What The Hell Is Micellar Water?
THE SKIN

What The Hell Is Micellar Water?

As a beauty aficionado, I am always on the hunt for what’s hot and poppin’ on the beauty scene.  For a while now, I’ve been seeing other beauty junkies wax poetic on the virtues of micellar water and all of the wonderful and glorious things it can do.  Passively, I thought that it was just a glorified facial toner, but…

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Protect Your Tresses
THE HAIR

Protect Your Tresses

Oh my! What can I say about protecting your hair?  Natural hair in particular.  With winter coming to a close and segueing into an early spring (I hope), my hair has been chemical-free for about two years now.  My biggest focus is caring for my unprocessed hair, no matter what season were in.  I was cognizant of protecting my relaxed…

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Why You Should Eat Okra
THE FOODIE

Why You Should Eat Okra

Slimy! Gross! Yuck, can’t eat it! These are just some of the things I’ve heard over the years when the very name of okra is mentioned. Having parents that grew up in the deep South, I am very accustomed to eating okra and I am here to profess that I LOVE OKRA! My favorite ways to eat it is in…

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The Beauty Benefits Of Peppers
THE FOODIE

The Beauty Benefits Of Peppers

For as long as I can remember, peppers have always been a huge part of my diet. From Mom’s delicious stuffed peppers for dinner. Green peppers finely chopped into my grandmother’s heavenly tuna salad. Cooking up a pepper stir fry with rice or as a pizza topping during my lean college years — peppers, in all of their variety, have…

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Raccoon Eyes: Banishing Dark Circles
THE SKIN

Raccoon Eyes: Banishing Dark Circles

Besides the obvious complaint of demolishing fine lines or acne, if you were to take a poll on the one thing a person would want to change about their skin, getting rid of dark circles would top the list.  Having dark circles, whether minimal or deep discoloration, can be the bane of existence for many people.  So what causes dark…

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