African Prints for Spring!!

Hello, lovelies! This past weekend I visited Taliah Waajid’s World Natural Hair & Beauty Show. This show is a bi-annual favorite for me. I find great soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, t-shirts, accessories, etc.  My main shopping preferences are a variety of hair products and t-shirts but this year I was on a tight budget so I was doing a lotContinue reading “African Prints for Spring!!”

Healing Clay for Beautiful Skin!

Growing up, I would see the women on television with their fancy facial masks on. I had no idea why they wore them, all I know is they were usually associated with some sort of comic relief. You know the cliché: wife wearing one ruining a “romantic night”, nosey old landlady with her rollers andContinue reading “Healing Clay for Beautiful Skin!”

A Natural Bride on a Budget

Ahhh! Marriage. It’s a beautiful thing. However, when it came time for me to make that huge transition in life, I did not want to go the traditional route and spend all sorts of money. I had made the move to Atlanta not too long ago and was only working part-time. On top of that,Continue reading “A Natural Bride on a Budget”

My Scarf! Great for Good and Bad Hair Days!

Whether you want to spice up your look or need a quick cover-up to leave the house, try a scarf!! I tie my hair for a variety of reasons but today I just needed a quick fix for a hair dilemma. I sometimes opt for a scarf or head wrap depending on the weather. This is accessorizing option isContinue reading “My Scarf! Great for Good and Bad Hair Days!”

Hair Garden Recipes by Aphropuphs: Plantain and Peas with Jasmine Rice

  This has to be among one of my most favorite dishes! Bean stew with fried plantains and jasmine rice. What I love most about the dish is that they can easily be transformed into vegetarian and vegan dishes! This particular dish has a little bit of mackerel in it. I will share the super basic recipe, youContinue reading “Hair Garden Recipes by Aphropuphs: Plantain and Peas with Jasmine Rice”

8 Reasons You Should Be Using Peppermint Oil!!!

Peppermint oil is one of my staple essential oils. It’s not only good for the hair but for my overall wellness. It is may favorite because it is very pleasing to all of the senses and has many benefits both externally and internally. There is so much versatility in its use because it is bothContinue reading “8 Reasons You Should Be Using Peppermint Oil!!!”

Kelp for Healthy Hair

Kelp is used by many herbalists as a mineral supplement. It is called “herb from the ocean” or referred to as a sea vegetable. It falls under the Protista family of the Six Kingdoms of Life. Kelp is one of the fastest growing plants, second only to bamboo. It grows several centimeters daily. Giant kelpContinue reading “Kelp for Healthy Hair”

MSM Supplement

I started taking MSM back in October after reading a wonderful article about. I speak very highly of it and a lot of people are curious about what it is and it benefits.  I put this together to shine a little light on this wonder supplement What is MSM? MSM stands for methyl sulfonyl methane. It’sContinue reading “MSM Supplement”