What Are (Curl)Friends For?! Galentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Curly Girls

Having good friends is so important! The memories that I have made with my friends are so unforgettable. They are a group of people that I will always love and appreciate. Each of my friends plays a very different, but crucial role in my life, and I strive to show them that I care every chance I get. Having fun with them and being that “shoulder” for them to lean on. is the role that I play most. As you keep reading, I will explain just how I do that and add thoughtful gifts to the equation! One way that Read More

Teaching Our Daughters Self Confidence, Care and Love

Life is all about choices. Some choices are simple, others choices are more complex. As parent raising two girls in today’s times, my wife and I must choose to be very intentional in what we allow our girls to take in. Self-love is extremely important, and we want to instill this in our little ones as early as possible. Early on, we reinforced them to “love the skin they are in.” We try to show them examples in popular culture of Black girls and Black families including music, art and literature. For example, we are currently reading, “A B to Read More

How to Confess Your Love to a #CurlCrush

Happy Valentine’s Day! Does anyone else gawk over the styles you scroll past on social media, posted by influencers you love?! So do I! My Curl Crush is Ashley Hall, aka @curlsfothegirls on Instagram. She created a gorgeous holiday hairstyle that was posted on her page back in December… and I am absolutely in love with it! The style that she created was so simple to re-create. It featured a bantu knot on the side and a twist out on the rest of her hair. To top it off, she added gold bobby pins on the side with the bantu Read More

Three Quick Tips for Your Valentine’s Day Style

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and love is in the air –– that includes love for yourself as well! Whether you have a hot date lined up with somebody special, or just want to take some time out to treat yourself on V-Day, looking and feeling good are always of the utmost importance. Here are some quick and easy ways to make sure your curls are on point for the occasion. 1. Give yourself some extra time: Whether you’re styling in the morning before work or at night before bed, make sure to set aside a little extra Read More

5 Tips For Shaking Off The Winter Blues

Christmas, New Year’s, and most recently, Valentine’s Day — this stretch of winter holidays can seem utterly endless. Many look forward to these circles on the calendar as time to spend with family and friends. But for many others, it’s simply not the same. In fact, for a lot us it can be downright depressing to even think about approaching holidays. That feeling of dread can rise from a plethora of sources – from not having any family or friends around to spend them with, to suffering the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Also known as the “winter blues”, SAD Read More