Get Rid Of Your Dark Spots While On A Budget

There are important routines you need to adopt for you to have a lovable skin. You don’t have to keep piling on the concealer or foundation to cover up dark spots if you find and use the right products. The main three basic steps in your routine that you should adopt are: WASH, EXFOLIATE, and…

How To Control Oily Skin

If you have oily skin just like me, follow these few steps to keep the oil under control throughout the course of the day. Invest in good skin care products. Never be too scared to pay some extra cash for good skin care products. Your skin deserves it as it the first thing people see…

How to be a “Goal Digger”

You know the problem with us human beings? Well, most of us human beings? We always daydream about the shit we want to achieve and never do it. You know why? Because we never freaking follow through. We lack motivation and are too comfortable wherever the hell we are. And when we finally get uncomfortable,…

Why I Chopped Off All My Hair…Twice.

FOUR YEARS AGO, I HAD AN EPIPHANY. I started applying relaxers when I was six years old and since then, my hair never grew past a certain length. It wasn’t just the relaxers; it was also the really tight braids, the hair glue, never trimming split ends, the constant straightening with heat, and the use…

Where to Shop: Recession Edition

It is no news by now that Nigeria is in a recession. A lot of people, including myself have had to cut back on a lot of spending and are looking for cheaper alternatives for even necessities. I’ve spent some time looking for shops that sell affordable products and will share with you what I…

Getting Over Rejection

Today, I had the opportunity of watching a really awesome video; I just needed to share it! Most Monday-morning meetings at work, we watch videos from renowned public speakers who educate and share their experiences on any subject matter; and the subject matter for today happened to be on Rejection. Jia Jiang’s story connected with…

Going Dutch

I remember the very first time I was invited out to a birthday dinner by a friend when I was in the U.S. I was super excited. “Free food before the turn up? Hecks yeah!”, I thought. So I and my friend who was also invited got dressed and made our way to the restaurant….

Moving In With Your Partner Before Marriage

Gotta test-drive a car before you buy it. I mean, you need to make sure it’s everything you want before you make payments right? I once asked a relative why he was bent on his girlfriend living with him before they got married and he told me he hated surprises. He needed to know what…

Better Moments to Come

  I believe a “Happy New Year” is still in order. For some folks like me, last year was extremely challenging; and so has been the past few days of this new year. I remember the last meeting I had at work to close the year. A lot of people made statements about the blessings…

Do You Believe in Superstitions?

In the spirit of Halloween, all saints day, and all souls day, I thought to share some creepy superstitions that a lot of people still believe in today. So sit back, relax, and get scared… MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! …or not. Crossing over someone’s legs without crossing back: If you’re sitting or lying down and someone crosses over…

The Keke Ride

As convenient as kekes might be, they are as risky as they look and move. I’ve had my own little accidents in them; like when the driver hits the break really hard and I bump my knee into the partition, or when the driver gallops through a pothole and I bump my head into the…

Growing Up In Nigeria As A “Yellow” Nigerian

I never thought that I looked “different” till someone called me oyibo. I don’t remember how old I was then but I know I was in my early teens. Another time, my family and I had moved houses and our new neighbor didn’t hesitate to give me the nickname “MTN”, a well-known company with a…