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Win Naphtaly Lip Balm & Pucker Up

We have 10 Dark Chocolate and Mint Lip Balms from award-winning skincare brand Naphtalyworld.

Black Friday 2018 KOL Cosmetics Cyberweek Sale

Black Friday 2018 KOL Cosmetics Cyberweek Sale It's Black Friday 2018 Sales! Head over to KOL Cosmetics, sister brand to The KOL Social, who is offering seasonal discount on all premium lashes and mineral foundation powders. Choose from nine different styles of luxury silk eyelashes and 15 shades of mineral powders. Founded by former editor of Pride Magazine, entrepreneur Marcia ...

Win Tickets To Superfoodlx Saturday Event

We have tickets to SuperfoodLx Saturday event to giveaway to 10 lucky KOL Social readers!

Win Superfoodlx Vitamins Or Hair & Skin Oil

We have SuperfoodLx Vitamins and Hair & Skin Oil to giveaway to 10 lucky KOL Social readers!

Win Revlon Realistic And Black Seed Oil Haircare

We have a Revlon Realistic and Black Seed Oil Hair Care Set to giveaway to one lucky KOL Social reader!

KOL Cosmetics – Get 25% Summer Discount

Choose from nine different styles of luxury silk eyelashes and 20 shades of mineral powders.

THREE V HAIR SALON – 15% OFF MONOFIBRE HAIR EXTENSIONS

Trendy Notting Hill based Three V Hair Salon, is offering The KOL Social Community 15% discount on all new clients on their first visit to the salon. Treat yourself to a fabulous head of monofibre hair extensions.

Win Scrubz Of London Body Scrubs

Win Scrubz Of London Body Scrub – we have 10 to giveaway to lucky KOL Social readers! See below to find out how you can win a body scrub, each worth £8.99 each!

Win A Pairs Of Tickets To Girlfriends Season At BFI Southbank – Competition Closed

Fancy a couple of tickets for you and a friend to watch one of the many fabulous films during the Girlfriends season at BFI Southbank, London? Of course you do! We have three pairs of tickets to give away. What’s more, each entrant will get 2 for 1 tickets for the BFI Girlfriends Season!

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9 Key Spring / Summer 2019 Hair Trends | For Women – From SS19 Shows

Check out the 9 key spring / summer 2019 hair trends for women which is all about an abundance of flow, movement and colour.

Get Designer Suit Look For Less: Alexander McQueen SS19 | Men

The simplicity of this Alexander McQueen suit is what makes it so appealing and wearable.

Star Sign Makeup & Skincare Guide: Taurus

British fashion model Adwoa Aboah is a feminist activist who also happens to be a Contributing Editor to British Vogue. It is no surprise that this typical Taurus woman lives in a world where appearance is everything! And check out that flawless skin!

The KOL Social Partners With EATOW To Tackle Diversity In The Beauty Industry

The KOL Social Partners With EATOW To Tackle Diversity In Beauty Industry Global beauty expert and strategist Eryca Freemantle is here to let the beauty industry know that the word 'diversity' should not be another buzzword. Co-founder of EATOW (Embracing All Tones Of Women), a new and groundbreaking global membership club created for beauty and business professionals worldwide, she  laments ...

Handbags To Suit Your Body Shape

Handbags are the ultimate fashion accessory to complete an outfit but you should also make it work to balance out your figure.

Best Edge Control Products For Textured Hair

Best Edge Control Products For Textured Hair Here are 10 of the best edge control products for textured hair. She Is Bomb Collection Edge Control, £20.99, 100ml {{ vc_btn:title=BUY&shape=square&color=black&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.amazon.co.uk%252Fgp%252Fproduct%252FB07BB2R8ZG%252Fref%253Das_li_tl%253Fie%253DUTF8%2526tag%253Dkol09-21%2526camp%253D1634%2526creative%253D6738%2526linkCode%253Das2%2526creativeASIN%253DB07BB2R8ZG%2526linkId%253Df6a17a57adc11f7aca7251b11634a3a5%7C%7Ctarget%3A%2520_blank%7C }} For relaxed and curly hair, designed to create that sleek finished look that completes any hairstyles without the white build up. Non-greasy, non-sticky, non-flaking and long-lasting. Style Factor Edge Booster ...

The Lowdown On Mineral Makeup

Contrary to popular belief, mineral makeup is not just for women who suffer with skin conditions.

Star Sign Makeup & Skincare Guide: Aries

Makeup & skincare for the energetic and freedom-loving Aries.

Best Street Style New York Fashion Week SS19 | Women

Best Street Style New York Fashion Week SS19 | Women Every New York woman has to own a reliably warm, and fabulous winter coat. Styles range from coloured faux fur, printed wool, parkas, and long line puffas, whatever suits one’s style. Given how low the temperatures can drop, layering a coat over another is a common and stylish sight. Worn ...

