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DIY: LEARN HOW TO BEDAZZLE YOUR OWN CLUTCH PURSE

Hey Divas, I don’t carry clutches that much – but I love them for special occasions! Special occasions just like weddng ceremonies, date night with boo or dinner with loved one’s, which are always right around the corner. Sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect clutch that matches your outfit…

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DIY: RHINESTONE FLATS

Hey Divas, There is something special about things we make by ourselves. This makes us to appreciate those things more with the effort and time we put in making those things which is why we thought of making those neutral flats of yours special with these DIY Rhinestone idea. Well…

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5 WRINKLED CLOTHES FIXES WHEN THERE’S NO PRESSING IRON

Hi Damsels! Many of us madly detest the idea of ironing always, while we can’t stand the wearing of wrinkled clothes. Well, there has to be a great sacrifice to be paid for various things in life, but why is it that it’s always after you’re showered, dressed and ready…

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INEPT AT TYING THE GELE? WATCH AND LEARN [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

Hey Lovelies The traditional head wrap in western nigeria is known as the “Gele” indeed we all know that. This head wrap is worn during special occasions like naming ceremonies or weddings and festivity periods. In a country where there is diverse culture it shouldn’t come as a surprise that…

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DIY JEWELED LEATHER SLIPPERS

Hey Divas, Looking for a way to spice up your regular leather slippers? Then you would sure love this way to making it glitter and bling with jewels. And of course you get to pick your own design since you are doing it all by yourself. It’s the DIY Jeweled…

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DRIFTWOOD KEY HOLDER [DIY]

Hey Divas, Have you ever been late to work or you could not go out at  the time you planned just because your keys were nowhere to be found? If you have had the experience of being delayed from going out because your keys were missing, then you would understand…

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DIY SCRUB FOR YOUR LIPS [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies The beauty of snow flakes I can’t wait to see because I heard its a sight. Flaky lips however? Not a sight to behold and we can all attest to that fact. Typically exfoliating your dried and chapped lips before applying moisturizing lip balm can seem counter-intuitive but…

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DIY: HOW TO TIE THE PLEAT GELE (VIDEO)

Hey Lovelies Generally tying your head is an ‘African’ thing however every generation has their own way of making a statement with the headgear’s. In nigeria the Gele is our most famous head wrap of all, so famous that other cultures have immersed it with their own (the gele is…

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HOW TO MAKE DIY KNUCKLE RINGS

Hey Divas, Rings are known to be accessories of beautification of the fingers. Though the type of ring you choose will determine if it is an accessory to make look more sleek or it is meant to perform another function other than the stated. Knuckle rings are solely for accessorizing…

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5 EXPERT TIPS ON HOW TO WASH YOUR FACE

Hi Damsels! Less is more when it comes to cleansing. You need to follow the back-to-basics approach for healthy, beautiful skin here. It is equally a common beauty myth that you need up to twenty products to get a squeaky-clean face, but when it comes to cleansing, less is more….

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HOW TO MAKE A MATTE NAIL POLISH (DIY VIDEO)

Hey Divas, Matte nail polish are quite uncommon and quite difficult to come by. So if you are interested in painting yours nails with a matte polish, you can make one for yourself, they are quite easy to make. To make a matte nail polish, here’s a list of what…

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Survival of the Fishest …

My youngest brother has a fish farm housed in five massive fish tanks. Every now and then, I go to watch the tadpole creatures that have grown in very sizeable numbers.  A few days ago, I visited the tank and saw six skeletal heads of fish. My shock at the…

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LIGHT UP YOUR CHRISTMAS WITH THIS LIGHTED BURLAP GARLAND (DIY)

Hey Divas, In the spirit of the season, everywhere is popping and looking very colourful; your home should too. Christmas is a time to celebrate and make merriment. One of the things that makes this season enjoyable as we celebrate is the colourful decorations. They just add glitz to wherever…

