Giveaway: Monoi Intense Repair Set From Carol’s Daughter

Monoi Intense Repair Set from Carol's Daughter

Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time again. When I first knew of natural hair care products, Carol's Daughter was the only brand I knew. I remember I used to see it at Macy's, and I was left wondering. Well, guess who now has Carol's Daughter sitting in her shelf and does not have to wonder anymore? And guess who is even doing a giveaway? Yup, this girl! So what is this Monoi Intense Repair Set, and who is it good for? It's for anyone whose hair is damaged, weak, and prone to breakage. Continue Reading

Natural Hair: I’m Over It

Natural Hair

Well, I'm not over having natural hair exactly, but just the cult-like following part. Although there was that one time I was seriously considering cutting and perming my hair. I just wanted something different. At this point, I have thrown my hands up in the air and waved them like I just don't care and surrendered to the gods of natural hair. You win. I quit. See, for me, hair has never been that serious. You know how Black women say they are not their hair? Well, I don't subscribe to that Continue Reading

Armpit Hair Is Now A Movement For Women? No, Thanks

Armpit Hair

Like Igwe always says, the problem with people who start or join movements is that dem don chop belle full (they have eaten to their fill). When you have to go to bed hungry, the last thing on your mind will be whether to grow or shave your armpit hair. What is that??? So, yeah, it's a movement - although not a new one. Women are refusing to shave their pits and they're taking pictures and posting them on social media. Why? Because this progresses the cause for women. And I wonder: how Continue Reading

All Hail Vaseline® Intensive Care™ Healing Serums!!


The other day, I was at my aunt's house and I was shocked when I saw my little cousin's legs. They were white. And he's a dark skinned black boy. His legs were so white that Igwe started calling him Mr. White (Hi, Walter White!) The winter dryness had taken him to a level of dryness that even I had never seen before. And if you live in a State like Maryland, then you know that this winter has been brutal to say the least. I'll admit something: I'm still a newbie in skincare and beauty. I've Continue Reading

2015 Grammys Red Carpet Fashion


I have a strange relationship with red carpet fashion. Sometimes I watch it, and other times I don't. Same thing for blogging about it. Sometimes I do, and other times I don't. Today, I'm doing. My favorites are Taylor Swift, Ciara, Ne-Yo, Gwen Stefani, and Rihanna. Let me explain Rihanna: It was not love at first sight, but then on a second and closer look, I like it better. But I realize that I like it Continue Reading

Beauty Review: Lionesse Beauty Bar

Lionesse Primer

Ladies! You know how we are. We always want our skin to be at its absolute best, and whatever can help us get there, we are ready. Today, I bring to you Lionesse Beauty Bar. Have you heard of this brand before? It's okay if you haven't cause I got you covered. Side note: there are more reviews on the website, so check them out. So I have two categories of products to review: skincare/makeup and hair beauty. Read and learn. 1.  Lionesse Primer First of all, I have always, always Continue Reading

About My Birthday (And What I Wore)


First, thank you so much for all the birthday love! I am so very grateful. You guys are the best, walahi. Now, let me tell you how my birthday went. This year, I decided to take pictures for my birthday because I had never done so before. So we took the pictures on Sunday (January 11th 2015), but we didn't calculate our moves very well. We went out there (Downtown Baltimore) all confidently like we we had our weather destiny in our hands. Wrong. It was so freaking cold! And to make it worse, it Continue Reading

What I Wore To Our Wedding Photoshoot

These earrings might be my new favorite. Might be.

If the title of this post is totally confusing to you, it means you didn't read the post about our wedding. Or about our marriage. Or our union. Whatever you want to call it. But the post is here. Please read it. That said, although you have already seen all of what I wore in that post, I just really like doing these posts. I did not have a color code or theme, but I knew that I wanted Igwe to wear all black, and he obliged me. All I knew about my outfit was that I wanted a skirt. Everything Continue Reading

Igwe & I Were Bamboozled At The Mall

Deja Vu Skin care products

So the other day, Igwe and I went to the Towson Mall because we had to go to Macy's for me to return a top and buy it back. The top originally cost $50, but I returned it and bought it for $20. Yes to coupons! We could have gone to Macy's in White Marsh, which is a lot closer to us, but we went to Towson because I wanted to stop at H&M to check for a belt. We were at H&M couple days earlier and I had seen this beautiful belt. I picked it up, then I left it at the cashier, but when I got Continue Reading

Vaseline Cares For Me … And I Have Proof


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Vaseline. All opinions are 100% mine. For those of us who live in places where there are seasonal changes, especially winter, we know how rough that can be on our skin (and even hair). For example, right now, my hair cabinet looks like I'm going into a new oil business. I have all kinds of oils in there because I'm trying to care better for my hair. The same thing goes for my skin. The winter is so dry that certain parts of my body just get Continue Reading