Tag: Beauty

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EditorMay 6, 2018

Embracing your beauty is tough for any one but Toolz Oniru-Demuren has cracked the code

The journey to accepting my body hasn’t really been a smooth one. Growing up, I wasn’t particularly confident. As a ...

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Aisha SalaudeenFebruary 13, 2018

Taking a look under the hood of Lagos’ brutal Beauty industry

Bimbo Onafowokan, 27, has just changed into a towel at a corner in a small shop. Seated next to her ...

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ToluDecember 22, 2017

Meet Mildred Peace Ehiguese… the 41st winner of the Miss Nigeria pageant

37 ladies representing the 36 states in Nigeria and the FCT strutted the Miss Nigeria stage last night, in traditional ...

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ToluDecember 21, 2017

One of these 37 ladies will emerge #MissNigeria2017 tonight

Tonight, the 41st Miss Nigeria will be crowned. Following series of auditions across the country, 37 finalists successfu…

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ToluDecember 20, 2017

Miss Nigeria 2017 will be a fusion of fashion, beauty and everything good about Nigeria

This week, a new Miss Nigeria will be crowned at the Eko Convention Centre. The journey to this year’s finale ...

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ToluDecember 16, 2017

This Instagram MUA does makeup tutorials underwater (WATCH)

If you think you’ve seen all the quirkiness social media has to offer and you’re certain nothing can surpris…

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ToluDecember 16, 2017

3 things you didn’t know about beauty blenders: Google’s most-searched beauty phrase in 2017

As is the custom, Google has released its most searched terms of the year 2017 and you’ll be surprised to ...

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ToluDecember 4, 2017

This celebrity stylist is the reason we’ll be dying our hair BLUE this Christmas

When it comes to hair colour, not many of us are chameleons. We’d rather stick to our jet black, brown and ...

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ToluNovember 16, 2017

Kemi Adetiba just redefined ‘sexy’ with this message about physical insecurities

Thanks to Kemi Adetiba, sexy, beauty and self-love will never mean the same to us. If you thought you had ...

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ToluNovember 15, 2017

Why the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbie should inspire you

Life is no longer as you know it. Upsetting status quo and changing norms are a daily trend in this ...

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ToluOctober 26, 2017

“I craved so much to be lighter…” | This makeup artist shares her journey from skin bleaching to melanin

Nigerian makeup artist, Tenny Coco took to Instagram today to share an inspiring story of her experience with skin bleac…

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

I’d get my nails done but… | 5 women on why they don’t wear false nails

I was up at midnight scrolling through my Instagram feed and taking in the awkward mixture of amazing and sometimes ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 16, 2017

5 simple tips on how to maintain a flawless skin

We all want to have that flawless Instagrammable skin like the celebrities and models we so admire but obtaining —…

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ToluSeptember 9, 2017

10 products from Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line everyone should try

Would we be reaching if we said Rihanna does the absolutely most? Like literally, the most! A 40-shade foundation in ...

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ToluSeptember 6, 2017

Everyone is talking about the squiggle eyebrows | 4 reasons you should not jump on this trend

Makeup and beauty trends are daily evolving and because they are a form of art, they afford the liberty to ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ghana is banning bleaching creams but that’s not the point

The Ghanaian government just followed in Cote D’Ivoire’s lead and signed new legislation that seeks to regulate and in certain ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 3, 2017

We almost forgot Alessia Cara’s Scar-let number at the MTV VMAs

The MTV Video Music Awards happened exactly a week ago today – in today’s digital terms, that’s exactly a lifetime ...

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ToluAugust 18, 2017

Dark & Lovely Africa partners She Leads Africa to launch accelerator for beauty businesses

She Leads Africa in partnership with Dark & Lovely Africa has just opened applications for the 2017 Dark & Lovel…

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ToluJune 22, 2017

Kim Kardashian’s contouring kits made $14million in less than 20 minutes

Kim Kardashian is currently the queen of beauty in the US, if we’re to go by the numbers. The reality ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

Celmira Amade builds vegan beauty wonder product in the UK To revolutionise skincare For Melanin-rich skin

by Rachel Ogbu// When Celmira Amade came to study International Business at Royal Holloway University of London in 2010, she ...

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ToluApril 20, 2017

Julia Roberts is the World’s Most Beautiful Woman again and here are 10 reasons we kinda agree

She says she’s very flattered! And yes, we think she should be. Julia Roberts is as beautiful and ageless as ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 11, 2017

Opinion: How I overcame the devastating effects of body shaming and began to see beauty in everything

by Onuh-Yahaya, Z.   It was a rainy Saturday and all I wanted to do was sleep. My family, however, ...

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ToluFebruary 7, 2017

Style Standard: Toke Makinwa can do no wrong

by Temisan Emmanuel     When it comes to highlights and contours, you know Toke can do no wrong. Girl ...

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ToluNovember 16, 2016

See the full list of winners from the Genevieve Beauty Awards

Over the weekend, the maiden edition of the Genevieve Beauty Awards was held at the Victoria Hall of Intercontinental Ho… ...

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ToluNovember 14, 2016

Toke Makinwa, Peace Hyde, Miss Vimbai | All the red carpet fashion at the Genevieve Magazine Beauty Awards

It was an evening to celebrate beauty and wellness, not just the elements but the individuals who work hard to ...

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ToluNovember 11, 2016

It is finally here! The Genevieve Beauty Awards is set to hold this Sunday

The Genevieve Beauty Awards is finally here and your favourite beauty brands and people will be recognized for their exceptional ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Bolade Ogunfuye: In defence of the perfect woman, aged 32 [NEW VOICES]

by Bolade Ogunfuye What is the perfect age for a woman? What is the optimal tooth-length for the fashion-loving, private-room ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 20, 2016

Chimamanda Adichie is Boots No7’s new face

Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie is now the new face of make-up outfit, Boots No 7. Speaking in Vogue’s November 2016 ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

Poetry: WHISPERS

by Henry Emenike Anumudu I. On that dark and moonless night I saw them… Trample noiseless into cascades of derelict ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2016

Opinion: Beauty rules the world, but beauty is not what you think it is

“Aunty Seun, we can’t take that bike o”, Kemi lashed out in an alarming disgust that usually describes her ultimate ...

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