5 WAYS TO AVOID HEAT DAMAGE


HAIR

I got my hair straightened professionally about three months ago and I must say, I loved the results. O the joy of being able to run my fingers through my hair and actually feel the wind on my scalp!But straightening, blow drying or using any kind of heat on natural hair comes with the potential […]

October 4, 2017

LEAN GREEN SMOOTHIE | SMOOTHIE RECIPE SERIES


RECIPES

This is the third smoothie in my smoothie recipe series, and probably one I make often. The lean green smoothie as I call it is what I drink whenever I need a detox. I have this smoothie almost every morning, first thing that goes into my stomach. I take this lean green smoothie whenever I […]

April 28, 2017

HOW TO MAKE A CURLY WIG LOOK NATURAL


HAIR

Hi my loves, I have an exciting post for you, it’s about a very simple protective style I have been loving and rocking for about a month now. This is my first time wearing a wig and I must say, It’s addicting. I don’t have to deal with my hair on a daily basis, I […]

April 26, 2017

DOUBLE BERRY LAYERED SMOOTHIE | SMOOTHIE SERIES


RECIPES

Hello lovely people, I will be sharing yet another smoothie recipe with you and I hope you make it, share it and love it. This is the second smoothie recipe in my smoothie series and is one of my favorites. I call this the Double Berry Layered smoothie for obvious reasons. It is a combination […]

April 3, 2017

BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL | SMOOTHIE RECIPE SERIES


RECIPES

Hi loves, I have a really simple recipe for you today, this smoothie bowl is great for breakfast or for whenever you want. Smoothies are my favorite easy meals to make. They are a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and veggies and can be a fast meal when you have limited […]

March 6, 2017

NATURAL HAIR SLANG | TERMS EVERY NATURALISTA SHOULD KNOW


HAIR

So, there are some strange words, phrases and abbreviations in the ‘natural hair’ world and some of them, if not all are pretty hard to comprehend. As if keeping up with your natural hair isn’t hard enough. But fear not, that’s what I’m here for. I will be explaining some natural hair slang or terms […]

February 22, 2017

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR NATURAL HAIR UNDER BRAIDS


HAIR

I get that we sometimes need a break from dealing with our natural hair from time to time, so we get protective hair styles. Most people opt for braids, be it box braids, Senegalese twists, locs, what have you. There is this perception that, you can grow your natural hair out beautifully with protective styles […]

February 16, 2017

SEL’S MONTHLY FAVORITES | JANUARY


REVIEWS & COLLABS

Hello my loves, as you can probably tell from the title, this post is about the my favorite things for the month of January. It took a while to compile this list because there was a lot of stuff I tried and loved last month. I wanted to keep this list short and sweet so […]

February 10, 2017

BEST AND WORST LEAVE-IN CONDITIONERS


HAIR, REVIEWS & COLLABS

Hello my loves, we will be talking about leave-in conditions in this post today. Just for those who don’t know what a leave-in conditioner is, it is basically a conditioner you don’t wash out of your hair. It acts as a moisturizer for whenever you need it. Throughout my hair journey, which is just a […]

January 29, 2017

HERE’S TO THE NEW YEAR!!


REVIEWS & COLLABS

Happy New year!!! Okay I know I’m like two weeks late but Happy New year anyway. I can’t believe we are already heading into the third week of Twenty-seventeen. Twenty-sixteen had its ups and downs, black and white moments and some grays too. But c’est la vie right? Praying for a blessed rest of the […]

January 14, 2017

GREEN RICE & BAKED SALMON RECIPE


RECIPES

I’m always excited for food, and this green rice is no exception. Before we get into the recipe, let’s talk about “coco-for garlic” from Essie Spice. I normally use seasonings like bouillon cubes but they have ingredients that are not good for the body. Or I just use salt and pepper, which doesn’t give enough […]

September 19, 2016