Caring for fine strand, low density natural kinky curly hair

  Since January I’ve been protective styling regularly and I must say that I’m seeing results! My hair is thriving because it’s not being brushed, pulled or gelled everyday. As I said at the start of the year, I’m protective styling as much as possible this year.  I’ve since worn braid extensions and a wig […]

Faith over worry

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of it’s own.” – Matthew 6:33 It is easier said than done right? Sometimes it is so easy to worry about things – the bills, the next step, making the right move, tomorrow, next week, next year; and […]

8 habits that may be preventing you from achieving your fitness goals

I am not an expert, neither am I a fitness trainer nor a medical doctor. I am however someone who has been physically active for almost all of my life, have competed in sporting events at the national and international levels (track and field and netball) and have paid my fair share of personal trainers […]

4 steps you should take to keep your scalp clean while wearing braid extensions

When wearing braid extensions the usual practice is to wash your hair less frequently than you would when wearing your own hair. However, having a clean scalp is paramount to preventing breakage. It is important to keep your scalp clean to ensure that your hair maintains the best possible health during your protective styling journey. […]

Tips for flying fearlessly

Getting on a plane can make anyone uneasy, including frequent flyers. As much as travel bloggers love to see new places and learn about new cultures, it does not mean that we are entirely happy with the process of getting to those new places. Putting your life into the hands of complete strangers and trusting […]

Three of my favourite lipsticks this season

Winter is all about the deeply dark hued lipsticks – the browns, the rich purples and the red wines. My staple lipsticks this season have all of these hues. It’s amazing that a good lip colour can transform a person’s look even if the rest of that person’s face isn’t made up. For example, on […]

Me, the mother of an adult child? No thank you!

As a 30 something year old I couldn’t imagine myself with a teenage child, yet alone a young adult child of say, 18 years, calling me mommy. I can’t even imagine a two year old (I assume that’s when a child can speak, i.e. string together sentences) calling me mommy. I still haven’t even gotten […]

Getting back into the gym after a break

I have just started back in the gym after not working out for two months due to being sick, travelling and otherwise busy.  It is typically difficult making the time to work out but I try my best to do so at least three times per week. This week, I finally made it back to […]

Fall ready lipstick

I am loving lipsticks more and more these days and dark colours are currently my go-to. I used to love pale or nude colours. I think it was partly due to my profession but also because neutral colours match everything in my wardrobe (yes, I was being lazy).  Lately I’m having a little more fun by […]