Summer Shine: Four Steps to a Glowing Complexion

We’re a few weeks away from the beginning of summer - a time to show our summer glow.  But how can we achieve a ready-for-the-summer complexion?  I am often asked my face care routine which is basically the same year-round with the exception of products. My daily face care regimen consists of 1) cleanser, 2) … Continue reading Summer Shine: Four Steps to a Glowing Complexion

Baby Skincare Interview with Angelica Bell

Hailing from Inglewood, CA, 30-year-old Angelica Bell became a first-time mom in November of 2018 to a baby boy, Elijah. She holds a Bachelor's in Public Health Policy and a Master in Business Administration. She has always been very enthused about nutrition, home remedies, and healthy food preparation. Follow Angelica @mom_of_eli on Instagram as she … Continue reading Baby Skincare Interview with Angelica Bell

Baby Hair Care: An Interview with Mommy Chantelle G

Chantelle is a fulltime mother and teacher in the Old Dominion state.  In August 2016 she and her husband welcomed their baby girl, Christina, into the world.  Christina is now two-years-old.  CM: Did you have a plan when you first got pregnant on how you wanted to do your baby’s hair? CG: I knew that … Continue reading Baby Hair Care: An Interview with Mommy Chantelle G

The Wrap Up: Tips for Staying Fit

April is National Black Women's Health Month.  This observance was created to raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyles amongst African American women whom disproportionately suffer from heart disease, cancer, and stroke.  The goal is to encourage physical activity and oral health care to achieve better health outcomes amongst black women.  This month I have posted … Continue reading The Wrap Up: Tips for Staying Fit

Eating + Hair: 3 Tips for Staying Fit

April is National Black Women's Health Month.  This observance was created to raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyles amongst African American women whom disproportionately suffer from heart disease, cancer, and stroke.  The goal is to encourage physical activity and oral health care to achieve better health outcomes amongst black women.  All April I will post … Continue reading Eating + Hair: 3 Tips for Staying Fit

Exercise + Hair: 3 Tips for Staying Fit

April is National Black Women's Health Month. This observance was created to raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyles amongst African American women whom disproportionately suffer from heart disease, cancer, and stroke. The goal is to encourage physical activity and oral health care to achieve better health outcomes amongst black women. An active lifestyle is a … Continue reading Exercise + Hair: 3 Tips for Staying Fit

3 Reasons You Should Keep a Gratitude Journal

The end of 2015 found me tired and frustrated in different areas of my life, especially spiritually.  I felt drained, I knew I couldn’t continue on the same path in 2016.  My friend, Greg, had told me how the movie War Room positively impressed him.  I decided to watch the movie to see what I … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Keep a Gratitude Journal

My 4 Week Wash & Deep Condition Challenge

Patience. Persistence. Consistency. Alignment.  These are four words that come to mind when I think of my four-week long challenge to wash and deep condition my hair once per week.  Prior to the challenge, I had not been consistent with a weekly wash day nor did I deep condition every time I washed my hair.  … Continue reading My 4 Week Wash & Deep Condition Challenge

Garnier Fructis Review

Overall Rating: 3/5Value: 5/5Feel: Conditioner & Leave-in Conditioning Cream 5/5 Feel: Curl Treat Shaping Jelly 4/5Moisture Retention: 2/5Scent: 4/5 Last weekend’s wash day consisted of Garnier Fructis products. I first used Garnier Fructis back in college when I colored my hair and needed a color-safe shampoo. Last month while shopping in Rite Aid I saw … Continue reading Garnier Fructis Review

How I Began My Natural Hair Journey, Part II

I planned to enter college adorned with individual braids and then find a black hairdresser once I settled into school. I’d then wear my hair pressed like I had K-12th grades. Well my plan did not come to pass in the time frame which I anticipated. I took down my braids during a fall break … Continue reading How I Began My Natural Hair Journey, Part II