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Aveda Be Curly Co-Wash and Detangling Intensive Masque

Aveda Be Curly Co-Wash and Detangling Intensive Masque

Another day, another natural hair product. This time from well loved brand Aveda. I’ve heard a lot about the brand especially in recent months but oddly, never tried their products. When their new Be Curly Co-Wash and Detangling Intensive Masque arrived at #brownbeauty HQ, I was more than happy to try them. Even though this is the first time I am using their products, Aveda is a brand I truly respect. The effort that they are putting into creating a suitable range for Afro hair is admirable. They recently held an event where they announced that they will be … Read More

Across the Pond – Tendai Ngorima

Across the Pond – Tendai Ngorima

Tendai Ngorima is a beauty blogger by night and an aesthetic therapist by day. This South African brownbeauty is passionate about health and beauty. with a slight obsession with skincare and laser therapies and she shares her passion on her blog, Hair, Health, Skin Care… Anything beauty Goes! I managed to catch up with her to talk about blogging and beauty.

How long have you been blogging and why did you decide to set up your blog?
I have been blogging for three years now. The reason I decided to start blogging is because I happen to work in the … Read More

Mahogany Naturals Irish Cream Hair Smoothie

Mahogany Naturals Irish Cream Hair Smoothie

Since joining the gym recently, I’ve been a bit neglectful of my tresses. I’ve mainly been doing a quick shampoo, condition and go but natural Afro hair needs to be deep conditioned from time to time. Depending on the condition of the hair it should be deep conditioned at least once per month. When I began my trial of Mahogany Naturals Irish Cream Hair Smoothie, my hair was a parched and it was in desperate need of TLC but this Hair Smoothie gave my tresses the tenderness it needed.

After returning from the gym, I grabbed my tub of … Read More

Sleek MakeUP Crème to Powder Blush

Sleek MakeUP Crème to Powder Blush

Sleek MakeUP aim to create innovative makeup that has a strong pigmentation and high quality, whilst catering for all from ‘fair to dark and everyone in between’, and maintaining affordability. Sleek’s Crème to Powder Blush was released recently, and provides yet another example of them putting their philosophy into action.

The Crème to Powder Blush is said to offer intense colour with a dewy, satin finish, having a soft texture that blends to a light, powdery effect. The texture of the blush is buttery soft, which came as a pleasant surprise; a lot of cream blushers on the market … Read More

Beauty Idol: Sharon Richards from Shea Decadence London

Beauty Idol: Sharon Richards from Shea Decadence London

Sharon Richards is the founder of Shea Decadence London, a beauty brand that specialises in delicious treats for your hair, bath and body. All of the products are personally handmade by her brand using natures finest organic natural or natural derived raw ingredients from around the world. Some of the delights include Body Brulee, Hair Latte – Conditioning Hair Milk, Cocoa Frappuccino – Moisture Plus Leave-in Conditioner and Creamy Nilotica Whip – Butter Cream, all of which have created a huge loyal following. Sharon took time out to tell me about Shea Decadence.

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Sleek MakeUP Enchanted Forest I-Divine Palette

Sleek MakeUP Enchanted Forest I-Divine Palette

Sleek MakeUP have just released their legendary I-Divine Palette in a new variation, called Enchanted Forest, which ties in with the colour trends of Autumn/Winter 2015. Like many of their previous I-Divine palettes, this palette contains an array of matte, shimmery and metallic finishes, making it incredibly versatile and a palette which can create subtle day looks or dramatic evening looks.

As usual, Sleek have named each shade creatively, each with connotations to the fairytale that is Cinderella. Starting from left to right, top to bottom, Glass Slipper is a matte ivory shade with a hint of magnolia. … Read More