11 May

Word on the Street: What Black Men Think About Your Hair- The Review

Confidence is key when rocking any hairstyle. When you’re confident, it’s evident in your overall presence; from how you enter into a room to your choice of words in conversations with others. Many factors contribute to a person’s confidence, including a hairstyle. Confidence about a hairstyle suggests that it’s cute even when others may think otherwise. Nowadays, women are becoming more confident in wearing natural hairstyles. Many people have embraced the natural hair trend; however, others have negative thoughts and opinions about natural hair. Jokes about certain hair textures are common. Read More

20 Apr

Creamy Spinach, Broccoli and Coconut Cream Soup

 

Creamy Spinach, Broccoli and Coconut Cream Soup

I am a firm believer that meals should be simple and delicious with identifiable ingredients. If you cannot spell it then likely it does not belong in your system. I never grew up eating canned or processed foods and now looking back I can boldly say I was so blessed to grow up in a country where fresh (organic) ingredients were readily in our garden. It can be a struggle to feed ones family healthy meals on a budget but the end results are worth it.

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20 Apr

WINTER TO SPRING OUTFIT TRANSITIONS



What is the average of weather conditions through all seasons over a period of time? What is the process when gas changes back into a liquid? PAUSE…Is this a standardized test? No, this is a dilemma that every woman faces when it is time to get dressed for the day. How many times is the weather going to change today? WHAT IN THE WORLD AM I GOING TO WEAR?? The transition from winter to spring is now upon us and I have the answers. Read More

03 Apr

The Danger of Comparison Appreciate Your Beauty

The Danger of Comparison
Appreciate Your Beauty.
What is there not to like about yourself? What could possibly not be right about your body?
(Before we proceed, understand that this is not about physical fitness, but about an even more important health topic: self-love & appreciation.)

Women seem to have a lot of crushes on other women rather than themselves. Their dream body, the ultimate facial structure, their dream talent—everything they wish they were—is seen on and within someone else! Read More

19 Mar

To Chop or Not To Chop

To Chop or Not to Chop

The day of the Naturalista has arrived! Almost everyone is returning their hair to  natural or at least considering it. Well as a cosmetologist who specializes in natural hair care maintenance, I find that one of the biggest questions I get from those in the transitioning phase is, so should I do the big chop, or nah? Read More

12 Mar

3 Ways To Simplify Your Wash Days

1.  Invest in a Tangle Teezer – Since going natural in 2007 I realized that combs and my hair in its natural state just don’t get along. Washing and conditioning was super easy for the 1st year. My hair is for the most part a 4a/4b curl pattern, it dried very quickly and was so short that detangling was not necessary. I loved the way my hair just curled on its own and pretty much styled it self. I like to refer to this period of time as the “New Born” stage…lol   Read More