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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your New Boo

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Are you in a new relationship or have a new boo, but unsure of what to get them? Well do not worry because this article is for you! I have created 10 gift and date ideas if you are having difficulty deciding on how to celebrate this holiday dedicated to love and romance. We love your responses, so please let us know if you use any of our ideas and make sure you attach a photo of your gift or you and bae…

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in BEAUTY, Natural Hair, Product Reviews

Taming Your Mane: Detangler Review

Let’s begin by saying detangling your hair is one of the most important parts of being natural. At least for my type 4 hair it is! Yes, I know it is a very tedious thing to do and most may not see the importance of it. I have very thick hair and I used to hate washing my hair because it would be all over the place, tangled and let’s just say a hot mess! So, I remember when I started transitioning I would complain to a great friend of my…

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in Advice, Dating My Dad, LIFE, Love, SHE Series

Dating my Dad: Our Journey to the Alter

I recently got engaged to the love of my life. She is the most self less, creative, forgiving and loving woman I’ve ever met, as well as the most beautiful one. In learning to love her, I’ve learned how to love, accept and forgive myself along with those around me, most importantly my father. My father and I have never had a normal father daughter relationship. Sad enough to say, my story will seem very similar to far too many young women in our society today, but I never fully realized how…

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in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

Natural Hair High Puff Tutorial with Locs

When in doubt, many of us put our natural hair in a high puff. Normally I get my hair re-twisted once a month but lately I have been walking around looking like Medusa! My new work schedule makes it hard for me to stick to that solid routine and since I want fresh hair for NYE, I have to resort to one of my “in the meantime” hairstyles. Since I have loose curls from an old style I used with pipe cleaners, I decided to put my hair in a…

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