Web Series Wednesday: AfriGens @Work

Happy Web Series Wednesday! I am sharing with you today the first two episodes of AfriGens @Work and the background story on this awesome new docuseries. I'll be sharing a new episode every Web Series Wednesday here on my blog. New episodes air every Sunday at 12pm EST here. AfriGen - Wummy Salako https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mft6o43-Jbk&t=14s Introducing Afrigen Wummy Salako, co-creator ...

My ESSENCE.com Feature

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your day is blessed! I am thankful for 29 years of life which I celebrated on Monday (11/21). God is really good. Things keep on getting better and better for year 29, even though it's only been three days. I am looking forward to seeing what else God has up his sleeve ...

Hair Beads Inspiration (70s Inspired)

Happy Tuesday! I'm here for the beads, shells and braids trend that has resurfaced. It's been around for ages in the black community but Solange has brought it back to life in her recent video 'Dont Touch My Hair'. Just like she brought back the 90s patra braids/Poetic Justice braids trend a few years back. Photo: ...

Sunday Lunch at Little Kampala Grill

Happy Tuesday! I took my own advice from my blog post Fall Activities: Fun Things to Do In The Fall and  I tried a new restaurant with my bestie. We had lunch at Little Kampala Grill. A Ugandan restaurant in North Laurel, Maryland. I was anxious to try it it out because the reviews on Yelp and Facebook ...

Sweater Weather: Stay Woke

Happy Monday! Cheers to sweater weather. I hate winter but I do LOVE a cozy and CUTE sweater. I sure do. Especially black  empowerment sweaters. You know woke sweaters, black culture sweaters and sweaters with BLACK images on them! I love that ish. Every fall/winter I share my favs and this year is no different so let's ...

FreeTress Braid 2X Wand Curl Crochet Braid

Happy Thursday! I have a new FreeTress hair to share on my blog. It is the  Freetress Braid 2X Wand Curl Crochet Braid Ringlet Wand Curl. I love it so far. I don't think I'll ever purchase FreeTress Water Wave hair again. I purchased it from Beauty 4U a few weeks ago and had to return ...

Fall Activities: Fun Things to Do In The Fall

Happy Saturday! Today it REALLY feels like fall in the DMV. The winds are STRONG and it's cold :-/ Anywho, today's post is all about FUN stuff to do during fall. This complete list includes activities for single folks, families and friends! I have engaged in some of these actives this fall and I will share ...

My Seven Years with Natural Hair

Happy Tuesday! It's my naturalversary month. October 11th marked  seven years since I did the big chop! In today's post, I will share the cute styles I rocked in year six that helped me reach  year seven! Below are the styles, the products I tried, my current regimen and what styles I want next. Click the ...

Africans Gone Natural Launches #BornKinkyDealWithit Campaign

Happy Saturday!! AfricansGoneNatural LLC announced their new #BornKinkyDealWithit Campaign, a mission which aims to encourage the acceptance of Natural hair around the world. The campaign will target women with natural hair and women transitioning to natural hair around the world in an effort to raise awareness of the Natural Hair Movement and empower women all over the ...

Styling My Natural Hair with YOU Be-Natural Products

Happy Fall! Today marks the first day of autumn!!  I was recently sent a BOX full of  natural hair goodies from YOU Be-Natural. They put your girl on! I did my hair this past Saturday for the Curls Presents: The Naturalista Hair Show Fashion Show using only YOU Be-Natural products (with the exception of my heat ...