Summer No Buy 2017: July Empties

It’s a little more than halfway through the summer and I’m sharing July empties for my summer no buy. Being a natural hair and beauty blogger is tough. Even though there are three of us on Type 4 Naturals, having different textures means sending products and reviews for three heads! For much of July, I used items from Jane Carter’s Curls to Go line for reviews and our Instagram take...

CURLFEST 2017: Floral Romper + Fulani Inspired Braids

It’s been some time since my last style post and I wanted to share my look from CURLFEST 2017. CURLFEST is an annual Natural Hair and Beauty event held in Prospect Park Brooklyn. Naturals from all over the world come together to celebrate the Natural Hair Community and support Black Owned Businesses. With the potential to be in photos, I chose to wear a floral romper and sneakers with Fulani...

Summer No Buy 2017: June Empties

I’m taking a short break from sharing monthly empties for my annual #summernobuy. Attending events allow me to save trips to the beauty supply store, but sometimes it’s just too much. Some products don’t work while others just sit on the shelf. After giving and throwing things away through the year, each summer I do a “no buy” emptying as many products as possible. Not sure how to clear your...

Switching up Styles with Black Hairspray

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Being a lazy natural, I’ve developed an appreciation for wearing wigs. I purchased a few wigs last winter to help my hair dry and for lazy days. I’m pretty shy when buying in store, so I use online services like Black Hairspray to purchase wigs. Black Hairspray is a beauty e-commerce company that sells wigs and hair care products. Through this...

January Favorites 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve posted product faves and this year I’m switching it up to share monthly favorites. I have my staples, but between product formula changes and sometimes my mood, I reach for specific things throughout the month. Here are my five favorite hair and beauty products for the month of January. Uncle Funky’s Daughter Rich and Funky Moisturizing Cleanser The Uncle Funky’s Daughter Rich & Funky...

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support This Holiday

Can you believe Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are literally days away? Holiday 2016 is here and rather than being lazy again linking to other Caribbean & Black Owned Business Gift Guides, I decided to compile my own. If you’ve been wanting to Buy Black lately, here’s a list of 100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses that you can support this holiday season. Bags, Jewelry, Shoes Accessories 2 Chic Designs...

Spring and Summer No Buy: Final Empties

Since fall is here, I can officially end my Spring and Summer Bo Buy. Even with all the items I finished, I have way too many hair products. Here are the empties from my original list. EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Moisturizing Shampoo Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea CoWash Aunt Jackie’s In Control Anti-Poof Moisturizing and Softening Conditioner Insta Natural Superior Hydration Argan Oil Hair Mask Karen’s Body Beautiful Sweet Ambrosia Leave-in Eden...

Spring and Summer No Buy: June and July Empties

[disclaim]This is not a sponsored post, but does contain affiliate links.[/disclaim] This has been the toughest no buy; even when giving away so many items, I still have a load of products left. If you’re new to my no buy, here’s a quick recap of my original list. Whatever items that have been crossed out, I’ve emptied so far: Shea Moisture Jamacan Black Castor Oil Shampoo EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Moisturizing Shampoo...