because body positivity has been really important to me lately
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Many of us have dealt with the issue of having to choose between paying more to eat healthy or saving money by choosing the less nutritious route. Unfortunately, this battle between our pockets and our health tends to happens more often than it should. Making the effort to eat a healthy, well-rounded diet can sometimes be more than we bargained for. However, it is still very possible to do so…
Leading a healthy lifestyle is a surefire way to improve the overall quality of our lives, and it is also the best choice to make when it comes to preserving our youth and vitality. These seven women have shown us that consistency, effort, and determination towards our health and fitness goals can work wonders and leave people in awe when telling them our true age. Take a look.
- Neutral Blazer – Every woman needs at least one lightweight blazer in a basic color that can be paired with any outfit for an instant upgrade. Regardless of whether you are wearing a chic dress or casual slacks; adding a blazer is an instant touch of pizzazz that will allow you to go from the boardroom to after work drinks with the girls.
- Confidence Dress – Most people like to suggest at least…
“Summa Summa Summa time. Summa tim!”
Summer is finally here! And if you’re like me, then your summer is filled with BBQs, beach trips, amusement park visits and other outdoor activities. But while you’re enjoying the warm weather, shorts, bikinis and maxi dresses, don’t forgot your most important accessory – sunscreen.
The truth is everyone needs sunscreen. However, the reality is that many…
Black Excellence▶◀ ↪ Anika Noni Rose
"I think that one of the most detrimental issues with regard to the vision a black women in in the media is not having well-rounded images.You see one thing where you see the other, very much the virgin whore complex it is somebody is really really fabulously great like so great you like really I’ve never met that person or they’re so foul and nasty that once again you never met that person.”
Lupita Nyong’o lands her first ever Vogue magazine cover.
Whilst not a throwback post, this is still history in the making. She’s won multiple awards, is the new face of beauty brand Lancome, has acquired the rights to produce Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’, bringing it to celluloid, is starring in the latest Star Wars flick and now, she’s on the cover of American Vogue.
If you, like us, follow her on instagram you probably noticed that she was recently in Morocco. Whilst we know she was taking a vacation, we also now know that Nyong’o was hard at work shooting for her spread in Vogue, photographed by Mikael Jansson.
Don’t quote us on this but we think she’s the first ever Kenyan actress to land this cover and one of the few African women to do so, aside from Iman and Alek Wek.
'First Lady' by Hayden Williams