The couple used to be all we talked about for the longest time. We were so invested in what they posted, when they went live on Instagram, when they had their baby, their drama, hell we were even curious when they didn’t post because something was always brewing. It was quite a whirlwind romance, publicised from day one, remember that song Tytan released after Olinda … Continue reading Learning from Tytan & Olinda’s mistakes
For about a year now I have been threatening to cut my hair, a whole year but here we are in 2021! I thought it was going to be easy and I could just wing it, get it over and done with but it’s proving to be more than just running a pair of scissors down my beautiful 4c natural hair. Just earlier my mom … Continue reading Why I don’t want to do the big chop (AGAIN)
We need to talk. Let’s just start by addressing the ridiculousness of the concept of a black Snow White? Laughable is it not? So much hype is created when black characters are cast to feature as mains in white stories but is that really the representation we need? Does changing the color of a character and fitting them in a story that’s not ours to … Continue reading Zim Girl Opinion: Do we really need a black Cinderella, Rapunzel, lil mermaid e.t.c?
The lockdown has been a wake up call for many people. Most of us thought that paycheck was enough to get us through but we have been forced to think of extra ways to get those extra coins. Every article you read says just do it! And you should, after asking yourself a few of these questions just to be sure you are about to … Continue reading Zim Girl Tips: What to ask yourself before starting your business
I have been watching Korean dramas since Jewel in the Korean palace and I am proud to say I am quite knowledgeable on the genre. At one point I could count every production I had spent my precious time on but I have since lost count. This is my biggest guilty pleasure, not just the dramas, the language and most importantly the OSTs (Official soundtracks). … Continue reading The King:Eternal Monarch Best Korean Drama ever made?
As a dark skinned girl, I use to brag that the sun loved me more but now I know that it was all an illusion, it doesn’t love me as much as I thought wrong.
That said, I have decided to steal a little from the Vampires and adopt their engraved fear of the sun and its damages to their skin. Continue reading Zim Girl Tips: The vampire religion I didn’t know my skin needed
Almost every household is plagued with drama lovers who always change the channel on you when it is time to watch their favourite series, could be South Africa’s Scandal, Imbewu, some Telemundo romantic soapie or Bollywood offerings on Zee World or Starlife. If you are into the genre, it’s a blessing but if you are over-analytical and more of a realist you will find it … Continue reading Zim Girl Opinion: 8 predictable concepts in ALL Zee World series
I have always been a dark skinned girl, it seems like a pretty obvious case but some have since lightened up AKA bleached and I have no judging bone in my body so I will leave it at that. That said, it wasn’t always easy growing up. Colorism is real and doesn’t always favour dark skin girls, well it might not seem true now with … Continue reading ZimGirlOpinion: 5 situations/statements only dark skin girls can relate to
Since January, I have been attempting to do a lot of adulting. Starting to feel the pressure, like many I had not thought this COVID-19 would be getting acquainted with My Beautiful Zimbabwe but oh well, Hello! All I have been doing is trying to be busy but now I have all the time to myself, not that I need it but it is what … Continue reading Pre-Zim Lockdown thoughts
I know you are already seeing the signs every time you pass through a boutique, the red decorations and advertisement, but you don’t mind right? Whats Valentine’s after all, do you even care about such trivial celebrations whose roots you don’t even understand? You are focused on yourself, being single is not a disease and you are too grown to be worrying. That said, we … Continue reading Zim Girl Tips: How to spend your Valentine’s day as a single lady