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This Lagos Bride Went Makeup Free For Her Wedding & Became A Viral Sensation!

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Late last week the makeup free photos of Lagos bride Busola Umoren went viral!

It was quite a shocking sight to see especially in this day where even attending a wedding as a guest requires a visit to a professional makeup artiste and parting with N15,000 to get your face camera ready!

But Umoren did not have an ounce of makeup on…not even face powder! As the pictures went viral many celebrated her while others criticized her choice to go makeup free.

For the first time the reluctant viral sensation is addressing all the talk about her makeup free look in an interview with Vanguard Allure, in which she speaks on marrying her husband just 3 months after meeting him, why she went au naturel for her big day and loads more. Read more after the jump

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Chimamanda Adichie Says If Michelle Obama Had Natural Hair Barack Would Never Have Won US Presidency [Watch]

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Best selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently appeared on Channel 4 News to talk about race in America, feminism and the politics of black womens’ hair.

While on the show the Americanah author, said if Michelle Obama had worn her hair in it’s natural state while her husband Barack Obama was running for US president 8 years ago, he would not have won!.

Chimamanda strongly feels that her hair worn in an afro or curly would be signified by the mainstream media as signifying she is angry, neo militant and not mainstream, qualities that are not endearing. She said,

We’ve decided mainstream hair is hair that falls down.

While speaking at a panel in Germany 3 years ago Chimamanda also made reference to the First Lady’s hair and why she doesn’t wear it in her natural state.

Watch both videos after the jump

 

DO YOU AGREE WITH CHIMAMANDA?

Image Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images North America & Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images Europe

#1960Beauty: Tiwa Savage’s Makeup Slayage By Renny Vasquez At One Music Africa Fest [Photos & Video]

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Last Friday Tiwa Savage was the only female act to perform at the inaugural One Africa Music Fest, which went down at The Barclays Center in New York.

And as the only chick repping she had to come correct with her fashion & makeup.

For the occasion she chose to work with makeup artiste to the stars Renny Vasquez. The New York based celebrity makeup artiste who has beat the faces of Jennifer Hudson, Brandy, Gabrielle Union, Nia Long, Angela Simmons, Remy Ma to name a few.

For her look he opted for shades of purple, lilac and pink for her eyes and lips.

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Mom Of Two Dakore Akande Slays In Sexy Bikini…How To Get Your Pre Pregnancy Body Back Like Her

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Over the weekend hot mama of two Dakore Akande was giving her fans MILF vibes as she rocked a sexy two piece bathing suit.

The Nollywood star actress has definitely worked hard, eating right and working out to get that extra fit body and why shouldn’t she flaunt it!

This is definitely inspiring to a lot of moms out there, just because you have kids doesn’t mean you should lose your sexy.

After the jump check out 5 easy ways to get rid of your baby weight

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Angela Bassett Reveals Secrets To Her Youthful Look At Age 57!

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Actress Angela Bassett is 57 years old and doesn’t look a day over 40!

Yes black doesn’t crack but many have still wondered how she’s managed to stay youthful given that she’s nearly 60!

And she has answers!

The actress in a recent interview gave an insight into her fountain of youth & dolls she started young! She tells People that her mum started taking her to see a dermatologist at a young age and today she is co-owner of a skincare line, “Dr. Barbara Sturm & Angela Bassett Skin of Color collection”

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Joselyn Dumas Joins Team Natural & People Say Her Kinky Afro Hair Makes Her Look Poor!

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It’s such a sad thing when black women are put down by their own kind! No wonder our women continually bleach, perm their hair and wear weaves to be deemed acceptable. It’s like black people don’t know that we are beautiful in all forms, especially the way we were born.

Case in point Ghanaian media personality Joselyn Dumas recently ditched the relaxers and went natural. Rocking her God given coils, she says has s received a number of shocking reactions the most shocking being that her natural hair makes her look poor.

She took to her Instagram page to share her experiences, writing

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Fathia Balogun Looks Even More Stunning With Her New Bald Look

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Fathia Balogun is not one to shy away from doing what it takes to get her role in a movie right.

The actress just recently shaved off her hair for a movie role and is having fun rocking her new look.

READ RELATED:Fathia Balogun Shaves Off ALL Her Hair For New Role! Are You Feelin’ The Baldie Look On Her?

She shared stunning makeup photos of herself and Instagram and may we just say that having no hair suits her.

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Mo Abudu Looks Stunning & Half Her Age As She Steps Out For A Wedding In London

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Over the weekend Mo Abudu stepped out slaying in green and pink for her best friend’s wedding in London.

51 year old Aunty Mo must be Benjamin Button cos she’s aging in reverse! The media mogul didn’t look a day over 28 as she slayed in her low cut pink dress and pink fascinator worn over a loosely pinned curly bun.

For makeup she opted for muted pink lips and glittery eyes served by London based makeup artist Kemi Kings.

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Flavour’s Baby Mama – Anna Banner Slays As A Bride For BM Pro Covers

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These photos of former Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria Anna Ebiere Banner rocking a wedding dress and bridal makeup slayage for BM Pro Covers just might make Flavour to change his mind about getting married.

The 20 year old who is the mother of Flavour’s youngest child rocks a strapless ball gown with a crystal embellished bodice and tulle cathedral train by Love Tims with makeup by Banke Meshida Lawal.

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1960 Beauty: Rita Dominic’s Pink & Lilac Makeup Look For Private Lagos Event.

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A few days ago actress Rita Dominic attended the Johnnie Walker private whisky tasting and dinner event in Lagos.

For the soirée Rita rocked a jumpsuit by Nigerian designer Wana Sambo and got her facebeat in lilac and pink tones by Oluchi Onuigbo.

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