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Pre-Travel Anxiety: How I’m Coping

I am 3 days away from my solo trip to Phuket, Thailand and my anxiety is at peak “WTF!” I’ve been having nightmares about realizing I forgot something at home as the airplane doors close and I’ve been getting, at max, 5 hours of severely interrupted sleep per night. My chest hurts, my back hurts, Read More


How Travel Is Saving Me

As per usual, I’ve been struggling with my depression. That’s why you haven’t really seen many new posts here, not many convos on Twitter, and definitely not a lot of new Instagram posts. Last night, as I was struggling to sleep, I started to think about what keeps me going, what keeps me struggling through Read More



This will be my first blog post of an event that I was invited to as an influencer. Go me! I was invited to Texture On the Runway by Naturally Curly to kick off New York Fashion Week. Let me tell you, this more than made up for, what I felt was an underwhelming experience Read More


Easy Steps To Travel On A Budget

So you’ve read BlackGirlZen’s post and chosen your destination, booked your transportation and accommodations, but what do you do while your there. And how do you stay within a reasonable budget? I’m here to help. Here is a list of the best ways to find cheap/ cost effective activities wherever you decide to go. Groupon Everybody Read More

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Why Curlfest Was Not At All What It Was Cracked Up To Be

I was so hype for Curlfest this year. It was my first time going and I had heard nothing but positive reviews. Alas, this may have just been my first and last time going. I don’t go to any event expecting the worst. I wholeheartedly wanted to love this display of #BlackGirlMagic. I wanted to come Read More


It’s Giveaway Time!

I know it’s (looks at watch) been a long time since I went to IMATS and I told y’all I was gonna do a giveaway with stuff I picked up afterwards, but I’m here with the goodies. So what am I gifting to you wonderful folks? I’m glad you asked. Sugar Pill Liquid Lipstick- Trinket Read More


I Did It! My Solo Trip to Amsterdam

For my birthday I planned to do what I thought was impossible. I scheduled a solo trip to Amsterdam. There are a bunch of reasons I never thought this would happen, the biggest being my sometimes crippling anxiety and depression. But, I’ve made so many changes over the past 2 years I figured anything was Read More


BeautyCon NYC 2016: Stimulation Overload

Saturday, Oct 1 I went to BeautyCon NYC for the first time with my friend Christina. (P.S. she is one of the founders of Women of Color in Tech, check it out!) We bought our tickets a few months prior and opted to splurge on the Hauler Package. With the Hauler Package we received early Read More


My Trip To #BlogHer16

I probably should have started writing this recap while on the 6-hour plane ride home, but I decided to watch bad movies, relax as much as I could, and try to ignore the pain in my knees and back. Because of course, only those that can afford business class deserve to be comfortable. But I Read More


Blavity’s EmpowerHer Conference 2016

Saturday May 21st I dragged myself out of bed at the crack of dawn, cleaned up, put together a cute makeup look, and headed to NYC for Blavity.com’ s first EmpowerHer Conference. Let me tell you. It was well worth the ticket price (even though I stumbled upon a coupon code) and the early morning Read More