My Hair Texture

My Hair Texture

Hey beautiful people. Hope your weekend was an enjoyable and relaxing one. Just simply wanted to share some hair photos with all of you who have requested to view my texture up-close and……. personal, lol.  These photos are part of a style post I will be showcasing this week but I had to include this(…)

Book Wish Foundation for Children of Darfur

Book Wish Foundation for Children of Darfur

Today I have the honor of attending a special event at the UN Headquarters (United Nations) for What You Wish For, a fantastic book benefiting an important literary cause: bringing libraries to the refugee camps in Chad that are home to more than 250,000 refugees from Darfur, most of them children. I will be attending(…)

Accessory Lover

Accessory Lover

Click featured picture or Read More + Comment for additional photos. On UBB we have regular series of hair, style and individuals that inspire. Welcome to a new series for all who love to accessorize…..this is for you! Grumbling Grace  Rack and Ruin  Top Shop  Hey Fran Hey  Grumbling Grace  Song of Style  I Am(…)

Fasting: What You Need to Know

Fasting: What You Need to Know

Well I have decided to embark on a crazy journey or at least out of my element, especially considering how much I love and most likely am addicted to food which is Dun, Dun, Dun….FAST! Fasting was such a foreign concept that in the past, you might as well asked me to bungee jump off(…)

Hair Breakage: TRICHORRHEXIS NODOSA & What You Can Do About It!

Hair Breakage: TRICHORRHEXIS NODOSA & What You Can Do About It!

No, the above picture is not from National Geographic of newly found sea creatures of the deep but actually of hair shafts under microscopic view taking different forms of trichorrhexis nodosa. Trichorrhexis nodosa is basically fancy terminology for a type of hair breakage along the shaft which translates to mo problems, mo problems, mo problems!(…)

Water the Ultimate Moisturizer

Water the Ultimate Moisturizer

My hair was breaking off like crazy a few weeks ago because I was not spritzing my protective styles with water before I sealed.Well after extensive research I found out your hair needs water (duh…!). Hair needs water to maintain its elasticity (the ability to stretch) without water hair snaps off and breaks! Water penetrates(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Danielle Keenan

Urban Bush Babe: Danielle Keenan

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Danielle Keenan and I was born and raised in the Bay Area (Oakland, CA) How long have you been natural?  My natural hair journey started about 3 years ago when I entered college to play D1 basketball. I figured there was not point(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 10 Pick-Up Lines He’ll Go For

Modern Day Matchmaker: 10 Pick-Up Lines He’ll Go For

Via Essence. By Paul C. Brunson 10 Pick-Up Lines He’ll Go For. This made me laugh, please keep in mind that Paul is trying to make a point about pick-up lines ;). Pick-up lines are the romantic icebreakers used internationally in bars and other meeting places. According to a recent survey of over 1,000 bartenders(…)

The New York Times: Street Style Photo

The New York Times: Street Style Photo

Photo by AAP. Hope your extended weekend was an enjoyable one and if you had to work, well I hope you at least had time to relax the previous days. Yesterday, I was beyond thrilled to see my photo featured online in New York Times Street Style Photos of the week. My lovely sister is(…)