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Posts by Maischna

7 Essential Tips for Natural Hair

Short, long, dreds, twist, curls or braids . If like many women of colour around the world you are discovering, or rediscovering your love for natural hair, we have some TLC tips for your crown. 1. Moisturize more than seems sane. What are the three words every woman with natural hair needs to hear? They aren’t ‘I love you’ (although that’s nice too), they are ‘leave-in conditioner’. It doesn’t necessarily matter

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Staying cold-free this winter

Did you know that, having a cold is the most common illness among humans? It does not necessarily occur as a result of wet hair, stress, cold feet or bad weather. The fact of the matter is that anyone can catch a cold, especially when the immune system is weak. Remember, there’s a difference between a cold and the flu. The flu lasts longer than a cold and can have

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Why African Fabrics Became So Trendy

When I was growing up, wearing clothes from african fabrics was not at all hip. Our parents and grand parents dressed African on special and traditional occassions.  These fabrics have been in the market for so many years but never have they been so celebrated in so many different ways as today. From ‘Ankara’ prints in Nigeria, wax, super wax, java, ‘Dutch wax’ in Ghana, and ‘Kanga prints’ in Tanzania. Some prominent Fashion desingers

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How To Choose The Perfect Accessories For Your outfit

Accessories can either make or break your look. When choosing fashion accessories to match your outfit, consider the color, scale and style of the pieces, and keep the occasion in mind. 1.) Dress to suit the occassion. Accessories can take any outfit from drab to fab. They can also help extend your wardrobe because you can achieve multiple looks from one basic dress just by changing your accessories. To look

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