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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...

Introducing Starest, an Organic Alternative to Toxic Skincare Products

Unchecked beauty formulas and untrustworthy concoctions can have numerous long term effects on your general health and wellbeing. But if you're fed up with investing in skin and hair care solutions that don’t work for you, or you’re unsure of the active ingredients in the products you use, now...

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,...

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...

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,...