Style: Ohhh…Diya

Style: Ohhh…Diya

I stumbled across this fashion blog….(pause) who am I kidding? I hunted for a blog like this and found my prey. Her name is Diya, she is from Texas and she doesn’t know me yet, but in my mind we are already friends. The name of the blog site is diyainherstilettos and let me tell(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Rachel Joy Jones

Urban Bush Babe: Rachel Joy Jones

1. Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Rachel Joy Jones. I’m originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m currently in Alabama finishing up my Bachelor Degree in Fitness and Wellness. I’m basically a gym rat which is why I love my protective styles so much.  2. How long have you been(…)

INSPIRATION: MEET JORDYN

INSPIRATION: MEET JORDYN

One of the things that drive me in life is encouraging the youth. When I was teaching in elementary school there was nothing more fulfilling than giving love to a child by uplifting them and giving them hope by showing them another way. This post and hopefully this site will aid in that. I don’t(…)

Style: Vintage 21 JUMPSUIT

Style: Vintage 21 JUMPSUIT

(Click Read More/ Comment for more pictures) The title of this post is my little ode to 21 Jumpstreet where I spent a many of late nights refreshing youthful memories of this fly show and the even more fly Holly Robinson Peete on Netflix with my man. Ok I know this is some real randomness(…)

Style: Vintage & Thrifted Fair Isle Sweater

Style: Vintage & Thrifted Fair Isle Sweater

I thrifted this  vintage 1970′s mens French Connection Fair Aisle sweater from Beacon’s Closet for only $12. Its gray, which I love and it has a deep red, dark green, mustard, and light blue fair aisle pattern going on. Its time for me to say goodbye to thick wool sweaters and welcome in the NYC(…)

STAPLE DEEP CONDITIONERS: Aubrey Organics Honey Suckle Rose

STAPLE DEEP CONDITIONERS: Aubrey Organics Honey Suckle Rose

One of my staple deep conditioners is “Aubrey Organic’s: Honey Suckle Rose Conditioner”. I love it because its all natural, adds major moisture and shine, and makes my hair uber soft, and yes I said “uber” :). I take an empty  3oz bottle and mix jojoba oil with my Honey Suckle Rose. I apply it(…)

Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

Is That Your Hair? No!!! Really?

(Pictured above, hair down in 140 loose twists) Unfortunately women of color with natural long hair especially women with type 4a-c hair have been stigmatized as the official “bearers of weaves” (I am not a natural head against women who wear weaves because it can really assist during a transitional period, reaching personal length goals(…)

Style: Sarah Devi

Style: Sarah Devi

The beautiful and vibrant Sarah Devi: DJ/PARTY HOST/VOCALIST/DANCER/Friend and upcoming Urban Bush Babe interviewee.

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

IS NATURAL HAIR JUST A TREND?

Remember in the 70′s when majority of women were rockin an afro? I was talking with a good friend of mine who is a natural, and she wondered if natural hair was just a trend right now, something that was gonna be around for a short time and then disappear like it did in the(…)