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MAC Nail Transformations

MAC Nail Transformations

MAC Nail Transformations are a series of top coats created by Marian Newman – one of the most experienced women in the nail industry. The collection consists of eight top coats which change either the colour or the texture of your existing nail colour.

Having never used a MAC lacquer before I was really impressed with the packaging. The rubberised lid makes it easy to open the lacquer. The brush is quite short which gives lots of control on my short nails and it is easy to get three swipes of colour. The formula is self-levelling so even if your … Read More

Burt’s Bees Celebrate Their 30th Anniversary

Burt’s Bees Celebrate Their 30th Anniversary

Today Burt’s Bees celebrate 30 years of the brand’s existence. The company was founded in a beekeeper’s backyard in Maine, USA and since then they have been creating gorgeous products that keep us looking and feeling sweet from head to toe. Burt’s Bees products are full of natural ingredients such as beeswax, clary sage, chamomile aloe, pomegranate and willow bark.

To celebrate this landmark, we are giving away a set of hero products by the brand which are listed below:

Beeswax Lip Balm
Hand Salve
Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream
Almond & Milk Hand Cream
Coconut Foot Cream
Lemon … Read More

Keziah CONNECTIONS Teams Up With the Lush Spa

Keziah CONNECTIONS Teams Up With the Lush Spa

Keziah CONNECTIONS, the networking event for Women of Colour who either work or aspire to work in the beauty industry will be hosting a special event at the Lush Spa on Monday 29th September. The Spa is a haven where you can indulge in heavenly treatments using the famous Lush products ranging from a facial to a holistic full body treatment.

The event will consist of product demonstrations as well as the opportunity to learn more about the world of beauty retail and what it takes to run a busy store and grow a winning brand. You will be … Read More

Nordic Collection by OPI

Nordic Collection by OPI

The winter months are fast approaching and as well as getting out the woolies it is the time we start reaching for moodier colours. The Nordic Collection by OPI is symbolic of this because when you think of icy weather and wool clothing your brain scans to Scandinavia.

This collection is inspired by the great northern lights in Finland, the deep blue fjords in Norway, and colourful houses in Copenhagen. It contains 12 polishes with colours which range from spicy browns in shades of bronze, cinnamon and caramel to rich purples in wine, black cherry and blue-violet hues, with accents … Read More

My Teen Skincare Life by Yassira Zaandam

My Teen Skincare Life by Yassira Zaandam

Yassira Zaandam is the founder of Sable Beauty which is a website that sells beauty products aimed at Women of Colour. The site is the first online luxury beauty store where you can purchase a wide range of beauty products from premium designer make-up, niche brands to organic skincare. Yassira took time out to share her teen skincare life journey with us.

Growing up I was more obsessed with sports; ballet, gymnastics and tennis than with beauty but I come from a very large family and was always surrounded by inspirational women who took pride in their appearance so beauty … Read More

SBC Jasmine & Evening Primrose Body Butter

SBC Jasmine & Evening Primrose Body Butter

I am a huge fan of creamy body butters and this one really fits the bill. SBC’s Jasmine & Evening Primrose Body Butter is a rich and nourishing product that deeply moisturises, hydrates and soothes dry, stressed skin whilst balancing oiliness. It contains Jasmine Flower, Evening Primrose, Shea Butter, protecting Mango Seed Butter and exotic Starflower rich in Omega 6 essential fatty acids.

This is a great body butter to slather all over your body; I used it during the latter part of the summer and the early part of autumn and it is perfect for both seasons. There is … Read More