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20 Things You Should Know About Him Before Things Get Serious

20 Things You Should Know About Him Before Things Get Serious

New article via Essence “20 Things to Know About Him Before You Get Serious” written by my brother Paul Carrick Brunson. Recently, my cousin came to me for advice. She had been in a 3-month casual dating relationship and felt like it had the potential to become serious. When I started asking her questions to(…)

Combatting Shrinkage

Combatting Shrinkage

This Wednesday I asked the question “If You Could Change One Thing About Your Hair….?” and many of you including myself co-signed on less shrinkage as one those magical hair wishes you could turn into reality from your Hairy Godmother (ooh ya’ll , I was trying to put a spin on Fairy Godmother but it(…)

If You Could Change One Thing About Your Hair…

If You Could Change One Thing About Your Hair…

Photo by AP. First let me say I love my hair and this is not at all a complaint but maybe more of a request to any sort of hair genie I could magically wish into existence, lol but…if there is one thing I would change about my hair it would be SHRINKAGE!!! Now I(…)

Are You REALLY Ready to Spend Foreva Eva With That Man?

Are You REALLY Ready to Spend Foreva Eva With That Man?

Reposted from MadameNoir written by Demetria Irwin. I have had marriage on the brain lately and found this wonderful blog with this wonderful article. I must admit before reading this article I was a little nervous, hoping I could check off yes for all of them myself ;). Enjoy: You’re at the “right” age (maybe(…)

What is Your Strangest Question or Comment Regarding Your Hair?

What is Your Strangest Question or Comment Regarding Your Hair?

As a natural there are many elements that come with the territory and one of those elements is all the comments and questions you receive on your hair alone! I think I have heard along with many naturals every comment under the sun such as… Stranger: “Wow I bet if you were caught in a(…)

Intimacy and Your Hair

Intimacy and Your Hair

Ladies I have to ask when intimacy is involved how do you choose to wear your hair? Does protection such as a silk scarf fly out the window, the same hair care routine no matter what goes down, whatever happens so be it or all of the previous mentioned. Feel free to leave your stories(…)

Meet Destiny Godley

Meet Destiny Godley

If you haven’t already, meet Destiny Godley – Actress, Blogger, Makeup Artist, Friend : ) Not only is she gorgeous, she comes across as that girl you would love to hang out with or call when you need some trusted advice. Destiny is on the rise with her hands in everything from makeup tuts and(…)

Does Your Musical Palette Unfairly Define You?

Does Your Musical Palette Unfairly Define You?

My musical palette reveals so many colors and ranges in drastic degrees from classical, indie, rap, new age, soul, world, alternative, reggae, broadway, jazz, house, blues, rock, etc but as a black woman I have been given the side eye more than a few times when I mention some of my favorites who happen to fall(…)