I’ve been M.I.A for awhile now due to life and work as always but I wanted to share with you all what I’ve been up to. Here’s a look of what I’ve been up to through my Instagram photos …
1. Nail DIY – Decided to try my (hand) at doing a Leopard print on my nails. This was my second time trying this design and this time I think it came out looking a lot better.
Leopard Nail Art
2. Knitting – Decided I needed to learn something new and therapeutic to help with my anxiety so I learned how to knit. After watching numerous videos I was able to successfully learn how to knit. So far I’ve been knitting scarfs since it’s winter in the U.S. (and reading Arise!)
First knitted scarf
3. Swap Party – Last week I was invited to a clothing swap party and it came at a good time since I had a lot to give away. If you don’t know what a swap party is, it’s when you and a bunch of friends bring all your clothes together that you don’t want and swap out for something else. I wasn’t really expecting to bring much home but I did come out with a couple of nice items. Whatever was left of the clothes was donated.
Going through shoes
Going through coats
4. Cyber Monday – I took advantage of Cyber Monday and was able to buy a pair of heels originally $50 and got them for $25 at Sole Society.
Sole Society Shoes
5. Wild Hair – I partially straighten my hair in preparation of it getting braided, it started off wild and I was able to get it somewhat tamed.
6. Oprah – Inspirational words from Oprah (enough said).
Decide to go back to yarn twist for the fall at least for this month. Also instead of wearing it in a ponytail like always do, I’ve been trying to do different styles. Here’s a pic of one of the latest styles i tried.
L-Boogie was spotted with this blow-out months ago, but I just noticed it today. I love how it looks. Really gorgeous.
There has been great debate on whether or not women with natural hair should cut their ends. Some say cutting dead ends of a natural is not good because it stunts hair growth. Where others have said the exact opposite that not cutting your ends will not allow your hair to grow. Continue reading
Sometimes you have to let your hair breathe and that’s exactly what I did last week. I took out the yarn braids and did a deep condition that I left in for about 3 hours. For my deep conditioner mix I used Jane Carters “Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner” and added Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, Apricot oil and lastly Argan oil. I wore my hair twisted for about 3 days and then twisted out for next 2 days. Once the cold winds hit my scalp and I was no longer able to stand it I returned to my yarn twist.
P.S. If your looking for a really good condiotioner for “deep conditioning” purposes try these two:
I don’t know about you all but even though I reside in the south now it’s still cold and it’s time for protective styles. I just did my hair last week in yarn twist and after I take these out I would like to try some new protective styles. If you would like to share how you wear your hair whether it’s in a weave, twist, braids, hats, etc please share. Please email me at email@example.com with a picture or you can contact me on my twitter if you would like to share.
Precious Williams UK writer and author of the book Precious (Color Blind U.S. version) shares with us how she became a writer and what inspired her to write her first book. Along with being a writer Precious rocks natural hair and shares with us her natural hair journey. Continue reading
I really do love feathers and I especially love them in this woman’s hair.
A couple of post ago I wrote about getting a new hair color and forgot to add a picture so here’s finally a pic. My hair is supposed to be a light brown but I don’t know what color this is my hair basically did what it wanted. Since I’ve been losing some here I just keep twisted in a bun.
I am loving Honk magazines photography pieces which feature lovely naturals check out some of the photos.