Two Nigerian entrepreneurs are launching a range of sun protection creams specifically targeted at black people. Sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa have created a community-driven beauty line, called Bolden made with Shea nuts produced from Burkina Faso. Kudos to the inspirational entrepreneurs on the remarkable initiative.
South Africa’s state of the nation address was a total mess, but beyond the chaos President Jacob Zuma spoke about the optimism about economic growth, foreign investment and radical socio-economic transformation. There were other interesting highlights, not least the colourful sartorial gorgeousness, now an annual fixture of the SONA.
It’s not a secret that women want healthy hair and skin. But for many, this usually means subjecting them to products full of chemicals. Julie Bela Wamona takes a look at one Kenyan entrepreneur who is encouraging women to ditch harsh hair and skin products by providing natural alternatives.
In recent years, men’s fashion has been gaining popularity. It comes as no surprise that African prints are trending on menswear runways across the continent. We made a list of some of our favourite looks.
A Nigerian fashion designer clothing line, Tokatoka, has pulled out all the stops for their latest collection ‘Fure’. We spoke to the talented designers to find out what inspired their latest line.
What is African identity? And what does it mean for modern women today? Content producer and photographer Nombuso Kosazana posed this question to several women from Johannesburg, South Africa and this is what they had to say.