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Tapping into West Africa’s Hair Care Market

When Dorinda Mawuenya Matey started the Facebook page, We Naturals Team, she had no idea it would turn into a business. She just wanted to share her natural hair journey with like minds. Now, We [...]

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African Trendsetter: Raelene Rorke

Raelene Rorke is currently the co-founder and thought leader behind South African youth movement, SpringAGE. However, before the African trendsetter was encouraging the country’s youth to own their leadership platforms,  she stood center-stage on a platform of [...]

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Video of the Week: Nigerian Men Tattoo Their Lips Pink!

Our Video of the Week, Nigerian Men Tattoo Their Lips Pink! got us thinking about perceptions of physical beauty. In it, we’re taken to a parlor in Lagos, Nigeria and see a man getting his [...]

Not Happy Being Black?

The search for beauty has led many African women (and increasingly men) to use skin lightening products. Quoting a recent study from the University of Cape Town, BBC News reports that one in three African women use [...]