Beauty & Fashion Network Party March 2019 Street Style

Beauty & Fashion Network Party March 2019 Street Style Glamorous guests got together for The KOL Social Beauty & Fashion Networking Event at the exclusive Library Private Members Club. Check out some of the fabulous attire from the night. Photo credit: Imaxtree

3 Korean Fashion Designers You Should Know

Korean fashion designers to put on your radar in 2019.

Best Products For Hyperpigmentation For Dark Skin

Thankfully, there are some several highly effective beauty products for hyperpigmentation on the market.

Best Street Style Paris Fashion Week SS19 | Men

Check out the best of street style Paris Fashion Week SS19 | Men

Best Street Style Tokyo Fashion Week SS19 | Men

Check out the best of street style Tokyo Fashion Week SS19 | Men

Best Street Style Paris Fashion Week SS19 | Women

There are a lot of animal print on the streets of Paris

Best Street Style Tokyo Fashion Week SS19 | Women

Check out the best of street style Tokyo Fashion Week SS19 | Women

Best Street Style Milan Fashion Week SS19 | Women

The streets were as hot as the catwalk during Milan fashion week spring/ summer 2019. Here, more is always more.

Best Men Street Style, Milan Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

Best street style stars

10 Best Lipstick Brands 2019 With High Pigment

10 Best Lipstick Brands 2019 With High Pigment Are you looking for intense colour from your lipstick? Would it not be great if it did not dry out your lips, too? Here are 10 of the most pigmented Best Lipstick Brands 2019 in our favourite shades for women of colour. L'ORÉAL PARIS X Isabel Marant Smile Colour Riche Matte Lipstick in Belleville ...

The Best Skin Toners For All Skin Types

Here are some of the best toners on the market.

Best Eyeshadow Palettes For Darker Skin Tones 2019

Some of the best eyeshadow palettes for darker skin tones, for colour that shows up and lasts.

Key Makeup Looks For Spring 2019

For key makeup looks for spring 2019 think beautiful washes of colour in hues of pinks, peaches, pastels and flashes of neon blues and greens.

Men Street Style From London Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

The stylish men in London are savvy enough to combine dress fashion with practicality.

Best Women’s Street Style New York Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

The Best Street Style From New York Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

Top 10 Best Toners for Acne Prone Skin

There are many toners that contain active ingredients to keep acne at bay.

Trinidad & Tobago Travel Guide

Carnival is not just the only reason to go to Trinidad and Tobago but it is a very good one.

How To Get The Best From Your Hairdresser

How To Get The Best From Your Hairdresser They say a person’s best friend is his or her hairdresser. But how times have you left the salon with a hairstyle other than the one you had hoped for?  The key to getting what you want from your hairdresser is communication. Follow this guideline of Do’s and Don’ts and you cannot ...

Do Beards Make Men More Attractive?

The KOL Social hit the streets to ask hirsute men whether or not they get more attention from women with or without a beard.

Win Naphtaly Lip Balm & Pucker Up

We have 10 Dark Chocolate and Mint Lip Balms from award-winning skincare brand Naphtalyworld.

Between Weaves? How To Buy The Right Hat Size

Hats are more than a fashion accessory; they can hide your shame on a bad hair day.

Best False Eyelash Glue

Bat those lovely lashes with confidence all day.

Star Sign Makeup & Skincare Guide: Sagittarius

Sagittarius women can pull off the most outrageous looks.

Black Friday 2018 KOL Cosmetics Cyberweek Sale

Black Friday 2018 KOL Cosmetics Cyberweek Sale It's Black Friday 2018 Sales! Head over to KOL Cosmetics, sister brand to The KOL Social, who is offering seasonal discount on all premium lashes and mineral foundation powders. Choose from nine different styles of luxury silk eyelashes and 15 shades of mineral powders. Founded by former editor of Pride Magazine, entrepreneur Marcia ...

Win Tickets To Superfoodlx Saturday Event

We have tickets to SuperfoodLx Saturday event to giveaway to 10 lucky KOL Social readers!

Autumn / Winter 2018 Hair Trends | For Men

This year’s hair trends continue to be less conventional rather than the traditional short back and sides.

Party Hair Looks For The Festive Season | For Women

Key party hair looks for the festive period.

How To Blow-Dry Afro Hair

With the delicate make up of Black women’s hair, there is a certain amount of care required to blow-dry afro hair.

Black Bald Women: Know Your Haircare

Women have grown up being told that their hair is their crowning glory.

What You Should Know Before You Colour Your Afro Hair

Whether you want to be a dazzling blonde or want a simple colour rinse, just about everyone is going colour crazy.

