Thandie and I so wanted to create a lovely blog post for Valentine's Day.  I’ve been crazy busy making up Kirsten Dunst in Berlin for a press tour of Jeff Nichol’s new movie ‘Midnight Special’ and Thandie’s been full-pelt actress mama this weekend!  We’d originally assumed we were going to post a lovely ‘gifts for her’ type thing....

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Jivamukti Rocks

Kay and I smile when we talk about Jivamukti Yoga. Our inner lights blink on. We’ve both been devotees for a number of years, and go as much as we can in London and New York. I started in the London studio, and Kay in the New York center (Kay lived in New York for most of the...

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The Remarkable World of Zuriel Oduwole

At a recent event when the winner of ‘New African Woman On The Rise’ was announced,  journalist and presenter Emeline Nsingi Nkosi was taken aback and very intrigued to see a confident girl take to the stage. Zuriel Oduwole, a 13-year old Nigerian, female education activist best known for her work on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa left her in...

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A/W 2017 Fashion Edit by Naomi Shimada

Called the best thing on Instagram by Refinery 29, body-positive activist, model, and nascent documentary maker Naomi Shimada is a warm ray of sunshine in our cynical times. Rarely seen without a brightly colored outfit, a huge smile, and a great pair of kicks, half Japanese, raised-in-Spain Naomi is one of a kind and I adore her. N.Y....

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The Magic of Malachite

Malachite. Originally discovered in Egypt, this rich, deep green, copper-based stone has been used in jewelry and ornaments for thousands of years. Its patterned bands of contrasting green, like the dendrochronology of trees, are mesmerizing. For some, malachite holds spiritual meaning too – thought to protect the wearer from evil spirits, it was often used as a guardian...

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16 Best Foot Massagers of 2020

A foot massager can be a perfect selection for people that spend plenty of time on their feet. A top excellent foot massage might help relieve pain and enhance circulation, in addition to relaxing your complete body. Women working on their feet daily or that exercise hard may gain from this soothing type of comfort. It merely seems...

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Are we ‘Naturally’ brave? Asks Amy Lynch

Thandie was walking in her local neighborhood recently and chanced upon the lovely Amy Lynch, whose unique face caught her eye. We asked her to write something for us. Amy is an up and coming actress and model. After graduating from Brighton Institute of Modern music, Amy stepped into the world of modelling using it as a gateway to...

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Emeline Talks To Cheryl Jumbo of BBFA

A Cosmetic Scientist, Founder of Cherry Coco (a natural skincare company) and Black Beauty Communications ltd. Cheryl Jumbo, one of six children, was born in Glasgow to Nigerian parents. She recently announced the UK’s first ever beauty industry awards event for Black Beauty products aptly named the “Black Beauty and Fashion Awards”. We spoke about her experience in...

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About Me

Thandi Kay

Actress, Blogger & Traveler

Actress Thandie Newton and make-up artist Kay Montano met nearly 10 years ago on a shoot for UK Vogue (see ‘Our First Shoot Together’ post here). Since then a strong friendship has grown out of countless professional collaborations in fashion, beauty, red carpet, on stage and screen.