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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…

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Six essential health benefits to being a vegetarian | Geeta Sidhu-Robb

From our mood to our immune system, the vegetarian lifestyle can provide us with a vast array of health perks. Professional Holistic Health specialist, nutritionist, raw chef and life coach, Geeta Sidhu-Robb, is the founder and CEO of Nosh Detox, the UK’s first home delivery service of non-pasteurised juices and meal plans. Nosh Detox develops…

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Tasty Afro-fusion recipes to boost your health | Chef Mick Élysée

Yes, it’s still cold and damp outside and as if that’s not bad enough everyone seems to be going down with coughs and sneezes. So we’ve asked International TV chef Mick Élysée to brighten our tastebuds and boost our health with some of his delicious afro-fusion recipes.  Each one is packed full of tasty ingredients…

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Why I support World Afro Day | Zena Tuitt

World Afro Day is the vision of a mother called Michelle DeLeon, who was inspired by hearing her daughter sing about how much she loved her natural afro hair.  Like most social entrepreneurs, the idea was born from a desire to make a difference and be the change she wanted to see in the world.  Hearing…

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Big Hair No Care Opens at Pop Brixton

Style influencer, Freddie Harrel, has launched her first retail store for her debut hair line at Big Hair No Care @ Pop Brixton. The store aims to be a fun, welcoming hub for the natural hair community and is set to become a community hot spot for creative and entrepreneurial women of colour to connect…

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Winners announced for PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards

 The winners’ have been announced for the very first  PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards. The event took place at WeWork Moorgate with drinks sponsored by lingerie brand beingu  Hosted by PRECIOUS columnist and blogger, Lisa Bent, the event applauded the products, innovation and blogs created by British women of colour, often the unseen pioneers’ within the hair…

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Finalists announced for PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards

The finalists have been announced for the inaugural PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards powered by PREMAE. The awards launched in January 2017 to provide a platform for women of colour who have created and launched beauty products and services, often from their kitchen tables or tablets and often while juggling other roles. The announcement was made at WahNails, Soho…