By Adwoa Asiedu

Adwoa splits her time between West Africa, England and Australia. She hopes to one day settle in whichever place has the strongest cocktails and/or cutest boys. Pepper her with questions on Twitter.

  1. Previously in Putting Your Face On: Shining in Winter. My Toastini sweethearts! Hiiiii! This month we're talking about hawtness. There are times when you need to crank the sexy up to max. When you want to serve serious face, turn heads, maybe snap a few necks in the process. Perhaps you have an uber-glam event. A hot date. Or maybe it's just Tuesday. Who cares? Listen! You never need a reason to look beautiful.

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  2. My darlings, my loves, my moons and stars! How are you all? I'm so excited to be coming to you this new year, full to bursting with new beauty ideas. Today's featured look was inspired by my annual vacation. Once a year I'm lucky enough to jet off to Nigeria and spend Christmas with my family. After three years of blazing-hot Australian Decembers, winter in London was thoroughly kicking my ass. I was thrilled to…

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  3. Previously: Putting your face on. Darlings! You have been sorely missed -- I'm so glad to be back amongst you Toastinis (Toasterinis? Toasterazzi? I'll get this). Thank you for the incredible Toasty warm welcome to my column last month! You are a lovely and incredible bunch. Please accept these virtual hugsies as a token of my gratitude. Scrolling through your comments was the most fun I've ever had with my clothes on! And I was picking up what…

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  4. This is the story of how an awkward, funny-looking teenager became an awkward (funny-looking but working it) woman who loves make-up, nail art and all things sparkly. Now, darlings, when I say I was awkward, I feel like you don't yet understand the severity of the situation. Please see conclusive evidence below:

    Is that clearer now? May I direct your attention to the glasses which covered approximately 99% of my face?

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