8 Essential Skincare Tips To Make Your Skin Glow

Of all the skincare tips, knowing your skin-type is probably the most important since not all products suit everyone.

The Different Shades Of Vitiligo

It impacts about one per cent of the world’s population and subject to popular belief, it affects both those of dark or light skin.

How To Nourish Mixed Race Hair

When it comes to hair, the world is not divided by colour or ethnicity but by hair texture!

Best Relaxers 2018

There are now home kit hair relaxers that are just as good as that of professional hair salons.

Acne Skincare & Treatment For Dark Skin

There is no magical solution, but measures can be taken to reduce the severity and get rid of dark spots.

Make Your Eyelashes Last Longer: 7 Deadly Sins

With so many better things to do, if there is a quicker route to getting to the end of our daily routine we’re going to take it.

Men’s Suits 2018: Street Style Inspiration

Men’s Suits 2018: Street Style Inspiration

Everything You Should Know About Body Piercings

Body piercings is all the rage with people of all ages.

Star Sign Makeup & Skincare Guide: Scorpio

Confident and proud, she is eccentric in a way that other signs fear to tread.

Win Superfoodlx Vitamins Or Hair & Skin Oil

We have SuperfoodLx Vitamins and Hair & Skin Oil to giveaway to 10 lucky KOL Social readers!

Win Revlon Realistic And Black Seed Oil Haircare

We have a Revlon Realistic and Black Seed Oil Hair Care Set to giveaway to one lucky KOL Social reader!

Best Dandruff Shampoos For Afro Hair 2018

The best dandruff shampoos for afro hair available

How The Heck Are Mink Eyelashes Cruelty-Free?

The majority of mink eyelash brands make the bold claim that their products are cruelty-free.

American Music Awards 2018 Celebrity Fashion

Tracee Ellis Ross was on form wearing no less than 12 outfits.

Facial Hair, Who Needs It?

Our guide gives the lowdown of eliminating unwanted facial hair.

How To Make Lipstick Last Longer

Women of colour have the most luscious lips in the world so why not amplify nature’s gift with lipstick?

Mascara: How To Get The Best Of It

Choosing a mascara can be daunting with so many brands and end-results, depending on the look you are going for.

SKIN LIGHTENING, IS IT WORTH IT?

Despite the health warnings, and the current climate of political correctness, for many Black women skin lightening plays a prominent role in their beauty regime. In fact, in desperation some have been known to use household detergents and bleaches which have lead to burns and irreversible damage.

GET RID OF BAGS UNDER EYES NATURALLY

Waking up with bags under the eyes is spectacularly frustrating especially when you have an important day ahead.

How To Care For Your Wig

Just like your natural hair, you need to care for your wig to keep it in good condition and shape.

Copenhagen Fashion Week Shows Eclectic Shoe Style

Photo credit: Imaxtree Share this PostCopenhagen Fashion Week Shows Eclectic Shoe Style

Hawaiian Shirts Loud & Proud For 2018: How To Wear Them

Hawaiian Shirts Loud & Proud For 2018: How To Wear Them

The Best Street Style In Men’s Hats Summer 2018

The Best Street Style In Men’s Hats Summer 2018

Women Street Style From London Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

London women are playful, especially when wearing the trends.

Star Sign & Skincare Guide Libra

There is a classic delight and Venusian sensualism about the movements and gestures of a Libra woman

The Best Street Style From New York Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

Photo credit: Imaxtree Share this PostThe Best Street Style From London Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019 Gallery

Review: Luxju Nourishing Hair Cremé

Luxju nourishing hair creme is just as luxurious as salon conditioners.

Copenhagen Women’s Shoes Street Style Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019

Women’s Shoes Spring/ Summer Fashion Week 2019 Street Style

There’s More Than One Way To Wear Denim: 2018 Summer Street Style

There’s More Than One Way To Wear Denim: 2018 Summer Street Style

Afro Hair & Dandruff: How To Fight The Flakes

Dandruff itches like hell, looks terrible – it can happen to anyone. And no, afro hair is not more susceptible.

Men’s Shorts 2018: Street Style Inspiration

Some street style men’s short for your inspiration.

The Best Detangling Hair Conditioners 2018

Whatever your hair type – whether it is extremely curly or coily, we all suffer with the same problems of manageability.

The KOL Social Festival Summer Party 2018 Street Style

The KOL Social partnered with the mayor of London’s#LondonIsOpen campaign to bring you The KOL Social Network Festival Party. As always, The KOL Social Network rocked up with style.

