I guess it's been a good five years (maybe more than that) since I began to explore the various uses of coconut oil. In my quest for more natural living practices, this one seemed to be very practical and beneficial for my family and I. Today, I keep a container in my bathroom and another … Continue reading From the Kitchen to the Bathroom: How Coconut Oil Has Become a Staple in My Home
"So, the "me time" that we thought we were going to get turned out to be of low or poor quality. A total waste of time really." So, my sister was on her way to visit me last week and she didn't have time to make a hair appointment or know where to go, so … Continue reading Why I Will Neva, Eva Spend Hours in a Hair Salon Again. Eva!
Having Double D’s has ups and downs. Literally. Growing up, it was a badge of honor to have big boobs. Friends, family and random women would say, “girl you are so blessed to have big boobs.” Often times, I would smile, say thank you with clinched teeth. But the truth was, damn these bubbles are … Continue reading My Double D Fraternal Twins
If you go to YouTube right now you can find at least eight trillion tutorials on applying makeup. Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration, but you get my point. There are a lot of makeup videos. I watch some and I am amazed how a simple technique can make a huge difference in how … Continue reading To Enhance or To Transform – Why We Wear Makeup
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A few weeks ago, I went by Concoction the Work_shop. Owned by designer Charla Ruschelle, Concoction is a spot where you can find custom made pieces by local designers, including Charla herself. In a place like Atlanta, where women are always looking to be on the cutting edge of fashion, Concoction offers the perfect opportunity … Continue reading Entrepreneurship, Businesswomen, and How We Should Raise Our Standards
As I was preparing to go on vacation with my husband, I debated as to whether I should have my hair styled and wish for the best or get a weave so that I would have little to no concern for styling my crowning glory. As I weighed the options, I thought about the one … Continue reading To Weave or Not To Weave
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Did you know that our sister blog is Women and Shoes Magazine? Ms. Jai and Sarah Schroka are pretty damn amazing! They have insightful content on fashion, beauty, and current events. And don't forget to check out some of the interviews done by yours truly! One of my favorite interviews was with Keke Wyatt. … Continue reading Women and Shoes Magazine
I was not allowed to get a relaxer until I was about 13 years old. My hair was past shoulder length and thick. My mom finally got tired of braiding it and pressing it. I was getting older. She let me get a "kiddie perm" first. Then I upgraded to a normal relaxer. Every 6-8 … Continue reading Curly Halo by Kimberly Elise