Natural, Hair, Issa, Ray, Black, Girls, Rock Beauty 

Natural Hair Style Inspiration: Issa Rae

A high bun is  like my go to style  when wearing my natural hair. For the most part, my hair routine includes, gel,  one bundle of Marley hair, and about 5 bobby pins.   I add the Marley hair for fullness. When I feel like being a little extra, I will throw on a 4a half wig. When the budget is right, I might go all out and get a sew-in. In my search for new ways to style my natural mane, I found Issa Rae. She is the creator of…

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Ashy, Skin, Care, Acne, Black, Women Beauty 

Black Don’t Crack, But It Does Get Ashy! What’s Your Skin Care Regimen?

If you are black, surely you are familiar with the phrase “black don’t crack.” While black people tend to age gracefully, dry skin or “ash” as we call it does not discriminate. Black Don’t Crack, But It Does Get Ashy! What’s Your Skin Care Regimen? I did not develop a skin care regiment until reaching my late twenties.    Unless you consider soap, water and cocoa butter as a anti skin cracking regiment. Of course, the older I became, my interest in taking better care of  my skin grew. I did…

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Skin Care, Winter, Fall, Beauty 

5 Ways To Maintain Soft Skin During Colder Months

1. INVEST IN SOME GOOD BUTTERS Coca Butter Cocoa Butter is rich in Vitamin E, antioxidants, and Oleic Acids, which mean that is great for soothing rough skin, but no so great for someone that has issues with acne. Kokum Butter Kokum Butter is non greasy and absorbs easily into the skin. “It’s produced from the fruit of the kokum tree that grows in the central east region of India. From the kernels of the fruit, the butter is extracted and processed”. It is great as protection against skin dryness…

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