The Iro Look

Used 7 products for the entire look. Call me LAJA the beauty influencer. *aggressively bats lashes*


    So, Mummy LAJA & I decided to do a shoot together because obviously ūüôā The looks were inspired by these two Fulfill Jewelry sets. One warm and the other cool but both making a statement. I enjoyed playing with the contrast in colours and backgrounds. This has to be one of my favorite [...]

Gele Chronicles: George Me Not

Two of my favorite colours in one George material. George is a cotton African textile originating from Nigeria. It is adorned with bright colours and especially gold accents because it is usually worn by royalty. The fabric signifies wealth, luxury and status. The material is commonly worn for special occasions like weddings and church events. [...]

Gele Chronicles: B&W

Here's another gele look since I haven't done one in a while. I plan on doing a lot of the holidays as I'm in the process of coveting my mum's wardrobe *cheese* This isn't a gele entirely but I wanted to head piece and jewelry to be the focus of the look. What do you  [...]

Gele Chronicles: Before Sunset

 Today's gele chronicles is inspired by this lovely ankara blouse and these lovely orange earrings that remind me of the time right before sunset... Golden hour. This lip color is my new favorite this summer. I've been wearing it way too much. I'm glad I finally found a burgundy lipstick that suits my skin so well. [...]

Jabulani Bellas

 Duke's African show was this past Tuesday and it was a blast, whirlwind and tornado of fun, excitement and high tension but my Jabulani Bellas and Beaus came out on top! Woop woop!Honestly, this was my first time feeling the heat of life or shall I say, the beautiful chaos life behind the scenes of [...]

Sisterhood Of The Travelling Gele

I present to you (some) of the promo pictures for Duke Africa's annual Jabulani Show. Oh ma gashhh, I'm sooo in love!Happy New Month, loverrss! March is a special month for me because Miss LAJA, Miss LAJA (yes, I said it twice) and Daddy LAJA celebrate our birthdays and for many more reasons! It's a [...]

Gele Chronicles: Light Blue

Yes, blue again... I decided to do the all (light) blue version using a lighter gele as compared to this one here. I'm loving the lips especially for the fall. It's just a lip pencil and clear lip gloss. Here I present to you another option for a gele look or if you're simply looking for [...]

Gele Chronciles: Banana Bubblegum

Happy new month, my loves! Can't believe we're already deep into the 2nd half of 2014! Another look in my gele series. The makeup was inspired by my gele (hair tie) and the jewelry just fell in place. If you're adventurous when it comes to  colors (or just want some ideas on mixing and matching), I [...]

Gele Chronicles: Purple

 The 3rd look in my gele series!  Purple, another one of my favorite colors! I decided to match it up with gold and silver, hence the gele and the jewelry. What do you think?'Check out the 1st and 2nd look in this series! Which is your favorite so far? Tell me in the comments below!Makeup and [...]