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Presentation Over Performance

Now don’t get me wrong, I love a good bit of packaging, but none of us are beauty gurus or with a limitless supply of funds to get our hands […]

Embracing Our Skin Colour

Kim Kardashian is no stranger to controversy, nor is she a stranger to being accused of blackface, or cultural appropriation. Back in 2017, Kardashian was accused of wearing blackface by […]

Being Seen & On Our Own Terms

If you walked through my secondary school, you would find yourself wading through snow, a sea of white people with a person of colour showing up once in every one […]

The Ordinary Body

“I’ve tricked my body into thinking it’s thinner. Spanx.” – Miranda, Sex and the City 2 (2010). The concept of shapewear indicates that we need to shape ourselves in a […]

Selling Out For Saudi Arabia

This is not a brand new thing, it has been happening for a while, and we need to call out all the influencers who have been hired to rehabilitate Saudi […]

December Favourites

CUB may have taken a break, but the Style & Beauty Team do not rest when it comes to fashion, makeup and skincare. You know the drill, let’s go! Monki: […]

Compassion Fatigue

How have you started the new decade? On a positive note? Gosh, I wish I could say the same, but with everything that is already going in the world, it’s […]

PR Package Armageddon

As I am a Style & Beauty Writer, it is not particularly surprising that I tend to watch a fair amount of beauty reviews from influencers, beauty gurus and other […]

She’s Not White, She’s Not Brown

I went to a majority white school, where there were probably five people of colour out of a year group of 200 students, and I was taught exclusively by white […]