Nigerian Natural Hair Beauty Show -NNHB 2016 | DAMIE LATELY Ep 7


A few weeks ago, I attended the Nigerian Natural Hair show as an official blogger. It was a very insightful show as I learnt quite alot about natural hair, had fun and also met up with a few bloggers

STARTING A BLOG | blogging tips

We haven't done a blogpost in a while. I apologise for that. I just uploaded a video on reasons why you need a blog. If you have been considering it I hope at the end of the video , I convince you to start a blog. Blogging tutorials will be in form of videos now and I hope you love them.

SAGE ON STAGE!


Freedom Hall Abuja is hosting Spoken Word artist Sage Hassan Wednesday November 30 at 7 p.m.

SHOEGARSM LAGOS






ShoeGarsmLagos was designed as a stylish avenue to introduce Nigerian Footwear brands to people who might not know about this immensely creative aspect of the Nigerian economy.

REVIEW | WIGS BY ADAORAH

I took the plunge earlier this year to get shave off all my hair, I recorded the whole process in a video here, it was a fun experience and I wrote alot about my journey in a few posts on the blog,  click here to read. I recently got a wig from a lady on instagram Adaroah and I have gotten alot of…

THE CORAL DRESS


My most emabarassing video & Revealing dirty secrets | CHANNEL UPDATE


ITS NOT WHAT YOU THINK | Damie lately 4

I joined the train of weekly vloggers. If you missed my previous videos, I work in a digital agency and we do a lot of productions....video and audio. To challenge myself weekly, work on my editing skills and get some practice in I decided to try vlogs out. This was fun to put together and I …

BLESSING TANGBAN ALBUM LAUNCH

PAPAYA DELIGHT

Its been an amazing week, I have been trying out a few fruits here and there and also I came across a fruity snack that is basically a pack of dried mango....that's the sweetest and most healthy thing I hav eaten this week. 

HOW TO SUCCED AS A BLOGGER

1. Write about what you love . What are you passionate about? What makes you excited and really makes you you? If you write about things that you truly love, chances are your writing will be better and others will love reading it! 2. Be consistent.  Whether you’re blogging once a day or once a week, co…

PODCAST | KONJI AND THE 4 STAGES OF POST NYSC

Its a monday, probably not your favourite day of the week but I really don't mind it. I feel like I get to do alot more on mondays the only thing I have against mondays is that my weekend is cut short. Yesterday I met up with the awesomeness Opeyemi Famkin and of course we recorded a new episo…

VIDEO PROFILE | About me- Damie Alabi

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This was originally a project from work, I did my presentation a few days ago and got an A ( doing the shoki)  . It meant alot and the CEO suggested I put it on my site so here it is. I'm so proud of this video and its  inspiring me to do more creative works.  I'm not going to bore you a…

AMPAROPLUS LOOKBOOK 2016 | NIGERIAN PLUSSIZE FASHION

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BLOGGER THEME

Blog themes play a huge role in how your blog is perceived. Over the years I have changed my blog theme tried a few and finally settled for the one I have now. One compliment I get alot from people is wow! your blog looks nice and the secret is having eye for perfection and having a very good them…

REASONS WE HATE DANFO BUSES

Danfo buses in my opinion are the most uncomfortable form of transportation ever. I wrote a blogpost a few years agohere recording my first time ever in a danfo bus. I mentioned in my post about life lessons learnt from a 9-5 that I recently started working and well danfo buses have been my major …

SEAFOOD OKRO (OKRA) SOUP

It been a long time we featured a food recipe on this blog and we are back with a bang .I have been on a healthy journey lately and during my search I found this recipe is from one of my favourite food blogs ever www.eatingnigerian.com.

A delightful soup of okro with a selection of seafood Author:…

FESSA AWARDS.....VOTING IS OFFCIALLY OPEN

Over the years, the faculty of Environmental Sciences in the University of Lagos has become home to the most brilliant, successful and fashion-forward students seen in the entire university. Countless practicing professional, brand ambassadors, beauty queens, event personalities have all emerged from …

THIS IS IT SERIES | YOU'LL LOVE IT

If you are not watching this series then I have to ask that what have you been watching? If you are new to this then drum roll...........THIS IS IT. Well technically that's the name.  If you saw the short movie brave and loved it, my bet is you will love this one even more. Explaining it will …

CHEAPEST DOMAIN FOR BLOGGERS

Domain links for bloggers simply show/ mean that you are serious about your blog. In the past, I have had issues with my domain names for my blog and my regular readers can attest to that fact ( covers face) .

