profile picHi and welcome to my page, The Melanated Maven Blog! My name is Jo and I’m a proud Kenyan, scientist, and avid researcher of fact and fiction. Natural health & beauty, skincare, mindfulness and self-care are my passions.


Through self-love and attentiveness of your needs, you can learn to embrace your melanin magic in a way that will give you the confidence to be successful and UNAPOLOGETICALLY YOU!


I hope my experiences motivate you to confidently live a happier, healthier and more authentic life, led by your intuition!

Now what are you waiting for? It’s your time!

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