GLOW UP SIS– About our Q3 box!


Hello AKA Beauties!

It’s that time of the year again! We are back with more amazing products curated for darker skin tones to share with you on our 3rd quarter!

If you haven’t already guessed the theme of this edit’s box is “Glow Up!”. Luckily for all of us, summer is not fully cancelled. With places opening up again and motives being planned, we wanted to make sure you had all you needed to get your ‘summer glow’ on.


So what can you expect to see in this box?

Once again, we are super happy to say that all brands featured in this box are black owned! Now more than ever it is so important for us to support one another so it warms our heart that we can say once again that AKA Beauty features brands for the people BY the people. We love to see it!

What IS different this quarter is we are expanding the range of beauty products that our boxes offer to include haircare, nail care and anything going forward that falls under the “beauty” umbrella. Just like skin colour, beauty products are multifaceted and have many angles to it and we want our beauty boxes to reflect that in this box and going forward.


Do we get a sneak peek this time?

Yes of course! We love to surprise you but we also love to occasionally spill the tea!

One brand that we personally love and was a pleasure to work with this quarter is 516 Polish.

516 Polish

516 Polish provides vegan, cruelty free, non-toxic and individually handmade polishes and nailcare products in the UK. What makes them unique is their products are formulated specifically to complement a diverse range of skin tones. In particular, they want to celebrate and inspire women of colour, with deeper skin tones. Wow!


So you guessed it – if you like the simple things in life and just want a cute colour to do your nails at home, or you’re sick and tired of the gel nail colours at the nail store, we’ve got you covered this quarter! All the shades are handmade so you wont find the same colours ANYWHERE ELSE! Based on your answers from this edits survey, your AKA Beauty ‘Glow Up’ box will be carefully curated to include a nail polish just right for you!

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Stay blessed Kings and Queens!