The Soap Connoisseur Redefining Skin Care

This week we caught up with Mahawa Kamara, founder of The Soap Connoisseur. She speaks about how she got started, being a momtrepeneur, plus more. How did the idea for the Soap Connoisseur come about? It came about after I had my daughter and I was on maternity leave. My daughter had dry skin and I was looking for a solution to treat her dry … Continue reading The Soap Connoisseur Redefining Skin Care

Nubian Skin, Embracing Shades Of Colour

Recently we took a trip to the HQ of lingerie band Nubian Skin and caught up with Ade Hassan the founder of the business. She spoke about starting the business, finding the right skin tones, making underwear for Beyonce’s Formation Tour and more. How did you get started in fashion? So, my background isn’t actually in fashion. I was working in finance which had been … Continue reading Nubian Skin, Embracing Shades Of Colour

Dear Jesus, It’s Danielle Dash

Girls Perspective caught up with  Danielle Dash this week chatting about experiences in creating her web series Dear Jesus, the ups and down of her journey and finding her voice in writing, plus more. When did your love for writing start? I was born in London and raised in Zimbabwe by my Jamaican grandparents. My grandfather was a published author and also ran a newspaper … Continue reading Dear Jesus, It’s Danielle Dash

Remel London Taking The Spotlight

Girls Perspective caught up with presenter Remel London and spoke to her about being a presenter, her new show on Sky One, hosting the BK Chat London reunion show, plus more. How did you get into presenting? Growing up I always loved performing. I did loads of different activities, dance classes, musical theatre, I was always watching things on TV and wishing I was doing … Continue reading Remel London Taking The Spotlight

Creating The Radiant Look For Women Everywhere

This week Girls Perspective caught up with Rita Balogun the founder of Radiant London Hair Salon. We spoke about hair, managing a business, her advice for budding female entrepreneurs and much more. How did you get started in hair? I stumbled into it! My Mum started a salon 16 years ago and I initially had no interest in hair, I was training to be an … Continue reading Creating The Radiant Look For Women Everywhere

Black Ballad Breaking The Silence

We recently caught up with freelance journalist and founder of Black Ballad Tobi Oredein. We discussed the need for black representation in media, by creating a voice for black British women, plus more. How did you get started in Journalism? I have always read magazines as a young girl, I used to love Cosmo as a teenager and had a subscription to that and another … Continue reading Black Ballad Breaking The Silence

Wrapping It For The Culture

Girls Perspective caught up with Georgina Owusu founder of African accessories brand Kuba Wraps. She speaks on ethically sourcing her fabrics, being a full-time teacher and more. What is Kuba Wraps all about and how did you get started? The umbrella brand is Kuba and part of that brand is Kuba Wraps. Kuba is all about offering high-quality, satin-centred head wraps that are ethically sourced … Continue reading Wrapping It For The Culture

 Black, British & Blogging 

Girls Perspective caught up with Mariam Bashorun the founder of the online blogging community Black British Bloggers. We spoke about launching the platform, tips for starting a blog, plus more. How did you get started as a blogger? It started after I graduated with a degree in journalism which just happened to be around the time of the recession. I couldn’t  find a job in … Continue reading  Black, British & Blogging 

PR, Facts Not Fiction 

This week Girls Perspective caught up with Ronke Lawal, PR & Communications consultant and founder of Ariatu PR. She speaks about her career in the field, clarifying the misconceptions many have when it comes to PR, plus more. What made you interested in PR? I have always been a people’s person and I have enjoyed interacting with people and communicating.  Although I’m an extrovert, I’m … Continue reading PR, Facts Not Fiction