I hope that you are doing well as we enter the second month of the year – the month of LOVE…
…and I have nothing but love for you, my subscribers and followers! Thank you so much for your continued support this year!
Here is a summary of the top 10 BPL posts that you were LOVING in January! A mix of beauty business news, product reviews and tips on how to achieve the latest hair trends from the crème de la crème of Afro hair styling!
Thanks again and please do leave me a comment below or connect with me on Twitter, I always love hearing from you.
1) The Changing Face of Beauty? My Response to Stylist Magazine’s Anita Bhagwandas’ article
Last year, Anita Bhagwandas, Stylist magazine’s Beauty Assistant wrote this heartfelt and candid piece on her experiences shopping for makeup that was suitable for her skin tone. This is my response to the article.
This post has rocketed to the top of my list once again – check it out and do let me know your thoughts!
2) Get The Look: Lianne La Havas – Victory Roll, styled by Eugene Davis
Celebrity stylist Eugene Davis let us know how to achieve songstress Lianne La Havas’ style that harks back to the forties.
Check out my pinboard too!
3) Mixed Heritage Hair Care – Jasmin Allen from the Errol Douglas Salon Shares Her Top Tips
Jasmin Allen, the Matrix Colour Master at the Errol Douglas salon in Knightsbridge divulges her hair care tips for those of a mixed heritage background!
4) Mind Your Own Business: Renae Bluitt of Inhershoesblog.com and the “Beauties & Brains Behind the Brands” Event
The continuation of my ‘Mind Your Own Business’ series has proven to be extremely popular. It was a pleasure to be able to connect with Renae of Inhershoesblog.com and share her fabulous event with you!
These women are SOOOO beautiful!!
Look our for my next entrepreneurial feature on Karen Welch founder of the brand Albertha’s Garden…coming soon!
5) Product Review: Twisted Sista
One of my most popular posts of 2012, the Twisted Sista range is available in Tesco and now in Superdrug as well and was featured in the latest issue of Superdrug’s DARE magazine.
6) Black Gold – Ethnic Beauty and the British Beauty Industry at Making Cosmetics 2013
The fact that this post is in the top 10 is heartening – seeing that I only published it 2 days ago! Tackling the topic of the lack of foundations shades for the woman of colour on the high street (once again), Charlotte Thompson , (author of the blog lipglossiping.com – one of the leading beauty blogs the UK) and I had a Twitter conversation about it which lead to her writing a brusque post and I responding as I did above!
I will be speaking on the topic of the Demand for Ethnic Personal Care Products at the Making Cosmetics Exhibition, 13th March 2013! Do join me there if you can!
7) Product Review: Liz Earle Colour for Darker Skin tones
On a chirpier note, here is a brand that made stellar effort to get things right for us darker skinned beauties!
I really like this foundation – it glides on like a dream and looks just like skin!! Pop along to John Lewis or a Liz Earle store to give it a whirl!
8) Take 3! The Triple Treatment Combo at the Anesis Spa, London
Want FLOTUS nails? Then head down to the Anesis Spa in Clapham, where you can get the Artistic Gel Manicure and Pedicure as part of the speedy Triple Treatment Combo, as worn by Mrs O herself at last year’s Democratic Convention.
You can still save up to 30% off treatments at the spa until the end of February 2013. Call 207 627 1500 and please quote ‘Beauty Pulse London Blog offer’ at the time of making your appointment.
9) Guest Post! My Life in Make-Up by Abidemi Sanusi
I aim to bring a variety of compelling content to you, my readers and so I am pleased that you have enjoyed reading Abidemi’s account of the journey of her ‘makeup discovery’.
The tool’s Abidemi uses to achieve the perfect smoky eye…read on to find out more!
I am always looking for contributors to my blog – if you have content that you feel would BPL readers would love get in contact! I am looking forward to hearing from you!
10) Product Review: Teint Idole Ultra 24H by Lancôme
My VERY first foundation review is back in the top 10!