Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: MoMinerals Makeup

Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a passionate problem solver and a promoter of self confidence. I co founded MoMineral makeup brand, a natural makeup brand that cater for women of colour in 2014. Prior to the launch of MoMineral Makeup, I worked as a makeup artist. I also hold a BSc in […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Creative Christian

Tell us a bit about your business Creative Christian is an online store designed to express The Kingdom of God through digital typographics, stationery, and home & decor. Our aim is to encourage the body of Christ to function and flourish creatively in their God given gifts and talents. What inspired you to start? My […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Shear & Shine

Tell us a bit about your business Shear & Shine grooming is the UK’s first grooming company created especially for Black men, we are focused on the issues Black men face with their hair and skin and aim to have them looking and feeling their best! What inspired you to start?/Where did the idea come […]

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Jan 18, Your Culture

Let’s all invest in Black Businesses, please?

I’m sure we can all relate that there is a shortage of successful black businesses, and there must be a reason as to why black people find it difficult to invest in their own. Is it down to the consumer or the entrepreneur? Or is it something more deep-rooted? I always feel ashamed when I […]

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Dec 17, Your Move

Pure Helps To Cure CIC

Tell us a bit about your organisation Pure Helps To Cure CIC is a community interest company. It’s all about raising awareness of everything natural that can help prevent and alleviate both physical and mental health problems. What inspired you to start?/Where did the idea come from? The journey all started with my own personal […]

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Oct 17, Your Move

The Black Hair Book (TBHB)

What is TBHB? TBHB is a website designed to help users find salons in London to style Afro hair. Users are encouraged to rate and review their experience at the salons and can find useful information about salons before making a hair appointment. Such handy information includes the opening hours, contact information, street view, and the […]

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Oct 17, Your Culture

Give me a discount or better yet give it to me for free

You hear so many people, campaigns and businesses get behind the slogan, ‘support our own.’ referring to the importance of supporting black owned businesses. I am one of many people who support this, mainly because if it is a quality product or service why not pay like you would at Selfridges, Tesco or Amazon. Sounds […]

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Aug 17, Your Culture

CurlyTreats Festival Review

Following up from our interview with Vinna Best, the founder of the CurlyTreats Festival (previously know as natural hair week) we were kindly invited to the event to see it in action. We were greeted by a friendly face, quickly checked on the guest list and set free to roam the ‘marketplace’. Once we stepped […]

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