BPL Talks: A Week in the World of the Black Model – the Trials, Triumphs and the Realities.

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The international ‘fashion weeks’ kicked of in early February, which will culminate with the Paris Fashion Week which ends on the 9th March. The ‘diversity’ issue is one that is often brought to the fore during this season and in…

A #brownbeauty showcase of the 2016 Pantone #ColorOfTheYear Rose Quartz and Serenity

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It is that time again! My annual collation of #brownbeauty showcasing the latest Pantone Color of the Year! Pantone, the global colour authority, has announced Rose Quartz and Serenity, PANTONE® 13-1520 and 15-3919 respectively, as the Color of the Year…

Christmas #brownbeautybuys! The Skin, Bath & Body and Fragrance Edit…and something for the boys! With @cliniqueuk @korres @KORRESuk @bootsUK @KiehlsUK

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It’s the final countdown! One week to go until the big day! If you are still in need of some gift ideas, here is part two of my #brownbeauty shopping guide! With online shopping and ‘click&collect’ options there is still…

Book Launch: The Global Beauty Industry Colorism, Racism, and the National Body by Dr. Meeta Rani Jha, presented by @SAWCC_London

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Last week Friday I attended a spectacular event to discuss critical issues affecting women of colour – that of shadeism, colourism and how our bodies are objectified in the name of beauty. These topics were being dissected with the help…

Mind Your Own Business Series: #BlackHistoryMonth special – Klerissa McDonald, founder of Curly By Nature (@CurlyByN)

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October is the month of the annual celebration of Black History in the UK. From business, to music, fashion to food, Black Britions have made a massive contribution to the society. This post celebrates one such contributor, Klerissa McDonald, the…