Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage

My big chop went down on February 22, 2012 in the dorm room of one of my best friends. I knew very early on that my hair was tightly coiled, but it wasn’t until recently that I realized I have some INTENSE shrinkage. Like…a lot. As my hair grew longer, my fro did grow in volume,Continue reading “Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage”

We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball

It is officially (though it doesn’t feel like it) Spring!  High school seniors are committing to colleges and participating in “promposals”,  while college seniors are holding on to the last single “you know what” to give. (You soon to be collge grads might want to check out 6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle).Continue reading “We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball”

Beauty = Booty?

In a day and age where Ayesha Curry gets dragged for saying she prefers to be covered up, it’s clear to say that women are overly sexualized. Videos, social media, and everyday common interactions have shaped society’s idea of beauty. Beauty today comes in the form of a waist trainer and a Brazilian Butt Lift.Continue reading “Beauty = Booty?”