Dotzila 24-Piece Makeup Brush Set

This past August, I visited family in Toronto for the Scotia Bank Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) but forgot my makeup brushes. While it did hurt my heart somewhat, I DID need a new brush set. A couple weeks after, I saw a deal on LivingSocial. The Dotzila 24-Piece Brush Set was original $49 and I purchased it for $18. I am NOWHERE near a makeup professional, but I do want to get better at...

Purchase: Cyber Monday Mini Haul

Everyone close to me knows that I am a recovering shopaholic. The addiction has dwindled down after moving out of my parent’s house and a 90-day concentration, but I love a good deal. When it comes to clothes and shoes I can be pretty picky so it’s almost difficult as well as annoying to shop in stores unless I absolutely love the specific brand. On Cyber Monday, I went on...

Current Regimen for my Natural Hair

Current Regimen for My Natural Hair

I don’t go crazy over hair typing, but I’ve been considered to be a 3c/4a when it comes to the typing system. Below are the steps I take to wash my hair. It usually takes me about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete from start to finish. Pre-poo As stated in my Top 5 Staple Products post, I pre-poo my hair with coconut oil. I buy Pure Extra Virgin Coconut Oil...

Top 5 Staple Products

I’ve been natural for a little over a year and finally figured out a regimen and chose staple products. There are occasions where I use products containing silicones and I do use styling tools, but these products have my fro growing and curls popping. If you’re interested, here are my Top 5 Staple Natural Hair products. Coconut Oil I generally use coconut oil as a pre-poo, massaging my scalp with the oil...

Welcome to Joanna E

Welcome to my blog! JoAnnaE.com is an extension of me! I started this blog after a co-worker suggested I “write about all the cool things I do with my hair.” Of course, there’s more to me than my natural hair; I enjoy traveling, I’m a lipstick lover, clothes and shoes make me happy and I love sharing my experience with others. Here are some topics you will be seeing on my platforms...