Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

The beauty and cosmetic industry is a major driver of international cultural norms, and it's time its prejudices were exposed and erased. Curly hair is normal. I'll venture further into the truth: curly hair is the dominant global hair type. Surprised? I will get to the point through what will surely not be the last … Continue reading Beauty May Be Subjective, but Equality Cannot Be

Statement on Ethical Business Practises

Blue Mountain Apiary, Jamaica  One of the sites farmed by our friends at Blackbirds Farm, producers of our beeswax and honey infused with Blue Mountain coffee, ginger, and cinnamon notes. Sargasso sources raw ingredients from proven, reputable, and independent suppliers in the UK and around the world, especially in the Caribbean, where we are committed to doing business. … Continue reading Statement on Ethical Business Practises

A Tale of a Vanishing Caribbean Tradition

Every island has fishing villages that feel centuries old, shores that are littered with broken boats (schooners), nets, and memories of the days of great catches. It's the proud and dying life memorialised in the late Derek Walcott's poem, The Schooner Flight. I know these islands from Monos to Nassau, a rusty head sailor with sea-green … Continue reading A Tale of a Vanishing Caribbean Tradition