Acrylic Nails: Professional do or don’t?

I remember the first time I was judged in the workplace by my appearance. I had just started my “big girl” job after college and a woman had a lot to say about my acrylic nails. “How do you even type with those things?” she inquired. “I could never do that and work”, she persisted. I wanted to say “Yes, YOU can’t do that, but … Continue reading Acrylic Nails: Professional do or don’t?

Wellness Wednesday: The importance of a Mental Health Day

There is nothing more important than one’s mental health. Taking care of your mental health not only helps your soul and personal life, it also has a large influence on your professional life. Sometimes the weight of the world can be too much and you have to take a break. Multiple articles have coined the term for this, “Mental Health Day”. A day where you … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: The importance of a Mental Health Day

Wellness Wednesday: The power of No

” ‘no’ might make them angry. but it will make you free.  – of no one has ever told you, your freedom is more important that their anger.” -Nayyirah Waheed Greetings lovely souls + welcome to the very first Wellness Wednesday. My dear sister-friend and also creator of this project, Elizabeth, asked me to write an article along the topic of self love and self … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: The power of No

Stylebook: Fashion dupe for Balenciaga boots

          Balenciaga released its boots earlier this year as part of its Spring 2017 collection and they have been all over Instagram and blogs. Celebrities have flocked to the trend, including YouTube star Tlazsa. While it is summer, boots can definitely be worn and this trend is sure to come along.         But what if you don’t have the … Continue reading Stylebook: Fashion dupe for Balenciaga boots

4 black-owned beauty products on my May wishlist

  Hi, lovelies! I hope you had a great start to your day and are ready to take on the afternoon! Last week was nothing short of madness for the natural hair community. One of the community’s most beloved brands (and one of my personal favorites) Shea Moisture put out a post for their latest campaign which caused quite the uproar. The post, which appeared … Continue reading 4 black-owned beauty products on my May wishlist

Michelle Obama, Beyonce and Elaine Welterworth round out this week’s #FierceWomenFriday

Happy Friday my lovelies! This week has been nothing short of bonkers and I can’t wait to unwind with some wine and Shameless (I’m kind of obsessed with that show)! But, for now, I’m serving you this week’s fierce women who not only made headlines this week, but used their platforms to once again inspire others. My First Lady Michelle Obama returned following she and … Continue reading Michelle Obama, Beyonce and Elaine Welterworth round out this week’s #FierceWomenFriday

Frugal florals

“Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking” –Miranda Priestly from Devil Wears Prada. Hi lovelies! I hope you are all having a great hump day in chic! If you’re like me and obsessed with fashion and film, you know the above quote is used almost EVERY Spring and, surprisingly, I’ve never written it until now. As cliche as they seem to be, almost every fashionista has a floral … Continue reading Frugal florals