Hello loyal Glam Squad!
This month we are bringing you the Black Girl Winter Survival Guide 10 step count down to get you through the depressing the winter season in mind, body, fashion and pampered skin. We all love the sparkle as we near Christmas but the team in London are already feeling the cold and moaning about dry skin, breaking hair, puffy jackets and cold feet! In the last month, we’ve researched a few ways to pamper yourself to keep you looking happy this winter.
Number 10 – Happy Feet! @Afropopsocks
This Glam discovery will warm you up and give you some genuine Afrobeats vibes everytime you look down this winter! African inspired designs straight from London for the young African diaspora to stay grounded in their vibrant culture. You need a pair of Afropop Socks for warm happy feet. We can’t help but smile when we see all a pair and we love this fun nod to Africa and it’s just in time for Christmas shopping.
Number 9 – Skin Love @naturellebyiqrakhan
Next is the winter skin care collection you’ll love! Naturelle By Iqra Khan started with the sole purpose of providing its customers with natural, organic and cruelty free skin care made in Britain with products that are full of antioxidants to benefit your skin. Whatever your skin type, we believe their products are the solution to flawless, radiant and smooth complexion. Use code NEW20 for 20% off
Number 8 – Hair for days @SDHairandBeauty
Winter means getting the long luscious wigs out. Get in the party spirit while keeping warm & fabulous with SD Hair‘s full collection or click here to get your Munich wig, perfect for glamorous winter nights. From work parties to family gatherings and every reason to dress up in between, we know the long wig is the way to look Glam without styling stress. Use christmas19 discount code to get 10% off on the site this winter. @SDhairandbeauty
Number 7 – Night in with Ghost and the Power Crew
You were just minding your own business watching a bit of Netflix and Ghost walked across your TV with his top off. Take a seat ladies, you don’t need to go out this winter, a six season binge on the sofa under a fluffy blanket is where you need to be. If Ghost wasn’t enough 50 cent makes more than one appearance and Tommy makes for extra eye candy. There is a storyline in there and it’s all very exciting, did we mention they all spend a lot of time topless?
Number 6 – Hot Chocolate… Enough said!
Hot chocolate with all the extras and some extra chocolate on the side, preferably under the same fluffy blanket while watching Ghost on Power. If you want to turn this into a true winter indulgence add a face mask on but no cucumber slices on the eyes, you don’t want to miss a thing! Where are you getting the face mask? Scroll on…
Number 5 -Glam Africa Deluxe Beauty Box
Pamper time with the deluxe beauty box, firstly it’s free with Glam Africa magazine, it’s full to the brim with full size products to enjoy including the face mask for your night in. These products are made for black skin and hair. Highlighters that pop on black skin to natural hair treatments you’ll love for your own private pamper session while you read a magazine in the warm. The next edition has a British Nigerian Star on the cover but we won’t say who just yet!
Number 4 – Pepper Soup Gang
Pepper Soup gang! Those who know, know and those who don’t are simply missing out on the wonder of pepper soup on a cold day. This Nigerian staple won’t just warm you up, it will start a slow burning fire makıng you radiating heat. No LOL here, this is serious winter survival food. So make friends with the nearest Lagos Aunty and get her to make you a pot.
Number 3 – Winter body care
For winter body care it has to be the duo Astral Intensely Moisturising body wash and Astral Intensive moisturiser to tackle the effects of the harsh cold weather on skin. Tried and tested by our team we have to say the body wash is fabulous at moisturising, leaving skin feeling smooth, without feeling tight or dry. We all carry the cute little Astral moisturisers in our handbags, particularly handy because they double up as face and body creams so no dry hands or cheeks!
Number 2 – Greenleaf is a Degree in Winter Fashion
Those ladies were rolling up to Church in clothes fit for a Paris runway in all sizes. The more conservative angle on some of those dresses made us think warm winter class for nights out and special events. The stories sucked us in with every turn but you have to pause to take notes on hair styling and and their fitted jackets!
Number 1 – Holiday
If all else fails, retail therapy and TV binging is not pulling you out of this low. Then the chilly winter blues have got their grip on you and there is only one solution, ESCAPE! Pack a bag and get gone from the cold! We can help you out with this winter get away… Once again Glam are giving away a weekend break for two, so pick a special friend and enter to win! Click to enter and enjoy the sites of Madrid.
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