SHADES OF BEAUTY LIVE 2018 STREET STYLE

The KOL Social could not resist jumping onboard as a media partner to a long awaited brand new hair and beauty show Shades Of Beauty Live hailed as the UK’s first ‘Black Beautycon’.

KOL COSMETICS EYELASH GIVEAWAY WITH MARIAM MUSU

The KOL Social have teamed up with makeup, fashion & lifestyle influencer Mariam Musu to give away 10 PAIRS of luxury silk eyelashes from their sister company, KOL Cosmetics who will be exhibiting their mineral powder foundation range at Shades Of Beauty LIVE 2018. Find them at the Kushty Cosmetics on Stand F33.

Afropunk Paris Festival 2018 Street Style

AFROPUNK FEST Paris 2018 celebrated black music, culture and community in the French capital in the way you would expect – with style.

CELLULITE: HOW TO GET RID

Regardless of race, 8 out of 10 women suffer from cellulite in varying degrees. It affects women of all ages and shapes, but the worse fact of it all is that it can start form from the age of puberty. Some women may be fortunate enough to never suffer.

HOW TO BUY WEAVE

Usually a case of trial and error, buying hair extensions is an art form mastered by few. How many rolls of hair do you need to buy? Should you get human or acrylic hair? How do you work out the colour code? Here’s the ultimate guide on how to buy weave.

STAR SIGN MAKEUP & SKINCARE GUIDE: VIRGO

STAR SIGN MAKEUP & SKINCARE GUIDE: VIRGO No matter what look Beyonce adopts, she always makes a serious impact. Whether she is wearing full blown makeup or not. Hardly surprising for this typical Virgo (23 August – 22 September) woman. People ruled by this star sign are known to be methodical, detail-oriented and meticulous in everything they do. The Physical Traits ...

MONSHEA GIVEAWAY BONANZA: WIN A PRODUCT – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

We have a whooping great big Monshea giveway bonanza to giveaway to 24 lucky KOL Social readers! We have the following Monshea products to giveaway:

The Best Street Style From Copenhagen Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019 | Women

The Best Street Style From Copenhagen Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2019

BE HAPPY AS YOU WANT TO BE

Believe or not, to be happy is relatively easy, just decide to be a happy person. There are several ways by which you can do this.

BLOGGER SONDOS AL-QATTAN BEAUTY BACKLASH

Beauty blogger Sondos al-Qattan haters may well be right as they describe her as “beautiful from the outside but not necessarily the same from the inside”. Whilst others are likening her to a ‘slave owner’.

PRECIOUS LIFESTYLE AWARDS 2018

The KOL Social were delighted to attend the PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2018, applauding creativity and excellence across a range of sectors

HAIR EXTENSIONS: WHICH METHOD IS BEST FOR YOU?

There are various ways to achieve instant hair length in whatever style you want. All you need to decide is which hair extensions method is best for you.

JUICING IS GOOD FOR YOUR VANITY

A clear complexion, bright eyes, lustrous hair and strong, healthy nails can be yours in just a few gulps with a home juicing.

9 WAYS TO GET RID OF UNWANTED BODY HAIR

It is the time of year when we are exposing more skin and the hairy bits that we have been hiding away during colder weather will now get to see the light of day. There are a number of ways to remove unwanted body hair, to suit your needs and skin type. choose which one works best for you.

ARE YOU REALLY READY FOR A RELATIONSHIP?

There are many people out there who are not really ready for a relationship but dragging themselves through a bad ones. Others find themselves in a series of meaningless couplings.

Star Sign Makeup & Skincare Guide: Leo

Nobility, drama, warmth. It should be the easiest thing in the world to recognise a Leo (23 July – 22 August )from out of a crowd. Sometimes it is.

HOT PUBES: HOW TO DYE YOUR GREY PUBIC HAIR

Aside from death and taxes, the one thing that is guaranteed to happen and likely to blindside you when it does, is the arrival of grey pubic hair. If it has not creeped up on you already, it probably has not even occurred to you that this is yet another rite of passage in the ageing game.

WIN LUXJU NOURISHING HAIR CREME – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Would you like to be the object of hair envy? Well, yes it is possible with Luxju Nourishing Hair Crème! We have three to giveaway to lucky The KOL Social readers! See below to find out how you can win tickets, each worth £15 each!

KOL Cosmetics – Get 25% Summer Discount

Choose from nine different styles of luxury silk eyelashes and 20 shades of mineral powders.

Accessories Rules To Live And Die By

Accessorising your wardrobe is a matter of personal choice and taste, but being a slave to fashion will grab everyone’s attention for all the wrong reasons.

MIRROR MADNESS: GET RID OF NEGATIVE SELF IMAGE

Youth, beauty and body weight are first world beauty problems that lurks in the back of the mind of every woman. From an early age we are programmed to focus all of our attention on our appearance making us constantly think, talk, strategise, and fret about the way we look. It is no wonder that many suffer from negative self image.

