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Beauty

2 days ago
Like all other natural skincare products, Borage seed oil is a beauty-boosting wonder oil now making waves in the skincare sphere. Often found in face oils and serums, this oil doubles as both an antioxidant and hydration. As an added advantage, this golden elixir is rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a well-known skin-soothing agent. So,…
10 Oct
If your hair is falling out in tufts, or your hairline is rapidly receding, you’re probably already wondering what’s causing it and how to stop it. Hair loss is often an indication of an even bigger problem. Sometimes it’s naturally associated with ageing; other times, your hairstyle might be responsible, and in some cases, it’s…
3 Oct
Time goes by, and the world continues to spin, but one thing never seems to change; our innate desire for beauty. We’ve sought beauty in many ways; as we get tired of one trend, another appears. What fuels these seamless transitions? Let’s take a look through our history and how beauty has evolved ever since…
26 Sep
If there’s one thing everyone wants, it’s longer lashes. Wearing a pair of falsies every time you do your makeup can be an inconvenience and uncomfortable, which is why we’re all constantly on the lookout for new ways to grow natural lashes. If you have tried every trick in your book to no avail, there’s…
19 Sep
Facial oils are becoming even more popular today. Its soothing application process, instant complexion and moisturising glow have accounted for facial oils and their recent rise to fame. Jojoba oil is one facial oil that has also become increasingly popular. Very often marketed as a great option for people with acne-prone skin, Jojoba oil acts…
13 Sep
Fighting acne can be a pain, especially when nothing seems to work. With acne, almost everyone has a different story. Most times, the key players in this story are genetics, diet, and skin type. This is why you shouldn’t take skincare recommendations from just anyone. Especially not from someone with a different skin type. Having…
5 Sep
Hey girl, it’s a new week again. Are you going to tie your hair into that boring bun? Now, this is no hate for buns worldwide, but as a woman of colour with curly or kinky hair, your options may seem limited to the high bun and the low bun. That’s why you need to…
29 Aug
The rave for pink lips is definitely not new, but as with trends, these topics fade in and out, coming in and out of fashion, but each time a little deadlier. It seems as if, now that everyone is familiar with the concept of makeup, the beauty industry has found a new focus; natural beauty.…
22 Aug
Good makeup will leave you feeling like you are walking around with a halo on your face. These days, with just your makeup, you can take the sun with you wherever you go. There’s a huge difference between oily skin and a glowing face beat. While oily makeup will have your skin looking unhealthy, a…
15 Aug
It all started when the Queen asked her mirror that one question everybody knows; ‘Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?" For years, fairer has meant prettier. The films said so; the billboards said so. So popular was the idea that the literal translation of “pretty” became “fair”. Thanks to a…
25 Jul
Whenever we check our social media, on the road and we always see the skin of women. We are also shown the advertisement of products that makes our skin glow but when we check the price, we take a step back. Imagine coming across a product that is more than you can originally afford; it…
11 Jul
With summer here already, we’re planning our post-quarantine outfits and that includes the much-needed return to bold, fun makeup. The summer months call for lightweight, colourful and exciting makeup looks that won’t melt away. The general summer theme? It’s edgy, nostalgic, and has a lot of attitude. From blinged our eyes to bold brows to…
4 Jul
Did you know that you are more likely to pick the worst ice-cream flavour when presented with 15 different flavours, than if you were given only 7 options? Same goes with makeup. Sometimes, having a variety of options leads to confusion, especially if your makeup is intended for personal use only. That is why it…

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
Meghan Markle's estranged father on Tuesday pleaded with his daughter to let him see his grandchildren. Thomas Markle told ITV's Good Morning Britain programme that "we're at a point where I think both of us, we should grow up, talk, make up for the sake of the children." "This is ridiculous, almost four years, it's…
1 hour ago
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has paid her ex-husband Kanye West $23million for their Hidden Hills estate amid divorce. Kim Kardashian is now the official owner of the luxurious Hidden Hills estate she had purchased with Kanye West. The Kardashian had filed for divorce from Kanye West last year after six years of marriage. However,…
2 hours ago
British girl band Little Mix is set to formally announce the band's split next month after a decade long success.  Sources close to the group told The Sun that the trio Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards are set to announce the band's breakup one year after singer Jesy Nelson confirmed her exit from…
1 day ago
Efe, the winner of Big Brother Naija Season two, has denied claims that he was blacklisted by the show’s organisers, Multichoice Nigeria, after winning the competition. Efe issued the statement after a media personality, Noble Igwe alleged that the former BBN winner fell out of grace with the show organizers because he disrespected a Multichoice…
1 day ago
Streaming giant Netflix estimates the TV series Squid Game to be worth almost $900million (€776m), according to Bloomberg. The nine-part series, which has become very popular since its launch in October, cost only $21.4m (€18.5m) to produce – about $2.4m an episode, Netflix reports in a document. The series follows debt-ridden contestants in their struggle…

Music

3 days ago
When you blend silky vocals, soothing Afro-fusion melodies and stellar sound engineering, the record is likely to sound like ‘Follow You’, the just-released single from Nigeria’s acclaimed guitarist, Ifiok Effianga. On this record, Effianga, who is acclaimed as Fiokee, collaborates with Afro-RnB sensations, Gyakie and Chike, to create a mesmerizing love melody that is all…
3 days ago
During the long weeks of the Trophy Extra Special Band competition, many Nigerians witnessed the sonic mastery that the eclectic boy band dubbed, The BandHitz, dished out...
3 days ago
United Kingdom-based broadcaster and ardent promoter of Afrobeat in the diaspora, Olajide Adesope, has appealed to the United Kingdom government to collaborate with its Nigerian counterpart
4 days ago
For a laid-back, sultry soft-pop/RnB groove, Wisdom is your go-to guy anyday. With his just-released single dubbed, Inside You, the young singer proves his mastery behind the microphone, with the vibrant sensual record. “I just wanted to say it how it is, no sugar-coating, just pure emotion and sexual energy, ‘cause at the end of…
4 days ago
Simi has released a new single titled "Woman," which challenges unfair female stereotypes and highlights the strength of women. The record leans into the defiant ethos of Afrobeat to reclaim the narrative for women and turns Simi’s long-held socio-political beliefs on equality into a sonic thesis for women’s liberation. The new song comes following the…

Film

4 days ago
  Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an “Anthology of African…
4 days ago
It’s another weekend to binge-watch some of your favourite movies on Netflix. Need some time to relax after a stressful week? Nothing says comfort better than hot buttered popcorn and a foot soak while watching some of the latest movies in your loungewear. This weekend, create an at-home movie cinema experience without annoying audience members…
13 Oct
Netflix's Squid Game has become the biggest launch in the streaming service's history, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. The South Korean hit series has become quite the pop culture phenomenon upon launch, easily surpassing the 82 million accounts that watched Bridgerton in that show's first 28 days.…
11 Oct
The official trailer for Showmax's first comedy-drama series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, which premieres on the African streaming service on Friday, 22 October 2021 is out. Ghana Jollof tells the sizzling story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (Funnybone) and Romanus (Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana in search of greener pastures. In the trailer,…
5 Oct
Streaming giant HBO Max has released a teaser trailer for its highly anticipated “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” Set 200 years prior to the events of “Game of Thrones,” the pre-quel “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen and the Targaryen civil war that became known as the “Dance…