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Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin
6 days 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
2 weeks 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?”
2 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
3 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
5 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
6 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
9 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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South African Fashion Week 2016
9 months ago

South African Fashion Week 2016

The time is drawing near for the 2016 South African Fashion Week. First held in 1997, the annual SAFW is a platform to showcase, unearth, support, grow, and …
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Haleema Mekani Consolidates Style and Eco-friendly Design
9 months ago

Haleema Mekani Consolidates Style and Eco-friendly Design

Haleema Mekani is a Milan- trained Zimbabwean designer who owns NGUWO.inc. She is making her mark in her local fashion industry through her debut ECO-Fashion …
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Hallo Jane: Loving Local
10 months ago

Hallo Jane: Loving Local

Jewellery has always meant more to me than its ornamental quality. When I first started travelling, I contemplated what I should buy as souvenirs in all the places …
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