I just got through with a washday session and with my 4C hair, folks online will have you thinking it’s the most tedious process EVER! But that hasn’t been the case for me. Washing my 4C hair is just as easy as when I washed and styled my relaxed hair. With a positive outlook, the right hair care supplies and a solid process my natural curls are clean and moisturized within an hour. I’ve shared my natural hair tips with you many times, but today I don’t want you to take it from me. Today, I want you to take a look at what Maya Smith has to say. “Maya is an International Master Stylist and Founder of The Doux Salon and haircare line now available [Click here to continue reading]

How to Dye Your Hair a Flaming Red at Home

How to Dye Your Hair a Flaming Red at Home

This shop has been compensated by Schwarzkopf. #FashionColorExpert #sponsored I get to experience some of the most breathtaking fall scenery in the south. Right now the leaves are beautiful hues of greens, browns, oranges, yellows and reds. The scenery has me excited for fall and has inspired me to try a bold new look. During the cooler months I love to style my hair in braids, twists and up-do’s which help it retain length. While planning my hairstyle for this month I thought it would look so dope with a bold pop of color. Inspired by the fall leaves, I decided to dye my hair using the Schwarzkopf Color Ultime Flaming Reds in the color Mahogany Red. To start, I parted my hair into four [Click here to continue reading]

Gym to Street Style

How I Motivate Myself to Exercise | Gym to Street Style

I have a love-hate relationship with fitness y’all! I love the results of working out but I hate working out. Well, I hate getting up and going to the gym, but once I get going I’m so glad that I went. My biggest motivation is the fact that I reward myself for reaching my goals. To get myself excited and consistent with working out, I had to find out what would compel me to actually go. For me it’s shopping for fitness gear. I don’t do a lot of random shopping. The way my budget is set up, I just feel like I have enough clothes and there are so many other things I’d rather do with my money than wear it. However, I do [Click here to continue reading]

Top 6 Tips for Taking Back To School Photos

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I received the included Carter’s clothes as compensation. My grandson is going to 4-year old kindergarten this year so I called my daughter up, who lives an hour or so from me, and said let’s do some back to school shopping for Kari. I called her on video chat and we spent the good part of two days ordering school clothes from Kohl’s for him. She logged on, created a Kohl’s account we could both see and added items to her shopping cart. I was able to do the same from my end. We were looking at Carter’s clothes for him since he’s at that not a baby stage, but not quite a big kid. Carter’s has the perfect [Click here to continue reading]

Best Way To Manage Bladder Leaks and Still Be Flawless

Best Way to Manage Bladder Leaks and Still Be Flawless

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Always Discreet. The opinions and text are all mine.   Ladies, can we talk candidly? I’ve shared on several occasions issues that many of us experience, ranging from hair loss, to body image and bladder leak issues. Why do I share? I share because I want you to know that these issues are real, they are normal and you aren’t the only woman experiencing them. We’re all in this together so we need to support and encourage one another through these experiences. Our friends should not feel embarrassed to talk to us about normal women’s issues and vice versa.  Becoming vulnerable enough to discuss these subjects with women can be hard, but true friends, [Click here to continue reading]

On-Trend Affordable Prescription Eyeglasses

These super cute, on-trend affordable perscription eyeglasses and blog post are sponsored on behalf of EyeWearInsight.com Gone are the days where prescription eyeglass wearers have to buy eyeglasses from the selection offered by their optometrist. I’ve been mail ordering my prescription glasses online ever since paying $145 for a pair of eyeglasses I didn’t love but bought because were the best-looking pair my optometrist offered. Once I figured out I could order my own prescription eyeglasses online I’ve been doing that ever since. I can’t see without eyeglasses so they’re something I wear every day. If I have to have them on every day, they definitely have to be stylish.  I love to switch up frames based on what I’m wearing or how I’m feeling [Click here to continue reading]