Hollywood Skin
Self Love

Hollywood Skin for my Dark Circles – Let’s Give it a Try

I’m using Hollywood Skin, skin care made in Sweden, to target the dark circles under my eyes. I discovered them at Stockholm Beauty Week and and giving them the full jar test. Here’s my kick off. In 30 days I’ll make another video to see if the appearance of my under eye circles has improved.

Ellevest
Women & Money

What to Do if You Can’t Afford to Invest Yet – Make Money Monday

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Every money move you make today is something Future You will thank you for. So if you don’t have the wiggle room to invest right now, here’s what Ellevest recommends. “We want you to meet Ellevest because Black Women …

Black Chibi Magic
African Diaspora, black England, black UK

Lola Atobatele’s Mini Key Chains are Black Chibi Magic to Go

Which One Will You Bring Home? What black child wouldn’t love a black doll in their image? I now I loved my Julia doll growing up. Maybe I had others, but she was my favorite. Forget Barbie, I had Julia! And I put her in my Barbie Country Camper. Lola started making these mini dolls …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday – 4 Money Moves for LGBTQIA+ People and Allies (and Why They’re Important)

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. We aren’t going to sugar-coat it: Members of the LGBTQIA community have to push harder, especially when it comes to money. But there are always things you can do to move forward, especially when we all work together. Here’s …

Scandinavian International Fashion Week
black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Sonja Andersson is Bringing Scandinavian International Fashion Week to Stockholm

The idea Scandinavian International Fashion Week aims to showcase the art of fashion designers from all around the globe. During 3 days, the catwalk is open to innovative designers and brands, who stage their upcoming collections to international press, buyers and influencers. The catwalk also welcomes new talents, as we believe in opportunities and understand …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday (on a Tuesday) – Money Cheat Sheet

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. There are so many things that could be put on a “cheat sheet” about women and money. Ellevest has started with eight big ones. Here’s the financial advice they think every woman should know. “We want you to meet Ellevest because …

Depend Cosmetics
Self Love

Depend Lashes and @marceljehrlander Gave. Me. Life. at Stockholm Beauty Week

Depend was giving people life at Stockholm Beauty Week by doing brows, lashes and nails. While there were several lovely technicians there I saw @marceljehrlander and wanted his services for my lashes. I wanted his lashes if I’m honest. And I wanted him to beat my face. But they weren’t providing makeovers, just brow overs, …

Gildaskolan
Self Love

Gildaskolan Did My Brows at Stockholm Beauty Week and They Have Never Been Bolder

Brows make the face, right? They frame, they can open up and they can crush you if you have them all wrong. I got my done at Stockholm Beauty Week. I am lucky to have full brows but with full brows comes responsibility. If they are not groomed they can look wild. Time to take …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: 4 Important Things to Know About U.S. Student Loans

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. If you’ve got student loans in the US, you want a plan that helps you pay as little as possible in interest and fees. If you don’t, YAY for you! Whoot Whoot! Feel free to share this post with …

black germany, Black Netherlands, black Scandinavia, black Sweden, Black Women in Europe

Our Winners in the 2019 EU Elections

Antonella Bunda, Mayor of Florence, Italy Alice Bah Kuhnke, MEP Sweden Green Party View this post on Instagram TACK 🌱. Jag kommer göra allt jag kan med allt jag har och bära ert förtroende med stort allvar. Det känns, inte minst efter alla meddelanden och möten, att ni har stora förväntningar och jag ska anstränga …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: Should I Invest My Bonus Right Away or Over Time?

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. If you get a bonus at work, congratulations! How cool! If not, pass then on to someone who does and go sulk in the corner with me, lol. So you get a bonus and you might be wondering about …

Brexit racism
black England, black london, black Scotland, black UK

Ethnic minorities in Britain are facing rising and increasingly overt racism in the wake of the Brexit.

Racism rising since Brexit vote, nationwide study reveals Source: The Guardian Survey shows 71% of people from ethnic minorities faced discrimination, up from 58% People from a black background reported the greatest increase in discrimination, with the proportion saying they had been abused or discriminated against rising from 59% in January 2016 to 65% the …

Black Women in Europe, Self Love

Scratch of Sweden: At Stockholm Beauty Week and My Home Test

I discovered Scratch of Sweden, a premiere nail care and color line during Stockholm Beauty Week. I fell in love with the owner, Marie Houston, during her workshop on how to care for your nails. Her passion was palpable and her warmth was genuine. You could tell she loved nails and wanted yours to be …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: The “Magic” of Compounding, Explained

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. When is a dollar not worth a dollar? When it’s invested. Historically speaking, a dollar invested today is worth more than a dollar invested later. Here’s why, from Ellevest. NOTE: If you are outside of the US use a …

Ghana
African Diaspora, black Italy

The Ghana Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Source: Sotheby’s The 58th Venice Biennale, curated by Ralph Rugoff, and entitled ‘May You Live in Interesting Times’ opened to visitors on 7 May. National Pavilion of Ghana Artiglierie, ArsenaleThe first ever appearance for Ghana at the Biennale features a pavilion in the historical Artiglierie of the Arsenale designed by David Adjaye, with contributions from …