Victoria’s Posts

Let’s Explore Amsterdam! – The Cultural City of Sin 

Happy Easter! So with holiday season looming, it seems as though Amsterdam is the new city-break location. With tickets being fairly inexpensive and the flight journey lasting only 50 minutes (from the UK), I can see why it’s such a popular destination. Amsterdam in itself is a fascinating city, rich in culture. Having recently visited, […]

Conforming To The 21st Century Standards of Beauty

I’ve been a victim of whitewashed black beauty.  Black women throughout modern history have been portrayed as unattractive. The 21st century’s current beauty ideals, are a reflection of European beauty standards; emphasised through the widespread projection of Eurocentric facial features: fair skin,thin nose and long silky hair. Generally, these homogenous standards of beauty exclude many […]