My transition to natural beauty products all started with my mane! In February 2011, I relaxed my hair for the very last time. I didn't know it would be the last time but living in Costa Rica for 6 months pushed me to truly embrace my natural hair because Costa Ricans didn't relax theirs. While researching natural hair products, I inevitably discovered that not only did chemical relaxers contain hundreds of harmful toxins, but that most conventionally sold beauty products also contained extremely harmful ingredients. I knew it was time to find a healthier way to nourish my skin and hair.Read More
I don't mean to freak you out but your favorite deodorant probably contains toxic and harmful ingredients that can seriously affect your health. I'm talking long term diseases that can easily be avoided by swapping chemically ridden deodorants with natural deodorants. I began using toxin-free deodorants in September 2016 and never looked back! I'm here to help you do the same.Read More
Have you ever looked at your face and been shocked at the number of black heads you see? Yea- I've been there and it's exactly why I created my activated charcoal peel off mask. I mean, I craft an organic skin care line! How mortifying would it be if a client noticed my blackheads?Read More
I can't take all of the credit for this BANGIN' and ultra hydrating avocado face mask! Women in my family have been using avocado for sustenance and beauty products for generations. Growing up aguacate or avocado was a must with our rice, beans, and steak with onions.Read More
We all want that youthful glow, and owning a natural eye cream will truly nourish and rejuvenate your entire face! The most important factor to consider when choosing an eye cream is the ingredients used in the eye cream. Store-bought eye creams contain unnecessary ingredients like fragrances and phthalates, just to name a few, and can cost upwards of $50 or more for a measly 1 OZ jar.Read More
Believe it or not you, too, can craft a whipped body butter in five simple steps. Once you have, you'll never go back to store-bought lotion or cream! Why? Because your skin will absorb the whipped body butter like water leaving behind smooth, supple skin. Store-bought lotion is laced with tons of unnecessary and harmful chemicals. Don't believe me? Just look at the label and google the ingredients. Many are linked to cancer, skin diseases and instead of moisturizing your skin it leaves it dry, flaky and parched. Do yourself a solid, and give this D.I.Y. a chance. Your skin will thank you!Read More
Before shampooing my hair I do what many curly girls refer to as a pre-poo. Instead of using a store-bought pre-poo, I craft my very own right in my Harlem apartment. My pre-poo is easy to make and is great for ladies who suffer from dry scalp, are looking to grow their mane and would like to hydrate their hair.Read More
Now, I’m no gossip but I sure am happy to dish out my main tips to help you beautiful ladies step up your curly hair game. Since I began my curly hair journey, I’ve always been asked about the products I use in my hair. Trust and believe that what you put on your hair is key but what many transitioning and pro-curly girls don’t realize is that there are other important factors involved in whether or not your curls grow. For six years I’ve discovered products, styles and health tips that have worked wonders for my curly mane, and I’m so excited to share them with you all.Read More
How did my organic and natural lifestyle come into fruition?
It began with my mane!
As an Afro-Caribbean woman I remember growing up with many pressures from society. Some of these pressures unknowingly came from family, other times from the media and many times from within.Read More