Wedding Guest Style Series: The Bates Wedding – October 7, 2017 in Washington, DC

Hello hello hellloooo!! This past weekend I watched one of my fav Houston-->DC babes get married to her love! Terin and Dwayne (DJ) met on Tinder, and their hashtag is #tinderlovinbates. How cute! Their ceremony was sooo sweet and beautiful!   Now they are on their honeymoon in Mexico living it up! I wish them nothing…

Wedding Guest Style Series: The Smith Wedding – May 27, 2017 in Orlando, Florida

Last month, I got to watch one of my dear friends from law school, Dorothie, tie the knot with her boo in Orlando, Florida! As you can see, the wedding was gorgeous and their cup runneth over with love and joy. We had a grand 'ol time and I am so happy for them! <3…

Look of the Day: Graduation Celebration!

Yaaaasss!! One of my best friends in D.C. just graduated from American University with her M.B.A. You did that, Britt! 🙂 I have a Houston framily here in D.C. and we hold it down and support each other through everything. We're always there to celebrate each others' accomplishments and we continue to keep it trill…

Wedding Guest Style Series: The Moody Wedding – April 8, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Hello hello hello! Spring is finally here and you know what that means - Wedding Season! I've been invited to 7 weddings this year! This is the first installment into my Wedding Guest Style Series that will go until October of this year. Be on the lookout for details on my looks in the future!…

Why I stopped Using “Ouchless” Ponytail Holders

For the longest time, I really thought I was doing the right thing by using these "Ouchless" ponytail holders on my hair. What I always tended to ignore was the knots that would form on the ponytail holder. And when I tell you there was a knot of hair around each holder... Not until I…

Pictorial: 2 Strand Twist Bun Protective Style

One of my current favorite protective styles is the 2 Strand Twist bun. It's super easy to do, it's also very low maintenance, and it can be very versatile! I also really appreciate this style because my hair is a lot less tangled when wash day comes, which leads to less breakage! Below, I provide…

How to Avoid Heat Damage When Straightening Your Natural Hair

I often encounter natural hair beauties that have experienced heat damage; either due to their own mishandling of their hair or that of a professional. This occurs when excessive heat is used on the hair, causing it to break and the curl pattern to be altered or even lost. First, let me say I try…

Why I will NEVER get a Brazilian Blowout

 Living in D.C., I have been tempted so many times to get a Brazilian Blowout. So far, I have stayed strong and stayed away from them. The results of getting one's hair blown out leaves you with a SLAY for all the world to see...silky, bouncy, beautifulness. Just umph! However, I have seen what getting…