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]


Fall Glow Up Tips for Women of Color

My Fall Glow Up Tips for Women of Color is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Olay. The opinions and text are all mine. #Olay28Day Let me start by asking, “Do you see the glow up your girl has?”. Y’all have always said I had great skin, but in the last 28 days, the health of my skin has gone to a whole new level. A little over a month ago, I started the Olay 28-day challenge and after just a few days I noticed a huge difference in my skin. Olay 28-days challenge: Day 1 – 7 For 28 days, I stopped using my current cleansers and moisturizers in place of exclusively using the Olay Luminous products and following the 4 step [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]

How to Make a 60-Minute Spa Kit-6

How to Make a Spa in a Jar Kit

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TimeWithAveeno #CollectiveBias Let’s celebrate fabulous hair and skin with this DIY 60-Minute Spa in a Jar Kit. This gift is perfect for a friend, new mama, or yourself. A gift in a jar is a super impressive way to gift a friend or set the stage for an amazing “self-care” care session of your own. Today I want to tell you about the AVEENO® products from Walmart in this jar that’s making my hair and skin super gorge. My hair and skin have been responding very well to my new routine so let me share what I’ve been doing. My hair has been super soft, moisturized and growing [Click here to continue reading]

How to create a High Puff with Tribal Headband

How to | High Puff with Tribal Headband

Today’s High Puff with Tribal Headband is inspired by my recent travel to Kenya. The country is so vibrant and colorful y’all. Everywhere you look from the city to the bush are bright, bold colors. The chocker I’m wearing is one of two I bought while there and the headband was a gift from a friend. She spent time in Africa and gifted me some fabric. Mine is straight from the ‘Mother Land’, but there are some gorgeous patterns here. The Puff To create the puff I started with freshly washed and blowdried hair. I use the tension method and my hairdryer set on medium heat to dry my hair. It involves gently stretching my hair and drying it. Do y’all see that shrinkage? Once [Click here to continue reading]

Braid Out on 4C Hair & New Rimmel London Matte Lipsticks

I’ve been loving the freedom that comes with having shorter hair and I’m going to enjoy it while it lasts. When my hair isn’t in a protective style, it’s usually worn in a blowout or twist out. When I do twist out, I can start with wet or dry hair depending on the look I’m going for. This one was done on wet hair which results in a smaller afro and tighter coiled hair. After my wash routine, I towel dried my hair and did the L.O.C. method for moisture. L.O.C. is an acronym for Leave-in-Conditioner, Oil, and Cream. With the L.O.C. method, I saturate my hair with my leave in, then use coconut oil to seal in the moisture and work the cream into my [Click here to continue reading]