HOW TO LIE IN ONLINE DATING & GET AWAY WITH IT

Given the amount of people lying on their online dating profiles, it is more than likely you will find someone who has lied than someone who is being entirely honest. The reality is that if you are adamant that you do not want someone who has fudged their details, even just a little bit, you will be left with very slim pickings.

THE KOL SOCIAL NETWORK FESTIVAL PARTY, SAT 1ST SEPT – BOOKINGS CLOSED

The KOL Social is excited to announce that has partnered with the mayor of London’s#LondonIsOpen campaign to bring you The KOL Social Network Festival Party.The guests will have the opportunity to mingle with celebrities, industry executives, artists and influencers all in one day to the backdrop of exciting showcases up and coming artists and DJs from the UK and abroad.

HOW TO REMAIN HOLY IN CHRISTIAN DATING

Dating usually brings all sorts of temptations and if you are a Christian you are going to have more restraint than most. There are many people who consider Christianity a crucial requirement for a life partner. This is a guide on how to remain holy in Christian dating.

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT HAVE SEX WITH YOUR EX

Splitting up is something that no one wants to face. It is a hard situation that many people have to find the strength to get through. Sometimes there are hard feelings between the two people and sometimes the couple will still get along very well. It is hard to tell what is going to happen and sometimes you just have to see how it goes. The ball is in your court and you need to make the best choices that you can. But one thing is for sure, you should not sex the ex!

HOW TO APPLY FALSE EYELASHES LIKE A CELEBRITY

If you want to change your look – whether subtly or dramatically, this is the perfect way to do it. Learn how to apply false eyelashes like a pro with these easy five steps.

LOVE, RELATIONSHIPS & FENG SHUI

Feng Shui, an ancient art and science developed by the Chinese more than 3,000 years ago, is a complex body of knowledge that if practiced properly will assure the person good health, fortune and even love.

SHOULD YOU BUY EXPENSIVE OR CHEAP WIGS?

Should you buy expensive or cheap wigs? It is true what they say, you get what you pay for and especially when it comes to buying wigs. The more you spend, the better quality of wig you will get. A good quality wig will not only look better but it also means that it will last longer.

LET’S MAKE EYEBROWS NATURAL AGAIN! PLEASE..?

Call it eyebrow overdose, but whatever the reason, it would appear that sanity has returned for eyebrow trends in 2018. At least, for the time being.

When It Is Not Cool To Wear Sunglasses

As in anything else in life, there is a time an place to wear sunglasses.

HAS LUXJU FOUNDER REVOLUTIONISED AFRO HAIRCARE?

Veronica J. launched Luxju Natural Hair Care company in February 2018 and has since sent the industry and her ever-growing patrons into an afro tizzy. As the name implies, her products leaves hair feeling uber luxurious. Here, she shares how to join, and thrive in, the market. Her family is of Jamaican heritage.

HOW TO BUY SWIMWEAR FOR YOUR BOODILICIOUS BODY

With many people of colour with families in hot climates, it is not just the summer months to dig out swimsuits.

AFROCKS – GET 15% DISCOUNT ON NEXT BOOKING

The essential website for anyone who wants an afro hairdresser on demand, Afrocks is offering 15% discount on your next hairstylist booking.

KOL Cosmetics Sold Out At Afro Hair & Beauty Live

Such was the frenzy at the KOL Cosmetics stand at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2018, the brand for women of colour sold out of their darkest shades of mineral foundation powders!

REVIEW: SCRUBZ OF LONDON NATURAL BODY SCRUBS

Scrubz Of London Natural Body Scrubs smell so good you will almost want to eat them. In fact, the body scrubs are so pure, some of the fruits are actually picked from the founder’s allotment that has been in the family for 25 years.

HOW TO CHEMICALLY TREAT HAIR & STILL HAVE SOME LEFT

The decision to chemically process your hair is a difficult one to make. The slightest mishap and you could end up with terrible results – and you might even end up with burns or, at worst, bald patches.

THREE V HAIR SALON – 15% OFF MONOFIBRE HAIR EXTENSIONS

Trendy Notting Hill based Three V Hair Salon, is offering The KOL Social Community 15% discount on all new clients on their first visit to the salon. Treat yourself to a fabulous head of monofibre hair extensions.

YES DARK SKIN TANS AND CAN BURN TOO

Numerous studies have shown that the popular western custom of tanning runs the risk of skin cancer. Whilst skin cancer rates are significantly lower in people of colour compared to Caucasian people, you could still be at risk. 

