Let’s Talk About Body Moisturizer

Favorite Indie Online Moisturizers

  I slather it on every day as soon as I get out of the shower. Some days it’s a cream, some days it’s a butter, some days it’s an oil. As I’ve grown older, I’ve come to realize – daily body moisturizer is essential. When I was a teen and in my twenties, I knew I should’ve been […]

Natural Hair, Winter Care. 7 Products I Recommend

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This week, temperatures in Chicago were reading in the negatives and single digits. As a woman born and raised in the Caribbean I hope you know that I am not about that cold weather life. Neither is my skin (see yesterday’s post) and neither is my hair. Thanks to the extreme chilliness of outside and […]

Meet Emily Jayne

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The time of year is here, bellas. There’s a chill in the air and a snap in the wind here in Chicago. The leaves are rapidly changing from yellow to brown. Tis the season for the butters. Maybe this year you’re looking for a new butter experience. Maybe you don’t want to smell like chocolate […]

Natural Hair Products–Who Got Next?

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The natural hair market has come a LONG way and it’s growing every day! Remember when you could only buy certain products online, or special ingredients at some hard to find natural health store? Not anymore! Now you can roll up to Target, CVS, Walgreens, or Whole Foods and find products in the aisles that […]

All About The Butters

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A YouTube video by Heady 1313 recently made the rounds of social media and the blogosphere, stirring up controversy and laughter in its wake. Provocatively titled “I Am So Pissed At Black People Right Now,” the video wasn’t about some hot-button racial issue. It was about The Butters. As in shea, cocoa, mango, etcetera. When […]

Indie Hair Care On The Come Up!

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I’ve been doing this natural hair blogging thing for coming up on four years now, and I really must say it’s wonderful to sit back and think of how far we’ve come. Most really well known natural hair care brands were only available online. Carol’s Daughter was one of the first to make it mainstream, […]