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Finalists announced for the PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2019

A national billboard campaign, a book hailed as the ‘Black Girls bible’ and the mum of seven behind a successful East London vegan restaurant, are amongst the diverse range of finalists up for this years PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of women of colour across a range of creative industries. This includes…

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Nominations set to close for PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2019

It’s not too late to submit a nomination for the PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2019…  Nominations in our 13 categories will close at midnight (GMT) on 26 May. If you know a woman of colour who deserves recognition for her skincare brand, her hair product, the must listen to podcast she launched or the brilliant book…

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6 ways to winter-proof your skin

With temperatures set to drop further this month, the layers of clothing are likely to increase but it’s also important to up your skincare regime to help protect your skin from the chill. Here are six ways to help combat the cold wreaking havoc on your complexion… Ditch the dryness Central heating on full blast…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | It’s not about the coffee

The latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent. As I write this I am in the Cayman Islands. By the time you read this, I will be back in the UK. The trip was spontaneous but definitely came at the right time. How did I know? Let me tell you. I was…

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Winners Announced at Precious Lifestyle Awards 2018 

Held at Google’s headquarters in Central London, the inaugural Precious Lifestyle Awards saw some of  the most creative British women of colour awarded  for their enterprise. The diverse range of finalists included months-old   start-up entrepreneurs, women challenging the status quo and mothers with their children in tow.  Each one reflecting excellence from across the creative…

Shortlist Announced for Precious Lifestyle Awards

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural Precious Lifestyle Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of women of colour across 12 creative sectors. In its inaugural year, the awards have attracted hundreds of online votes participating in the process of rooting for women of colour – many of whom are often overlooked…

5 Tips for Jumpstarting Your Day

Whether you work a traditional 9 to 5 or need to be up-and-running with the sun, one thing is for sure–life gets easier with a routine. If you struggle with finding the focus and energy to face a busy day, entrepreneur and business coach, Ariana Pierce has a few morning routine must-haves that will get you excited…

Where are the Women in Grime? | Dr Monique Charles

The grime scene has always been heavily dominated by men, with alpha male ideologies pushing women in the scene to make themselves appear more masculine, both in appearance and performance. Over time, women have been able to glamorise their image, and they now have a more diverse representation from more androgynous to hyper-feminine. Women are…

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New series for Channel 4 is looking for families to take part

Do you wonder what YOUR children would do with a long weekend to themselves? Families with at least two children aged 8-16 wanted for new series that will question to what degree modern parenting styles prepare children for adulthood. How much do parents influence the behaviour of their children, even when they’re not around? And…

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Win tickets to the brownbeautytalk beauty masterclass

Our friends over at brownbeautytalk  the beauty website aimed at women of colour, launch their first beauty masterclass on Wednesday 28 February. The inaugural event is a skin care session, featuring, British skincare brand, Good Things and the Black Skin Directory. The aim of the evening is to tackle skincare issues experienced by women of colour, such as…