Urban Bush Babe: April Chapple

Urban Bush Babe: April Chapple

Tell us your name and where you are from? Hello all, I’m April Chapple and I’m from New York City. I’ve lived here all my life and have taken up residence in just about every boro. It’s safe to say I know my way around this town pretty well…almost too well, buy me ticket out(…)

Style: Inspiring Change

Style: Inspiring Change

Inspiration comes in many forms or at any moment and in some instances almost like a bolt of lightning triggering a part of your true self that had lain dormant for years. Kay Bahama, natural, blogger, writer and guest author on UBB on articles “What You Know About Hair Struggle” http://urbanbushbabes.com/?p=4640 and “How to Find Your Perfect Frame:(…)

Style: Vintage & Thrifted Cropped Tank, Dress w/Combat Boots

Style: Vintage & Thrifted Cropped Tank, Dress w/Combat Boots

Click on read more+comment to see more pics :). I’m wearing a dress in this picture from Urban Outfitters for $59. I layered it with a black cropped tank thrifted from Beacon’s Closet for $10. On my feet are my favorite shoes ever! Combat boots thrifted for $45. One feather earring that I bought for(…)

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(…)

Kinky Curly Knot Today

Kinky Curly Knot Today

Kinky Curly Knot Today is a great leave-in conditioner that I bought from Target for $11.99. I usually use it on my sons hair, but I have been using it lately to see how it is on moisture and its been awesome! Majority of reviews say its great for detangling and adding moisture to even(…)

Style: Vintage Detroit Muscle

Style: Vintage Detroit Muscle

Featured Photos by AP. Click Read More /Comment for more pictures. Saturday I had to work but it was really more like a cinematic experience because a feature film that I just wrapped on a couple months ago for Costume Design is now in its final stages of post-production so work this past weekend consisted(…)

Skin: Sandra Laing

Skin: Sandra Laing

How I spend one of my many weekend nights is not out on the town but reading a good book, creating: may it be art or a DIY project or deciding what movie I will watch on Netflix. Well last night Netflix won and it was my boyfriend’s turn to select a movie so as(…)

Sangria

Sangria

I like to make Sangria’s from scratch at home especially while its warm. I found this great recipe at allrecipies. Ingredients 1/2 cup brandy 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 1/3 cup orange juice 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine 1/2 cup triple sec 1 lemon, sliced into rounds 1 orange,(…)