In an in-depth interview, Nigerian Nollywood star actress Dakore Akande talks to Blanck about being very self-conscious and working really hard to change the things she didn’t like about her body, using realistic and level headed approaches
Speaking in an interview about losing all the postpartum weight and fitting into the media’s idea of what a TV star should look like she replied as follows:
“it’s about what rocks your boat” she says “but don’t let anyone dictate for you who you should be; skinny doesn’t mean beautiful.”
According to her: Motivation and determination are elements that fueled her ability to shed all her baby weight and getting back into her filming business.
Also in this issue are riveting fashion editorials, topical articles and a special interview feature with media personality and all round fabulous Wana Udobang, who schooled us on the importance of living our healthiest and most authentic lives on our terms, irrespective of our body shape, form or size.
Cover Story by Rae Ogbu & Franka Chiedu
Photographed by Natalie Welbeck
Make Up by Bunmi Ogedengbe (NeonVelvet)
Styled by Ihunna Eberendu
Creative Direction by Franka Chiedu
Photography Assistant – Charlene Hesson