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Beauty

25 Apr
If you find your scalp itching way more often than normal, and washing with shampoo doesn’t seem to make a difference, the reason may be dead cells on your scalp or the accumulation of left-over products. Though shampooing your hair is a necessary procedure for maintaining hair hygiene, doing a detox takes a step further…
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…

Guardian Life

5 hours ago
As always, Netflix is set to have you on the edge of your seat throughout November with movies that'll leave you giddy with excitement. Here's a list of the top 10 movies to look out for on Netflix in November:  Amina ( Air Date: 11/4/2021):  Amina is a historical narrative of the 16th-century Zazzau (now Zaria,…
8 hours ago
US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59.  His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
1 day ago
Glenfiddich, the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Whisky, earlier this year unveiled Grande Couronne, the newest addition to its Grand Series. The maverick whisky brand continues to challenge conventions with the unexpected marriage of two luxury worlds. The bottle and packaging are adorned with ornamental gold filigree, whilst exquisite artwork reminiscent of great renaissance paintings…
1 day ago
If you ignore the poor audio quality of Gulder Ultimate Search: The Age of Craftsmanship, the latest instalment of the once most-watched reality show on Nigerian television, long before BBNaija established itself as a cultural staple, what viewers are treated to is a desperate, off-brand, wonky production, from a team that has lost touch with the…
1 day ago
It’s no secret that Ghana has been high on my bucket list for some time. My IG followers can attest to that, I’m sure. My constant coverage of this incredible country situated in the centre of the world has been consistent. But the question is, can you blame me? As an avid heritage tourist who…

Music

2 days 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,...
2 days ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
3 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,…
4 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

3 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…
3 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…
3 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…
3 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…
3 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…