FINDING INSPIRATION AS A BLOGGER

PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE TONYE IGBANI
Blogging burn out or writers block is real. Just incase you have heard it in the past and you just dont believe it exists, well, this is mean writing from experience. A few months ago I stopped blogging 'cos I had blogger's burnout and I wasn't feeling inspired generally. I felt bad at that time, but looking at my content now, my focus and commitment, I have come to a conclusion that it was needed.

NUDES AND BROWN

I missed an opportunity to wish you happy new month( covers face) so here it is Happy new month! How have you been?  I should do a life update on the blog soon 'cos there is alot of things I'll love to share. Projects I'm working on and things like that. Lately, I have been wearing skir…

4 REASONS WE LOVE ADEKUNLE GOLD'S FRIEND ZONE VIDEO

1. THE CINEMATOGRAPHY IS AMAZEBALLS Adekunle's team have always been on point with his music videos and we give them thumbs up for this video as the first 10 seconds are catchy, smooth and beautiful
2. THE USE OF COLOURS For video from a male music artist, we commend the video director again on…

LESSONS LEARNT FROM A 9-5 JOB



Blogging part time whilst trying to balance a 9-5 job and real life is not as easy as I thought it would be. So for this week’s life lessons, I have decided to share some lessons a regular 9-5 job has taught.

FES DINNER AND AWARDS 2016 THE OFFICIAL NOMINEE LIST



WHY I STOPPED PERSONAL BLOGGING

I have been blogging for a while now and I have to confess that Damie'Diary is the most I have committed to of my own free will (covers face).

LIP COMBO YOU NEED TO TRY

I posted this look on my Instagram page and I got a few people sliding into my dm asking me about my lip combination so I have decided to share on a much bigger platform.I got this lip combination from my gift bag at the DMLbloggers brunch by Desola of Deemako.com

THINGS NIGERIAN BLOGGERS WISH YOU KNEW

I have been blogging for over 3 years now and it has been a journey full of ups and downs but above all I am grateful. I had a post about how people close to me family and friends have found my blog and its no longer a huge secret which is one of the reasons I stopped personal blogging( I’ll share that in another post). Today, I have decided to share some of the things I wish my non-blogger friends and family understood about blogging 

REFER A CHILD

OFF SHOULDER BLOUSE X RED FLORAL SKIRT

PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

Photography for bloggers is very vital. If you are a DSLR user you might find it a little bulky and tiring to carry your gear around with you.In this week's "blogging with Damie" post, I want to share with you tips on how to get the best use out of your phone camera.
1. CLEAN YOUR LE…

PRINTED SILK DRESS | OOTD



RAIN DROPS BY DAMIE ALABI


MISTAKES TO AVOID BEFORE CUTTING YOUR HAIR

YELLOW OFF-SHOULDER DRESS Ft. BOLAJO

TOP 5 HACKS FOR THE BEST SELFIE

Photography by me

WHAT YOUR BLOG SHOULD LOOK LIKE

Often times when someone asks me for my blog link and they visit, the first thing they say is "your blog looks good". They way your blog is looking is very important as it is a form of PR and it will also determine how long your readers and new visitors will stay on your blog. I have bee…

AUGUST LIFE LESSONS

Its hard to believe how fast August went by and It will be christmas in a while( winks)  my fav. month. I remember writing life lessons NYSC taught me and Janurary life lessons. It all seemed like yesterday. If you are new to Damie's Diary I want to say a huge welcome. I have other amazing pos…

ANKARA PEPLUM BLOUSE

REASONS YOUR BLOG IS ANNOYING

I was reading a blog this afternoon and I just couldn't stay on it for long 'cos of some the reasons I'm about to share with you. These are some of the things I have observed from a few blogs and I consider them annoying 'cos that''s what they are. I used to be guilty of th…

TOSFA WISHLIST


8 REASONS YOUR BROWS ARE NOT ON FLEEK


No matter what you are going through, your brows have to come through. Lately, my brows haven't been the best that's why I carefully thought of possible reasons why and wrote this post. 

ALL BLACK OUTFIT


10 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED AS A BLOGGER

Staying motivated as a blogger can be a little difficult especially if you have been doing it for a while and money isn't coming in.I have totally been through that phase,if you are a  regular reader of my blog you'll know this. In this blog post, I want to share some tips and tricks that …

NUDES AND BLACK


A COMPILATION- THE PHOTOGRAPHY JOURNEY