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DIY: HOW TO STEAM YOUR HAIR

Steaming is not new, but somehow a lot of people don’t know about it. I for one steam my hair every once in a while, while I use hair mayonnaise others use deep in-conditioning( I tried it and its amazing). Steaming your hair can change the entire look of your…

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HOW TO DIY YOUR OWN STUDDED SNEAKERS

Hey Divas, Do you have a pair of sneaker that you don’t want to wear it anymore? You can wear it again with a completely new look by having a DIY studded sneaker project at home! Studded sneakers have been on trend for a while and these are a pair…

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DIY INSPIRED PEARL EMBELLISHED JEANS

Hey Divas, This is such a good way to class up your blue jeans by adding faux pearls. If you want to be casual, but not too casual this is perfect. This DIY pearl embellished jeans is so easy and will make you look elegant even though you will be…

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THE CREATIVE DIY LEATHER FRINGE CLUTCH YOU SHOULD ROCK (DIY)

Hey Divas, We might be saying goodbye to some old trends but the “Fringe” is definitely here to stay. Seen almost everywhere, on the runways and in everyday street style, this classic trend is a must-have bag in your wardrobe. Fringe bags are back on the scene this season, and we…

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HOW TO FIX YOUR BROKEN UNDERWIRE BRA [DIY]

Hi Damsels! Your bra is one of the things you just can’t do without. This underwear is as important as your life. Besides, getting a good bra these days is very expensive, but in a situation whereby you invest much in your bra and later on, that best friend of…

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TOP 5 WAYS TO FIX PILLING ON CLOTHES [DIY]

Hi Cuties! Have you ever imagined shopping for a very beautiful dress which later becomes yours and in less than three to four months you find very annoying pilling on the dress? Honestly, it’s actually very disgusting. Having a pilling or lint stick to your clothing can ruin an otherwise…

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TOP 5 NAIL HACKS TO MASTER YOUR AT-HOME MANICURE

Hi Damsels! It’s quite a luxurious experience getting a manicure at the salon, but who has the time for it every week? Opting for manicure at home can equally be time consuming, not to mention difficult; you have to carefully keep the polish off of your cuticles and ensure that…

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SET THE PACE WITH YOUR BOLO TIE NECKLACE [DIY]

Hi Cuties! So many of us are used to the normal short necklace, owing to the fact that it is what is sold around us. Although there are longer necklaces, but these are not as common as the short ones. The Bolo tie necklace is one of the long necklaces…

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THE REMARKABLE ANKLET THAT WILL GET HEADS TURNING [DIY]

Hi Damsels! The anklet no doubt, is a very lovely fashion item that depicts the trendy and classy nature of a lady. The very remarkable thing about this piece of jewelry is that its glittering nature attracts people to the wearer. An anklet would make different heads turn to look…

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4 FAST WAYS TO GET RID OF DISCOLOURED NAILS

Hi Damsels! The beauty world has tons of time-saving, money-saving ways to re-purpose products. For instance, our finger nails are porous, which means that they can absorb some of the colour or nail polish we put on them. Besides, putting on nail polish too often can lead to discoloured nails….

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THE ANKARA STRAP WRISTWATCH EVERY DIVA SHOULD ROCK [DIY]

Hi Damsels! No doubt, Ankara fabric is one of the trendiest fabrics in Nigeria. Besides, everyone is aware that it can be crafted into so many things that are fashion related. In summary, the importance of the Ankara fabric in the African fashion world cannot be overemphasized. This time, it…

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THE ANKARA BUCKET HAT YOU NEED TO TRY THIS WEEKEND [DIY]

Hi Cuties! The importance of hats in the fashion world cannot be overemphasized. Hats are a must for covering up young, delicate skin. They come in different lovely patterns and sizes. We go for whichever one suits us. One of the lovely hat patterns is the bucket hat. The bucket hat have…

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TREND ALERT: HOW TO TIE A TURBAN

Hey Lovelies The turban is back, again and if you still don’t know this then now you know. This trend is slowly cripping in as you can see woman rocking their turbans to events and weddings. There are several reasons why women tie the turban and they include, a change,…

