CURLFEST 2017: Floral Romper + Fulani Inspired Braids

It’s been some time since my last style post and I wanted to share my look from CURLFEST 2017. CURLFEST is an annual Natural Hair and Beauty event held in Prospect Park Brooklyn. Naturals from all over the world come together to celebrate the Natural Hair Community and support Black Owned Businesses. With the potential to be in photos, I chose to wear a floral romper and sneakers with Fulani...

Switching up Styles with Black Hairspray

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Being a lazy natural, I’ve developed an appreciation for wearing wigs. I purchased a few wigs last winter to help my hair dry and for lazy days. I’m pretty shy when buying in store, so I use online services like Black Hairspray to purchase wigs. Black Hairspray is a beauty e-commerce company that sells wigs and hair care products. Through this...

January Favorites 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve posted product faves and this year I’m switching it up to share monthly favorites. I have my staples, but between product formula changes and sometimes my mood, I reach for specific things throughout the month. Here are my five favorite hair and beauty products for the month of January. Uncle Funky’s Daughter Rich and Funky Moisturizing Cleanser The Uncle Funky’s Daughter Rich & Funky...

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

Can you believe Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are literally days away? Holiday 2016 is here and rather than being lazy again linking to other Caribbean & Black Owned Business Gift Guides, I decided to compile my own. If you’ve been wanting to Buy Black lately, here’s a list of 100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses that you can support this holiday season. Bags, Jewelry, Shoes Accessories 2 Chic Designs...

Indo-Caribbean Style at Bazodee the Movie Premiere

Jewelry and shirt were provided for the movie premiere. Excited about covering Bazodee the Movie as press, the question of ‘what to wear?” stayed in my mind. Going with the African-Indian theme of the movie, I wanted to include NYC Urban, Indian and Caribbean looks, so I came up with what I call an “Urban-Beti”. Beti is a Hindi word that means daughter and sometimes a woman in India and Indo-Caribbean cultures. The top...

Cut and Color on Natural Hair at Wesley Styles NYC

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Back in April, I decided to get a cut a color for my birthday. Since getting a blowout, I know I needed a trim, so I contacted Tamika of Wesley Styles to do a cut and color. I’ve seen Tamika do hair demos several times at her shop and at hair events, so I already knew she does a great job.  Beauty Analysis As a new customer, I scheduled a beauty analysis to talk about color options, perform...

Faux Bun with Pompadour on Natural Hair

Faux Bun with Pompadour on Natural Hair

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StyleByGoody #CollectiveBias This is going to be an exciting weekend; two of my friends are getting married! I introduced them on my 26th birthday and they’ve been together ever since. I am excited to be in the wedding but have no ideas for a hairstyle. Based on weddings past, I knew that I wanted...

Blowout on Natural Hair at the Angelo David Salon NYC

I received a complimentary blowout at the Angelo David Salon in exchange for sharing my experience. Many thanks to Dion and the team for their service. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.   Just in time for Valentine’s Day and Fashion Week, I headed over the Angelo David Salon for a blowout on my natural hair. After protective styling for most of the winter, I felt it was...