5 Easy Ways to Take More Risks on New Ideas

TAKING ACTION I grew up as a teenager with the desire to contribute change in the fashion industry but had no clue where to start. At a young age, I believed the only way to make it in fashion was through modeling or designing clothes. I’m not a runway model or seamstress. However, my passion…

My Banana & Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

DESSERT FOR BREAKFAST Starting your day off right means waking up with a positive attitude and filling your stomach with something nutritious. Whether you’re into oatmeal, fast food, green juice, quinoa bowls, avocado toast, poached eggs, sausage burritos, or blueberry pancakes with bacon, fueling your body with a healthy meal preps you physically for a…

Easy Flirty Natural Hairstyles to Wear for Spring and Summer

BLACK HAIRSTYLES Forget straightening your curls, it’s too hot to maintain, especially if you live in high humid areas. Bring on the easy hairdos! As the sun grazes my skin, I know it’s time to let my afro do its thing. In hot weather, low maintenance natural hairstyles become top priority. Updos lasting 3-5 days…

My Easy & Flavorful Loaded Steak Nachos

RESTAURANT STYLE Lately, new recipes exited my family kitchen and happily filled the stomachs of my mother, brother and sister. Eating at home has left us full and quite satisfied. Not only is it healthier to cook meals in your kitchen, it makes you more innovative and helps you explore past your comfort zone. Cooking…

My $9 Routine for Natural Looking Brows

CHEAP NATURAL EYEBROW LOOK I’m here for the glitz and glam, whether it’s a captivating summer beauty look, a bright spring eyeshadow or burgundy lips for fall. However, I’m not the type who wears a ton of makeup, mainly because I have sensitive acne-prone skin and my face thrives better when it’s able to breathe….

CAR CHRONICLES: Freebirds and A BIG Appetite

NATIONAL BURRITO DAY! Did you know April 2 is National Burrito Day? Whether you prefer your burrito breakfast style, in the form of a chimichanga or soaked in red chile sauce, it’s the day for you to get creative and stuff those over-sized wraps with all the ingredients you enjoy. Share your appreciation for giant…

Why I Co-Wash My High Porosity Natural Hair 2-3x/wk

MAINTAIN MOISTURE & LENGTH Us natural curly girls come in all shapes and forms. I’m talking about everything from springy coils, corkscrew curls, loose waves to the popularized 70’s Afro textured style. While natural hair is extraordinarily beautiful, it can be quite complicated to maintain if you don’t know the proper techniques for your texture….

Shopping in March: Target Spring Fashion & Beauty Haul

BOUGHT SOME NEW SEASON GOODIES If someone wanted to give me a gift card to any store, I recommend Target as a top option. Whenever I get extra cash, I have no problem rewarding myself to a little shopping spree at this convenient supermarket.┬áSeriously, this store has everything I need from white face towels, denim…

CAR CHRONICLES: Favorite Healthy-ish Fast Food Breakfasts

FIRST MEAL OF THE DAY Are you someone on-the-go who practically consumes their morning beverage and breakfast in the car? #relatable right? On those days I’m in a hurry, I find myself eating in the car. Granted I’m not driving and eating because safety comes before a tasty bite but pulling over in an empty…