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THE ANKARA SHOES YOU SHOULD ROCK NOW

Hi Damsels! As always, the fascinating Ankara fabric can be used for a variety of fashion and design purposes. For instance, you can use it to renovate your outfits and turn old shoes into pretty new ones, once you learn how to make Ankara shoes. The fabric is essential for…

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9 MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS TO GET SHINY NAILS NATURALLY

Hi Damsels! No matter how wonderful your outfit is, if your nails are not done, then your whole appearance looks incomplete. Applying a coat of nail paint, every time you go out, of course makes your nails shiny, but in the long term, damages them. Getting shiny nails is not…

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EASY ANKARA FABRIC BUTTON EARRINGS FOR THAT OCCASION

Hi Cuties! Africa my Africa! I’m seriously in love with this unique continent. As an African, I take delight in creative innovative jewelry that hasn’t been seen before, or seen in ages. When I say creative innovative jewelry, I mean a beautiful DIY fashion project. There are lots of beautiful handmade African…

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WATCH SHIRLEY B ENIANG’S DIY CHOKER NECKLACE VIDEO

Hey Lovelies One of the trends that unexpectedly got bigger this year is the choker necklace. Many fashion critiques had talked about how this late 2015 hot trend wouldn’t gain as much following but well this critics have had to take several seats because this trend has only gotten bigger…

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THE ANKARA FLOWER NECKLACE YOU NEED THIS WEEKEND

Hi Cuties! As one of the most trendy fabrics in Nigeria, the Ankara fabric is also the most cherished, simply because it has a great variety of colours and patterns. You need to learn how to make Ankara accessories if you want to stay trendy in Nigeria. Besides, handmade jewelry…

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ANKARA-INSPIRED NAIL DESIGN [VIDEO]

Hi Damsels! The nail art design has been put on another level these days, especially when the art requires lots of creativity from the manicurist. There is just nothing as good as knowing what to do or how to do a particular thing, be it education or which ever aspect…

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ROCK THIS AFRICAN DIY LOOM BRACELET WITH PRIDE

Hi Cuties! Inspired by the love of Africa, so many creative ideas come into play. Bracelets for instance, are very common in Africa, such that you don’t have to be very rich before having them. There are some that are fast and easy to make, while others require patience and creativity….

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GET STYLISH AND CREATIVE WITH THIS PAIR OF DIY POM POM SHOES

Hi Dearies! So many fashion ideas run through a lady’s mind; it’s either she’s thinking of how best to upgrade her wardrobe, shoe rack, or fix things all by herself through so many DIY ideas. Truly, inspirations come from the very little things we least expect to inspire us. Seriously,…

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THE MODERN GEOMETRIC GOLD DIY JEWELRY YOU NEED TO TRY

Hi Damsels! I’m glad to say that inspirations come from different places; talk about experiences, places, schools, persons, and all that. As funny as it sounds, now is the time to get inspired from what you have always known at school. Seriously, no knowledge is a waste. Who would believe…

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MAKE A FUN FASHION STATEMENT OUT OF THAT CHEAP PAIR OF SUNGLASSES

Hi Dearies! A form of protective eye wear designed primarily to prevent bright sunlight and high-energy visible light from damaging or discomforting the eyes is the sun glass. Sunglasses can sometimes function as a visual aid, as variously termed spectacles or glasses exist. They comprise lenses that are coloured, darkened or polarized….

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WAYS TO GET MAKEUP STAINS OFF YOUR CLOTHES EASILY

Hi Cuties! Makeup stains are bound to occur, no matter how carefully you try slipping your blouse over your face, or how strategically you place your head on your pillowcase. Over time, most of our clothes have been rendered useless just because of that annoying stain. This boils down to…

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GORGEOUS NO-SEW MONOSTRAP TOP

Hello Dearies! Creativity is completely fun, especially when that which is newly created is beautiful. A popular saying has it that necessity is the mother of invention. In the case of recycling an old t-shirt, it might not be a necessity though, but the joy of knowing that it’s not…

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