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

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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!

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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…

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

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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…

Let the debate begin….FINALLY! @stylistmagazine and Reni Eddo-Lodge (@renireni) tackles the #brownbeauty landscape

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So…after nearly four years of blogging, reaching out to the mainstream beauty industry, seeking to have a candid conversation about the trials and tribulations of shopping for beauty as a brown skinned woman, a major magazine title has taken the…

BPL’s Top 5 Summer Must Haves – the 2015 Edit! Feat. @lihabeauty @fashionfairuk @nailsandbrows @ultrasunuk @TheBodyShopUK

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Wow! June is almost over and the school holidays beckon, signalling the start of summer! The weather has been improving, thus heralding in what will hopefully be a spectacular summer season! Over the past 6 months I have been trying…

Marverine Cole (@TVMarv) brings #brownbeauty to the small screen with @qvcuk, @patentpurple and @MakeupbyMikey!

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Well…how exciting is this!!!!! Last week the jovial and affable QVC presenter Marverine Cole – the first black female presenter on the station in some 20 years, whom I featured on my blog here last year – tweeted that she…

Crown Jewels! Beauty Journalist @AtehJewel launches jeweltonesbeauty.com for the Woman of Colour

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The online British #brownbeauty revolution continues! After working as a leading beauty journalist for over 14 years, the award winning Ateh Jewel launches jeweltonesbeauty.com this month to celebrate make-up, haircare, skincare and wellbeing for women with Asian, Middle Eastern and…

What’s the Hype? An evening with Hype Coiffure (@OfficialHypeUK) and @KeraStraight – be there!

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The award winning Hype Coiffure salon group will be hosting Hype Live on Tuesday 21st April (from 7pm) at the Battersea salon to mark the launch of the KeraStraight treatment system at the salon. With over 20 years of experience…

Mind Your Own Business Series: Ade Hassan, founder of @nubianskin ‘nude’ underwear and hosiery for the Woman of Colour

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The Nude Revolution! When I first saw the Nubian Skin quartet (see below) in the social media sphere last year, I was super excited! Finally, someone had taken the step to create a brand to meet a demand – ‘nude’…

BPL Talks: #Leanin! Celebrating Women Leaders on #WorldBookDay 2015 for International Women’s Day 2015 #IWD2015

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I was recently looking at my ‘Books’ category on my blog and was ashamed to see that it contains just 2 posts!! How embarrassing! This really shouldn’t be the case as I LOVE to read! I have been very busy…