How Do You Diffuse High Porosity Type 4 Natural Hair?

WASH ‘N GO TOOLS When I first went natural, my only idea of curly hair came from women like Annalynne McCord, Keri Russell, Jordin Sparks and 2007 Taylor Swift. Now that I’m celebrating my natural texture, I understand the diversity of curls, especially in the natural hair community. Curly hair is not just the Sarah…

STYLE GUIDE: Wearing Black in Summer, Oh ISSA VIBE!

BLACK OOTD If Vogue asked to photograph me in a monochromatic stylish outfit, my desired color choice is BLACK. Honestly, most of my wardrobe consists of this basic hue with everything from black denim jeans to black earrings. Not only does the color black exemplify sophistication, power and edginess, it looks absolutely fantastic on all…

Can You Guess the New Nude for My Summer Fashion Aesthetic?

NON-TYPICAL SUMMERY HUES When you think of summer aesthetic colors, typically your mind runs to a citrus orange, lemon yellow, pure white and grassy green. If you’re in the United States, your mind naturally adds red, white and blue for that special July holiday. Rarely no one thinks of black as a summer color or…

Black Owned Vegan Skincare Brand: Bare & Free Beauty

HOT WEATHER SENSITIVE SKINCARE TIPS Summer leaves me feeling so free and naturally beautiful. I like letting my toes roam through the fresh cut grass as I sip my morning dark chocolate iced latte on the patio and let my Afro catch those surprising warm breezes. As I allow the sun to kindly graze my…

Himalayan Bamboo Bar Soap for Body Acne?

SUMMER BODY SOAP One of my favorite things about the warm weather is laying out in the grass and soaking up those sun rays. Talk about a natural source of Vitamin D in your life right? But those beautiful bright rays come at a price, excess sweat. What does extra perspiration mean? Clogged pores and…

Bible Verses About Keeping a Peaceful Mind

PEACEFUL THINKING With everything happening in the world today from the Coronavirus pandemic to the social revolution of Black Lives Matter, it could make one feel emotionally drained and mentally flustered. To not lose your sanity, it’s important to stay calm and in tune with your inner space. Having a peaceful mind keeps you pushing…

55 At Home Summer-Theme Blog Post Ideas

AT HOME ACTIVITIES The quarantine lifestyle has swapped busy social routines for more relaxed indoor interaction to keep the Coronavirus from spreading. As people are making the necessary adjustments, staying indoors is just not as exciting for some. Even as a digital content creator, part of my work is relied on exploring my city and…

Embracing Her Own Kind of Beautiful: Jamie Nicole

#SHEICONICstyle Who is SHE? She is YOU! SHEICONIC promotes body positivity by celebrating ALL stylish women. We don’t discriminate, we invite. Our community surrounds itself with an encouraging energy of body image and the appreciation of diversity in beauty. We were purposely created to be different, so why not honor and value our unique features?…

Modern Black Owned Swimsuit Brands that’ll Give You A Hot Girl SUMMER

ONE-PIECE OR BIKINI? When I think of the warmer months, only one thing comes to mind…the beach. Summers for me consists of frolicking on the shoreline while trying to keep the curls off my face and my toes deep in the sand. It’s pretty evident the quarantine lifestyle has placed limitations on traveling and typical…