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The Hair Lab by Strands Custom Haircare

How many hair products do you currently have in your shower? How many hair products have you tried in the past two years? If your situation is anything like mine, then you’ll probably guestimate the number of bottles in your shower to be at least 6. Am I right or am I right? Don’t you […]

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10 Hair Accessories to Wear This Spring

This week, I’m rounding up the top spring trends I’ll be wearing once the weather warms up.  A lot of you ask me to create a dedicated post with links to accessories and other clothing items you’ve seen me wear on Instagram so this week is dedicated to all of your requests. Let’s kick things off […]

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Get Effortless Waves Like Olivia Munn

I am a firm believer in spending what you can afford on the best products for your hair, skin and body.  Many products of the cheap products out there have some unsavory ingredients and the more I educate myself, the more I see the value in getting my money’s worth.  After all, it will cost […]

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Miami Travel Beauty Must Haves

I packed a generous beauty kit for the trip because I planned on hitting the various haunts in all of Miami with the boy, all of which required different looks. I decided to share my beauty and skin care travel kit to help out anyone traveling to a warmer climate this winter.

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Dove Advanced Hair Series Wants You To Love Your Curls with Quench Absolute

The natural hair movement has had women of color ditching straighteners and relaxer for their gorgeous, kinky, coily curls.  It’s no secret that many African American women were afraid of wearing their natural hair curly due to social stigmas as well as being looked at differently by peers in corporate America. More and more women […]

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Home Made Deep Conditioner for 4B/4C Hair

As a naturalista with 4b/4c combination hair, nailing down the proper hair care routine is a must.  On wash days, I take the time to deep condition my hair after my oil treatment and shampooing.  Instead of spending loads of money on store bought products, I started opting to make my own deep conditioning treatments […]

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Going Natural With My 4C Hair

As an African born, my hair has been somewhat of a tough journey.  From weekly hot comb treatments – and when I say hot comb, I mean my mom putting an iron comb in a coal pot and running it through my Blue Magic greased hair (see below) – to a jerry curl stint, you […]

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Rita Ora in Garnier on the 2014 Met Gala Red Carpet

Rita Ora, Singer-Songwriter and Actress, dazzled on the red carpet of the 2014 Met Gala with a sleek hairstyle created by Celebrity Hairstylist Chris Appleton for Garnier. Inspired by Ora’s stunning and detailed Donna Karan Atelier dress, Appleton opted for a clean and classic hair look that complemented the dress perfectly. “I kept Ora’s hair […]

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Taking My Hair from Ordinary to Extraordinary with with New L’Oreal Total Repair 5 System

  I take serious care of my natural hair and finding the right products to protect my dry, brittle and sometimes damages strands can be a daunting task.  For the past five years, only four hair brands have managed to wow me. I have been using  the new L’Oreal Total Repair 5 system for the […]

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Aveda Hair & Makeup for Novis AW14 Presentation

Aveda created the hair and make up for the Novis AW14 presentation. The head makeup artist explained the look as  natural, beginning with a dual concealer foundation to create an oily, but not dewy, eyelid. She then mixed in Aveda’s new color, Golden Cyprus on the eyelid to perfect the glossy look. No mascara was […]

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Sleek and Smooth Ponytails For Hugo Boss AW14

This year’s NYFW Hugo Boss hairstyle maintained the consistency of the elegant, clean and sophisticated look we see season after season. Redken Creative Consultant Guido styled the models’ hair in pulled back, tight and sleek pony- tails. Redken’s satinwear 02 prepping blow-dry lotion and forceful 23 super strength finish spray kept the hair frizz-free, silky […]

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#PrettyGlamazonLove V-Day Giveaway Day 5: Babyliss Pro Perfect MiraCurl

Feeling all the love Pretty Connected and Glamazon Diaries are showing you for Valentine’s Day with the sumptuous swag?  On Day 5, we want you to be perfectly coiffed with sexy curls that are so easy to achieve with the Babyliss MiraCurl tool.  Valued at $239, this much coveted hair tool makes curling your hair […]

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