HOW TO SURVIVE BAD DATES

If you have got your dating game going on, chances are that you have experienced a few bad dates. It might be because he or she does not live up to your expectations.

Monigho Griffin, Founder Of Monshea Butter, On How She Built Her Successful Business

Monigho Griffin launched her award-winning Monshea Butter company in in 2016. Today, it is ranked as one of the most popular Shea products range. Here, she shares how to join, and thrive in, the market. Her family is from the Delta State in Nigeria.

POLO SUMMER PARTY, SAT 7 JUL **SOLD OUT**

The Polo Summer Party is the ultimate, luxury lifestyle event; combining entertainment and epicurean experiences with all of the luxury and sophistication that Greater London has to offer, for those who enjoy the finer things in life. There’s no better way to celebrate a languorous day of summer. Join like-minded people in a fabulous sophisticated atmosphere with the breathtaking backdrop of Ham Polo Club, Richmond.

GIVE UP SMOKING SO YOUR DARK DON’T CRACK

Black don’t crack, as the saying goes, referring to the fact that black people do not wrinkle as quickly as their white counterparts. But there are certainly a few lifestyle choices that will sway the balance, such as smoking. Aside from the obvious health risks, smoking will seriously mess with your skin, no matter what ethnicity you might be. If the likes of bronchitis, cancer or lung disease is not enough to persuade you to give up smoking, then think about the damage you are doing to your beautiful skin.

KOL COSMETICS DEBUTS AT AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY LIVE!

Join the KOL Cosmetics team (see photos below!) and special guests at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE. KOL Cosmetics will be exhibiting their products at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2018: the biggest hair and beauty experience for the woman of colour.

From popular and well-known brands to upcoming brands, you will be able to interact with the people who can help you to get the most out of your favourite product.

AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY LIVE 2018 – COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Fancy a couple of tickets for you and a friend forA fro Hair & Beauty LIVE? Of course you do! Our sister company KOL Cosmetics will exhibit their products at Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2018: the biggest hair and beauty experience for the woman of colour. To celebrate, we are giving away 10 pairs of tickets! See below to find out how you win tickets.

Hair Loss: How It Happens, How To Treat It

Hair loss is more common than you think. According to the NHS, eight million women in the UK experience female pattern hair loss.

If It Is Not Working, Change The Script!

One area that many of us try to make sense of and improve upon is our intimate partnerships. Surprisingly, an aspect of partnerships that is often ignored is our relationship pattern. As the New Year kicks in, Dr. Chandra Degia explores exactly what it is, and why it happens? If it is not working, change the script!

PRECIOUS LIFESTYLE AWARDS 2018: GET 25% EVENT DISCOUNT

The organisers of the Precious Lifestyle Awards 2018 are proud to announce the amazing women who have made the 2018 shortlist featuring 12 creative sectors. The awards will celebrate excellence amongst women of colour in true celebratory style at the exclusive members club, The Curtain, on Tuesday 24th July 2018.

ASTROLOGY COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Astrology Compatibility : Your Love Match Have you ever wondered about your sun sign love match? Love and compatibility with another is something that we all strive for. It is something that is talked about in every social circle and in every walk of life. This notion of love and compatibility is always a hot topic when discussing your sign ...

STREET STYLE: AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY SHOW 2018

The KOL Social joined sister company KOL Cosmetics, a brand for women of colour, at Afro Hair & Beauty Show 2018. Once we got past customers who were on a buying frenzy for KOL Cosmetics mineral powders and silk eyelashes, we took a look around. Attendees to the exhibition were just as captivating as the impressive stands. KOL Cosmetics, founded by ...

THE KOL SOCIAL BEAUTY & FASHION NETWORKING EVENT APR 2018

Street Style: The KOL Social Beauty & Fashion Networking Event Apr 2018 Over 100 guests joined us for The KOL Social Beauty & Fashion Networking April 2018 at the exclusive Library Private Members Club, Covent Garden London.  Like-minded people working in the industry or those with simply an interest in beauty & fashion were in attendance, including the media such ...

KOL COSMETICS EXHIBITING AT SHADES OF BEAUTY LIVE 2018

Join the KOL Cosmetics team and special guests at Shades Of Beauty LIVE 2018. KOL Cosmetics will be exhibiting their products at Stand F40 at Shades Of Beauty LIVE: An annual 2 day beauty & hair expo and live panel discussions.

Win Scrubz Of London Body Scrubs

Win Scrubz Of London Body Scrub – we have 10 to giveaway to lucky KOL Social readers! See below to find out how you can win a body scrub, each worth £8.99 each!

WAKE UP! ARE YOU ADDICTED TO LOVE?

Ask yourself, are you addicted to love? Have you ever met someone that you had an immediate connection with, jumped into a whirlwind romance only to see it end almost as quickly as it started?

