NYC. The city that never sleeps. The concrete jungle. So immersed with different cultures. I've never been to a place so unique. And if you haven't gone, you need to go. There's so much to do it's almost overwhelming. It's definitely a place I have to visit again, but let's jump right into the things … Continue reading Girls Trip to NYC
Hey guys! So now that I'm back home and had time to process everything, I'm so excited to share my experience at UCLA. If you didn't know, I applied and was accepted for the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) Summer Institute. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I left with more … Continue reading My Trip to UCLA
Hello friends! I know it's been awhile. Y'all know I'm not really good with keeping a set schedule, but I'm back!! And I want to share my experience completing Sopha Rush's 21 Days of Intentional Prayers. If you follow me on Instagram I posted scriptures that spoke to my soul and my journal entry for … Continue reading 21 Day Prayer Challenge
People tend to forget how versatile natural hair is ( I forget some times too), but the style possibilities are endless. For my birthday I knew I wanted an updo, I love updos, but I also wanted to make a statement. Chile, my stylist BLESSED my head. Blessed it! The whole time I kept thinking … Continue reading Something New
"God bless these 20 somethings!" Just a little background info before I jump into the trip....... This song, particularly this line, has been replaying in my mind for about a week. I'm not sure if this is something everyone experiences, but when it really hit that I was turning 25 I said, "Oh Lord, what … Continue reading 25th Birthday in D.C.
Once a year I get a professional silk press and good ol' trim to maintain healthy hair. A silk press is not required, but I prefer this method because it's easier to see the split ends. However, throughout the year I get "mini trims" in my hair's natural state. Most recommend that you trim your … Continue reading Annual Press and Trim
It's FINALLY the season for protective styling. I know many of my fellow naturals are looking for the perfect style to protect and maintain your hair. In case you're new to the natural hair community, a protective style is ANY style that protects your hair from the harsh elements. A protective style for me is not … Continue reading Protective Hairstyles for Winter