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The natural makeup look allows you achieve a minimal finish yet still allows you to add a subtle definition to your key and favourite features –…

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BRITISH: a photography exhibition that explores the multi-cultural nature of British identity

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WHAT’S IN YOUR BAG: With Brown Beauty Blogger Tunrayo

Tunrayo is a 23 year-old Nigerian-born Londoner who resides in north London. She works in Finance by day and a writer/blogger by night. She comments…

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT: Organise your thoughts via meditation

Life sure can be overwhelming. Work, kids, partner, siblings, shopping, bills, the list goes on and on. So many things to remember and so many…

FEMME PHENOMENAL: Minna Salami – a curious woman in a fascinating world comments on afropolitanism and feminism

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Summer Hair – the season of colour is back!

Summer is here and the warmer weather not only acts as a muse for our fashion but our hair too.  Now that we can enjoy…

4 Hot trends for Summer

Summer, everyone’s favourite time of year! Ditch the usual florals and sandals as we take a look at 4 hot new trends for summer 2014. …

LOVE MOTOWN by the Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra

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The curse of the curves

Recently, I met up with a few colleagues for a meeting. As I sat down and scanned the room, it immediately dawned on me that…

NOIRE OR NOT: The Ripped Jeans Effect

Whether it’s skinny, bootcut or the popular boyfriend jeans, everyone has that one pair of jeans that is simple and can be effortlessly styled. Denim jeans are…

Black Cultural Archives – collecting, preserving and celebrating black history under one roof

Founded in 1981 with the mission to collect, preserve and celebrate the contributions of Black British individuals and organisations to UK culture, society and heritage,…

Sheer Style – Stir Up A Storm This Summer!

With Summer here, why not take some time out to update your wardrobe with one of the season’s hottest trends. Hot off the runways of…

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT: 5 Little Reasons to Put Yourself First

Selfishness is seen as a deplorable trait but in fact, being a little selfish is a thing that should be often practiced. Putting your needs…

The BET Awards 2014: the style and the award winners!

Though this year’s awards was almost tainted with reports of violent at two unofficial BET parties, this year’s BET Awards saw its usual guests and…

SUMMER: ’tis the ultimate season and reason for more happiness / Quotes to celebrate the essence of summer

June 21st, marked the first day of the summer equinox and we are bringing you beautiful quotes celebratory of summer’s essence. So read on, smile…

FEMME PHENOMENAL: British award-winning film producer and writer Sheila Nortley tells us that: “Success is an on-going discovery”

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‘We are urging the public to stop washing raw chicken’ says the Food Standard Agency

The Food Standards Agency released a statement on June 16th (2014) urging people not to wash their raw chicken before cooking it to reduce the…

BBC3’s Murdered By My Boyfriend is a must see!

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