Winter Protective Style Challenge

Since November 23, I’ve been sporting kinky twists and I finally took them out today. I honestly felt very proud of myself for keeping it in for 30 days straight. The only time I usually wear a consistent protective style is when I’m on vacation; styling my hair is the last thing I want to […] Read more…

Dotzila 24-Piece Makeup Brush Set

This past August, I visited family in Toronto for the Scotia Bank Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) but forgot my makeup brushes. While it did hurt my heart somewhat, I DID need a new brush set. A couple weeks after, I saw a deal on LivingSocial. The Dotzila 24-Piece Brush Set was original $49 and I purchased it for $18. […] Read more…

Purchase: Cyber Monday Mini Haul

Everyone close to me knows that I am a recovering shopaholic. The addiction has dwindled down after moving out of my parent’s house and a 90-day concentration, but I love a good deal. When it comes to clothes and shoes I can be pretty picky so it’s almost difficult as well as annoying to shop […] Read more…

Current Regimen for My Natural Hair

Current Regimen for my Natural Hair

I don’t go crazy over hair typing, but I’ve been considered to be a 3c/4a when it comes to the typing system. Below are the steps I take to wash my hair. It usually takes me about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete from start to finish. Pre-poo As stated in my Top 5 Staple […] Read more…

Jaheim Appreciation Concert Recap

Jaheim Appreciation Concert Recap

A few days ago I joined two friends to see Jaheim along with Chrisette Michele at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City for his Appreciation Tour Concert. Chrisette Michele I’m a huge Chrisette Michele fan. When she came on stage, she briefly spoke of her love of ‘being back home’ in NYC. Along […] Read more…

Top 5 Staple Products

I’ve been natural for a little over a year and finally figured out a regimen and chose staple products. There are occasions where I use products containing silicones and I do use styling tools, but these products have my fro growing and curls popping. If you’re interested, here are my Top 5 Staple Natural Hair products. Coconut […] Read more…

Welcome to Joanna E

Welcome to my blog! JoAnnaE.com is an extension of me! I started this blog after a co-worker suggested I “write about all the cool things I do with my hair.” Of course, there’s more to me than my natural hair; I enjoy traveling, I’m a lipstick lover, clothes and shoes make me happy and I love […] Read more…

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