True Story: I Used a Bar of Soap to Wash My Hair

Nope, not a shampoo bar, actual soap. Don’t look so horrified. I used a glycerin-based soap bar. What’s the difference? Well, let me tell you… Let me preface this anecdote by stating that I had zero funds to allocate toward … Continue reading

Cantu Shea Butter For Natural Hair Conditioning Co-Wash, Creme of Nature With Argan Oil From Morocco Intensive Conditioning Treatment, and Eco Styler Argan Oil Styling Gel Initial Review

As I stated in the post about my length retention journey setback, I purchased a few products that aren’t all completely natural, but contain significant amounts of argan oil, the benefits of which my hair needs at this juncture. I … Continue reading

The 5 Hair Archetypes // Book Review + Giveaway (CLOSED)

As I stated in the pre-review, I am not one for reading books related to hair, natural or otherwise, but this one drew my interest for its generally informative content. I was fortunate enough to receive a copy from Sharifa … Continue reading

More Hybrid Lip Colors?! L’Oreal Colour Riche Extraordinare

Hello again 2KL lovelies! I have some more lippies that I want to talk to you about, fresh from the drugstore! These are the L’Oreal Colour Riche Extraordinaire Liquid Lipsticks (could L’Oreal make that name ANY longer! SMH) and they … Continue reading

Top Lip Balms for Wintery-Dry Lips!

The skin on our lips dries out faster than any other part of our bodies and dry winter weather doesn’t do anything to help alleviate that dryness. Christina and I have gotten together to share our favorite lip balms under … Continue reading

Tea & Herbs // An Organic Shampoo Alternative?

Sadly, I’m almost out of bentonite and rhassoul clay -ultra sad face- after God knows how long (seems like it took forever to get dangerously low) and as much as I love my clay wash and its fabulous results, I … Continue reading

Search for Perfect Red Lip: Besame Classic Color Lipstick Samplers

Hello everyone! In my never ending journey of finding the PERFECT red lipstick, I stumbled upon this makeup line called Besame Cosmetics. It is a vintage inspired makeup line created by Gabriela Hernandez in the hopes of bringing back glamour … Continue reading

REVIEW: Revlon Colorburst Matte Balms in Sultry, Standout, & Shameless and Lacquer Balms in Whimsical, Flirtatious, & Enticing

Hey everyone, I have a post I have been SO excited to do! It is featuring the NEW Revlon Colorburst Matte Balms & Lacquer Balms ($6.99-$8.99 US). I have six colors to share with you, 3 matte shades and 3 … Continue reading

Product Review // L.A. Looks Sport Gel (Xtreme Hold)

I finally purchased more gel, but this time, I wanted to try something new so I bypassed the Eco Styler for a different, significantly cheaper product. It’s a CG friendly gel called L.A. Looks Sport. The questions is: Does it … Continue reading

The Cream of Nature Argan Oil Experience

So most of you know that I’m working towards finding my staple that works with my hair. It’s a tedious task. I work outdoors and it becomes a hassle trying to retain moisture without looking like I stepped out of … Continue reading