Hair and Men

Two of my favourite things. Well, not all the time. Let’s start with the simpler, less complicated one, hair. When it comes to the ‘Fro, especially the styling, it’s a bit tricky. There are a lot of resourceful sites but as black women, our hair isn’t the same, similar but not entirely the same. You…

Going Natural and the Qualms that Come with It

The “chop chop” “snip snip” moment is a big one for many black women especially if you’re transitioning from relaxed hair to growing a natural afro. Firstly, it’s a big responsibility to take on because let’s be honest, growing a natural afro is a hassle, time consuming and sometimes a bit costly. Secondly, you need…

In The Spirit of Simplicity – A Natural Look

Hey dolls So its back to school season. 2nd year, 1st semester. And I must say I’m really excited about it. Making new friends, seeing old ones. Frat parties. College drama. Assignments. Long days. Late nights. Okay, maybe I’m not so excited anymore. What I am excited about though, is tuning into my college make…

Face Mask: Turmeric Perfection

Hey Dolls. Season change does the absolute most to my skin to be honest. I hate it. My skin breaks out, I get dark circles and sometimes blackheads. I HATE IT *cringes*. And I know a lot of you ladies can relate, don’t be shy. And like every girl I search and search for a fix because I…

Best Concealers Ever: Thank Me Later

Hey dolls! Hope you’re keeping well and swell! I’m great. I’m fantastic! And I’m having a week of fun with different kinds of cosmetics and with the following edition posts I will be sharing my experience and which products i love from my favorite make up lines. So, concealers first! Let’s go! Nars baby! What’s…

Im In Love With The Coco

Hey dolls. Hope you’ve been keeping well and keeping sexy. Its been a long while. A dreadful while but I’ve got LOTS to update you on so… Let’s go! So, every winter (PS: its autumn in South Africa but my body’s reacting like its winter. Ugh), I always get the rash. Hate it. And if…

Beauty Tips For Us Lazy Girls

Hey Dolls! It’s been a minute and I feel this post is only right. Listen, I’m a lazy girl. No, don’t get me wrong, I’m not proud of it nor do I approve it but, us lazy girls, we are who we are and we have to stick together. It’s such a hack when it…

DIY: Face Mask

Hey ladies! My skin’s been giving me troooubles lately and even been trying different and nothing’s changed. And I remembered mom loves home remedies and I  absolutely looove face masks. Of course, I’ve had my bad experiences with some of them but really amazing outcomes with the glorious ones, not your regular avocado and cucumber face…

A Rebel With A Cause : Grey Layers

              Black. White. Grey. Beige. Khaki. Burgundy. The colours I wish I had more of in my wardrobe. The colours that appear the most on Miss Jeanne Grey’s instagram and im pretty sure, her wardrobe too. I NEED these items, if not all her items Lord! This NYC-based fashion…

WCW: Bad Gal Riri

  Hey there boo! Perfect timing! Just after the release of ANTI (pronounced as ANT-I) this beauty has a short film coming soon too, and people were busy saying she aint doing nothing -_- jokes on YOU fam. You gotta believe in the power of Rih homie.   Honestly though, truth be told Rihanna has…

WCW: Karyn Parsons

Hey beauts! I’ve been away for so long, I even missed Man Crush Monday! Argh! Anywaaaay men can wait, I’m pretty sure its Wednesday somewhere in the world and I’ve been meaning to have my Woman Crush Wednesday sooner, I couldn’t wait anymore. And apparently its the Year of the Woman, only now? I guess…

The Crown You Keep

Hello world. Welcome to my creative cocoon and everything fabu blog, where you’ll find beauty tips, fashion styles and inspirations, amazing online stores for your latest trends and my unfiltered opinion on everything fashion,beauty and wellness. Now the one thing I always stress to the young and extra B.E.A.T women i meet is that you’re…