Reflections from the Decade I Entered Womanhood

There is one more day left in the decade spanning from 2010-2019.  I never payed attention to the passing of the decades before, but this past decade has been the most monumental of my three-decade life. I began the decade as a 21-year-old senior at the University of Notre Dame and I’m finishing the decade … Continue reading Reflections from the Decade I Entered Womanhood

As I Am Product Review: My Coiling Jelly Results

              There’s a lady at church who has fabulous hair.  This lady’s name is Terese; her curls always look well hydrated and defined down to the last coil.  After complimenting her hair for the nth time, last month she offered to show me her technique.  As a lover of natural hair and a girl who … Continue reading As I Am Product Review: My Coiling Jelly Results

Skincare Regimen: It’s Summertime and I’m Too Self-Conscious to Wear Shorts

We’re officially at the beginning of summer, with the rise in temperature it’s inevitable that we’ll wear less layers and show more skin.  Although summertime may signal happy images of vacations, ice cream cones, and swimming pools, for others the feeling of anxiety creeps up as thoughts of baring more skin surface.  How can we … Continue reading Skincare Regimen: It’s Summertime and I’m Too Self-Conscious to Wear Shorts

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