The Beauty Business | Florence Adepoju - Founder of MDMflow

The Beauty Business | Florence Adepoju – Founder of MDMflow

In an industry where most beauty brands boil down to a handful of common denominator conglomerates, I truly relish launches from those that are niche and independent with a great backstory, and one that’s been on my radar as of late…

An Unlikely Home

An Unlikely Home

I’ve shared the contents of my beauty cabinet on several occasions, but how’s the fridge for beauty storage? There are two main reasons why the same place I keep my milk and eggs makes for great storage in comparison to the bathroom cabinet –…

The Exam Season Kit

The Exam Season Kit

As if one degree wasn’t enough, last year I decided to read for a master’s and subject myself to more late nights spent writing 4,500 word essays on topics from how governments in the Gulf can promote entrepreneurship in their economies to why…

I'm Not Quite Ready to Leave Winter and This is Why...

I’m Not Quite Ready to Leave Winter and This is Why…

Granted that along with the winter come frosted fingers that you’re certain will drop off the next time you leave the house without gloves, or wind so vicious it penetrates what you thought was a hijab that’d keep you warm….

Parfum Du Jour | Diptyque Do Son

Parfum Du Jour | Diptyque Do Son

‘The headier, the better’ is a mantra that seems to inform my fragrance purchases. I’ve never shied away from a perfume chock full of intoxicating floral notes be it gardenia, magnolia, jasmine or rose, but Diptyque’s Do Son, a tuberose-laden eau de parfum,…

The Love Remains

The Love Remains

I keep a journal. There’s just something incredibly therapeutic about penning your innermost thoughts, especially when times are tough and seemingly hang over you like an albatross around your neck. Granted my feelings aren’t as eloquently documented in a writing style similar to the…

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

The Mixstress Workshop | Turmeric & Oat Face Mask

With the exception of those super high-tech glycolic, hyaluronic or lactic acid laced face masks, there are other skincare items I’d personally rather splurge on simply because I believe that absolutely nothing beats a mask born from the ingredients sitting in our…

Self-Care

Self-Care

After reading this piece by one of my favourite contemporary poets, Yrsa Daley-Ward on ThandieKay, I got to thinking about my own self-care routine. The fast paced and at times overwhelming flow of life in London paired with the mentally and…

Illamasqua Eyebrow Effects Course Hosted by Three Mobile

Illamasqua Eyebrow Effects Course Hosted by Three Mobile

Until very recently the whole eyebrows on fleek thing was just incredibly daunting. Pencil or powder? How do I fill in my brows? Why can’t mine look like hers? These were questions that came to mind whenever I’d consider getting myself out of…