Health & Beauty

Urban Bush Babe: Ondina Sosa of Ondi Yoga

Urban Bush Babe: Ondina Sosa of Ondi Yoga

Tell us where you are from, the early years of your childhood and what influenced your direction towards yoga? I was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic. I grew up in a countryside, near a big river and a place full of children. I was intrepid, climbing up trees and swimming in the river. When I was(…)

Urban Bush Babes: Elizabeth Lejonhjärta & Victoria Lejonhjärta

Urban Bush Babes: Elizabeth Lejonhjärta & Victoria Lejonhjärta

*click photos to enlarge   Tell us your names and where you are from?   Our names are Elizabeth Lejonhjärta & Victoria Lejonhjärta, we were born and raised in Sweden/Sápmi. We have Gambian, Senegalese, Swedish and Sámi roots and were brought up in a partly Caribbean household. We’re from the celestial body known as “Earth”.(…)

‘Your Tea’ Review/Giveaway + 101 On Tea And Its Benefits

‘Your Tea’ Review/Giveaway + 101 On Tea And Its Benefits

  Did you know an uneven or unpaired amount of electrons in our atoms outer shell causes instability, leading to free radicals that can trigger cancer? Yes, the presence of free radicals in our system is normal, since this is the natural process of aging, but it is an abnormal or excessive amount of free radicals that are responsible(…)

Refinery 29: Advice From The Queens Of Natural Hair

Refinery 29: Advice From The Queens Of Natural Hair

via: Refinery 29  by: Taylor Bryant  Photos: Joey Rosado   Even if you’re not familiar with identical twins Cipriana Quann and TK Wonder, you’ve probably seen them at one point or another. This year alone, they’ve been featured on ASOS, in W magazine, and campaigns for & Other Stories and Gap. You can also spot them in basically every street style roundup(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Sunita V

Urban Bush Babe: Sunita V

Tell us your name and where you are from? Hi I’m Sunita and I was born and raised in Wisconsin and currently live in NYC.       How long have you been natural?   I’ve never had a relaxer but I have made the terrible decision to get many blow outs and right now(…)

In My Kitchen: Chickpea Avocado Lemon Mash (Vegan)

In My Kitchen: Chickpea Avocado Lemon Mash (Vegan)

I love avocado and this recipe is great for lunch and packs a ton of nutrients. I also found that you can store any of the leftovers in a glass container and it keeps well for the next day. *Photo by me   Vegan & Gluten Free   Ingredients 15 oz. can chickpeas 1 ripe(…)

How I Overcame My Hate To Form A Love Relationship With My Hair

How I Overcame My Hate To Form A Love Relationship With My Hair

Imagine a world if you will, of conjured genies in a bottle and with one wish we would utterly love every aspect of ourselves, or with a twitch of the nose we would instantly have bewitched powers, concocting a magic potion of self love. A life free of complications?…Maybe, but a pretty dull, superficial and(…)

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Kickstarter

Style Like U’s The What’s Underneath Kickstarter

First I want to say thank you to Elisa and Lily for creating Style Like U; a platform that celebrates all forms of beauty, breaking down barriers and changing the look of mainstream media’s ideal of beauty as well enforcing self acceptance as the new aesthetic standard. Showing others what it truly means to love(…)