Monthly Archives: April 2014

7 tips for black skin care

by Tamar Nordenburg Forget the old-school stereotypes, like black skin’s always oily. There’s little about African-American skin that is safely assumed, except that it can be supersensitive — its pigmentation, called melanin, may rebel against the wrong products by developing … Continue reading

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African-American Hair Care

Whether you wear your hair straight, braided, loose, or curly, you deserve a great hair day, every day. That can mean cutting through myths about how to care for your hair By Liesa Goins   Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, … Continue reading

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Vintage Africa: meeting Namibia’s hipsters

By Kimon de Greef With retro fashion hot on the continent right now, the Vintage Guru – Loux – the designer behind Namibia’s sharpest dressers   Black hipsters in tweed jackets and round spectacles? Trilby hats? Oversize coats? From the … Continue reading

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African Tribal Print Top in Coffee and Cream

By Kampala Fair A relaxed fit top with slightly fitted torso and drawstring feature along the neckline. This a great transitional piece all through the seasons. The tribal print pattern in neutral coffee and cream would look great layered with … Continue reading

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Foufou-Fufu or Foutou for you

By Francine Holmes Foufou [foo-foo] is a mashed blend of plantains, cassava or yams. Foufou is a staple dish for Akan people of Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire and other parts of West Africa. It is known under a number of names:  … Continue reading

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