Wedding Hair and Makeup for Black Women: How to Choose Your Beauty Team for Your Wedding Day

Wedding Hair and Makeup for Black Women: How to Choose Your Beauty Team for Your Wedding Day

In this first installment of the series, I'm sharing how to choose a wedding day hairstyle and makeup look. During my search for inspiration, I needed to see photos of people who looked like me with hair like mine hence I created this guide - wedding day hair and makeup for black women. I do hope that these tips help you (or a friend or family member). Enjoy.

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My Skincare Regimen Using Clean Non-Toxic Beauty Products

One of the benefits of starting a fitness journey includes paying more attention to my overall health. Getting physically fit, inspired me to pay more attention to what I put in my body. Over time, I also started paying more attention to what I put on my body, choosing to forego products with chemicals for more natural skincare products. In the video below, I share my current skincare routine using clean non-toxic beauty products. To learn more about the products I use, click the links in the description box on Youtube. Enjoy!

Our Elegant and Romantic Wedding Day

Our Elegant and Romantic Wedding Day

Almost six months to the day after my husband proposed, we said "I do," on a sunny April Friday at the Westmount Country Club in New Jersey.  I look back in awe to think that we planned our wedding in six months!!!  I know this would not have been possible without my amazing husband  who was an equal partner in  planning our special day.

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How I'm Taking Care of My Double-Processed Relaxed Hair This Summer

How I'm Taking Care of My Double-Processed  Relaxed Hair This Summer

A few weeks ago I got highlights.  I love color and with summer approaching at the time,  I wanted a lighter color. I chose highlights after being inspired by a photo that popped up in my Instagram feed. As a relaxed head, I did not take it lightly that I wanted to add another chemical process to my strands. Double-processed  relaxed hair needs a lot of tender loving care, or else you risk breakage. I did my research and below I'm sharing how I'm caring for my double-processed relaxed  hair.

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Pretty People Privileges: Important Reasons Why Appearance Matters

Pretty People Privileges: Important Reasons Why Appearance Matters

Everyday we make conscious and subconscious judgements about people based on external factors such as appearance, our brains are biologically wired to do so. As difficult as it is to admit or as shallow as it sounds, it is  true. Appearance matters.  Studies show that those who are considered physically attractive reap a number of unmerited benefits.  Another study showed that women who wore makeup to work appeared more competent to others.

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