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

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…

New Season 2015 #BrownBeauty Buys – Part 2: Foundations @atelierparisuk @CTilburyMakeup @BECCALondon

Ok…so the New Season has practically given way to the festive season and you may be thinking of the presents you will be buying for your loved ones…but don’t forget about the impending party season! Your makeup will need to…

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

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)

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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…