Styling – Traditional West-African Weddings

Every bride looks forward to looking her best on her D-Day. Some brides may have it all covered in the area of styling while others may find it challenging putting things together for that dream look. Here, you will find different looks from some West-African countries. I hope my lovely brides “to be” out there can draw inspiration from these looks. Gorgeous Ghanaian Bride (Fanti … Continue reading Styling – Traditional West-African Weddings

Is Shea Butter Nature’s Gift to Mankind?

Residents of ¬†West-Africa have been using Shea Butter for centuries. Long before Shea Butter became a household name in the West, it was being used for skin care, hair care cooking and medicinal purposes. It is a complex fat made up of oleic acid, stearic acid, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, linolenic acid and arachidic acid. These complex fats along with its’ anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, … Continue reading Is Shea Butter Nature’s Gift to Mankind?

How to Prepare Atsumoh , Chinchin(West-African Pastry)

Atsumoh is a type of pastry that goes by different names among the various West-African countries. For instance, among Nigerians, it is referred to as chinchin. It is reflective of West-African culture where food is concerned. This pastry is crispy and crunchy with a sweet taste. Usually, it is served as a snack during festivities such as birthday parties, christmas parties, naming ceremonies, etcetera. Recently, … Continue reading How to Prepare Atsumoh , Chinchin(West-African Pastry)

Minimalist Styling – African Themed Bags

Bags, Bags and Bags. They come in a variety of textures, shapes, sizes and names – Purses, Totes, Hobos and Shoulder bags – just to name a few. These are staples most of us can’t do without! For the minimalist, function and durability are essential. This is why we came up with a couple of bags that get the work done. Each of these African … Continue reading Minimalist Styling – African Themed Bags