Food + Nutrition | How To Read A Label + Healthy Eating Tips

You guessed it. I am back on the fitness tip. I don’t know… somewhere between “oh I’ve got dedication” and traveling to and from my beloved home state of Mississippi over the summer… I slowed down — and down some more. And trust, when you travel to the south, and your southern cookin’ grandmother lives […]

Love & Relationships | What Exactly Does Having An “Open Relationship” Mean?

What is an “open relationship”? I’ve been seriously pondering over what that means. It’s a term that carries so much ambiguity—completely relative and subjective. I have personally rendered many definitions to no avail. I’m still completely confused. So here’s what Google is really good for: really ridiculous queries that you’d feel stupid or embarrassed to ask someone else. The results, […]

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 […]

Life Coaching | The Three Keys to Loving Life Now

What is love? Love is the all encompassing energy, in which all is accepted and healed. Most of us know what it feels to be loved, even if it was only for a short time. Even better still, we know what it means to love something, anything, no matter how big or small. Imagine truly […]

Good Eats | “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 […]

[Hair Pictures] Loc Baby: It’s Been 3 Months For My Babies!

3 months in… let the frustration of wanting to give up kick in. Go ahead, try me, immature babies! I bet I won’t. Sigh, okay so the frizz is still here but not a major problem, I’m learning to adjust for this short time period. If I could give some advice for this stage, it […]

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 […]

Tip: Aloe Vera — The All-Natural Miracle Product [For Men Too]

Aloe Vera… Aloe Vera… Oh, I love you. Recently, as in a week ago, I fell in love with this miracle working stuff. Wait — no, actually I fell in love with this miracle working stuff 3 years ago, but it was for my hair. Little did I know, (and I may be late) that […]

Beauty + Style | The Radiant Look Can Be Achieved!

Yes! The radiant look. One that we’re all so desperate to achieve, but one that just seems a far cry away for so many of us. To look radiant means your look fresh, you’re glowing, you’re happy, and it can even boil down to how your hair looks! But we all know that this look […]

Lifestyle | The Importance of Creating a Bucket List

The Importance of Creating a Bucket List Having a healthy balance in life is one of the best feelings you can have. Although downtime and relaxation are necessary sometimes, you also want to make sure that your life is meaningful and that you accomplish the goals you want to achieve. A bucket list is the […]

Lifestyle | Body-Positivity + Confidence Tips For the Growing Gal

If you’re not happy with the way you look and are not 100% confident in how you feel — you won’t be the first and you certainly won’t be the last. We live in a society where we’re judged on how we look; the clothes we wear, the make-up we put on and the size […]

100 In a Year Project Series | #2 Lay Down On the Grass + Stare At the Stars

I’d like to first begin this one by saying it was well thought out. Again, one of those moments when I jumped at something because it excited my spirit and seemed totally worth it. One thing about this 100 In a Year Series is taking on the idea of “adventure” in so, so many ways. […]

Parenting + Motherhood | 5 Easy Nesting Nursery DIYs

When you find out you’re expecting a baby, besting is a natural part of the experience. Suddenly you want to clear out, redecorate and get cosy ready for the new arrival. A big part of that is creating your child’s nursery. It’s the first step towards getting ready for your new family and creating a […]

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 […]