The History of Cornrows & My Relationship With It

For many black women and women of color, their relationship with their hair is deeply personal one. Some may say superficial or frivolous without understanding the real impact or history behind a woman’s head of kinky coils or neatly braided cornrows. I love to celebrate my history which is why I’m about to give you a mini history lesson. I…
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Dressing for Spring When It’s Still Cold Out

I feel like since March has hit I’ve been longing for the coming of Spring. I have an affinity for the season that causes a slight rise in temperature, which is just enough to shed a layer of clothing. Unfortunately, I need to slow my roll a little bit because we just had a snow storm a couple of days…
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All-Striped Set

“Never underestimate the power of a perfectly striped blazer” SHOP STRIPED BLAZERS: I know what you might be thinking. And the answer is no. I’m not wearing my granny’s striped pajamas, though, if she were still alive I think she would totally be rocking this set. There is no denying that this look is something out of 70’s cop movie…
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Incorporating Prints Into Your Winter Wardrobe

It seems like the promise of spring is a ways away. That doesn’t mean, though, that your wardrobe should look as drab as the weather. Prints have been a huge hit this past NYFW, which means that they could make your closet a bit more fabulous too. Spruce it up with catwalk worthy fabrics including this cheetah-print dress fit for…
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Secrets to Flawless Skin

Fresh Umbrian Clay Purifying Mask Dealing with troubled skin can be tricky. Finding products that work for you, cultivating a solid routine and creating harmony within your overall health to achieve supple skin can seem almost impossible to achieve at times. All hope is not lost. In this video, I put together five secrets as well as products to go…
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