The days where you don’t feel like doing anything loud on your makeup has to take a back seat today because you have to look fierce. I’ve been inspired by women in power, young women who get up and own their business and one of the best way to mimic how you thoroughly feel is when your makeup is bold and fierce.
Where does the Ankara fabric come into play? A few days ago in an interview, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (Award winning writer and speaker) told the news agency that was conducting the interview that “black women keeping natural hair was a political statement” Well I agree with her and I also want to add that having on the Ankara fabric at all times whether as a shawl, an outfit or a scarf is a “Social and Political Statement”. Those days of fooling ourselves and thinking our art, culture, traditions and heritage which is beautifully transformed into the delicate designs on the Ankara fabric was inferior is over, now we are taking charge of our heritage using the Ankara fabric as a medium to speak and what other way to perfect out outlook than going for an Ankara inspired makeup.
The Ankara inspired makeup has been making waves and rightly so, its easier to get your makeup inspiration from the fabric and this is not only because its a political statement but because the fabric is rich in colors. So what better inspiration is there? Non… Below watch YouTube blogger CynthyKay Obi as she shows you how to create a fierce and bold Ankara inspired makeup.
Source: YouTube Channel – CynthyKay Obi
Have fun practicing this Ankara inspired makeup technique with any Ankara fabric you have at your disposal.
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