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My Shelfie by Tunrayo Oyewole

My Shelfie by Tunrayo Oyewole

Welcome to My Shelfie where once a week each member of brownbeauty will show you all the gems on their bathroom shelf. This week’s Shelfie interrogation is Tunrayo Oyewole.

I have a basic everyday routine that I go by both in the morning and evening and I make sure I follow the routine regardless of how tired or whether I am running late for work. I share the bathroom with my brother as I’m not lucky enough to have my own bathroom and we share the cabinet. My stuff pretty much takes up most of the space in the cabinet … Read More

Melvita L’or Bio Extraordinary Shower

Melvita L’or Bio Extraordinary Shower

Melvita pride themselves on the use of natural and organic ingredients in their beauty products, which are designed for everyday use without the need for harsh chemicals. Melvita was founded in 1983, way before it was trendy to produce natural/organic products, they were one of the first to receive the ECOCERT certificate for organic products in 2002.

When I was first approached about trying the Melvita L’or Bio Extraordinary Shower, I had visions of slipping and sliding around my tub, but I was intrigued to find out how two contrasting textures such as gel and oil would be combined. The … Read More

The Top Five Male Fragrances

The Top Five Male Fragrances

Choosing a fragrance as a lady can be a tall task considering the amount of different products that are on the market but as a guy it must be quite bewildering. You need to choose a smell that appeals to you as well the ladies and at the same time won’t make too much of a dent on your bank account. The key is to go for something that is not too overpowering and of course a good looking bottle always goes down well. Here is a lowdown of our top five male fragrances.

Gold by Jay Z
Till those … Read More

Masque Bar

Masque Bar

Over the past few years beauty innovations in the West have taken their lead from beauty trends in the East – more specifically Korea. BB creams anyone? Masque Bar is part of the Look Beauty range from Korea. There are twelve masks in this range but four of them are sold exclusively in Boots.

I have spent the last month getting up close and personal with the Anti Blemish Mud Mask and the Pore Refining Cream Mask. The masks are sold in a set of three 15ml sachets, in a box which is plenty for the face … Read More

What’s In My Makeup Bag – Bianca Miller

What’s In My Makeup Bag – Bianca Miller

Who can forget Bianca Miller’s flawless performance on The Apprentice. Poised, assertive and competent, Bianca really did herself proud on the cut throat show which resulted in her becoming runner up. She also raised the profile of flesh coloured tights with her business proposal. Since then brands and media outlet have been falling over themselves to be affiliated with her. Aside from her business savvy stills, Bianca’s style was also noted. She took time out to show us what’s in her makeup bag.

Describe the items in your make-up bag.
The items of make-up that I use consist of foundation, … Read More

Six Brown Beauties Went Lipstick Shopping

Six Brown Beauties Went Lipstick Shopping

It all started during our usual #BBT chat that takes place every Sunday; the topic was favourite lip products. The subject of nude and bold colours came up where a few of us – including me – admitted that we found it hard to pick out a neutral colour and often ended up buying the same berry or plums. A group of us decided to set that straight by meeting up and going lipstick shopping. Find out what happened when six brown beauties went lipstick shopping.

Last Tuesday I joined Lynda from Wonderlusting and Andrea Ilaka and fellow brownbeauty writers, … Read More