Hi pumpkins! You know my goal in life is to bring you the best of glamour and fierceness from the Motherland, right? So imagine my excitement when I was contacted by the group behind Imperial Leather, PZ Cussons. Now I know you’re familiar with the iconic Imperial Leather soap bars- remember the creamy beige classic … Continue reading #LittleLuxuryMoments: Imperial Leather Relaunches in Accra
Hey dolls! Let’s talk skincare for a hot minute. You all know I love makeup (or “makeupses” as my boo Rosie calls it) but listen. Great skin takes your sexy to new heights. What do we want? Fresh, glowing, supple skin! When do we want it? Upon the immediate. Skincare is very much a different … Continue reading Love the Skin You’re In!
Hey pumpkins! It’s my favourite day of the week YAAAAAASSS! I’m a Christian and God is totes my homeboy. Come Sunday, you’ll usually find me breaking it down in the aisle. I’m turning into one of those disrespectful church aunties who cut in and start singing “Igwe” when everyone else is still singing “Jehovah you are … Continue reading OOTD: Sunday Slayage
Hey boos! It’s been a while since my last nail art post, so I wanted to kick off my Weekly Nailgasm series again! What better way to sashay back to nail art glory than with this chic ombre tribal print? Better GIT IT. I love ombre so much, whether it’s on hair, fabric, or nails. … Continue reading Weekly Nailgasm: Ombre Tribal
My loves. This is the post that I started to write over a year ago and continuously lost my nerve. Today I read about Auntie Oprah’s epic faux pas and I thought, “the time is now.” In Oprah’s O Magazine, there was a fashion segment about crop tops. The line was “If (and only if) … Continue reading On Beauty.
Today is my homegirl Rosie’s birthday! Festoon the streets with glitter! Let balloons fill the sky! LET THEM EAT CAKE! I’m always going on about how much I adore this chick, and I’ve missed her every single day since moving back to London. She is my pumpkin, my moon and stars, my liebschen. Let’s do … Continue reading Happy Birthday Rosie! ♥
Friday March 6th, 2015, marked 58 years since my home country Ghana declared its independence from colonial rule. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence. This is a source of great pride, and we have so many reasons to celebrate. Every time I go home, I’m excited … Continue reading OOTD: Ghanaian Independence Day Slayage
Hey boo hey! How you livin’? So let’s dive straight in. I recently told you all how much I love Valentine’s Day. This tends to confuse people, since I am the quintessential single girl about town. It’s not like I don’t like menz no more (I’m not #deliverdt). Idris just hasn’t arrived with my bride … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Galentine’s Day
I know what everyone says about Valentine’s Day. It’s overly commercial, it’s meaningless, it’s just another marketing ploy to pressure people into spending money, etc. But in the world we live in, nice things like love are in short supply. Life can be hard. Sometimes it hurts. Terrible people do terrible things to innocent people. … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
My darling dolls, my sweethearts, my raisons d’etre! How have you been? I just wanted to share my new nails with you, because I love you and want you to have nice things. I recently told you guys about my fave nail salon, Chapel Spa Nail and Beauty in Angel, North London. Well this week … Continue reading Weekly Nailgasm: All That Glitters