Being Conscious is Exhausting

This James Baldwin quote perfectly explains how I'm feeling right now. It's been a week of deaths within the black community and the feeling of sadness and the anger has started up again. Sometimes I think about how much easier it is to go about your day not hearing or seeing these tragedies. It's horrible … Continue reading Being Conscious is Exhausting

Body Acceptance & Dressing My Curves

At 22 I am only now starting to understand what clothes work for my body shape. I'm short and stubby with large thighs, small arms and a big stomach. Figuring out what clothes complement my shape and height isn't easy, but I'm getting there. Developing My Style Having your parents buy your clothes when you … Continue reading Body Acceptance & Dressing My Curves

"It’s A Black Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand"

Scrolling through Facebook and I come across BuzzFeed's 'We Need To Talk About This Photo Of Barack And Michelle Obama' post. I'm sure we've all seen the beautiful Essence cover featuring Michelle and Barack, we've all noticed that Michelle has been blessed with a booty right? Cool. So the post was talking about the cover as well … Continue reading "It’s A Black Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand"

High Porosity Wishlist

I found out that I have high porosity. I took the test on the Shea Moisture website and had a look at what high porosity means. Knowing what my hair porosity is should make it easier to find the right products. Since writing this post I have taken the glass of water test and found … Continue reading High Porosity Wishlist