Over the last few years, Ghana has become the go-to destination for Black folks across the diaspora. From Afronation to Afrochella, and everything in between, the now famous “Detty December” is when things get rowdy in the capital, Accra. But beyond the party scene, Ghana is brimming with history, culture, stunning natural wonders and picturesque beaches.
Korean skin-care is taking over, and we're totally here for it
In what seems like an overnight sensation, K-Beauty has truly taken over. With a reputation for being gender-neutral and health-centric, K-Beauty has been hailed as a movement that caters to everyone, and we mean everyone.
Jayda Wayda braids are the new style on the block. They’re similar to Coi Leray braids, but there are some key differences. The look is characterized by five (usually, but feel free to get creative here) long, chunky braids–two at the front and three at the back.
Set the scene… You’re getting ready for a glamorous, invitation-only event you’ve been looking forward to all year. Your make-up is perfect, you’ve slayed the hair and the accessories are matched to perfection. The dress, the star of the show, is stunning and most importantly, completely unique. You’ll know as you walk in, knowing one else will have this dress.
Have you heard of labor braids? What about labor twists, locs or cornrows?
Maybe you’re a little late to the game but labor braids have most definitely been a hot topic. Black women like us are giving serious thought to how we want to slay our hair, not just during pregnancy (remember those jaw-dropping pregnancy photoshoots?), but also when we’re ready to pop. You might think it’s a minor thing, but our hair always holds major importance in our lives, and labor is no exception.
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We’ve all been loving Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. The drama, the romance, the glamor, the costumes and of course, the hairstyles. It’s undeniable, the Black and biracial female cast members have been serving looks and it’s all we can think about! Since its release in early May the Netflix and Shondaland production has claimed its place as the most popular show across the UK and the USA, and amassed almost 60 million viewing hours in its second week.
The internet has a funny way of connecting us over shared woes and dramas, so we scoured Twitter and Insta to find the funniest and most relatable salon problems…
When you think of the salon what words come to mind? A late stylist, color gone wrong or just too much gossip? Yes, we’ve all had those salon experiences that are… less than pleasurable.
When it comes to new and inventive hairstyles, Black girls are ahead of the game. Yes we love the classics like box braids or Senegalese twists but sometimes there are new, creative styles on the block. Enter bubble braids! Playful and fun, bubble braids are also known as poodle puff braids or halo braids.
Chunky, curly and cool, Coi Leray braids are the new go-to, protective style. They’re a play on the classic knotless braids style, but they’re chunky in size, have curly ends, and can come in different lengths. Inspired by rapper Coi Leray, this braided style is taking the Internet by storm with Black women adding their own spin to the look.
Let me introduce you to Windsor! Yes that Windsor, where Harry and Meghan got married and home to the late Queen’s favorite residence, Windsor Castle. Windsor is filled with royal charm and history, but it’s also where I spend weekends with family and friends, where I got my first job, where I go shopping and where I find myself on those random Saturday afternoons.
There’s no denying it, Abigail Opiah has great skin! Glowy, luminous and healthy. Want to get that skin glow that Abigail has? We took some time to quiz our Un-ruly co-founder (as well as seasoned PR and creative marketing professional), on her skincare routine, her thoughts on professional treatments and her go-to products.
Hair dilemmas! We’ve all had them or we’re going through one right now. It could be damage, dry scalp issues, a haircut gone wrong or maybe growing out an undercut. If you’ve got a hair woe that you’d like some advice on, you can get your question answered from one of our Yeluchi stylists.
Are you in the mood to add some length and volume to your tresses? You could try the classics like clip-ins or sew-in weaves, but have you thought of tape? Tape-in weaves, (also known as tape-in hair extensions or simply tape-ins) have been around for a little while, and they’re only growing in popularity.