Divaswigs: A review and Look book


Beauty

Like a lot of black girls, I worry about hair A LOT… I’m always worrying about what I’ll do next long before I get rid of what’s currently on. Will I stay natural, do braids, crotechet etc. Which is where my deep appreciation for wigs come in. Wigs are lifesavers; they are super protective especially […]

May 22, 2019

Dear 21, please treat me right


Story time

My birthday was pretty lowkey, well spent brunching and sipping watered down mimosas in the AM and stressing about my final papers in the afternoon. When late night hit, I spent majority of it reminiscing, going through old journals and realizing just how far I’ve come, it’s all so dazzling and hard to fathom tbh. […]

May 22, 2019

Move-it-Monday: My Spotify playlist


Mixtapes

Hey bighead, I made you a mixtape  Mondays are hard, and the possibility of surviving yet another week feels quite impossible on this cold, dreary Monday morning and that’s why I keep my trusty morning rituals in check. There’s so much beauty in morning rituals but I barely ever have time to do anything intricate […]

October 22, 2018

Why I won’t stop drinking Kombucha


health, Lifestyle

I always say, Kombucha is basically a soda alternative with drastically less calories and way more benefits. I don’t remember when or how I started drinking Kombucha but I did and I fell in love, not at first though. It was definitely an acquired taste for me and I find that some brands taste better […]

October 18, 2018

Podcasts I love: An update 


Lifestyle

I love going back to my school schedule. I hate the tests. But I love falling back into patterns. Class at 10, meeting  at 1, another meeting at 4, coffee date at 5, study till 1am. I feel purposeful, sleep deprived, tired, stressed but, coffee infused and semi-happy. I love to stay busy. Something that keeps […]

October 14, 2018

The winter blues


Lifestyle

Happy Falling everyone! The air is crisp, our moods are shifting, It’s getting harder and harder to keep focus. It’s about that time of the year when SAD creeps up on a lot of us and as a person who grew up in beautiful all-year-round tropical weather, I hate this time of the year. My […]

October 10, 2018

She’s back


Archives

October is here The air is crisp The leaves are falling Our moods are shifting Our Spotify playlists have changed to some very emo music ( at least for me it has) I’m drinking at least five cups of coffee a day The semester is looking rougher than ever Winter is coming and Fall is […]

October 6, 2018

I believe you, We believe you


Archives

A short message to Christine Blasey Ford We believe you At this very time as we struggle to exist in a system that isn’t for us, as we wait to see what this patriarchy will impose on us next, as we continue to work at the eradication of rape culture, as we gear up to […]

October 6, 2018

We’ll be alright…#SCS


Lifestyle

Happy Sunday and welcome to another Self Care Sunday post! Today my self care Sunday involves acknowledging your worst fears and realizing that it all be alright. I get such random bursts of fear at times. I’ll literally be fine one second and the next I have the sudden realization that I’m basically an adult, […]

August 26, 2018