Seriously, What is the Point of a Selfie?

PHOTOGRAPH YOURSELF Selfies in general get a bad rep because it comes across as vain, for instance the critical reception of Kim K. West’s book Selfish, which features tons of her selfies. Many critics found Kim’s book narcissistic and kind of pointless. While her book for some appeared as unnecessary, others valued Selfish and used it…

I Repeat, YOU are NOT Your Circumstances

YOU ARE HERE…FOR NOW Ever wonder why certain things happen? It’s kinda frustrating when you plan something and things don’t work out. That’s life. We encounter so many situations and most of the time they’re unplanned. I believe challenges make life thrilling because overcoming obstacles is victory for the spirit. No matter how much you…

7 Uplifting Reasons Why Women Need to Invest in Good Quality Lingerie

HELLO UNDERWEAR! Everyone needs a support system. Whether your mother becomes the backbone in a tough moment or your best friend defends your honor against a negative tweet, we all need that type of lift and the same goes with your undergarments. Bras and panties might be hidden but those two components are an integral…

31 Compliments to Give Yourself Everyday of the Month

PERSONAL CHEERLEADER Are you someone who easily compliments others with no expectations in return? Kinda rewarding to make people feel good and comfortable in their own skin right? While it’s nice to make family, friends or even strangers smile, you can’t neglect personal happiness either. Complimenting others is an easy job for me; in fact,…

I’m Still Single But That’s OK With Me

SOULMATES We invest time in the smartest career move, coolest hairstyle, indulgent recipes, fitted denim jeans and blendable makeup foundations. Trial and error alarms us in what’s best for our well-being. Mistakes help us learn more about the things we really need in our life by guiding us to make better decisions. Deciding on a…

5 Day Digital Detox Taught Me 2 Lessons

INTERNET BREAK Waking up and grabbing your phone off the bedside table before morning coffee pushes you into a whirlwind of finger scrolling. Not too long after reading last night’s missed text, Instagram feeds light up your screen with a forty-minute journey to liking photos and following accounts. My morning routine doesn’t consist of scrolling…

Should You Photoshop Your Face or Body on Instagram?

CROP & EDIT With the lovely women who inspire me on @sheiconic and my favorite curve models like La’Tecia Thomas and Iskra Lawrence, I’m learning how to become more comfortable in my skin. Ashley Graham taught me that your beauty can change someone’s life because confidence in who you are inspires others. I realized when…

4 Physical Ways to Increase Your Confidence Before the Day Starts

JOYFUL WAKE-UP! No more snoozing, instead of hitting the famous button on your alarm clock, hop out of bed and get your day started. Don’t just drag your feet to the floor. O NO! You must do this with a smile on your face. Unravel from your duvet with an enthusiasm to begin your activities….

4 Inexpensive Ways to Turn Your Shower Into A Mini Spa

SO FRESH SO CLEAN It’s the little things that count the most right? Well small efforts make the biggest difference in how you feel, so why not apply this to your shower routine? If you don’t have time to lounge in the tub for a luxurious bath, up your shower game by treating it like…

My Acne is Back but It’s Not Stopping Me

NOTHING’S HOLDING ME BACK Call it hormones, genetics, allergies, stress or a bad diet, whatever the reason, my acne is back…again. Acne makes you feel insecure and self conscious, you always feel like people are staring at your pimples and scars instead of your eyes. So what do you do? Dermatologists are expensive and sometimes…