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Beauty

20 Apr
Beautiful smooth skin is the goal for so many, who wouldn't want their skin to pop. In a bid to get smooth skin, many have used different skin treatments that never seem to work, especially chemical treatments that end up messing up the skin. Best known for shrinking pores and easing inflammation, Witch Hazel is…
19 Apr
Discard those screenshots you’ve been holding on to. You do not need to know what that hairstyle looks like on Bella Hadid. The most important thing to know when selecting a hairstyle is your face shape. Although that hairstyle looks super bomb on those models, there is no saying it will look the same on…
11 Apr
You may have noticed darkening of the skin around your eyes, your elbows, your knees, or your thighs and butt areas. If you wonder what causes this darkening and how to get rid of it without bleaching and damaging your skin, you are in the right place. Your normal skin cells, called Melanocytes, produce a…
4 Apr
Glycolic acid, an organic, carbon-containing molecule typically derived from sugar cane, is an Alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Other AHA family members include malic acid, tartaric acid, citric acid, and lactic acid. Glycolic acid is a small water-soluble molecule. When put on the skin, it acts as a humectant and can penetrate readily to revitalize dull and…
21 Mar
Menopause often comes with a plethora of symptoms, including skin changes like hot flashes, dryness, itching, rashes, and acne. Menopausal acne develops in women for mostly the same reasons that teenage acne does. Any change or imbalance in hormonal levels affects our skin’s natural defences, triggering acne, and there is no bigger time of hormonal…
14 Mar
With everyone becoming more concerned about the ingredients found in their beauty and skincare products, Formaldehyde has come under scrutiny. Often used as a preservative in beauty products, Formaldehyde has been earmarked as a harsh chemical when used on the skin. The question of how concerned we should be about the use of Formaldehyde in…
7 Mar
When it comes to beauty, age is really just a number; you hold the power to make yourself look as young as you want with only a few products. Ageing is natural, associated with a steady decline in body functions. As you age, it is no surprise that your skin starts to show some decline.…
1 Mar
We try so many things to ensure our skin stays hydrated and it keeps glowing, but little do we realise that the secret to healthy skin is nourishing it with natural ingredients via a home-made face pack. If you look around your house, you will find out that there are so many day-to-day items that…
28 Feb
With the Harmattan season somehow finding its way into February, people with dry skin must be finding it hard. Also known as Xeroderma, dry skin is a common skin type caused by the absence of enough water (moisture) in the skin’s upper layer (epidermis). Dry skin can be genetic and also caused by environmental factors…
21 Feb
Caring for natural hair can be a struggle, especially since you already know that natural hair care doesn’t end with just washing and conditioning. Dryness split ends, and loose curls are also signs that your hair might be protein deficient. While natural hair contains protein structures, environmental conditions, exposure and product build-up could cause the…
15 Feb
When it comes to skincare, there are lots of lotions and potions to try and many you must have tried. Sometimes, though, the key to beautiful, clear, blemish-free skin is treating the problem from the inside out. For treating your skin inside out, smoothies are key. Smoothies are easy to prepare yourself, but you can…
14 Feb
Creating a perfect valentine look becomes a lot easier when you know what you’re going for and have a guide to help you each step of the way. To help you, we have created a step-by-step guide to helping you create the perfect Valentine’s day look for men and women: A Guide To Creating The…

Guardian Life

59 mins ago
The 21st-century woman is strong, fierce, has a mind of her own and, above all, independent. She knows her worth and wouldn’t settle for anything less than what she deserves. Being an independent woman is being able to find happiness on your own, have self-confidence without relying on people or society for validation. It also…
59 mins ago
Summer is over and we are excited and ready for the new sets of trends that are about to take over the fashion scene.  Every season, there are new fashion fads that come and go, and some choose to stay. This year, no matter the temperature, the styles are hotter than ever. From monochrome outfits…
1 hour ago
What is ADHD? ADHD awareness is growing around the world. However, there is still a paucity of knowledge and presence of misconceptions about what ADHD is and what it isn’t. October 2021 is the ADHD awareness month, and it is important to take a step back and examine what we know about ADHD and also…
2 hours ago
Exploring the commercial value of Nollywood, Afrobeats, and Nigeria’s technology ecosystem to the world. We often think and speak of things Nigeria can export in tangible terms. We talk about oil; we talk about rice; we talk about wheat and other agricultural products. Sometimes, we talk about intangible things, but perhaps not often enough. We…
3 hours ago
We can all agree that this week had a lot of dots to connect as drama revolved around certain persons. From those who believe that changing names automatically change impressions, to those who we can call winners. Here are some trendy stories that made the previous week: Abracadabra Facebook might be telling us “welcome to…

Music

1 day ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
1 day ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
2 days ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…
3 days ago
Kelvyn Boy, widely known as Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeatscrusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter gained waves of interest both home and away with his urban sound and distinct approach to his preferred genre. This sets him apart from his peers, with numerous awards, chart-topping…
16 Oct
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…

Film

2 days ago
Ghana Jollof is served! Ghana Jollof, the first Showmax Original comedy-drama in West Africa, is now streaming exclusively on Showmax. The show tells the story of two young Nigerians, Jasper (AMVCA winner Funnybone) and Romanus (AMAA nominee Akah Nnani), who move to Ghana to “jollof”. In the first episode, Jasper and Romanus meet at the…
2 days ago
In the backdrop of concerns on the outright ban and state-sponsored surveillance of digital platforms and telecommunications service providers in Africa, Paradigm Initiative’s short film, FOCUS tells a story of civil rights, liberty and justice in the digital ecosystem. Directed by Award-winning Creative Director and Nigerian Poet, Tolu Ajayi, Focus spotlights the fundamental challenges of…
2 days ago
With a cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed and a movie director wounded after US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun during filming, we look at other deadly movie accidents. 'The Captive' Gun related deaths go back to the dawn of cinema with extra Charles Chandler shot in the head in 1915 while filming the Cecil…
2 days ago
Streaming giant Netflix  has released the official trailer for the movie 'Red Notice' When Interpol issues Red Notice; the highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world's most wanted, the FBI's top profiler John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is on the case. His global pursuit finds him smack dab in the middle of a daring…
2 days ago
US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement officers said Thursday. The incident happened on the set of "Rust" in the southwestern US state, where Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western. Halyna Hutchins and…