I remember the first time I was judged in the workplace by my appearance. I had just started my “big girl” job after college and a woman had a lot to say about my acrylic nails. “How do you even type with those things?” she inquired. “I could never do that and work”, she persisted. I wanted to say “Yes, YOU can’t do that, but … Continue reading Acrylic Nails: Professional do or don’t?
Hi, lovelies! I hope you had a great start to your day and are ready to take on the afternoon! Last week was nothing short of madness for the natural hair community. One of the community’s most beloved brands (and one of my personal favorites) Shea Moisture put out a post for their latest campaign which caused quite the uproar. The post, which appeared … Continue reading 4 black-owned beauty products on my May wishlist
“Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking” –Miranda Priestly from Devil Wears Prada. Hi lovelies! I hope you are all having a great hump day in chic! If you’re like me and obsessed with fashion and film, you know the above quote is used almost EVERY Spring and, surprisingly, I’ve never written it until now. As cliche as they seem to be, almost every fashionista has a floral … Continue reading Frugal florals
Good morning lovelies! I hope all of you are having a great and chic Tuesday! After being so overwhelmed with moving and registering for school that I’ve almost completely abandoned the love of my life: My hair! I mean you guys, I basically treat my hair as if it was my child and I felt so disgusting when I had to neglect it for almost … Continue reading My go-to Wash and Go gel
Hi lovelies! I hope everyone is having an amazing and productive day in chic! Over the last year, I’ve been in a great space in my natural hair journey. My hair is healthier and stronger than it’s been in about three years. Protective styles have played a major role in my natural hair journey and this has been one of my favorite ones yet! When … Continue reading My DIY crochet wig with bomba twists
Happy Wednesday, lovelies! This is the first week of Spring and I hope yours is amazing so far! Here, in glorious Ohio, the weather still doesn’t quite know who it wants to be (personification alert), so I wear a coat in the morning, grab a sweater in the afternoon, and refer back to the coat in the evening. Nonetheless, I’m excited to see what Spring … Continue reading Springtime Thrifting
Some days I feel like a walking contradiction. I hate change, but I also constantly crave it. I hate being stagnant, but I fear what will happen if I don’t. I’ve heard multiple times God will put you in situations where you’re so tired of yourself you will have to move forward due to not having any other choice. I’ve felt that so much this … Continue reading How to step back and trust God