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! 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!
August, where did you come from? You and this scorching heat snuck on me but, as always, let’s make the best of it & wrap up this season with a little wrap dress … or is a top? The dress over pants trend came and went, I know but, ya girl never followed trends anyway. … More Wrap It Up, Summer!
Hey Beautiful People! This past weekend I attended Curly Girl Collective’s Annual Natural Hair Festival better known to the world as CURLFEST! Last year was my first time attending, had my crew and all but I didn’t know what to expect! I didn’t know to bring snacks so I stood on a long food truck line to … More My CURLFEST 2017 Recap!