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beauty is pop culture // sex rules the world 

beauty is pop culture // sex rules the world 


About Us


NIGHTSTAND SERVICE is a London-based independent global editorial and media platform, founded by Beauty Strategist and theorist; Chelsea Mtada. Launched in the summer of 2023, it encompasses a website, weekly newsletter and visual storytelling platform that seeks to explore the business, history, culture and community of sex, beauty and wellness. 

The website and weekly newsletter feature a curation of lists, stories, content and stories from the perspective of black women and queer people. We are on a mission to connect underrepresented communities to the fashion, wellness and beauty world by sharing disruptive content, news, insights and stories.

To request a copy of the Nightstand Service media kit, email us at 


Our Founder

Chelsea Mtada is the founder and editor of NIGHTSTAND SERVICE, which she launched whilst working at global creative agency "Amplify". Chelsea specialises in connecting beauty brands to youth culture and a new generation of consumers.


Her versatile storytelling style has contributed to her portfolio as a journalist, content creator and beauty thought leader. In her career as a strategist, she has worked with global clients like CHANEL, SheaMoisture and Pinterest. She helps brands understand the cultural landscape and shifting behaviours of their target audiences and is able to create meaningful brand stories that create a long-lasting impact on culture.


The Team

Chelsea Mtada - Founder, CEO and Editor in Chief (She/Her)

Gloria Iyare - Creative Director (She/Her)

​Ennie Fakoya - Digital Editor (She/Her)

​​Sudi Jama - Creative Lead, Music & Nightlife Editor (She/Her)

​​Wanique Block - Fashion Editor (She/Her)

​​Arianne Obi - Contributing Editor (She/Her)

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