THE ETIQUETTE OF DATING & TEXTING

Texting has brought a whole new set of rules to the dating game and it can make or break a relationship with one slip of the SMS. Here’s the rules of the etiquette of dating & texting.

BEAUTY SLEEP IS A REAL THING, GET YOURS!

Yes, beauty sleep is a real thing! A study by researchers at Stockholm University, published in the Royal Society Open Science journal, revealed that people who do not get enough slumber, appear less attractive to others. 

TOP 10 MYTHS ABOUT DATING MEN

Ladies, when it comes to dating men, it is time to wise up to the cultural stereotypes of men and get to understand them a little better. Boys and girls are not as different as we think.

10 Things You Can Learn About Dating From A Screenwriter

Movies lie about love. Not every guy gets the girl. Running through the airport security points to declare your undying love to your soulmate will only get you arrested. That said, Screenwriter Alex Moss tells us films can certainly teach us a thing or two about dating.

WHAT THE HELL IS CHEMISTRY?

It’s that… well, thing. That desire to see this person again. That “We click” feeling. But what causes chemistry? Does it need to happen naturally, or can you create it? Does it die over time, or are there tricks to keep the sparks flying? What the B-Jeez is it?

The Art Of Conversation

 The best way to become good at conversation is simply to practise.

Win A Pairs Of Tickets To Girlfriends Season At BFI Southbank – Competition Closed

Fancy a couple of tickets for you and a friend to watch one of the many fabulous films during the Girlfriends season at BFI Southbank, London? Of course you do! We have three pairs of tickets to give away. What’s more, each entrant will get 2 for 1 tickets for the BFI Girlfriends Season!

STAR SIGN MAKEUP & SKINCARE GUIDE: AQUARIUS

People born under the Aquarius star sign (20 January 20 – 18 February) are known to be compassionate and generous people, but also independent and sometimes eccentric. They are out-going, intelligent and love to try new things, often turning heads by experimenting with looks that are show-stopping.

BEAUTY & FASHION NETWORKING 26 APRIL -SOLD OUT

About KOL Social Events: We host regular events hosted by guest speakers, share advice, swap product information – and even try and bag some free samples for you try. This is about getting together to talk hair, beauty, fashion and anything that matters to us.

HOW TO BE A LEGENDARY FLIRT

Flirting is much more than just a bit of fun: it is a universal and essential aspect of human interaction. Flirting is a basic instinct, part of human nature.  If we did not express interest in members of the opposite sex, so ends reproduction, and that of the human species. The key to being a successful flirt is the ability to convey that you like someone.

THERE ARE MORE APHRODISIACS THAN YOU KNOW

Aphrodisiacs, foods that are thought to enhance the libido, have long been based on romantic mythology rather than scientific research. There is little known about how effective they really are, oysters being the most well-known of them, despite their benefits being somewhat questionable. What we do know, is that there is more than one food-source to get you in the mood.

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FOR SINGLES

The time for New Year Resolutions is soon here and with it comes many opportunities for transforming your life.

The First Black Girl Festival UK Street Style

Celebrating Black British women past, present.

YOU ONLY NEED THESE THREE STATEMENT ACCESSORIES

Women have long mastered the art of accessorising an otherwise bland or out-dated outfit using anything from belts to hats. However, accessories are so much more than that. It defines your unique sense of style, highlights your good points and minimises the less favourable ones.

Afropunk London Festival 2017 Street Style

What makes Afropunk unique is that the majority of the audience is Black. The political movement born is the U.S. has grown into a global festival and  is a celebration of diversity that finds itself in major cities every year.

Should You Sue A Hairdresser?

If you believe that you have suffered from bad practices in a hair salon, you may find yourself in the unfortunate position where you have to sue a hairdresser for compensation. And rightly, so.

Gay Pride London 2017 Street Style

Gay Pride London 2017 Street Style Gallery Photo Credit For Gay Pride London 2017 Street Style Gallery: BurntCorkMedia

How To Wear Perfume Without Suffocating The Senses

How To Wear Perfume Without Suffocating The Senses Some women like to smell good, others use perfume to make a grand statement as they enter a room and to leave an impression as they go out; but most people want to enhance their own natural scent so that they are seductive and appealing to the opposite sex. What ever your ...

Gay Pride Paris 2017 Street Style

Gay Pride France 2017 Street Style Gay Pride Paris 2017 Street Style Photo Credit for Gay Pride Paris 2017 Street Style : BurntCork

BAD BREATH: YOUR TONGUE’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET

We all get up in the morning with smelly bad breath. Most of us solve this problem by simply brushing our teeth, but for the rest, an unlucky ten percent of the population, the smell stays all day long.

