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BEAUTY| Shea Moisture African Black Soap Review

Earlier this year, I ran out of my regular self-made black soap and needed a replacement. At this very moment also, my hormones decided to remind me of my growing age with a persistent increase of acne on my forehead.

My Travel Experience During Coronavirus Pandemic

I was excited about getting time off work and spending quality time with my little sister and my friends. However, as the commencement of my trip got closer, I became worried. We only had one case of covid-19 in Nigeria but the cases around the world kept increasing every day.

Blogiversary: Three Years Down, Forever To Go

I’ve been blogging for three years!!! If my blog was a baby, it would be talking by now lol. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for three years. A lot has happened in the last three years and I can’t imagine writing not being a part of my life.

Places in Lagos| The Backyard Bar & Grill

The Backyard Bar & Grill has been around for quite some time and it became popular quickly because of the wooden chair swing in this photo of me, and their art wall that serves as a photo backdrop for guests.

I Want To Know You

As much as my blog has grown over the years and my stats and engagement have increased this year, I still don’t feel like I have connected enough with you. Yes you, my readers and followers.

Workchic: One Blouse, Two Ways

Hi there, happy hump day! I styled my blouse two ways and I’m basically just showing it off to you today in this post. If you love style tips then keep reading.

Places in Lagos| Atmosphere Rooftop

Atmosphere Rooftop is a contemporary restaurant and bar located at Lennox Mall on Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. It is relatively new and is now considered one of the top hangout spots in Lekki giving The Harvest a run for its money.

Workchic: In My Colourful Pleated Skirt

Playing dress-up isn’t cool when it’s raining every other day because getting good light to take photos has been really hard. However, I got lucky on a Saturday evening for about an hour when the sun decided to grace us with its presence.

How I Styled My Dramatic Sleeve Blouse

If you’ve shopped recently, you will know that there are some really cool blouses with dramatic sleeves trending. From bell sleeves to bishop sleeves, to flounce sleeves, to ruffle sleeves, there is something for everyone to explore.

POEM| You Are Not Broken

You are not broken

You are number one

and second to none

You are amazing

You are sunshine

You are enough

Choose To Be Kind, Always

Have you asked yourself lately if you are a kind person? Kindness is often mistaken with niceness yet these two words are totally different. We describe people as nice and kind interchangeably but I believe that while it is good to be nice, it is essential to be kind.

Back To You

I’m lost

and I can’t find my way back

in the middle of the ocean  

and I can’t seem to find the shore

I’m starting to hear my heart race

as I go over my journey

It’s Feedback Time

I’ve been blogging since March 2017 and it’s crazy to think I haven’t done a feedback post. I really appreciate my readers all around the world so this post is for you. For clicking the link in my bio, for typing “mariamshittu.com” into your browser, for telling people about my blog, for liking and commenting on my posts,  for following my blog, for referring my blog posts to people. Thank you!!!!!

How To Slay in Polka Dot

Hi everyone, happy Friday, I hope you’re having a great day. It’s time for a style post and this look features the outfit I wore recently to a paint class at Ocean Basket Restaurant. I intend blogging about what painting for the first time ever was like.