Let’s Talk Summer Hair | Box Braids, Senegalese Twists, Marley Twists, Faux Locs + Update On My Dreadlocks

Girl — what better topic to discuss during vacationing season other than protective styling and travel hair? Womp, not a thing. Box braids, Senegalese Twists, Faux Locs and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for you? Torn between the four? Well for starters, with any type of hair […]

Beauty Tips | How Safe is your Nail Salon? 10 Tips for a Safe Manicure‏

You might be walking away with more than a great looking set of nails when you leave the salon. Pathogens are right at home in the warm and wet environment that salons provide and proper sanitation is the only way to prevent their spread. Robert Urfer, founder of Lucas-Cide Salon and Spa Disinfectant, offers 10 […]

Beauty + Style | No Surprise Here. Lupita Nyong’o Covers New York Magazine’s Fashion Issue

Two — no three great things about this here: Spring, Fashion and Lupita Nyong’o. That’s right. Lupita Nyong’o covers slays New York Magazine’s Spring Fashion issue. I mean, really. We will never get tired of seeing something so stunning on any magazine, TV or film screen. She’s definitely Hollywood’s newest fashion IT girl — and just […]

Get To Know Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Star, Lupita Nyong’o

It’s definitely award’s season — and we know that to be true from this new Hollywood star who has graced magazine pages and covers, stunned us on the Golden Globes’ red carpet, and grabbed our complete attention in breakout film, 12 Years A Slave. That’s right, I’ve been completely swooning over Lupita Nyong’o. But you […]

From the Editor | Black Women Are Getting Back To Their Nappy Roots With Pride (Featured Video)

I can remember the very day I began this “blissful journey”… back in ’08, during my junior year of college… I got back to my natural roots. I had a strong feeling that I would end up on the east coast for graduate school, and at the time, I became obsessed with how women wore […]

Beauty & Hair | Celebrities That Can Prove Hair Growth Is Possible With Protective Styling

Protective styling is always a plus… if you’re doing it right! Protective styling is simply placing your real hair under a style for proper care and growth. Basically leaving your hair alone for some time. Many women who practice this routine or regimen often can rock a head of weave, braids, or wigs at its […]

GUEST WRITER | “Six Vegetables You Should Eat In Summer For Glory Skin”

Vegetables are extremely important for daily diet. There are wide selections of vegetables which are available during different times of the years. During summer, people tend to have more vegetables than meat and egg. This is because summer vegetables have water content and help the body to remain cool and fight the heat. Vegetables also […]

Her Beauty Closet: “Skincare Spring Cleaning + Tips + The Best & The Worst” + Derma Rolling

It’s that time of the year when we clean out our closets to make room for the latest spring trends. We’re looking to obtain a more refreshed aura to welcome the spring season! But it’s not just about our wardrobe or our homes, it’s about our bodies. We have to cleanse ourselves in order to […]

[Hair Pictures] Loc Baby: It’s Been 2 Months For My Babies!

2 months in, and 2 words = FRIZZY MESS! I guess some people may call this the “ugly stage”, but geeze Louise, this stuff is all over the place. To me, I really wouldn’t say it’s the ugly phase because oddly, I still get compliments on my hair, daily. I’m like “What, huh? Okay, thank […]

Mystery Solved… After a Month, I Finally Found the Gorgeous Kimlayn — My LocSpiration

A month ago, I abruptly gave in to the decision to loc my hair… and this is why — Out of all my 3 years of being a natural head, I’ve NEVER had a hairspiration. Meaning, I never found that one model, celebrity, or random person that I just wanted my hair to reflect, OR […]

Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

Fashion, Beauty + Lifestyle | Your Favorite Online Indulgence — and Why It’s Not That Bad

We’ve all got them. Those things you indulge in online when you have a spare 5 minutes and no one is looking over your shoulder. It might be checking out the latest releases on Netflix, or it might be seeing what online games you can play. You know you could be at the gym, or […]

Love + Relationships | Get ahead In 2018 With These Dating Tips!

The dating landscape has changed tremendously. An old practice that we value has been changed by new dating practices. It does not mean that we just shove those old dating tips taught to us by our parents. It can still be incorporated to develop your rock-star dating list for the year 2018. This is a […]