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Introducing Loveshea skincare, the ideal fit for every natural skincare enthusiast 

‘Glow through what you go through’ is a phrase that completely tells the story of Lola Johnson, the founder of Loveshea skincare, a vegan-friendly and cruelty-free skincare brand with inclusive solution-focused products geared towards long term skin health.  In a stroke of entrepreneurial savvy, the math-loving actuary and natural...

Organic Skincare Brand Love In May is Redefining Global Beauty Standards

In previous years, beauty companies have almost exclusively subscribed to Eurocentric beauty standards, sustaining the long-held notion that darker skin tones don’t need access to beauty products that make them feel confident and happy in their own skin. But it was Barack Obama who opined, “change will not come...

“We are AYA”: Here’s Why You Need Products and Services from Aya Holistic Bodywork

Beyond social media campaigns and hashtags, it is important that we pay rapt attention to ingredients on skin and hair products that we use on our body. It has been scientifically proven that not only are products containing hidden harmful ingredients not biodegradable and harmful to our environment but...

From Passion to Profit: The Naiga Naturals Story

Age doesn't equal success, and no one knows this more than 22-year-old Naiga Kibuuka, a natural cosmetics formulator and the founder of Naiga Naturals, an affordable organic line of chemical-free cosmetics that nourish skin and hair, formulated with a light, indulgent scent, with fragrance-free options. The intrepid path being...

Introducing LaFemme Lashes the Luxurious Beauty Brand Empowering Global Entrepreneurs

When you think about community development, female entrepreneurs have been a huge contributor and the impact has been resounding in terms of revenue and job creation. One such remarkable woman in business is Gaelle Bomboko founder of Lafemme: an affordable luxury brand that specialises in lip care kits, lashes...

Sensitive skin? Products from All Things Raydiant are Exactly What You Need

Sensitive skin is the bogeyman of the beauty world and, like stress which incidentally, triggers sensitivity, it’s often declared the root cause of many of the ailments we suffer from today – rashes, spots, dryness and even premature ageing. Rahel Yohannes is the founder of All Things Raydiant, a natural...

Lemon to Lemonades| The story behind Vtessia Cosmetics will teach you resilience and why their products are must-haves

One of the seldom talked about hair issues amongst women especially as it relates to postpartum symptoms is postpartum hair loss, known in extreme cases as postpartum alopecia. A condition that attacks the hair follicles and causes excessive hair loss. While it is a relatively common condition affecting between 40-50%...

A Perfect Combination Of Luxury And Nature, Here’s Why Our Editors Think You Need Skincare Products From Treasures of West Africa

The African continent has always been known for its rich bounty of natural resources and is often in the spotlight for natural cosmetics’ formulators on account of its incredible, beneficial raw ingredients such as baobab, moringa oils and shea butter. These indigenous ingredients form the backbone of organic skincare...

Get your wallets ready | These Cruelty-free, Vegan Skincare Products from Zoe Bee Beauty Should be Top Priority on Your Wishlist

“In my teenage years, I was covered head to toe in psoriasis.” These are the words of Zoe Johnson, the woman behind budding miracle-skincare brand Zoe Bee Beauty, who I recently caught up with to find out what exactly makes her products so spectacular, and the events that led her...

R&R Luxury Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Short Docu-Film

Natural, African beauty brand, R&R Luxury, officially marked its 10-year anniversary last week celebrating a decade of growth, evolution and extraordinary accomplishments. R&R Luxury was founded in 2010 by entrepreneur, Valerie Obaze, just after the birth of her daughter, to fulfil a mother’s need to give her newborn child the...