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.Read More
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!
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
I love the newness and freshness of Spring. The change in the weather and the season always signifies a new beginning for me. With Spring here, I look forward to bringing my best and most vibrant self to everything that I do, and to do that, I've getting ready with my Spring beauty routine,Read More