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5 Ways to Moisturize Your Hair
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

5 Ways to Moisturize Your Hair

Keeping my hair moisturized has been the biggest struggle while being natural. Of course we watch tons of YouTube videos and buy hair products hoping that cream or butter will work this time. Adding moisture to your hair doesn’t mean adding a lot of product to your hair. When you seek moisture through adding tons of product it will only clog your hair cuticles and make it twice as difficult to keep your hair moisturized. It’s important to know what will give you the moisture you need. I definitely had…

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in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

Loc Braid-Out Tutorial

Braid-outs are to me what twist-outs are to my loose natural Sisterfriends. It is a full proof way to give my locs some volume and definition with minimal effort. A loc braid-out takes less time to do than putting rollers or pipe cleaners in my head and I get very similar results. The style can last a while and most importantly, it is super easy to sleep on. What You Need Rubber bands Coconut oil (or a moisturizer of your choice) Spritzer Bottle Blow dryer or hooded hair dryer Step…

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Why you are feeling unsatisfied in your relationship
in Advice, LIFE, Love

Why You Are Feeling Unsatisfied in Your Relationship

Everyone gets into relationships hoping it will be their happy ever after. That is the reality for some people but for others it is just a fairytale. If anyone ever told you they never experienced hardships it would be a lie. Every relationship of course is different but I’ve known a lot of people that have shared similar struggles. Some of these things people may have gone through but blew it off and said things would get better down the road. Out of all my relationships, there were four things…

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Favorite Spring Lipstick Colors
in BEAUTY, Makeup, Product Reviews

Favorite Spring Lipstick Colors

In the words of our Sisterfriend Jenny, spring has sprung! Well if you live in the Midwest like us, winter is still lingering around but nonetheless, it is officially spring. One of my favorite things about the springtime is the breakout of pastel colors! There isn’t a color I shy away from or that I think is too bold. That definitely includes my favorite accessory, lipstick. When it comes to lip color, I usually stick to variations of reds, pinks and purples. There are five favorite lipstick colors that I…

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Creating Intimacy without being intimate
in Advice, LIFE, Love

Creating Intimacy without being intimate

As I travel through my twenties, I have realized having sex is important but it isn’t the only thing alone that drives a relationship. Let’s be real, I know some of us have had situations where sex was the first thing to happen, then we tried to make things work and they just couldn’t. Maybe it was because intimacy wasn’t the foundation of the situation. Sex and intimacy are two different things and without both it can be difficult to maintain the other. You can have sex with anyone but…

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Organix Renewing Moroccan Argan Oil
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair, Product Reviews

Organix Renewing Moroccan Argan Oil Review

Interesting enough, I first bought this oil when I had hair extensions. I didn’t buy it with intentions on using it for my natural hair. I have had extensions in the past where is the hair would get really dry and didn’t last as long as I would have liked. So, when I bought these new extensions I wanted to make sure the same thing didn’t repeat itself because let me tell you, I paid too much money for that to happen! I was asking around and a friend recommended…

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How to Organize Your Planner and Life
in Advice, LIFE

How to Organize Your Planner and Life

One of my favorite things about the new year is being able to buy a new planner. Don’t worry if you’re behind, you can do this at any point in the year. I love all things that make me feel like I am more organized than I am. There is something about planner stickers and multi-colored pens that give me so much excitement. My planner is my lifeline! It is hard to balance life when you are unorganized. It helps me keep my work schedule, The Strength of SHE business,…

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in Advice, LIFE, MIND AND BODY

How to make yourself a priority this year

“Protect your energy!!” Is what I’ll be yelling loud and proud this year. After reflecting on things I shouldn’t have done and the people I should’ve let go sooner than I did, I have to make this a priority. I’m definitely going into this year being conscientious of how I spend my time. I had to be transparent with myself and knew I had to stop making excuses for why I’m not putting myself first. Making time for yourself should always be a priority over everything else. You can’t give…

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