Beauty

Natural Hair

Beauty

Natural Hair

Life & Style

Beauty

Natural Hair

Life & Style

Why I Started Blogging

Life & Style

Welcome to Blogtober day 7 – what made you start blogging? I initially started blogging to document my journey and transition to natural hair in December of 2010 through YouTube.. I created the I LOVE My Natural Hair Facebook page in June 2011 as a way to share resources for natural hair care, inspiration, and as a place to positively embrace natural textured hair. It started off with just 12 of my friends and family members, some of whom weren’t…

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Watooka Clutch by Moruka Designs Review

Life & Style

Hey BeauTIFFul! Today I’m here to tell you guys about the Watooka Clutch by Moruka Designs. I was contacted by my blogger boo Julian of Guyanese Sista who is a NY based blogger and an entrepreneur who makes handbags. Her shop is called Moruka Designs, and was created out of her love for my home country Guyana & for handbags. Moruka is the name of a village in the Guyana hinterlands, and her inspiration behind the name is to pay homage to where she’s from,…

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What’s in My Makeup Bag? – Fall Lipsticks

Beauty

I’d first like to start off by saying that I don’t necessarily have a makeup bag, but I do have makeup in my bag! I’m a low-maintenance kind of girl who tends to keep it simple when it comes to makeup. When I say simple, I mean REALLY simple. Like only lipstick or lip gloss simple. Lipsticks can instantly jazz up any outfit. Even if you aren’t great at makeup, they’re a great option to bring an outfit together and enhance…

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5 Protective Style Ideas for Fall – As Seen on Instagram

Natural Hair

Hey BeauTIFFul! It’s officially October so no matter how much I hate to admit it, Fall (or autumn) is here to stay. No more 80 degree days, no more daily wash and go’s, and no more fun in the sun. What a heartbreaker! It’s day two of Blogtober – which is an Instagram roundup. Well when the weather gets cooler, I like to protective style my hair. It’s easy, it gives my hair a chance to rest, promotes growth, and increases length…

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Top 5 Products for Defined Twist Outs

Natural Hair, Product Reviews

Hey BeauTIFFul! I love twist outs! Since our naturally curly and kinky hair can have little tiny spirals, kinks, and coils, our hair thrives when it’s fully stretched. Braid outs, bantu knot outs, and flat twist outs work just as well to stretch the hair while giving you an amazing curl definition. Twist and braided sets also help to stretch between washes. You can get great 4th, 5th, even 7th day hair with out washing. Twist and braid sets can be done…

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$12 DIY Protective Hair Style – Crochet Braids

Natural Hair, Tutorials and Styles

$12 Protective Hairstyle – Crochet Braids! Hey BeauTIFFul! After a long, hot, and grueling summer, I decided to give my hair a much needed break by protective styling. I also just started school while working full time, which means I have NO time to do my hair. Rather than let my hair suffer from the neglect, lack of detangling and moisturizing which can easily happen when life gets busy, I decided to protective style by doing a set of crochet braids.…

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The Glorious Naturals of Afropunk 2014

Events, Life & Style

Hey BeauTIFFul! As some of you saw on my social media accounts, I attended the ever-so-popular Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, New York. Throughout the two day music festival, I was inspired by a ton of original, funky and unique looks from various men and women with natural hair. We’ll let the photos speak for themselves! All photos were taken and posted with permission.…

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5 Things I’ve Learned Since Going Natural

Natural Hair

Hey BeauTIFFul! In September 2014 I will celebrate my fourth year relaxer free. My how time flies! I’ve learned a few things along the way that I’d like to share with you all. Here are 5 things I’ve learned since going natural almost four years ago. It’s a lifestyle, not a fad. For me, going natural was a personal choice and journey that I embarked on almost three years ago. Since going natural I have adapted a while new lifestyle: new friends,…

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Good Hair in a Bottle Review + Giveaway

Giveaway, Natural Hair, Product Reviews

Hi BeauTIFFul! As mentioned on my social media accounts, I tried out Good Hair in a Bottle this weekend! Good Hair in a Bottle is a brand new product line from the Good Hair Salon, which is based in Seattle, Washington. They are currently available in the salon and will be released for online purchase soon. Stay tuned – one of you lucky readers will have the chance to win a set of Good Hair in a Bottle soon!…

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3 Ways to Boost Your Conditioner

Natural Hair

Hello beauTIFFul! Sometimes a girl just doesn’t have enough time to deep condition. Life gets really busy, wash days are hard to come by, and your wash routine gets shortened. Sometimes you only have time to wash and condition your hair, without worrying about a deep treatment. Here’s another scenario: you just purchased a new conditioner and noticed that it doesn’t have enough slip, or it isn’t moisturizing enough. You’d shouldn’t give up and toss it out, because there’s hope!…

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