Sunday, October 20, 2019

6 Christmas Gift ideas to buy for a Nigerian mum

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Christmas is fast approaching, the bell will soon start ringing, festive feelings are setting in and shops are beginning to advertise Christmas lights, trees and candles for affordable prices.  While we wait to celebrate Christmas in 2019, have you started thinking of which gift to present to your mother? She deserves it, doesn't she?. 

Special gifts to give to a Nigerian mum this Christmas. They don't cost human head, you have nothing to worry about.

1. Skincare products: Most people tend to give food items and cash as gifts in Nigeria but there is more you can do for your mum. Getting her beauty products that can help enhance her skin is totally a good win for you and her. There are lots of good brands made with natural substances that can help moisturize her skin to look healthier and younger.

2. Vacation: This might sound a bit weird but some African mothers need a really good push and a reminder before they (Accept) to take a vacation. Mothers are more focused on us and most times they forget to explore more than their environment or where they grew up from. Buying and surprising them with a trip to take time out from motherly duties (tho, in reality, there is never a day off for mothers) to enjoy the beauty of other countries, states and towns is a very good idea. 

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3. Books and movies: Reading isn't such an easy habit to cultivate for everyone, and as we get busy with our lives we tend not to have as much time as we use to have to talk and interact with our mothers. Purchasing good books with interesting storylines will not only keep them busy but also keep them updated and focused. No one is asking you to buy books and forget about them,  this can only serve as a mini way to keep them busy. Movies also come in handy for does who are not educated enough to read but can understand spoken words. Never get too busy to check on your parents.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

How to style the Makeda African Ankara Print Jumpsuit from


Yellow Ankara Print Jumpsuit
I grew up wearing African prints to church. It was a Sunday special clothing but now it has been put into different uses. Printed Ankara fabrics are mostly used for making bags, shoes, book covers and lots more. I like wearing Ankara prints because of its beautiful printed design. Jumpsuits look pretty amazing on most people and the styling all depends on the shoes and bag you decide to go for. 

 Ankara Jumpsuit
 Ankara Prints
The Makeda Ankara Jumpsuit is an off-shoulder mustard-coloured jumpsuit ideal for every occasion. The style is unique, it is a little free but notwithstanding it looks good. I had an issue with the rubber sewn to the off-shoulder part. After long wear, I felt unease but every other thing about this ready to wear Ankara jumpsuit is beautiful, classy and chic. This cape style jumpsuit is pretty popular and has been worn by different people. This jumpsuit features two-sided pocket, backside closure. It is %100 cotton and proudly made in Africa.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

How to use the 9 types of hair extension


Hair extensions are hair volume enhancers that add texture and volume to natural hair. When purchasing hair extension it is advisable to buy from a trusted manufacturer or retailer to avoid hair damage or poor result. There are lots of reasons why people use wigs and hair extensions and one reason is to help their hair relax and grow even better. Hair extensions are available in different hair types depending on what you want. Bonding, clipping and flip in extensions. They are also made with the finest %100 human hair so you can use tongs, irons, hairdryers, and brush them to style without damaging the hair extension.
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1. Clip-in hair extension: Clips hair extension is basically very easy to use. The extensions are made with clips which are attached to the edges of the extensions. These clips have an open and close style system that enables you to clip it directly into your hair. It stays fix without pulling out.
 Clip-in hair extensions

2. Flip-in hair extension: 2. Flip in hair extension: The flip in hair extension gets in your hair in less than 1 minute. They add length for those who want longer hair and volume to thin hair. No glueing and very safe to use. It has an undetachable transparent wire. To wear the Flip in hair extension simply place the wire over your hair and flip your hair to stay in place. Flip in the hair are made with %100 human hair and blends well with your hair.
 Flip-in hair extension

3. Tape-in Hair Extension: These hair extensions are made with special tape adhesive that holds the extension in place with no damages. The tapes are transparent and invisible. They are one of the most requested hair extensions in the salon and women beauty world. The tapes ins take a short time to apply. 40mins is enough time to apply the tape-ins. Depending on the brand they remove without damaging the hair. They are lightweight. They work on different types of hair. When getting tape ins extensions it is very important that you buy for a quality brand to avoid it getting stuck in your hair causing hair damage. There are tape-ins easy removal sprays.
 Affordable Tape-in hair extensions

4. Pre-Bonded hair extension: This type of hair extension is applied to the hair by heating up the keratin tips that are at the tips of the hair extension. You heat it to bond with your natural hair. For a full head, you might be needing up to 120-150 strands. It looks pretty natural. 
 Pre-bonded hair extensions

5. Micro ring hair extension: This is one of the long-lasting types of hair extension which lasts for up to 3-4 months before you will be needing to re-fit it in. To apply this wash your hair without any conditioner, use a normal shampoo and if you need to apply hair conditioner apply it on the ends. The hair has to be dry and the roots oil-free. Use micro rings that are similar in colour to the roots for your hair. Simply pull the natural hair through the rings, then after which you add the pre-bonded strands to the rings and clamp the ring using a plier. 
 Micro RIng hair extensions

6 Nano ring hair extension: This type of hair extension is similar to the Micro ring hair extension but the ring is much smaller and more undetachable. The bonds are tiny and completely re-useable.

 Nano ring hair extensions

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Why are women wearing shapewear?


