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

collage

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

fragrance_scentwithlove_9094_r12112015

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

Image Source: © 2016 – Routledge

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)

KlerissaMcDonaldCBN

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…

Mind Your Own Business Series: Liha Okunniwa and Abi Oyepitan of LIHA Beauty @lihabeauty

Abi Oyepitan & Liha Okunniwa

Hello! It is with great pleasure to feature Liah Okunniwa and Abi Oyepitan of LIHA beauty in this latest installment of my ‘Mind Your Own Business‘ series! I first came across the brand on via the fabulous brownbeautytalk Instagram page…

10 out of 10! @MizaniUK celebrates 10 years in the UK! #MIZANICurlPower

MIZANI_25_MiracleMilk

Last month ago I was invited to attend MIZANI UK’s 10th Anniversary celebration at the L’Oreal head office in Hammersmith. Happy 10th Anniversary @mizaniuk! #MIZANICurlPower #brownbeauty #afrohair #curly #kinks #mizaniuk A photo posted by Nats (@beautypulselondon) on Jun 18, 2015…

Get ready to party with @keziahCONNECTS and Black|Up Paris! Celebrating 3 years of connecting WoC in Beauty!

wpid-repost_temp.png

Hi everyone, Vesta here! Keziah CONNECTIONS turns 3 this month and after a month off, this is the best way to say welcome back! A party!! I am so excited! Black|Up Paris is teaming up with Keziah CONNECTIONS to help…

Jamaican born Kai Newman representing #brownbeauty at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week 2015

Kai Newman for Valentino

Paris Couture Fashion Week ran from the 5th to the 9th of July, where leading fashion houses and specialist couture designers showcased their designs for AW15. How did the #brownbeauty representation fare on the couture catwalk? US blog Coloures has…