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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Fashion & Beauty

Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa
2 weeks ago

Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa

If there’s been a natural hair movement revival since the times of Black Panther Angela Davis it’s in no doubt the one of here and now. Despite the long and …
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West Africa’s #1 Fashion Retailer, Polo Avenue unveils the Part 2 of its #PoloMuse Campaign
3 weeks ago

West Africa’s #1 Fashion Retailer, Polo Avenue unveils the Part 2 of its #PoloMuse Campaign

The campaign finds its musings celebrating attraction as a symbol of love while accentuating the brand’s elegant lifestyle.

“Part II of Muse is a story of empowerment & inspiration while …
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Chale Socks: Ghanaian Fashion Brand
3 months ago

Chale Socks: Ghanaian Fashion Brand

Dynamic, Ghanaian socks brand, Chale Socks have just released 3 new, exclusive, limited edition styles. Following their highly successful debut collection of Adinkra symbol socks. This new release is set to …
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Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin
3 months ago

Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin

Two sisters, Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa, founders of the black skin care line Bolden, are about to launch sunblock designed specifically for black people and other darker skin tones. Contrary …
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Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London
3 months ago

Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London

The Fashion Africa Conference hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide returns to London on Africa Day in May 2017. There is no other Fashion conference of this scale outside of …
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Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”
5 months ago

Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”

When I was still at school my mom and I bumped into a black lady we knew in the mall. Happy to see us, she asked how we were and …
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Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign
6 months ago

Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign

‘My power is coaching’, says Tolulope Popoola, the award winning Nigerian author, writing coach and publisher, who is one of the 47 star campaigners of Lancôme’s ‘My Shade, My Power’ …
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Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts
8 months ago

Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts

Let’s put our money where our pride is and spend some on the ones we love by supporting the ones we love. These black businesses offer various products and aesthetics …
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Ayiba Christmas Village: Open from Nov 28th – Dec 14th, 2016
9 months ago

Ayiba Christmas Village: Open from Nov 28th – Dec 14th, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with Ayiba Magazine’s Christmas Village. From the 28th of November until the 14th of December at midnight, we will be taking orders for one of …
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Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product
12 months ago

Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product

When Celmira Amade came to study International Business at Royal Holloway University of London in 2010, she was not quite ready for the impact of the English climate. …
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