Coconut Oil: Why This Oil Rules

Coconut Oil: Why This Oil Rules

Mostly all natural oils benefit your strands in one way or the other but let me tell you 4 facts why coconut oil rules my world. 1) Coconut oil has a high moisture retaining capacity but coconut alone on my strands has a very drying effect on my hair so I have to mix my coconut(…)

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

YOUR TRUE LIGHT IS WAITING FOR YOU

Someone asked me how I react when negativity is directed towards my hair and style and I simply say Martin Luther King said it best “Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.” People make fun of what they don’t understand, fear or something they want to attain but do not think it is possible(…)

Style: UBB Fashionista On A Budget Series

Style: UBB Fashionista On A Budget Series

Click: Read More / Comment for pictures.                                                                                                                                                            Long Cream Knit Vest Cardigan: Forever21; 14.99 US Lace Flower camisole top: No Relations Vintage, NY; 8.00 US Leather high waisted shorts: Ebay; 4.99 US (they were originally pants but cut into shorts since high waisted black leather shorts seem to be priced higher about 50.00,(…)

FRIED, DYED, AND LAID TO THE SIDE

FRIED, DYED, AND LAID TO THE SIDE

Lets ignore the fact that I look like a street walker in this pic, its a throw back and I had no say so with the makeup. Lets take a close look at my hair, it’s so fried and dyed which resulted in thinning my strands, major breakage, and taking away my natural curl pattern.(…)

Wildflower Spacedye Maxi Dress

Wildflower Spacedye Maxi Dress

Pics via: freepeople.Click on read more and comment to see more pics of this dress. This dress is on sale for $49.95 at freepeople.com. Still a bit pricey, but it depends on how bad you want it. I thought this was a great look and I’m feeling the Maxi Dress for the warmer weather. You(…)

MY THRIFTING ADVENTURE

MY THRIFTING ADVENTURE

My thrifting adventure landed me in “Thrift Store Center” in Alexandria, Virginia. I love this thrift store because its big and there selection of clothing is great! I’m wearing my hair in my messy “80s bun” with one of my favorite vintage cream sweaters. I took a few pictures of clothes I bought and clothes(…)

HAIR INSPIRATION: Blast From The Past

HAIR INSPIRATION: Blast From The Past

My hair inspiration hits very close to well… home. The fly photo above is of my beautiful, amazing mother at 18 years old on her graduation day. This woman really influenced my style which was not to be afraid to try anything! Truth be told it took me years to completely master this advice but(…)

Benefits of black tea on the hair

Benefits of black tea on the hair

I don’t know about you but I love me some tea. I drink it so much that even my son asks for it everyday! Tea is not only good for the health of your body, but its great for the health of your hair. I tried the black tea rinse last night for the first(…)

LES TWINS

LES TWINS

(Photos by Shawn Wellington) Meet identical twins Laurent and Larry Bourgeois from Sarcelles, France who are incredible new style hip hop dancers that mix their own music for their dance routines or freestyles (more photos in read more/comment section). Their moves have strong reminiscences of Michael Jackson who is one of their biggest influences. Definitely(…)