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…

BPL’S Hair Stories…looking back, looking ahead! With @liorajasminebraiding @kerastraight @edenvirginhair @dreamtressesuk @phytospecificfr @phyto @mizaniuk

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New Year, New Hair! I have started 2015 with a new style courtesy London braiding stylist Chita of Liora Jasmine Braiding. #BPLFTF 3. Thanks again to @liorajasminebraiding for my beautiful braids!!! I have received SO many compliments! I love them!!!…