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#TBT Black & South-Asian model spotting in magazine features in 2016 Part 2

Hopefully you’ve read my earlier post on this, “#TBT Black model spotting in magazine features in 2016 Part 1“. If not, take a look!

#TBT Black & South-Asian model spotting in magazine features in 2016 Part 2

I like it when magazines try to acknowledge the diversity of their readership and communicate that diversity is beautiful.  In this continuation I’ll be looking at Vogue Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar (UK editions) which are all magazines I subscribe to.

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#TBT Black and South Asian model-spotting in magazine features in 2016 Part 1

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In this Throwback Thursday post, I take a look at how black models featured in print in 2016. In short, it is clear to me that progress is being made, in some magazines more so than in others.

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Diversity in Beauty and Fashion 2016

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Last year in December I went through a year’s worth of magazines that I had bought to catch up on my reading to recap on the trends and to seek inspiration.

One thing I noticed was that towards the end of 2015 and into 2016 there was a real effort to be more diverse in fashion and beauty. There were more darker-skinned beauties on the catwalks, in fashion and beauty features and in advertisements in most of the magazines. There were even diversity features in themselves.

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Off-Topic: 2016-2017 Autumn/Winter Fashion Trends

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You might already know that I went to Stylist Live twice this year, once as a standard ticket holder and again as a VIP.  That meant I got to see my favourite part twice – the catwalk show.  Yes, I know a couple of months have passed since Stylist Live 2016 but that has just given me the opportunity to see how Stylist curated their show against what the magazines say the trends are. I’m happy to say that my favourites are still featuring in current editions of magazines!

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Christmas Giveaway 2016

Tashas Face Christmas Beauty Giveaway

There are several things I like about this time of year and that includes the gift-giving.  I just like picking out presents for people and imagining how pleased they will be when they open it up.

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Events

*Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2016 Haul

afro hair and beauty live 2016
I came home with all of this

You’ve seen my makeover, fashion show, and product pictures and videos from the Afro Hair and Beauty Live 2016 show so here’s what I picked up. You didn’t think I would leave empty handed did you?

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Afro Hair & Beauty Live Show 2016

The Afro Hair and Beauty Live 2016 Show
The Afro Hair and Beauty Live 2016 Show Guide

This year I attended the Afro Hair & Beauty Live Show 2016.  The show has been running for 35 years!  It always features lots of hair and beauty products with live entertainment throughout on the main stage and you can attend seminars, all included in the price on the ticket. For the stage shows and seminars, it’s a matter of first come first served- no prior booking required.

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The Bel Age Anti-Ageing Health and Beauty Show 2016: More about the talks

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doTERRA Immortelle anti-ageing blend – you can see the oil on my hand where I have been testing products!

Well, I did say that the talks were my favourite part of the Bel Age Anti-Ageing Show! Here’s a bit more about them.

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