Hair Year’s Resolution

Hair Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year’s UBB Fam! Since we are on the cusp of a New Year, I was just curious to what your New Year’s Hair resolutions may be? I am pretty satisfied with my regimen but I do want to up the ante on supplementing even more fruits and veggies into my diet and lockdown my creative(…)

Into the New Year

Into the New Year

I have been in Vero Beach, Florida since Christmas Eve, with my son Jaden, my boyfriend Carl, and his family. These photos capture the essence of part of who we are and how we wanted to bring in the New Year. We love the beach and hang out there any chance we can get. Although(…)

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On December 15th we had the pleasure to view in person the collaboration of two creative giants: 3×1 and Shantell Martin. Based in NY but originally from London, globetrotter Shantell Martin, is an ingenious, intricate and captivating international Artist/Illustrator who literally pushes the lines with her installations and live(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Modern Day Matchmaker: 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Via Essence 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage by Paul C. Brunson. Every day it feels as if we are bombarded with negative reports about the institution of marriage. So much so that you would think no one is getting married anymore, right? Well, that statement couldn’t be further from the truth. Last(…)

Pros, Cons & Successful Tips When Wearing Weaves While Natural

Pros, Cons & Successful Tips When Wearing Weaves While Natural

Featured above are a few photos of me rockin a whole helluva lot of a weave years ago for an 8 page editorial spread for Vibe Vixen Magazine. Yes ladies, I am no stranger to the word WEAVE. Out of the past five years I have been natural the first three of those years I(…)

Style: Fisherman Pullover and Printed Socks

Style: Fisherman Pullover and Printed Socks

I am really into baggy sweaters and tops. Here I am wearing the Unisex Fisherman Pullover in vintage grey, purchased from American Apparel for $78. I decided to have some fun with my leopard print socks ($5 from Daffey’s) and showcase them by wearing it over my jeans. I paired it with my boots purchased(…)

Benefits of Lavender Oil for Your Hair

Benefits of Lavender Oil for Your Hair

Lavender oil is an essential oil and one of the top aroma therapy oils. It’s known to help with stress; anxiety; wound healing; acne; and respiratory problems due to cough, cold, or flu. It also has great benefits for your hair. The benefits for your hair are: *Nourishes hair *Moisturizes scalp and strands *Helps prevent(…)