self-published author. Find her on Instagram @chisomwinifred or visit her blog www.chisomwinifred.com

Meet Nomshado Baca, Founder of ‘A Complexion Company’ An Eco-Luxe Wellness and Clean Beauty Brand for Women of Colour

South African born Nomshado Baca, is the founder and creative chief executive of A Complexion Company, an eco-luxe African wellness and clean beauty brand for women of colour.  We caught up with the entrepreneur and she told us all about the inspiration behind her brand and her intricate journey to building an inclusive,...

Introducing Frobelles| A First Of It’s Kind Kids Game That Empowers Young Black Girls to Embrace Their Afro Hair

Frobelles announces the launch of their new indie dress up game, Frobelles Hair Slay, Fun Play a first of it's kind, to positively represent black girl’s features and hair. The concept for Frobelles was created in 2018 by Yvonne Ottley. Her daughter, at the time 6 years old, loved using...

Meet Zoe Bee: The Woman Behind The Must-Have Miracle Creams

Zoe Bee Beauty is a natural, cruelty-free and vegan skincare brand that offers a wide range of products for men, women and children. I had the chance to chat with the founder Zoe Johnson about her increasingly popular brand, the inspiration behind her business venture and running a demanding...

Island Organics: A Love Note to Your Skin from Mother Nature

Let’s paint a mental picture. Imagine yourself on a quiet, private beach. Imagine the white sands and the cool gentle breeze. Imagine the touch of the waves gliding up to kiss your feet, and then slowly slipping away and removing all your stress as it leaves the shore. Imagine...

“Beauty Has No Skin Tone”: The SB Parlour Story

Thanks to a new generation of bold challenger thinkers and activists, society’s perception and acceptance of beauty is no longer segmented to a skin tone, type, colour, race, cultural background and even gender. One of such bold challengers is Suliaht Bolaji, the 24year old business management undergraduate who is the...

Here’s all you need to know about the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria and the #LagosMassacre of October 20

For the past two weeks, thousands of Nigerians have been on the streets every day peacefully protesting, demanding an end to police violence and a better Nigeria. The protesters have been demanding the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad more popularly known as SARS. Officials of the unit have been...

Telling Untold Stories: Streaming service ‘Hissbox’ launches with a grant of $25,000 for young filmmakers

A brand-new streaming service Hissbox launched on the 11th of September 2020, with a focus on ‘telling untold stories'. The streaming service offers over 400 pieces of content including world-class originals, blockbuster films, series, documentaries and much more. According to the Nigerian born, Los Angeles based CEO Chinecherem Eze, “The concern with...

Nigerians are Taking a Stand Against Police Brutality With the #EndSARS Protests

Young Nigerians are taking to the streets in a series of peaceful protests to campaign against police brutality and harassment from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS officials which often targets young Nigerians. The protest that started from Lekki in Lagos Nigeria had protesters bearing placards with inscriptions like “Enough is...

Meet the 11 African Queens Representing their Countries at the 2020 Miss Earth Beauty Pageant

The Miss Earth Pageant is an international environmental event channelling the beauty pageant entertainment industry as an effective tool to promote environmental awareness. Every year, 80 to 90 candidates from all over the world compete on beauty and knowledge of environmental issues. The pageant is a search for the most...

Pain to purpose: The Inspirational Story Behind Natural Beauty Brand Earth Elixir Haircare

With the eco-beauty landscape changing by the minute, hair care brands are having to rethink, revise and reinvent their products with the environment and sustainability in mind. Accustomed as we are to using skincare packed with natural ingredients, many consumers are looking for hair care products that are natural,...