It’s been awhile since my last blog post. The past two months have been crazy! With a big move, learning a different city and meeting new people, it’s been hard getting back into the swing of things…and by things I mean writing and my blog, which I dearly miss. Enough of the ‘pity party’, I’m … More Say Yes to Carrots?
I’ve had the same wash routine since becoming natural a little over two years ago. Recently though I’ve been trying to listen to my hair and give it more of what it needs. I’ve always been consistent with my moisturizing regimen, but I’ve never really focused on the cleansing of my hair. After discovering cowashing … More Updated Wash Routine
This year’s Black Friday hair deals were just too good to pass on! I made it a point to only buy from black owned business, so when my favorite castor oil brand had one of the most amazing deals, I could resist. Tropic Isle Living is best known for their all natural Jamaican black castor … More Tropic Isle Living Best Sellers Product Review
The debate on whether we should or shouldn’t celebrate Thanksgiving arises every year. The original and true history behind the holiday is the celebration of the horrendous genocide of indigenous people, while today the meaning is more of a heartfelt gathering around food with family, friends and giving thanks for our blessings. So should the … More A Conscious Thanksgiving
Facing some new challenges in my career. I became overwhelmed, scared and doubtful of my ability to handle what’s now expected of me. I realized that I needed to check my insecurities. In that moment I let doubt seep in and tell me I wasn’t capable of achieving greatness. That I would fail at something … More Doubt vs Failure
I love protective styling because you’re giving yourself and your hair a break from the daily stress of manipulating, twisting and those sometime dreaded night time routines. Box braids and twists are common protective styles and are great options because they’re versatile. It’s easy though to forget about your natural hair while it’s braided, pinned … More Moisturizing Your Hair While in Box Braids
Tonight I had the opportunity to attend the new Mizani True Textures product launch in Soho! It was at the beautiful Dop Dop Salon on Mercer, and as I arrived a few minutes late the live tutorial began. The President of Marketing, head of Product Development and three Mizani hairstyle experts shared with us what … More Mizani True Textures Product Launch
Amazon is carrying a book titled ‘I Hate Black Women’, the synopsis is as follows: “Written with true brevity by T.C. Writer, ‘I Hate Black Women’ sees the author reach out to fellow African American females with a message most in society are too scared to shout; it’s time to stop pointing the blame at … More I Hate Black Women
Now, this is not to say I haven’t enjoyed an MTV True Life or WE TV Bridezillas weekend binge before, but after a 5 year relationship ended, I moved out and into a new apt with nothing but my dog, laptop and extensive shoe collection. First month, last month and security in New York is … More You Really Don’t Have Cable?!
Below are my six super easy steps to detangled hair…yes even for us type 4 naturals! OR you can watch me detangle my hair in my first YouTube video here! Step 1 – Divide your hair into four sections, two in the front and two in the back Step 2 – Take one of the … More Detangling Natural hair in 6 Steps