This month, we are putting a spotlight on some independent black-owned beauty and skincare brands.
Sadly, it is all too common for black women to go shopping for make up, only to find that mainstream brands do not cater to their skin colour. Many of the brands on the highstreet specialise in shades for lighter skin tones.
We have found some black-owned beauty brands designed by black women for black women. This week, we would like to present the Afro Hair and Skin company. This award winning brand uses only natural and organic ingredients to create their products. These are designed to cater specifically to the needs of textured hair and melanin rich skin in the best possible way.
Click on the link to their website to find out more about the brand’s philosophy, and browse their products...
Now, more businesses are going to be opening their doors to the public! This includes pubs and restaurants, as well as cinemas and leisure spaces.
This article from The Guardian will give you a summary of what you can and cannot do:
For many of us, lockdown may have highlighted some dreams you have had but have not considered pursuing for real. You may have been sitting on an idea, or been wanting to make steps towards going solo in your career, and start a business.
Our Entrepreneur Academy program is designed to fit around your life. Each student is paired with an educator who has years of experience in building businesses, and the material is online, meaning you can access it whenever you want.
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Today, we are celebrating black women who are making it big in fashion!
This article from Who What Wear introduces 8 inspiring influencers for you to check out on Instagram...
Our ancestors probably never would have predicted what our lives look like now, much less the impact social media would have.
Sure, Instagram is great to hop on to when you’re in an outfit-inspiration rut or looking to roust a chuckle from a good meme, but social media platforms have played a pivotal part in shifting cultural conversations, political movements, and trends (for good and bad).
And while I too am addicted to Astro Twitter, I know the importance these platforms play beyond mindlessly scrolling.
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