Fashion, Fashion & Beauty, Haircare

Simple Tips On How To Grow Healthy Relaxed Hair

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Relaxed hair has gotten a bad reputation over the last couple of years. A lot of women are opting for the natural look for many different reasons. A major one is that natural hair is a lot healthier. But you can actually have healthy relaxed hair if you really take time to care for your hair. Watch this video by Essntl to find out how:   Source: Kamdora

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Events, Fashion & Beauty, Haircare

Why Kate Henshaw Still Remains Our Brand Ambassador- Adanna Enwezor, Convener, African Hair Summit

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Still brimming from the success of the maiden edition of the African Hair Summit  in 2016, the convener, Adanna Enwezor, is set to recreate the magic with the 2017 edition. Expectedly, the focus is to make Nigerians pay more attention to their health by embracing a natural approach, especially for their hair.   So, what’s new to be expected from this edition? According to Adanna, “The theme for this year’s edition is Growing The African Hair Industry Through Strategic Thinking And Safe Practices.” “Participants should look forward to health talks for the hair and skin, Business Workshops and Certifications, Organic

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Bella Naija, Designers

Imad Eduso Presents Autumn Winter 2017 Collection ‘The Glam Tux’

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Womenswear brand Imad Eduso presents it’s Autumn Winter 2017 collection called The Glam Tux for the women who aren’t slaves to trends, but set their own. The Glam Tux collection epitomises strength, acceptance and self confidence, without eliminating the masculinity of a tuxedo, this collection embodies the multifaceted independent woman who can look alluring, sophisticated and timeless all in one. With an array of fabric from silk,organza to tweed with a touch of sparkle in the form of embellishments, these pieces are indeed for the masters of style. See the Collection Credits Photographer: @Raniola Model: @fatbellysu Accessories: @fusion_trendz Website: www.imad-eduso.com Instagram: @imadeduso_ Contact

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Food, Haircare

These Foods Will Make Your Natural Hair Grow Faster

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If you are on a hair growth journey then you have probably heard that hair growth is a scientific process and is directly related to the food you eat and your lifestyle. If you periodically watch youtube videos on hair growth from your favorite gurus who may produce content on their personal hair growth stories you will hear them mention changes to their diet that really propelled their journey and helped them to meet their goals In this post, we want to take a comprehensive look at the food groups and what foods you should be eating to encourage maximum

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Fashion & Beauty

Style Blogger, Princess Demi Oke, Reinvents The Classic Agbada For Women

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Hello my lovesss. For today’ post, I wanted something different, something no one has ever done before. So I picked up hubby’ agbada, styled it with a statement belt, my heels and gbam, I was ready to go. Tip; tie the belt around the front layer only. Source: princessdemioke.me

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Designers, Fashion, Weddings

Five Bridal Shoes You’ll Love To Buy

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Your wedding shoes are a special pair that you’ll treasure forever. Even if your dress covers them up, you want to be confident knowing that you love whatever pair you choose. Just like your dress, this is a purchase where a tiny splurge is completely valid. Comfort is KEY on your wedding day, so even if you get googly-eyed about a pair of stilettos, keep in mind that you’re going to wearing those bad boys for many hours (likely more than a full eight hour work day to be precise). You’ll want to make sure that your tootsies can remain

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Celebrity Gist, Fashion & Beauty

Olajumoke Orisaguna, Rosaline Meurer Stun As Cover Girls

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There seems to be no stopping bread seller turned model, Olajumoke Orisaguna. She recently added another feather to her steadily glamorous cap, together with controversial actress, Rosaline Meurer, as cover girl for the latest edition of House of Maliq Magazine. See photos:          

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Designers, Fashion

Check Out The Maki Oh Collection Autumn/Winter 2017

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Maki Oh Collection AW17 This Maki Oh fall collection gets its inspiration from love and seduction on the move. The imagination behind it is that of “…young lower-middle class woman and her journey to see a lover for a casual encounter.” The setting is Lagos, at night and the collection is a movement through this lady’s commute in the various means of transportation available to someone of her status; the yellow danfo bus, symbolic representations of the ever-busy Lagos life, and a walk in the dark to get to her lover’s place. This collection speaks to a young woman who

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Fashion, Men's Fashion

Toyin Lawani’s Son Becomes Payporte Ambassador

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Celebrity stylist and fashion designer, Toyin Lawani is one proud mum! The divalicious CEO of Tiannah Styling revealed on her Instagram that her 3-year-old son Jermaine aka ‘Lord Maine’ has now become the youngest ambassador for online retail store, Payporte. She also revealed the child model, who started taking fashion design classes last year, will be having his very own collection on the platform. Lord Maine @lordmaine2 signed and sealed,youngest star child signed to@payporte, she wrote. Cant wait to share his very own collection from payporte, oya lets go! The 35-year-old mother of two also did well to acknowledge ex-boyfriend and

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Beauty, Skincare

Are You Over-exfoliating Your Face?

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Any good skincare routine begins with the all-important cleansing process — but how much scrubbing is too much? According to celebrity skin expert and registered nurse Jamie Sherrill, any exfoliation that causes your skin to adopt certain changes means you’re likely exfoliating more than you should. Here are three changes that Sherrill says are surefire signs that you’ve been overdoing it. 1. Shiny forehead “You know you’ve over-exfoliated when your forehead can double as a mirror,” Sherrill says. The reason? “Light reflects easily off of over-exfoliated skin because you’ve smoothed out the natural texture to your skin too much,” she

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Beauty, Makeup

Tips To Make Your Make-up Last All Day

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Have you ever spent ages applying your makeup in the morning, and then come home later that day to see raccoon eyes and foundation marks or dried out skin and spots appearing again? Just a few simple changes in your makeup routine will help your beautiful makeup last much longer. 1. Wash Your Face. Washing away dirt, serum and old makeup will help your fresh makeup last a lot longer. If you put fresh makeup on a dirty face, it’ll tend to slip off or flake away. Wash your face in the morning, before putting on makeup. Don’t use harsh soap on your face.

