Combating Dryness in Natural Hair
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

COMBATING DRYNESS IN NATURAL HAIR

Dryness tends to be a common problem among those of us with natural hair.  I have type 4C hair, and my hair can get very dry at times.  Because of my hair texture, it can tend to look dull as well.  When your hair is kinky, it is harder for the natural oils in your scalp to travel to your…

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5 Of The Best Oils For Natural Hair
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

5 OF THE BEST OILS FOR NATURAL HAIR

As a natural girl, I’m pretty sure we all know the importance of oil on our hair.  I use oils on my hair for pre-pooing, deep conditioning, scalp massages and to seal in moisture.  Here are five of the best oils for your natural hair: GRAPESEED OIL Grapeseed oil is very lightweight, so it does not weigh your hair down.…

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Preparing Your Child for Back to School
Lifestyle

PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR BACK TO SCHOOL

For many of us, the school bell is about to ring and our children will be heading back to school.  Pretty soon those lazy, carefree days of summer will be over. No more staying up late or sleeping in.  Help get your kid’s school year off to a great start by establishing a school routine. To get them back into…

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Fun Summer Staycation Ideas for Your Family
Lifestyle

FUN SUMMER STAYCATION IDEAS FOR YOUR FAMILY

No finances for a vacation this year? Well, how about a staycation. What if I told you that you don’t have to leave your home town in order to have a relaxing and fun-filled vacation this summer.  There are plenty of things to do in your city or neighborhood. How about doing something a little bit different this year by…

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5 Facial Scrubs You Should Be Using
Beauty

5 FACIAL SCRUBS YOU SHOULD BE USING

Facial scrubs have become a normal part of my weekly skin care regimen. I started thinking about the health of my skin in my mid-twenties.  I made sure I washed all of my makeup off at night and I would use moisturizer and sunscreen as often as I felt I needed to.  During my early thirties, I developed better habits…

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Creme of Nature Argan Oil Line Product Review
Natural Hair, Product Reviews

CREME OF NATURE ARGAN OIL REVIEW

I have a long relationship with Creme of Nature hair products, as they were one of my favorite hair care product lines back when I was addicted to the “creamy crack.”  When shopping for natural hair products, I would tend to overlook this particular line.  I think I skipped over them because I was used to using their products on…

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Why You Should Follow A Morning Routine
Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW A MORNING ROUTINE

Does your morning start off hectic each day? Does it seem as if you never get as much accomplished as you’d like to each day?  Do you often forget to complete specific tasks? Maybe there are days when you feel completely overwhelmed.  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you could certainly benefit from a morning routine.…

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3 Budget Friendly Conditioners for Natural Hair
Natural Hair, Natural Hair Care

3 BUDGET FRIENDLY CONDITIONERS FOR NATURAL HAIR

Is there such a thing as a co-wash-aholic?  If so, that’s me (raises hand).  I love nourishing and conditioning my natural hair, and I am always thrilled when I can find a budget-friendly conditioner that works well for my hair.  I have tried so many different products that it’s not even funny.  While I appreciate the more expensive brands, and…

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10 Inexpensive Weekly Self Care Ideas
Healthy Living

10 INEXPENSIVE WEEKLY SELF-CARE IDEAS

Self-care is important to both our mental and physical health.  But because we are constantly on the go, we often neglect taking the time to actually care for ourselves.  I for one, know that I am often guilty of this.   We often feel that because we have so many activities on our plate – work, school, church,  kids, after-school…

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Summer LIp Gloss Favorites
Beauty

SUMMER LIP GLOSS FAVORITES

I am a lip gloss lover and prefer glosses over lipstick. LA Colors Moisturizing Lip Gloss is one of my summer lip gloss favorites. It is actually one of my favorite brands period I purchased these goodies at my local Dollar Store for only one dollar each.   Even though this is a bargain brand lip gloss, it feels good…

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My Natural Hair Journey
Natural Hair Care, Uncategorized

MY NATURAL HAIR JOURNEY

I have been wearing my hair natural for 8 years now.  When I first went natural, I chose to big chop as opposed to transitioning. I wanted to feel that sense of immediate gratification.  There were a few times in the beginning of my journey that I considered going back to the “creamy crack,” but I am glad that I stuck it out.

Skincare Basics
Beauty, Skin Care

SKIN CARE BASICS

We all know that daily skin care is important, right?  Our skin is the largest barrier that we have to protect us from infections. Healthy skin also helps us to age gracefully.
Your daily regimen does not have to include a ten or twelve step process. A good skin care regimen requires proper cleansing, exfoliation, toning, and moisturizing.