Hey beautiful people! Its been almost 5 years (June 17th) since I first began my natural hair journey. It started with a 3 month “No Heat Challenge” and turned into a lifestyle that I can’t imagine not living. A TRUE journey full of ups, downs, exploration and some disappointment but, I wouldn’t change a thing. … More First Curly Cut EVER with Beleza Naturals in Harlem, NY!
Hey Beautiful People! “Wakanda, forever” is shouted several times in the past 7 days, with the same passion rehearsed opening week of Black Panther. I can’t help it. This week I rocked a hairstyle that channeled my inner Shuri so, bare with me, as I do a finesse these hair deets. First, let’s talk about how … More Take Me Back To #WakandaForeverPony!
Hey Beautiful People! Lately I’ve been full of confidence (still grounded, of course) but, after I took my Senegalese twists out, I was worried it was all a facade. As I continue to grow on this self love journey, I wasn’t completely sure. So, I used some of my new products from #CC12DaysofGiveaways and finally … More Curl’s Dynasty Defines My Curls & Confidence!
Hey Curlfriends! As we approach wash day — some of you may be reading this as you’re deep conditioning your hair — I was wondering … What’s your favorite oil to use during LOC/LCO Method? My hair loves olive oil to seal during my initial LCO on wash day. It’s my go-to, always have in … More What’s your favorite oil to use for your LOC Method?
Hey Curlfriends! You all know I’m a jeans and a t-shirt kind of girl but, when given the chance to get all dolled up & feel pretty, I’m the first one out of the door! Well … not really but, I try! Especially when there’s a date night with a view. Yes, please? As excited … More Getting Ready with Kinky Curly Yaki
Hey Beautiful People! Clearly I’m still on a high from this weekend’s #DopeBrunchNJ #NJBloggerLinkUp hosted by @NaturallyShesDope at Urban Griddle in Elizabeth, NJ! If you haven’t seen my full recap, I definitely think you need to head over and check it out here. So, you can really enjoy these behind the scenes shots that photographer, … More Behind The #DopeBrunchNJ through @photog4naturals lens!
Hey Fly Friends! You all know I am a P R O U D Jersey girl — there’s no denying that! So, when NaturallyShe’sDope invited me to a New Jersey Blogger Link Up Brunch, I was excited and already there! New York City is usually everyone’s meet up place but, Jersey has way too much to … More [RECAP] NaturallyShesDope’s #DopeBrunchNJ Event at Urban Griddle!
Hey Fly Friends! Fall is here and I think it’s finally safe to say, *whispers* it’s not going anywhere. I’m hoping since it was so late we get a few extra weeks of the color changes and cool breezes — only if we skip a month of Winter. I think that’s a pretty fair deal, … More Fall Into Tropic Isle Living & More!
Hey Beautiful People! September is all about bringing on Fall, fashion and all the flavor so I decided to slay the start of the season with a statement ponytail. Before I went natural, if you would have told me I would be wearing a curly clip-in ponytail and not only look like a boss but, feel like … More Kinky Curly Yaki Fall Moments!
Hey Fly friends! Last Friday, I was invited to attend #MonroeSteelesTheCrown, a Happy Hour event at The Crown Rooftop at 50 Bowery Hotel hosted by fellow blogger, who I love and adore, Monroe Steele of Fashion Steele NYC. I’ve been following and loving her brand since I stumbled across her blog back in 2014, when … More [RECAP] Friday Night Happy Hour at The Crown at 50 Bowery Hotel with #MonroeSteelesTheCrown Crew