My Morning Routine for Celebrating Christmas all December

HAPPY HOLIDAYS ALL MONTH LONG! “Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la” December is here and it’s truly the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is a big deal in our household. Not only do we highlight the indoors/outdoors with lots of festive decor for the…

4 Bantu Knots for Heatless Curls

STRETCHING NATURAL HAIR Stretching my natural hair is quite the process. In my online photos, you typically see my hair in it’s natural state but somewhat brushed out to give it some length. I have type 4 natural hair, which means it’s on the afro side and shrinks about 70-80%. Wearing my curls in its…

Eureka! Fried Mac ‘N Cheese + Charcoal Lemonade

PERFECT SATURDAY LUNCH PAIRING An autumn Saturday afternoon calls for quite neighborhood strolls, casual window shopping and a hearty lunch with your girlfriends to round off the day. Being foodies at heart, my younger sister Chanel, Mèrlène and I all like to visit uptown Dallas and experience new restaurants and local cuisine. So instead of…

Body Exfoliating with Etsy Shop Genuine Body Scrubs

BENEFITS OF BODY SCRUBS Have you noticed during the wintry days, you find yourself constantly applying more lotion to combat dryness? Who else feels like their skin needs an extra barrier of protection from the air of colder months? Well, you’re not alone. As winter approaches, body butters, milky creams and nourishing oils take the limelight in…

How to Cleanse, Exfoliate and Moisturize Your Face with Oil

MULTI-USE OILS Less is more. Do you believe this saying is true? Well I do, especially when it comes to my skin. I understand certain essences, masks, serums and elixirs are all super beneficial to the skin. Whenever my face is need of a little extra attention, I like to use special serums and masks…

Luxury Lounge: The Waterproof Experience

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT The heels of my ankle boots clicked lightly on the ceramic glass-like floor as I made my way into the entrance-way of a semi crowded lounge filled with the fruitiest drinks, the tastiest bites and music that kept you dancing for days. I would be lying if I didn’t say I walked…

90 Autumnal Self-Care Activities

FALL TO-DO LIST Anyone else find New York also known as the ‘Big Apple’ a fun fall inspiration? Maybe it’s because I watch endless episodes of Friends and Sex and The City with the inclusion of fall movies like Hocus Pocus, Good Will Hunting and Remember the Titans but autumn in New York is such…

KISS Ready-To-Wear Gel Press On Nails

FAKE FINGER FANGS Look all over Instagram and witness women holding Glossier products with unicorn gradient acrylics, ladies washing their hair and face with stiletto nails or even applying makeup with highly decorated yet lengthy press-ons. How do they do it? How do women function with those long but oh so stylish finger fangs? It’s…

5 Things I Don’t Keep in My Handbag that I Should

PURSE NECESSITIES Bobby pins, hair ties, charger, peppermints along with travel perfume, a good book, wallet and keys fill a woman’s handbag on the regular. Purses are like mini luggage suitable to carry all your personal necessities for on-the-go activity. Modern day women on the rise are working towards becoming their own boss, which means we…

An Artistic Vision Comes to Life: Cassie Reynoso

#JustInspiringBeauties A life with no regrets. We all should desire to live with the mentality that everything happens for a reason because in the end it’ll all work out right? Positive thinking breeds positive results. Digital illustrator and content creator Cassie Reynoso realized her dreams are worth chasing. Growing up with an aspiration to become…