How Natural Hair Icon Teyonah Parris Learnt To Embrace Her Natural Hair

How Natural Hair Icon Teyonah Parris Learnt To Embrace Her Hair
January 8, 2017

In the natural hair community, certain people stand out for different reasons. It could be as a result of their stance on the natural hair movement or simply because of the appearance of their hair which is always nicely styled so much that it becomes a source of envy/inspiration. One of the people who fall into the latter category is Hollywood actress Teyonah Parris who has been natural since 2010;…


Chimamanda Adiche Speaks On The Transformative Power Of Makeup

Chimamanda Adiche Speaks On The Transformative Power Of Makeup
November 16, 2016

Lat week, we brought you the news that this award-winning Nigerian novelist has been announced as the ambassador for popular pharmacy chain in the UK and Ireland, Boots and their No7 beauty brand. Well, we get to see more of her digital campaigns. The first being a series of short films called titled “Ready To Speak Up” where she chats with presenter Gemma Cairney, chef Gizzi Erskine, broadcaster Cherry Healey, journalist Sali Hughes, author Louise…


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Has Just Been Announced As The New Face Of Boots No7 Beauty Brand

October 27, 2016

Boots, popular pharmacy chain in the UK and Ireland officially announced that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, writer, and feminist icon, will be the new face of their No7 beauty brand. According to Vogue, Chimamanda’s first campaign for the range will launch on Friday, October 21, with print, online, and TV advertising where Chimamanda speaks about how she used to fear being taken less seriously because of her love of make-up, she later came to embrace it…


CNN African Voices Profiles The Kitchen Butterfly, Convener Of The New Nigerian Kitchen

October 10, 2016

As a non-foodie, I have a lot of respect for Ozoz Sokoh, popularly known as Kitchen Butterfly. The past few editions of Naturals in The City(NITC) have featured Kitchen Butterfly as the official caterer and I can tell you that she is the loveliest person ever. When I saw her CNN feature, I knew I had to share it. I thought finally, someone is paying attention. Ozoz is an Exploration Geologist by…


This Former Beauty Queen Is Helping Couples Conceive Via IVF

September 16, 2016

Ibidun Ighodalo is a former beauty queen, successful entrepreneur, and a Pastor’s wife. She has been married for over nine years and hasn’t been able to conceive. Now, instead of feeling sorry for herself, she launched the Ibidun Ighodalo Foundation to award grants for fertility treatment such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Frozen Embryo Transfer and Intrauterine Insemination. The plan currently accommodates 28 couples as opposed to the one or two…


Nollywood Actress Nse Ikpe Etim Launches Beauty Line

August 27, 2016

Nse has been giving us natural hair goals since forever! I think she’s one of the very first set of celebrities to go natural. Naturally, the next thing is to launch her own product line. She needs to share the secret to that glowing skin and lush hair. She is the co-owner of the range called ‘Eden’s Theory’ and will also act as a brand ambassador and spokesperson for the UK-based…


Nollywood Actress Adesua Etomi Shares Her Natural Hair And Beauty Secrets

August 26, 2016

The gorgeous actress is the cover star of the third edition of MyHairMyBeauty Magazine. In this issue, she opened up on a whole lot of things but we’re more interested in her natural hair and beauty secrets. Read what she had to say. On why she decided to go natural:  I became natural in 2011 or so. I dyed my hair and it started to fall out so I just…


This OAP’s Weightloss Transformation Is Amazing!

August 25, 2016

Her name is Destiny Amaka. She is an on-air personality with CoolFM. She recently started a weight loss journey which was motivated by an emotional breakdown. The results so far has been amazing! Read excerpts of her story as published on Bellanaija. WOW, what a shock to my entire system because I love food so much. I lost a lot of weight in a short period of time (no fun at…


5 Times Yagazie And Akwaeke Emezi Were Epitomes Of Black Girl Magic

July 25, 2016

Yagazie and Akwaeke Emezi are the definition of all our goals rolled in one – Black Girl Magic, Sibling Goals, Natural Hair Goals, Career Goals, Fitness Goals and every other one you might like to add. Individually, they’re both brilliant in their own right but collectively, they are pure MAGIC! Yagazie is a photographer, cartoonist and vlogger while Akwaeke is a brilliant writer whose debut novel is just about to be published….