In the Summer of 2013, I got box braids for the first time since I was a kid. I was heading to South Africa for 6 weeks and I wanted to be able to take a break from my hair. I've gotten box braids almost every summer since and mostly love them, but there are … Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship with Box Braids
Wedding Guest Style Series: The Banks Wedding – June 18, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland
Hello Hello again! I'm back with another installment into the Wedding Guest Style Series! My look: I decided to go for a very classic look with a little pizzazz 😉 Dress: H&M, but I found it at Crossroads Resale - $18 Shoes: Chinese Laundry, DSW - $45 Bag: "Thrifted" from my mom's closet (Thanks Mom! … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series: The Banks Wedding – June 18, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland
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 … Continue reading Look of the Day: Graduation Celebration!
Graduation Hair Styles for Natural Hair
This is for anyone that has yet to figure out what to do with their hair for graduation. Last year, I was so stumped on what to do with my hair. These were the issues that caused me such a dilemma: We had a ceremony outside and it had been cold and raining so straight … Continue reading Graduation Hair Styles for Natural Hair
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! … Continue reading Wedding Guest Style Series: The Moody Wedding – April 8, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
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 … Continue reading Why I stopped Using “Ouchless” Ponytail Holders
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 … Continue reading How to Avoid Heat Damage When Straightening Your Natural Hair