Post-Vacation Skincare with elf Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit

Post Vacation Skincare with elf Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit

The e.l.f. Beauty Shield Magnetic Mask Kit was sent for review purposes. All opinions are my own. The older I get the more I pay attention to my skin and what it needs. As a frequent traveler, it is common for the circulating air from the airplanes to dry out your skin, especially on long-haul flights. For my mini Euro-trip to London, Paris, and Rome, I made sure to pack a...

6 Tips For Swimming With Natural Hair

Tips For Swimming With Natural Hair

It is springtime in NYC and even though the weather doesn’t really feel like it, pretty soon it’ll be time for beach trips and pool parties. Although I loved these activities when I was younger, I enjoy the beach and pool even more after learning to swim. Messing up my blowout is not an excuse for a natural and I absolutely LOVE the water now. If you have natural hair...

7 Easy Vacation Hairstyles for Black Women

7 Awesome Vacation Hairstyles for Black Women

How do you wear your hair on vacation? I’ve taken a good amount of trips in the past 5+ years and protective styles for vacation have been the best option. As a woman finding the best vacation hairstyle is important as it correlates with the various activities on the vacation itinerary and what hair products or hair tools to pack. If you’re looking for protective styles for the beach, your next...

4 Hair Relaxer Alternatives When You’re Bored With Your Natural Hair

4 Hair Relaxer Alternatives When You're Bored With Your Natural Hair

I love my natural hair, but there are times I get tired of doing the same twist-outs, braid-outs, and puffs. As cost-effective and beneficial as being natural is for my funds and health, there’s just no way I would go back to a relaxer. In the 5+ years that I have been natural, I’ve seen women relax their hair due to boredom, reaching a “hair length goal”, or because they have no...

Straight Hair Regimen for Natural Hair

This is not a sponsored post but does contain some affiliate links One thing that I love about natural hair is I have the ability to go from fro to straight natural hair in a matter of hours. 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...

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...

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...