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?
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
Good morning lovelies! I hope all of you are having a great and chic Tuesday! After being so overwhelmed with moving and registering for school that I’ve almost completely abandoned the love of my life: My hair! I mean you guys, I basically treat my hair as if it was my child and I felt so disgusting when I had to neglect it for almost … Continue reading My go-to Wash and Go gel
Hi lovelies! I hope everyone is having an amazing and productive day in chic! Over the last year, I’ve been in a great space in my natural hair journey. My hair is healthier and stronger than it’s been in about three years. Protective styles have played a major role in my natural hair journey and this has been one of my favorite ones yet! When … Continue reading My DIY crochet wig with bomba twists
As much as it pains me to say, winter is beginning to rear its ugly head. Over the weekend, I literally went from wearing no jacket on Friday to wiping off a thick amount of snow off of my car on Sunday! This is definitely an Ohio prob, but all of you lovelies who live in other parts of the world will soon experience … Continue reading How to find the perfect protective style/ styles this winter
Happy Wednesday, lovelies! Hope you all are having a great week in chic! Can you believe we are midsummer already? This summer, along with this year, is flying by. While the summer has been one of new trends and the return of some old ones, one big misconception is still on the rise. That misconception is dark lipsticks aren’t, “meant for summer”. Yes, … Continue reading Beauty myth buster: Dark lipstick in the summer