Traction Alopecia: Is Your Weave Worth It?

One of the most common reasons for hair loss is an autoimmune disorder (alopecia aerata) in which the body destroys its own hair. However, it can also be caused by external factors such as chronic traction (pulling) on the hair follicle. This is called traction alopecia.

Trendwatch: The Devil’s In The Bag Detail

See some highlights of bag detail from The Milan Fashion Week. Check out what the fashionistas are up to and update your bad wardrobe now. After all, the devil is in the detail.

Butt Lift: The Bottom Line

The Butt Lift would appear to be part of the norm when it comes to extreme makeovers these days. If exercise or buttock lifting underwear is not for you, then here are some recommendations when it comes to surgery.

Date With Your Head, Not Just Your Heart!

All of us, at some point in our lives, have come to a point where we had to make a dating decision and choose between two courses of action. One path is likely to be ruled by the heart, and the other by the head. Chances are that you are going to opt for your heart’s desire. But what feels good is not always what is good for you.  So, do you date with your heart, or with your heart?

Red Carpet Met Gala: The Best Of Celebrity Style

It was a who’s who of A-listers at The Met Gala 2016 in New York.

Why Do You Want 
Cosmetic Surgery?

More women of colour, than ever before, are undergoing plastic surgery. With modern advancements in surgery it is hard not to resist the lure of the knife and what it can do for your appearance.

Botox To Go: A Sip Of Poisonous Youth

With all the hype and insanity of people getting Botox injections for everything from a sagging chin to a droopy eyelid, we explore exactly what it is, what it does, how it works and how much it costs.

Do You Have What It Takes For Cosmetic Surgery?

Surgeons perform reconstructive plastic surgery which restores form and function following illness or trauma. They also perform  cosmetic surgery which changes appearance or form. Doctors are looking for patients who are healthy, have realistic expectations, who understand the risks

How To Buy Perfume That Makes Scents

There are many scents available for every occasion so, when it comes to choosing one that suits you where do you start? Here is your ultimate guide on to how to buy perfume.

SCORPIO COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Are you dating a Scorpio? Are you a Scorpio? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Scorpio compatibility.

TAURUS COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Taurus Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Taurus? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Taurus compatibility. Think about Taurus (21 April – 21 May) Traits of a Bull other than the well-known ...

AQUARIUS COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Aquarius Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Aquarius? Are you an Aquarius? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Aquarius compatibility. Those born under the sign of Aquarius (20 January 20 – ...

ARIES COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

The Aries woman is all about efficiency when it comes to looking good but that does not mean that she will skimp on style.

GEMINI: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Gemini Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Gemini? Are you a Gemini? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Gemini compatibility. The Gemini (22 May 22 – 21 June) is the ...

CANCER COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Cancer Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Cancer? Are you a Cancer? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Cancer compatibility. Cancer (22 June – 23 July 23) the Crab. A ...

LEO COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Leo Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Leo? Are you a Leo? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Leo compatibility. The traits of the Leo (23 July – 22 August) star ...

VIRGO COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Virgo Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Virgo? Are you a Virgo? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Virgo compatibility. Virgo (23 August – 22 September) are universally considered ...

LIBRA COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Libra Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Libra? Are you a Libra? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Libra compatibility. Librans (September 24 – October 23) are born under the Scales, the ...

CAPRICORN COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Capricorn Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Capricorn? Are you a Capricorn? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using  astrology. Here is what you need to know about Capricorn compatibility. Capricorns (December 22 to January 20) have a personality to be ...

SAGITTARIUS COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Sagittarius Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Sagittarius? Are you a Sagittarius? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Sagittarius compatibility. Sagittarius (23 November 23 – 21 December) have a positive ...

PISCES COMPATIBILITY: YOUR LOVE MATCH

Pisces Compatibility: Your Love Match Are you dating a Pisces? Are you a Pisces? Want to know what makes a person tick when it comes to love? Here are some special insights into the strengths and challenges of love using astrology. Here is what you need to know about Pisces compatibility. Pisces (February 19 – March 20) traits attracts a lot ...

Beauty Ingredient Focus: Aloe Vera

The natural oil has a wealth of antioxidants and nutrients.

Beauty Ingredient Focus: Jojoba Oil

The natural oil has a wealth of antioxidants and nutrients.

Beauty Ingredient Focus: Macadamia Oil

The fast-absorbing, non-greasy oil has many benefits serving not only to protect and hydrate, it will even assist in regenerating skin cells.

Types Of Perfume: Find The Right One For You

Selecting a perfume may seem to be a daunting task. Contrary, to popular belief, it is not that difficult to select the proper fragrance, once you understand each scent’s function and your personal needs.