The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching; like seriously, it’s right around the corner! I know a lot of you may be stressing at the idea of what to get the curly girl in your life; sometimes there can be way too many hair products to choose! And once you do decide, how do you know that you’re getting the right one for their specific hair type or texture? Well, I’m here to help! Continue reading The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

Since black women of every texture and type started embracing their natural hair, we’ve been all about it; new styles, how to take care of, what works and what doesn’t. I love it!

We’ve also focused on what other people think of our hair. But what about our black men and their opinions and knowledge of natural hair? I asked around to find out just what they do (and don’t) know about our crowns. Continue reading What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

YouTuber Spotlight: NaturalNeiicey

 

NaturalNeiicey, Canadian Natural Hair YouTuber, has been spreading her love for the natural hair community since 2012. Prior to starting YouTube, NaturalNeiicey was just a small town girl from Canada going to Catholic School in highschool as well as completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.

She realized that her passion for social work didn’t shine so bright so she chose to be a Content Creator. Once she noticed her passion for creating visuals for an audience, she took it a step further and created her channel. She started posting videos doing deep conditioning, wash and go’s, braiding and twisting as well as protective styling tutorials. Continue reading YouTuber Spotlight: NaturalNeiicey

Networking 101

We’ve all heard that networking is important at one time or another. Some of us however, are not quite sure what exactly networking is and why it is so important. I used to fall into that category so if that’s where you are or you’re not sure how to get into the whole networking business, I have some words that I hope can shed some light on your path. Continue reading Networking 101

5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

We all know how hectic the middle of the semester can be; the bulk of your assignments and projects are due, finals are coming up, and you’re feeling particularly lazy and just want a break. I hear you! College can be tough, especially in the middle of it all when you’re so close to the end. I’ve gone through countless semesters where I lost my “drive” towards the end.

You know how it goes; it’s cold outside, and your bed is feeling particularly warm that day. Or you have so many assignments that you can’t seem to keep up with what’s due for what specific class, so you just start turning things in and hoping for the best. I’m sure we’ve all been there. Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair

More and more you see celebs like Tracy Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Oprah Winfrey, and Sanaa Lathan rocking their natural locks, curly or straight, and looking great while doing so! We’ve even gone as far as to see Sanaa Lathan chop off all of her hair and start rocking a full-on fade. It’s amazing to see so many black celebrities embracing and loving their natural hair, despite the celebrity critics and pressure to look the way everyone thinks they should look, with long, straight hair. Continue reading That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair

Love Your Skin

Skin care is very essential; this includes body and face. Sometimes, it can be very difficult to find what actually works because there are so many skin types and the skin on your face acts or reacts completely different from the skin on your body. It’s important to love yourself and to feel absolutely comfortable in the skin you’re in, so we have to take measures to ensure this. Now, of course your skin will probably not be as smooth or clear as someone else’s but this is why understanding your skin is so important and loving yourself regardless plays a major role. Continue reading Love Your Skin

Black Women vs. Black Women: Comparison and Competition

I had a very close-knit group of friends in middle school and throughout most of high school. We went everywhere and did everything together, if we could help it. We were popular and got a lot of attention. We felt more than important and no one could tell us otherwise. Time went by, and as everyone started sprouting into their own person and reaping the benefits of puberty, things changed. There was no more of the genuine innocence that covered our friendships, but new-found tension and jealousy, and it got worse every day it seemed. Continue reading Black Women vs. Black Women: Comparison and Competition

Style Your Hair for Your OOTD

Fashion has been a part of my life since I was a young girl.  I always cared about what I wore to school and would get so upset when my mom would pick out my outfits for the day.  When I got old enough I started picking out my own outfits and a few years after that I was doing my own hair.  Outfits and hairstyles correlates with one another so well.  This blog post is going to be about how I manage to style my hair for my OOTD (outfit of the day).   Continue reading Style Your Hair for Your OOTD