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Designers, Fashion

‘Go to Hell': Stefano Gabbana Tells Critics Who Lambasted Him For Celebrating America’s First Lady Official Potrait

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Legendary fashion designer Stefano Gabbana got into it with his fans on Tuesday when some of them took offence with the Dolce & Gabbana designer sharing a picture of First Lady Melania Trump on his own Instagram page. The US first lady, Melania Trump was wearing the designer’s $2,895 Turlington jacket in her first official portrait. When Stefano Gabbana of the Dolce & Gabbana brand took notice he quickly shared the photo on his page to celebrate the significant achievement.   For any fashion designer, having your work modeled by the first lady in an official portrait could be seen

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Makeup

How To Tie Infinity Pleat Round Gele Like A Pro(Video)

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Gele has been in African culture and traditions for centuries it gives any outfit a popping effect, it commands elegance to the next level of  fashion.  A gele should not be mistaken for turban, it’s an accessory worn with a traditional Nigerian outfit. It is usually worn by females with a traditional attire, for special occasions like weddings, naming ceremonies, burials, church service, and religious celebration. Gele is perfect for the chick futuristic and fashion fawar. Here is a video on how to tie your own gele for your parties. Watch and learn.   Source: Greennews

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Fashion & Beauty

The Right Way To Wear The Iconic Pencil Skirt

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Back to school/ office! I know many of you have to look very “business” to work (unlike me who can wear every flowery mini skirt I like to hihi). And to achieve this, there is an iconic piece: the pencil skirt! Characteristics: tight, just above or under the knee length, mostly high waisted, optionally splitted. The fact that it is so figure hugging scares away many women. The look on the face of my clients when I suggest them to try one on tells it all. And they are also afraid that it will look too “old”. Both are untrue

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Beauty, Makeup

This Is How To Use Kajal To Make Your Eyes Pop Out

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There’s just something about kajal-rimmed eyes that bring a subtle but magical touch to our look. So much so that our eyes feel incomplete without a dash of kohl. If you’re a girl who can’t step out of the house without a few black swipes of this makeup du jour or you rely on it to dramatize your eyes on occasion, you definitely need to read these kajal tips and tricks. From applying it right to amplifying the look, follow these tips to highlight your eyes like never before. 1. Are You Using The Right One? Since kajal is probably

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Beauty, Makeup, Vendors

5 Tips To Consider Before Choosing Your Bridal Make up Artist

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Choosing the right makeup artist for your big day is as important as your venue and wedding dress. He or she will be responsible for the way you look on the most important day of your life. So here, five ways to ensure you’ve got the right man or woman for your wedding.   1. Decide the look you’re going to go for This is important as different makeup artists specialise in different looks. Of course, most of them will be able to give you the look you want, but it’s still best to know what you want before approaching

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Beauty, Makeup

The Difference Between Primers And Mattifiers To Know Which Is Ideal For You

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These days, there are a multitude of products out there that allow us to achieve a flawless face in minutes, even if our skin is less than perfect. Mattifiers and primers are two such product categories created to give us the perfect complexion. However, the question becomes, “Which of these products is best for my skin type?” To help you figure out which one is ideal for you, we did some digging to find out the differences between primers and mattifiers. Primers What they do: Primers are sort of like insurance for your makeup. Although they often wear many hats

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Fashion & Beauty, Parenting

This Is How To Be Pregnant And Stylish

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Just because you are pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t look fab and you have to stop shopping for cute wears. You can still rock your pregnancy with style with a few easy tips.  Rocking the bump can be just as fun. Don’t worry about the weight gain have got you covered on that. 1.Rock Your Style in Maxi Source: nydailynews.com Pregnancy means you will leave behind your favorite tight fitted wears like yoga pants, sweatpants or any kind of active wears. But that shouldn’t stop you from looking trendy altogether. Maxi dresses are super comfy and are a mom-to-be favorite. Wear

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Haircare

Now That You Are Clean Shaven, This Is How To Take Care Of Your Head

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Whether you’ve recently shaved or you’ve been sporting the no-hair look for years, do you know the best ways to care for your head? Neither did we, so we turned to the men and women who have helped more people go bald than anyone else we know: our St. Baldrick’s barbers. Hair care professionals answered our call for advice, and they gave us some great tips! Here’s what our barbers had to say: 1. Don’t ditch the shampoo and conditioner Those tiny hairs on your head may be hard to see, but they still need some love! Oils and dirt

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Designers, Men's Fashion

Femy Toys Unveils “GEOMETRY 3.0” for WET 17

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Fast rising menswear label, Femy Toys has released the second part of its collection for WET 17. The design house whose design soul is carefully stitched to creating shapes on timeless silhouette while maintaining simplicity added a core element of living called Culture, straying away from its usual casual vibe and drawing its references from the Northern part of Nigeria as seen in its presentation.     For Femi Adeyemi, “Geometry isn’t Culture Defined but my team and I decided to dive into the Laidback yet Artistically driven Fashion of the Northern Culture.” Femy Toys, amidst countless numbers of designers,

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