My Love-Hate Relationship with Box Braids

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

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

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