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Say what! Tales of a Caribbean Natural – Secondary School edition

When I wrote the first in this series I didn’t even think of the comments that children with natural hair would receive. How very short-sighted of me. Two young ladies were made the subject of a social media storm regarding

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Posted in Hair Care, Self Love

Fundamentals of Skin Care – the principles

Every Friday for the next Month I’m going to be doing post on how to select and and manage your skincare. I’m pretty excited. ( Insert Silly grin) I feel like I need to lay down certain truths about your

Posted in Self Love, Skin Care

From Beauty shop to Barber shop – Tales of a Caribbean (short haired ) natural

So I cut my hair in June… My afro no longer blows in the wind.   I can no longer do a puff.  Let’s take a moment to reflect on the memories of my ‘fro. From blow outs, to twist

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Rihanna is a badass feminist

This is a post about Rihanna, so there may be both swear words and nudity. CAUTION: NUDITY and potential potty mouth, if you cannot deal with either, please don’t read. If nipples offend you DON’T READ. Don’t go reading this

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Posted in Self Love

Extremely calorie restricted diets and why I hate them.

I don’t believe in diets. In fact, I think that diets are temporary fixes that lead to short–term results, but long–term failures. I believe in lifestyle changes that make you happy and keep you healthy. That said, I do want

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Posted in Fitness, Self Love

Celebrity Weight and the lies that fuel our disordered eating

Originally posted on Carib Slice:
Caution: This post contains lots of pictures of me in a bikini. ? ? I Google everything— although these days Google is irritating me with their invasive policies—and my dirty secret is that I sometimes…

Posted in Fitness, Self Love

So… I’ve been away

Hello blog followers, fashion lovers and makeup mavens, hope everyone is well. I know I have been absent for about six months, I was unwell and when you are feeling like death microwaved it is very hard to get up

Posted in Self Love

Something’s wrong with Rihanna’s 2012 Vogue cover

Why does my Rhi Rhi look like a zombie and what is wrong with the proportions of her head, neck and shoulders? I can’t quite identify the specifics but there is something wrong here.

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Posted in Celebrity Spots, Self Love

“The Coiffure Project” by American photographer Glenford Nuñez

“Natural beauty is boundless, and now it is a source of endless artistic inspiration and wonder. “I realized there were no real quality portraits of women with natural hair. I was looking to do something different and thought I could have something really special with this project.”

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Posted in Hair Care, Self Love

I love you Miss Ru!

I love you Miss Ru!

No more hiding, no more dumbing down. Rise up & be fierce!

Fierceness is a deliberate decision to be clear, precise & on point

— RuPaul

Posted in Self Love
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