Mind of Amaka

Personal Development + Photography

Tag: shopping

March 10, 2018

The Shalewa Edit – My 20k Shop Trendelo Haul

When I entered the competition hosted by Shop Trendelo for a chance to win 20k to spend, I had a clear idea of what I wanted. You see, I wrote here about my review on the awesome series Skinny Girl in Transit, and one of my favourite characters was Shalewa (Sharon Ooja).  Shalewa was a beautiful, […]

December 15, 2017

Aliexpress Shopping Tips

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’d likely have noticed that I kinda have a thing for Aliexpress. Ever since the day I first discovered Aliexpress, and subsequently obtained my very own debit card, things have taken a turn for the worse in my bank account. However, It’s not like I always buy […]

July 21, 2017

5 Things I Miss About Australia

Related – Nigeria So Far As I said in this post, I came back to Nigeria in 2015, after staying in Australia since 2009. I was born in Nigeria, so it’s not like I was never used to Nigeria before. Coming back was one of the saddest moments I have ever experienced, but now its 2017 […]

July 5, 2017

My Makeup Story: The Queen of Grey

I never used to wear makeup. Frankly, the reasons were not unreasonable. I was still young, and though I didn’t exactly like my face, I still found no appeal in makeup. I was a teen filled with angst, worried about everything else in the world –looks included – without actually caring about makeup. Girls I […]

June 27, 2017

#BuyNigerian or Nah?

I love the internet and social media, it’s such an amazing place which provides so much opportunity for people – especially small business owners.

There are so many online stores which exist just on Instagram, no website or all those extra stuff (probably coming later on). 

I like this, but then there are some repeated occurrences which annoy me to no end. Keep in mind that when I say online store, I don’t mean stores like the really popular ones. I’m talking the smaller yet upcoming ones which may not necessarily be an ‘official’ brand, but a side hustle for the owners. Here are three most prominent ones.

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