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Black Women Are Getting Tired Of Wearing Wigs. Here’s Why

"What we’ve noticed is Black women having less attachment to a particular style," says the co-founders of Roka Hair.“Taking pictures, make sure you can’t see no lace, that wig secure like the money in a safe.” So goes the Chloe x Halle song, Do It.And those lyrics signify just how normalised wig-wearing is for Black women. Growing up it was normal to see your mum, aunts and even grandmas wearing one.But […]

today2 June 2022


The Reason Why Some Of Us Love Oversharing On Social Media (And Others Really Don’t)

Are you a social media sharer? You’re wearing a fire outfit, enjoying brunch with the girlies. You need that boomerang shot of the mimosa for the Insta (duh).Many of us are prone to sharing everyday snippets (read: highlights) of our lives on social media, showing a curated audience our quirks, realities, and individualities. Some even share more intimate details. But while some of us are snapping away hands to take that foodie […]

today27 May 2022


Drake Hits Back At Troll By Following His Wife And DMing Her On Instagram

The Certified Lover Boy Drake just pulled the ultimate move on an online critic. The drama-filled interaction started on Tuesday when an Instagram user poked fun at Drake’s son, Adonis, after the rapper commented about fathers who are “elated and competitive and over supportive” of their children’s pursuits. In response, the Instagram user wrote, “Ya son prolly play with ghost writers.” The snarky comment was in reference to past controversies where the Canadian […]

today6 May 2022


The 10 Best Instagram Recipes From April 2022

Spring has sprung, and our taste buds are beginning to transition away from heavy, slow-cooked stews and more toward fresh, lighter fare. And if you take a look at April’s most-liked recipes on the HuffPost Taste Instagram account (which you should follow!), you’ll see just that.Below are the 10 recipes our followers like the most, including a lemon pesto burrata and brown butter gnocchi that makes for a perfect Friday night feast, […]

today30 April 2022

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People Are Muting Their Favourite Influencers. They Tell Us Why

Instagram and influencers – it’s difficult to imagine one without the other. I’ve happily followed fashion influencers on Instagram since I first downloaded the app in 2014. And there’s no doubt the limited representation of Black women in mainstream media made me feel connected to Black influencers specifically. These were the people I ran to for makeup recommendations, to ogle their clothing choices and tap up their lifestyle content, from food to […]

today27 April 2022


My Ramadan Routine: The Instagram Influencer Balancing Posting, Parenting And Prayer

Sagal Ibrahim:Welcome back to My Ramadan Routine, our weekly series exploring the lives of Muslims as they celebrate the holy month. So far we’ve heard from an avid runner, a baker, and the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.For the fourth and final part in the series, we speak to Sagal Ibrahim, an Instagram influencer from London.The full-time content creator and mum of two incorporates her faith into her social media, often […]

today26 April 2022