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5 DIY BRACELET IDEAS YOU WILL LOVE (VIDEO)

Ads Hey Divas, Bracelets are one of the best ways to accessorize any outfit. It could be a single piece for an elegant outfit or multiple bangles and charms for a more casual vibe. Bracelets draw attention to the beauty of the wrists and hands. Their gentle jingle is a…

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HOW TO MAKE A SUNGLASSES CASE IN TWO MINUTES (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, There’s so much sunlight outside and we need sunglasses. Without a doubt, one of the biggest beauty must-haves is a big pair of sunglasses. And every year we lose a pair or several because we don’t take care of them. They toss around in our purses getting scratched…

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ENJOY THIS DRY SEASON WITH THIS DIY HALTER TOP (VIDEO)

Hey Divas Looking for interesting summer outfit ideas? Wanna look feminine, chic and awesome? Then you need to get a halter top. For summer days it’s a great idea cause it’s comfy, easy-to-combine and, of course, stylish. Generally speaking, a halter top is a type of sleeveless shirt and has the…

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE A TSHIRT BAG WITHOUT SEWING

Hey Divas, Let’s talk fashion… It’s fun to follow trends, and we also love buying vintage clothing. However we wear clothes and use items until we’re sick of them, and then they usually end up getting thrown out. It’s fine to get sick of your clothing or your pillow cases, but…

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN EMBELLISHED SUNGLASSES

Hey Divas, What’s more glamorous than a pair of  sunglasses? On your face, they give you a mysterious, movie-star look. On top of the head, they serve as a chic headband. Not only that, it is often regarded as a fashion accessory but they are more for protection from wind,…

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DIY; HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN LIPSTICK

Hey Divas, Lipstick is our “go-to” makeup item when we want to quickly pull our look together, and it’s also an important part of a more detailed makeup regimen. However we choose to use it, lipstick has been the most popular form of makeup for decades and there is no…

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LEARN HOW TO TIE GELE THE ANKARA STYLE (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, Gele has gone far beyond the aso oke or swiss materials. In this generation, we have seen all different materials been used as gele. One of the material we can’t help but talk about is the Ankara material that has been merged into the gele fashion. There is…

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HOW TO SEW AN AMAZING TIERED SKIRT [DIY]

Hi Damsels! Your adorable baby girl does different things at this stage; probably loves kids’ noodles, hates the dark, adores playing “mummy”, is pretty ticklish  and can usually be found playing dress-up or creating dialogue between two of her favourite dollies, but her true addiction is to skirts. Yes! She loves…

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THE LOVELY ANKARA PRINT SANDALS YOU SHOULD BE ROCKING [DIY]

Hi Damsels! Owing to one’s deep affection of all things Ankara, one can really not stop trying something new with the lovely Ankara fabric. For instance, giving an old pair of abandoned  peep-toe sandals a new look by covering them in a yummy African print fabric shouldn’t be a bad idea….

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR BEAUTIFUL ANKARA NOTEBOOK [VIDEO]

Hi Damsels It’s another beautiful DIY journey we are embarking on this day. Of course we get handy with our outfits, bags, shoes, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, hair bands, name it! The most common of all is the Ankara rope necklace. We freestyle with all the things around us, especially when we…

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ANKARA HEAD WRAP VIDEO TUTORIAL

Hey Lovelies We humans beings are prone to making good of a situation; when we are given lemons we make lemonades and this is the adage that best describes the history of head wraps in the american culture. During the years of slavery, the black woman wasn’t allowed to show…

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HOW TO MAKE ANKARA ROPE NECKLACE [VIDEO]

Hi Damsels! The importance of a necklace in the fashion world cannot be over emphasized. You need not be told the fact that the necklace complements your outfit. Besides, necklaces are highly appreciated on a woman’s body, when it’s not covered up by your clothes. Necklace is also one of…

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TOP 5 HOMEMADE SKIN LIGHTENING MASKS

Hi Damsels! It’s every girl’s dream to have a fair glowing skin, as it is believed that fair and glowing skin makes a lady beautiful and attractive, but due to pollution and stress, we lose the glow on our faces and it makes our skin look dull and dark. There…

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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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