Category Archives: Defining Beauty

Colorism is NOT a real thing? #Redefiningbeauty

Recently I got an amazing opportunity to talk about colorism with some incredibly smart folks on a local talk show. I got this opportunity because I wrote a short story on Potentash.com. The short story was part of a series of four I have written titled ‘Life like a Lady.’ This particular short story happened to …

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Dear World; Let’s tackle the elephant in the room #Re-definingBeauty

A few months ago I came across this article that piqued my interest. A writer in the Daily Nation wrote an article with the first words being Dear Fat Women; Let’s tackle the Elephant in the Room. The article raised quite a stirring debate for a lot of people who read it. Some saying she said …

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Interview with A Fine Artiste #DefiningBeauty

The best way to start your weekend is by reading this Interview with Eva Chemngorem… A fine Artist defining beauty When did you start drawing and how did you fall in love with it? I did my first portrait when I was in year seven, which was in 2007. i remember the art teacher us …

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A letter to my Flaws; #DefiningBeauty

Dear Flaws, Hi, my name is Shingai and even though you probably already know that I wanted to take the time to re-introduce myself to you To start this relationship anew, yet different from all the other times my heart broke into two because of you It is different this time, I am no longer …

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Defining Beauty #1 *From a Mother’s Perspective*

Hello lovelyios, this is definitely *Kido* (how do you spell the pronunciation for a little in Kikuyu? Someone help me stop embarrassing myself lol) Late but HAPPY SEPTEMBER! Also happy month that I was born, my birthday is in a few days and I have mixed feelings about that because in my head nineteen is …

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T.B.T Perfect Imperfections – The Original Blog Post

PERFECT IMPERFECTIONS You think you are not good enough so you hide behind the lie where you don’t realize That you are so much more on the inside The devil is a liar His aim is to hammer you self worth into a thin wire Soo corrupting your mind that you can’t even see the …

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Why I will not Tell my Daughter She is Beautiful

My friend shared this quote with me two days ago, and it touched my soul to its core. The message is so full of depth and in my opinion truth, that it is all I am going to share today… Nayyirah Waheed P.s Please follow me on BLOGLOVIN’ to get post updates, if you are a blogger …

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Fearless Fitness: From I.R to Personal Trainer!

I had the amazing chance to interview Sharon Cheruto Eshuchi, an amazing lady who studied I.R in university but is now a professional certified personal trainer. I love her story because it shows how your life can completely change direction from where you originally thought it was going and it is okay to study your …

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Somebody Tell CNN -Mkenya Halisi-

Somebody tell CNN This weekend president Obama is coming to our country! It has had a ripple effect among Kenyans with mostly positive reviews but I just want to share the funniest one I have seen so far. Yesterday I was watching the local news which had a response twitter segment #SomebodytellCNN; I found it …

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What is LoVe?

Guest Post LOVE Something that has been on my mind lately is love and basically WHAT IS LOVE? I listened to a Christian teaching recently and the speaker was saying how in the Greek language there are four different words used to explain love but in English there is only one, we use the same …

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