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Fashion & Beauty

Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”
5 days 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 weeks 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
3 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
4 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 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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Discovery Issue Cover Girl: Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps 
8 months ago

Discovery Issue Cover Girl: Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps 

Our latest cover girl is Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps. The Nigerian-Indian blogger is both brains and beauty—Tombush recently returned to her native Lagos after completing her …
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Afro Hair in a Rapunzel World
9 months ago

Afro Hair in a Rapunzel World

My family moved to Paris for the first time when I was four years old. This was an entirely new experience for me because up until that point, …
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