Elite Elixir Hair Food Product Review
Natural Hair, Product Reviews

The Elite Elixir Hair Food A Product Review

I started using The Elite Elixir hair and body products about a month ago, and I am really loving this product!  I tried their Hair Oil, Whipped Hair Food, and the Whipped Body Butter. I love the smell of the products as they are each lightly scented and not overpowering to the nose. Elite Elixir products are made with all…

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Five Halloween Inspired Makeup Looks to Try
Beauty, Lifestyle

Five Halloween Inspired Makeup Looks to Try

Halloween is upon us, and like me, you are probably trying to decide what type of costume and makeup you will be wearing.  When it comes to applying makeup (including Halloween makeup), I like to keep things simple. I have not made up my mind yet exactly who or what I will be dressing up as this year, but I…

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Fall Footwear Boots I Love
Fashion

Fall Footwear: Boots I Love

Fall is officially here, and as the temperatures slowly drop it will be time to break out the boots.  Whether they are dressy or casual, I love a good pair of boots. I especially love a pair that I can wear with a skirt or pair of slacks and then switch up later that night with a pair of cute jeans.…

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Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Lifestyle

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps Recipe

As of late, I have been trying to choose healthier options when preparing meals for me and my family.  One of the things that I have done, is to cut back on the amount of breads and carbs that we consume.   So now when we have Taco Tuesdays, we omit the taco shells and instead opt for lettuce leaves.  This…

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10 Quick and Easy Natural Hairstyles
Natural Hair

10 Quick and Easy Natural Hair Styles Short/Medium Length Natural Hair

Now that my hair is starting to grow out, I have been looking for different ways to style my natural hair.  Most days I wear a ‘fro or I will pull it up into a puff.  I have gotten a little bored with those two styles and want to try something different. Being that my hair is at a bit…

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fall bucket list
Lifestyle

My 2017 Fall Bucket List

I know I have said it before, but it bears repeating. I absolutely love the fall season.  I love the colors of fall and love to watch the leaves change colors. I am looking forward to cooler temperatures, sipping hot chocolate and snuggling under a blanket on the couch with my husband while we binge watch some of our favorite…

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5 super easy beauty hacks
Beauty

5 Super Easy Beauty Hacks You Should Definitely Try

  Here are 5 of my favorite beauty hacks: 1. Exfoliate Your Lips No one wants to deal with dry, flaky, chapped lips.  To exfoliate your lips, add a dab of vaseline or chapstick to your lips,  take a wet toothbrush and use circular motions to gently remove dead skin.  Afterwards, use a tissue or damp washcloth to wipe away…

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Sponge Method Natural Hair
Natural Hair

SPONGE METHOD Medium Length Natural Hair

  I have used the sponge method to add curls to my hair on many occasions. I am currently wearing my hair in a TWA. It is in that awkward in-between phase because I am letting it grow out. When styling my hair I typically do a wash and go.  There are times when I want to add a little…

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Easy Kids Wash Day Routine
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

Easy Kids Wash Day Routine : Toddler Edition

For those of us with kids (especially younger kids), we know how stressful wash day can get – for us and for our kids. In order to make the process go smoothly when you have young kids, you have to make sure that you incorporate some of their favorite things.  For me, it’s making sure that my son has access…

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5 Amazing Deep Conditioners For Natural Hair
Natural Hair

5 AMAZING DEEP CONDITIONERS FOR YOUR NATURAL HAIR

Deep conditioners are a regular part of my natural hair regimen.  Now that we are approaching the fall/winter season deep conditioning is especially important because the cooler temperatures can wreak havoc on our hair. Deep conditioners restore moisture to hair, help maintain elasticity, strengthens hair strands, restores your hairs natural sheen, and helps to prevent and/or reverse damage. The type…

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Benefits of Positive Affirmations
Lifestyle

BENEFITS OF POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

What is a positive affirmation?  Simply put, positive affirmations are statements that declare specific goals.  Daily affirmations motivate us and enable us to change the way that we think in a positive way. Affirmations are designed to reflect the things you want to be true in your life. Affirmations have the ability to transform our external lives by first transforming…

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My nightly self care routine
Lifestyle

MY NIGHTLY SELF CARE ROUTINE

For some of us, winding down each night can be a challenge.  Because we lead such busy lives, we are like that bunny that keeps going and going.  At the end of the day, we fall into bed exhausted and then wake up the next morning with brain fog to do it all over again.   Adding self-care habits to…

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18 Inexpensive Handbags for Fall
Fashion

STYLE FILES: 18 INEXPENSIVE HANDBAGS FOR FALL

Anyone that knows me knows that I LOVE handbags (or purses).  As a matter of fact, the bigger the handbag, the better, because I am known to carry a little bit of everything inside of mine.  I change out my handbags according to my outfit, and I also change them according to the season.  Now that fall is fastly approaching,…

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Natural hair t-shirt
Fashion, Natural Hair

SENSATIONALLY NAPPY NATURAL HAIR T-SHIRTS

In case you haven’t noticed, the natural hair community is here to stay, and we are here for it!  So much has been inspired by the natural hair movement, including television, art and music to name a few. The fashion world has quickly caught on by offing different fashions that enable you to express your love for natural hair.  …

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