It’s so hard!!

I like to think of myself as a body positive advocate… Or at least I try to enjoy my body and love every inch of my being.

Another thing I do which isn’t quite related to that is… I edit my own content that I post here and up in Instagram (which you should follow by the way if you don’t already do.) Read More

STYLE IT: Of Pompoms and the pencil.

Hey loves…

Happy new week!! I hope you guys are awesome. All I can say for myself is… school…just school, A lot of school. That being said… today’s post is in the style it series yet again. This time we talk pre-wash fros and getting your slay on with basically minimal effort.

First, we talk hair… for us type four peoples, the kink is real. When you are preparing for wash day and then someone interrupts by asking to meet you… or when you have absolutely no idea of what to do with your hair….a puff usually saves the day. This tough can get extremely monotonous and sometimes you have to switch it up… with two mini puffs aka pom poms. This is not only versatile, but it has such kiddy and relaxed vibes attached to it!!

Then there is the pencil skirt that is a timeless awesome piece that gets you from 0-100 quite seamlessly. (The only struggle has to be the walking lol). Of course black is bae because I enjoy minimalist and monochrome vibes as well.

So when you combine them… well, let the pictures work that out.

Love and love

Nyake.

Of canvases and new things

Last week I tried out a very new thing tom me!! I caked my face or as we call it, I got a face beat courtesy of Wacuka Thimba of Wacukathimbartistry which was amazing. So background to this story… I took part in #riseofthekink which is a thirty day styling feature for natural hair!! If you haven’t seen it already… Instagram is your best friend!! We were a couple of us!! And I met some amazing women while I was there like her and Mayonde. Anyway check out the feature at @amadivabeautysalon

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STYLE IT: Day out inspired looks

Hey lovelies,

Previously on style it, date night look 1 and look 2 emphasis was on the night part! Today however let us just talk about how important and easy hair up-do is extremely essential to walking out of the door slaying. I started this style with a frizzy twist out as well that was mostly dry… plus my hair was feeling kinda moody that day… all the products were just sitting on it.

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Of Silhouettes and selflove

I have a love hate relationship with the mirror. As a matter of fact, before my Natural Hair Journey, I never really used a mirror in my life. Mirrors to me were (kinda are) those annoying things that just had to remind you that you had a million and one spots on your face and would quickly reduce your self confidence level to -66%. So I generally avoided them. I never even looked at my reflection in the many glass-coated buildings in town, and whenever I did, the sight of my “fat” legs would quickly remind me why I never liked mirrors.

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