Essentials by Edwina is the premier lipstick collection by Edwina Kulego, International Business Developer for UBM Fashion Group. Edwina and I met over 10 years ago as fashion interns at ESSENCE Magazine. We’ve worked photoshoots together, laughed until we cried and danced the night away into the wee hours of the morning. Edwina stood beside … More Essentials by Edwina X Celfie Cosmetics
It’s been entirely too long since I’ve posted here. Granted, 2016 has been a crazy year (with a big move, new house, new job…etc.), but I hate that I’ve neglected the one thing that I really enjoy most: writing. While my Instagram blogging activities have been daily, I need to get back on a schedule … More Life Update
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
The trend of the top bun is huge for summer and no doubt it’ll be carried on into the fall. I could see it now with a gorgeous plum lip and chunky sweater, fall/winter are my favorite seasons, I am so looking forward to rocking to look. For us type four curly hair girls getting … More How To: Make Your Own Donut Bun
Dry brittle ends is usually a topic saved for the winter months, but for us tighter curled girls it’s something we deal with all year round. And if you have a more kinky hair texture like mine, combating dry strands is an everyday battle. You spend the time to moisturize your hair and even just … More Sealing Your Ends for Smooth Moisturized Hair
I am so excited to announce I am now an official CurlsUnderstood Ambassador! I’ll be featured on their website sharing my hair tutorials, tips and more. It’s great exposure for GWNC and I’m just exstatic to be apart of a great community of natural Queens. My voice will continue to celebrate black women, our beautiful … More CurlsUnderstood!