How To Maintain Straight Natural Hair

This is not a sponsored post but does contain some affiliate links I don’t straighten my hair often, but omitting rainy days I keep straight hair for three weeks to a month. The fact that getting my hair done is so expensive, I want to get my money’s worth.  Even though I don’t fully follow my regular regimen, having straight hair doesn’t mean I neglect taking care of it. Here’s...

Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

5 Signs You Need to Trim Your Natural Hair

Trimming natural hair is an important step in a healthy hair regimen. After months of trying to do it on my own, I finally visited my stylist for a much-needed trim and blowout. I had a lot of growth, but my ends were so bad I had to cut at least 2-3 inches off. There are several factors in our everyday lives such as manipulation, weather and rubbing across certain material that...

Girls Night in with Wendy’s Signature Drinks and Grey Goose

Girl's Night in with Wendy's and Grey Goose

This post is intended for an audience of adults age 21 and older. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., and Bacardi. All opinions are mine alone. #SignatureSips #CollectiveBias We speak almost every day, but nothing beats catching up with my sister face to face. I usually take advantage of the weekend by not cooking and kicking back so her visit was perfect timing to have a girls...

How to use Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

How to use Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

If you’re in need of a multipurpose product for your whole body, coconut oil just might be the answer. While some have an allergy or sensitivity, there are many benefits for using coconut oil for your hair and body. If you’re wondering how to use coconut oil for your hair and body, here are some ways below. Oil Pulling Most people practice oil pulling to whiten teeth, treat toothaches or combat...

From Basic to Baddie with PÜR Quick Pro Glitters

PÜR Quick Pro Glitters

PÜR Quick Pro Glitters were sent for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I’ve been fighting a head cold for almost a week so putting on makeup hasn’t been my priority for work, church or really anything else. Last week I received PÜR Cosmetics’ Quick Pro Glitters and decided to play around with them since puffy eyes are not cute. The Pur Quick Pro Glitters is a 5-piece high-pigment glitter eyeshadow...

The Bacchanal Now Start! The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List

The Bacchanal Now Start! The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List

Feature Image by S. Pakhrinunder Creative Commons license. If you have been a reader (or social follower), you know I have no shame sharing my Trinidadian culture and love for carnival. I haven’t played mas in years, but I stay up to date with the music and various carnival events held each year. Trinidad & Tobago Carnival is less than two weeks away and people from all over the world are preparing to visit...

Save Up to 90% off Designer Brands with ThredUP

Choose Secondhand First! Save Up to 90% off Designer Brands with ThredUP

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ThredUp Many of you know that I love to save money whenever I can to fund travel for the year. In efforts to staying stylish, but stay within my budget, I’ve turned to the largest online thrifting and consignment store ThredUP. Using ThredUp for Consignment A benefit of using ThredUp for consignment purposes is getting cash for used clothes...