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Who we are shopping with this Black Pound Day!

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Who we are shopping with this Black Pound Day!

Oyaaa BPD is back againnnn! August 1st marks the first Saturday of the month which marks the new monthly Black Pound Day here in the UK. Black Pound day is an initiative started by Rapper Swiss to encourage us to spend our pounds in our community for the day.  In honour of this we here at the Froday HQ have compiled a list of all the black owned businesses we will be shopping with on this day. We have everything from hair and beauty to candles, diffusers, cakes and Durags!! Check them out below and get your shop on people!! ...

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8 Body positive Instagram accounts to follow

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8 Body positive Instagram accounts to follow

In this day and age Social Media has warped the way we view each other and more importantly ourselves with the addition of filters and Face-tune. We tend to forget that we are all beautiful just the way we are. So we here at the Froday HQ have created a list of some of our favourite body positive Instagram accounts. If you need some more positivity on your Instagram timeline stay tuned! 1. @mynameisjessamyn Jessamyn is a body positivity activist! She teachers her followers about yoga regardless of level and is always encouraging people to be themselves and use their voices!...

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Quick Fire Questions with Shingai Shoniwa

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Quick Fire Questions with Shingai Shoniwa

Shingai Shoniwa a household name to Zimbabweans across the globe. She has been ever-present in combining the sounds of Africa with undertones of Indie Rock. We at the Froday HQ were able to ask her a couple of quick fire questions. Enjoy!! ✨ What made you realise music is what you wanted to do? As a child I witnessed a lot of grief and forced separation of family members between Zimbabwe, Malawi & England. When the miracle of family get-togethers managed to occur, they were cherished moments of joy & music was such a big part of it.  In addition...

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How to have the best Self Care Sunday

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How to have the best Self Care Sunday

Hmm, in these current working from home times it is very easy to lose the home/work life balance. If you don’t manage your day well you could end up  working well in the evenings or over the weekend trying to catch up. It makes it just that little bit harder to switch off and unplug from the Matrix.   I'm sure you have seen all the posts on Self Care and taking care of yourself before you even attempt to help someone else? Well we here at the Froday HQ have got another one for you! We have compiled a list of...

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How Black people have influenced today's Fashion and Beauty trends

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How Black people have influenced today's Fashion and Beauty trends

Hmmmmm, it’s Interesting how several of today's past and present trends were created by African American and Black people yet our names have never been mentioned in conversations regarding fashion and society’s beauty standards. Come onnn look at ussss we set trends, we never follow, it is in our DNA oh. Black people continue to be underrepresented and not even credited in industries that depend on our creativity, aura and style. ASEM! So today I want to illuminate Black culture’s influence on fashion through five popular trends we see today! Fat Laced Trainers This trend started in the late 1980s and...

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