First Impressions: Texture ID

I have been struggling with dry hair for awhile now and while on the search for a new deep conditioner I decided to try a new line for curly/coily hair. The line I decided to try was Texture ID. From the research that I could do on this company, they are black owned which is…

The Ultimate Guide on How to Stay Busy While Staying at Home

Being stuck inside can make anyone go stir crazy. We either work all the time or our hobbies mostly consist of doing activities outside the home, which can make it difficult on how to know what to do while we are on the stay home order. So below are nine things you can do while…

Top 5 Moisturizers You Need

Moisturizing is very important in not only your skincare routine, but your body care routine as well. Even oily skin needs a lot of moisture. In fact, that might be what you need to tone done the sebum production on your face. Note: I said tone down however, if your skin is oily it’s going…

My Morning Routine

The sound of my alarm is a rippling crescendo of a piano that is meant to ease me awake instead of scarring me awake. I set my alarm to go off at 8am everyday, but let’s be honest it takes me awhile to get out of bed. If I don’t have to work I lounge…

5 Free Selfcare Tips I Use Everyday

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and the timelines will be flooded with couples celebrating love. I love a celebration just as much as the next person, but sometimes it can emotionally taxing when you are struggling from your own issues in romantic relationships yourself. Incorporating some self love will definitely assist in managing singleness…

How to Combat Dry Skin in the Winter

Despite the fact that I have very oily skin on my face, my body is a different story. My skin tends to be drier and especially flaky during the winter time. There are definitely times during cold weather when this issue will creep up onto my face as well, but for the most part I’m…

20 Books I want to Read | 2020

On social media I see 2020 as the year of new beginnings. The year that everything falls into place. I think each year starts out like this, but then we get bombarded by the reality of life and the oh so human construct of time. Time weighs heavily on us and by the time we…

The Curly Hair Survival Kit You Need

Seeing black people travel makes my heart warm. There are plenty of people who travel and struggle to handle their coily curls in different environments. As someone who has traveled around a bit, I feel as though I’m equipped to provide you with some tips on how to handle your curls while getting the experience…

Book Favorites I Own

I love reading with a passion. My favorite genre is YA fantasy, but I do dabble in non-fiction every once in awhile. I don’t spend as much money on books as I used to because I can get ebooks from Libby for free, but that doesn’t mean I don’t love the feel of actual pages…

Jackie Aina x ABH Palette Review

In August, Auntie Jackie came out and SHOWED OUT with a eyeshadow palette collaboration with Anastasia Beverly Hills. ABH is no novice when it comes to eyeshadow, but this time it’s different. One of my favorite YouTubers, Jackie Aina, created an eyeshadow palette for the gorls. If you’ve ever had trouble finding eyeshadows with colors…

Worst Skincare Mistakes I’ve Made

It is no secret that I struggle with oily acne prone skin. Not only do I have to suffer through painful bumps and pimples, but I am also plagued by that terrible condition called hyperpigmentation. When I look back to photos of myself in junior high and high school, I realize that my skin problems…

Yes to Coconut Mud Mask Review

I’m very wary about mud masks, mostly because I don’t like a lot of ingredients in the masks I use. I’m a fan of organic and natural options when it comes to face masking. However, my skin was going through a dehydrated breaking out phase for most of winter and then calmed as spring crept…