• Beauty

    4 Reasons why You should Try Symmetric Box Braids

    Braids of any form have been THE official protective style and major black girl magic look for the longest time so the moment I saw the Alissa Ashley’s symmetric box braids installed by Dr. Kari Williams, I knew it was a game-changer and I had to get them done. Over the past three months, I have installed this style twice…

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    Beauty

    How to Make your Box Braids smell good

    My go-to protective style is flat twists without extensions. In 2019 when I installed protective styles that require extensions, I g0t box braids most times and kept them for 3 to  5 weeks. If you live in Nigeria, you already know the heat and humidity will do many things to your natural hair and protective styles. I highly suggest you…

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    Letters & Notes

    Learn from the school of life

    Learn from the school of life. The amount of time this echoes in my head..ha! It can be hard. We follow the numbers & algorithms but stories, now more than ever,  have become relatable. Memories growing up, back-to-school and adulting moments have created the most transformative stories and tales. From stories of eureka moments, happiness and love, to stories of depression,…

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    Letters & Notes

    To the one who feels stuck …

    To the one who feels stuck… Even when you are stuck, you are still growing Because the mind wanders faster than feet So fix your mind on what you love: Kindred spirits & grateful hearts And the healing of those who are the voice of such. Synergy & growth Because it takes a village to make anything worthwhile Fellowship Because…