Black in the Academy: A brief student perspective! #ShutDownAcademia

I started this blog back in 2012 at the start of a deeply personal life-altering journey. My initial focus was beauty, as I transitioned from a corporate life into makeup artistry- a world that for me was not only unfamiliar but unknown. As the years have passed and the journey of knowing myself has continued, … Continue reading Black in the Academy: A brief student perspective! #ShutDownAcademia

Happy Blessed Birthday Breonna Taylor! #SayHerName

Dearest Breonna, Blessed 27th Birthday! You were probably thinking of the different ways you wanted to celebrate your special day, especially during these unfamiliar virus-driven times. You were probably planning every little detail from your clothes to hair. You could probably guess who would be the first to wish you happy birthday out of your … Continue reading Happy Blessed Birthday Breonna Taylor! #SayHerName

Mental Health Awareness Week!

Hey Loves, How are you feeling? How are the restrictions where you are? Are things lifting, improving? It is Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK and this year the theme is 'kindness'. In the current climate mental health matters more than ever. Being kind to others can feel more familiar and comfortable than … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week!

How are YOU?

How are you love? Really?  I wanted to write you, write to you and ask how you are feeling during these different, challenging and unfamiliar times. How is your mental, physical and spiritual health? Are you being kind to yourself or being self-critical? How are your family and friends? Are you feeling more isolated and … Continue reading How are YOU?

Do you (self) care?💭💚

Hey Loves! It is often not until something bad/ negative/ frustrating/ sad (and so on) happens that shakes us to our very core that we start to think about our self. Note I said often, not always, as once you start thinking about and actually taking better care of yourself the benefits can be rewarding. … Continue reading Do you (self) care?💭💚

Fashion Feels! Answering your fashion questions!🙈👗

Hey Loves, This week we are talking fashion! Maybe not so much of the talking but rather me answering your fashion-related questions. I for sure agree that the emphasis on my blog for the past year (maybe a little longer) has been clothes and my style. Let's jump straight into why that is and other … Continue reading Fashion Feels! Answering your fashion questions!🙈👗

Do you even wear makeup anymore Sis? 🤔 Answering your beauty related questions!🙈💄

Hey Loves, Happy Thursday! Although it may not very well be Thursday when you read this post. So let's just go with happy day of the week you're reading this! I've been looking at the content changes to my blog over the last couple of years which coincide with the directional changes in my lifestyle … Continue reading Do you even wear makeup anymore Sis? 🤔 Answering your beauty related questions!🙈💄

Balance! Finding inner peace…

Hey Loves, It has indeed been a while since we last had any contact with each other. In the past, I have said sorry for my absence and whilst I am always disheartened at not posting content as often as I would like, I cannot apologise for focusing on self and healing. When we think of … Continue reading Balance! Finding inner peace…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Hey Loves! Happy International Women’s Day! I celebrate all the amazing women today past, present and future. Women who paved the way that I may have rights and opportunities that were previously denied. Those who have given up their lives in the pursuit of equality and justice. Whether famous or quiet heroes who only a … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!

My ‘natural’ Valentine… 🖤

Hey Loves, I’m gonna keep this one short and sweet! Whether you celebrated the ‘day of love’ with a significant other or sang Single Ladies’ with the same passion as Sacha Fierce (Yes... that’s Beyoncé) I hope you enjoyed it! For a member of #TeamOverdressed it was another reason to dress up and I think … Continue reading My ‘natural’ Valentine… 🖤