5 Essential Products For a ‘No-Foundation’ Makeup Look

This post details the 5 essential products you need to achieve a no-foundation makeup look. All the products are linked. I’m not a fan of foundation.  I avoid wearing it as much as possible.  The key to a no-foundation make up look is clear skin. Second, is the products you use as well as how…

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Kiehl’s Avocado Nourishing Hydrating Mask Review

This is a short review of Kiehl’s Avocado Nourishing Hydrating Mask.

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The Ordinary for Oily Acne-Prone Skin

Find out which skincare products from The Ordinary are the best suited for oily, acne-prone skin.

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Little Girl

For my first piece of writing on colourism (To Be Black) click here. I think about the subject of colourism almost every day, both consciously and subconsciously.  Little girl, little girlWonder are you listeningLittle girl, little girlStruggling with your confidenceLittle girl, little girlGod made you so beautifulLittle girl, little girlI just thought that you should…

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Affordable Wig on a Student Budget (Wig Under £100)

GET $10 OFF ANY PRODUCT AT MODERN SHOW HAIR BY CLICKING THIS LINK or using the code ‘GAKENIA10’ (this is not an ad, I just managed to get you guys a $10 discount lol) I recently invested in a wig. I have never been a massive fan of wigs. Not until I started going to uni…

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I bought lashes from Amazon

I love eyelashes when it comes to make-up; they complete a look. Before, I used to buy single pairs from Superdrug for about £5-8 per pair and use one set about five times (that’s if I didn’t lose the set). My friend told me that buying lashes from Aliexpress was significantly cheaper so I looked…

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Investment Banking Spring Weeks

Canary Wharf at night. Source: Wikipedia I had the privilege of attending a spring week at a top 3 Investment Bank in April this year. Those who have gone through the process would understand how mentally draining it is to secure a place in such a competitive program. You learn how to deal with rejection…

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Things to do and where to stay in Nanyuki

Nanyuki is a dream. I went to Nanyuki for the first time this month and I fell in love. From waking up to see Mount Kenya, to walking alongside Gazelles, it was an experience and a half. I went with my family, which I loved, but would love to go there with my friends. Keep…

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Can You Use Primer As Moisturiser?

Last month I ran out of my Neutrogena Oil Free Moisturiser. I didn’t have time to buy a new one so I did a quick Google search, can you use primer as a moisturizer?, reached into my makeup bag, and grabbed my Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Mattifying Primer. In the beginning I thought the primer was…

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