Why Wear Shapewear?
Feeling good about ourselves as ladies is very important, whether you are in the process of getting the perfect body or you already have the perfect body. There are different reasons why people wear shapewear, these intimate apparel that is designed to alter your body shape temporarily. They are available in panties, bras, lingerie and all types of body shaper. Most shapewear is made of Latex and Spanx which helps shapes and slims down your figure. These compression garments are available in plus size clothing.

1. To look slimmer: Having a slimmer appearance is one of the most popular reasons why people wear shapewear. If you feel more comfortable looking slimmer shapewear will help you in the reduction process of your body with good exercise and proper usage. High waisted shaper panty fits with tight dresses and is perfect for everyday use. It instantly slims down your waist area, stomach fat with a smooth effect. It is a perfect tummy tucking method to replace surgical procedures.

2.For extreme or mild curve creation: You want to look curvy? then get shapewear. Shapewear can help to maximize your curvy body figure. When you wear shapewear it compresses your midsection making you appear thinner in that session and giving you a curvier look. The best waist trainers are shapewear designed for everyday use. They are pretty comfortable, provide better results for waist reduction.
Cheap waist trainer

3. To reduce skin folds: Skinfold is very annoying especially when you are wearing a nice dress that is supposed to look really nice and smooth and then here comes body folds which sometimes you can not be overlooked because it is bulging out of your clothes. Shapewear can help to compress and also get rid of folds in the body. Specific types of shapewear have been designed for this purpose and the best pick is the Shapellx.

4. Anti-cellulite shapers: Reduction of CelluliteWe are all made to appear in different unique ways and so handling cellulite is about you and how you feel about your body. If you would like to get rid of cellulite, shapewear can help in the process of reduction without any invasive procedure via a surgical method. Anit-cellulite shapers have been provided to micro-massage, make your skin smooth and tone your skin.

Monday, October 14, 2019

How to Wear Statement Earrings


A statement pair of bold and unique earrings can totally transform your look. No matter the style you choose to go for, statement stud, hoop, dangle, drop earrings and more it will surely transform your look. You can wear them on different occasions,  everyday look and for special occasions. 
1. Pattern and colour selection: Pick a colour from your outfit that matches with a colour in your statement earrings. Eg, if the dress you are wearing has a green pattern or print let that colour also be in your earrings.

2. Match the look: It's fun and totally makes your outfit more enhanced. 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Alessandra Rich Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear Polka dot dresses : Get Similar Styles Cheaper


Polka dots dresses are timeless and Alessandra Rich designs are fantastic and vibrant. The 2019 runway trend is totally lovely and classy. Yacht club style with a modern vintage look. 

Here my top picks for from the spring 2019 collection.
 Alessandra Rich Polka Dot Silk Top

Purchase yellow polka dress.

 Alessandra Rich Polka dot dress White Polka dot dress


Friday, October 11, 2019

Statement Hair Accessories to try this fall season: BARRETTE


Barrette is generally hair accessory. It includes hair clips, a hair clasp, hair scarf bands or any item used in holding the hair in place. Statement hair accessories have been trending and this fall everyone is keying into this style trend. Here are my top picks for fall 2019. 

Pearl hair clips.
Shop Barrettes.

Shop Affordable hairbands.


Thursday, October 10, 2019



Ultimately boyfriend blazers can literally go with lots of fashionable looks. I am still open to adding more oversized blazers to my wardrobe because of how stylish they look. I Prefer blazers that create statement looks, have a longer length, thick sleeves and shoulder pads. This makes the texture look more authentic.

One perfect wardrobe staple for fall is the boyfriend blazers. The fluctuating cold weather and transition period can be so demanding. Here are ways to style boyfriend blazers.

1. Make it an office affair.
 Boyfriend blazers with boyfriend pants.
Outfit details
Details Sunglasses: Giant Vintage Blazer: Gregory Arber, Pants: Top Man, Heels: Valentin
 Belt: Bershka.


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wearing Ripped Jeans in Nigeria is a Mini War.


In Nigeria, most people from age 30-100 do not get the reason and style behind wearing distressed/ripped jeans. I went to the market and a man shouted from afar “you should have torn all your clothes”. I replied to him, mind your business”. People tend to see you as bad or sluty wearing ripped jeans in Nigeria. Honestly, all I see are pretenders looking for people to judge and feel more righteous than.

People are mostly judged by the physical which is not bad but it is one of the biggest contributing issues we are facing in Nigeria. People want to feel better than you just because they are dressed in a certain way which they think is more appropriate than yours. Religious nation yet so envious of each other. Most times, when I go out wearing ripped jeans more than 4 people seem to have issues with it but one question they fail to ask themselves is whose body is the jeans on?. Well, this doesn't affect me in any way because I don't pay attention to such people I wear what suits me.

Giving that I mostly wear Ankara prints that are formal I decided to pair this cold should top with my ripped jeans instead of just pairing it with the skirt that matches it. 
You can purchase items from this outfit by clicking on the links below.
Ankara top: MADkollection. Also, styled here.
Ripped jeans: RebelliousFashion
A perfect read for you: WHAT TO WEAR FOR A WALKING TOUR?
Bucket bag: Jessicabuurman
White heels: Casnabuty.
More outfit selections here



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