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Natural Hair / Motions Straight Finish System #Curly2Straight

Natural Hair / Motions Straight Finish System #Curly2Straight

This is my hair on a normal basis. It’s either in this style which is a twist out, or twists, or an afro puff held in place by a hair tie. It’s how I handle things best. So when I was asked to use the Motions Straight Finish method on my hair and report backContinue Reading

Carmex Limited Edition Moisture Plus / Giveaway 12.3.13

Carmex Limited Edition Moisture Plus / Giveaway 12.3.13

I’m a Carmex fanatic. I’ve been using it for about 10 years and it’s my absolute favorite lip moisturizer. I am simply lost without it. The folks at Carmex recently sent me their latest collection of lip moisturizers and I am currently hoarding them all in my purse. For a limited time, Carmex is offeringContinue Reading

Shea Moisture Products, Now At Walmart!

Shea Moisture Products, Now At Walmart!

When it comes to hair care products, I am pretty brand loyal and maybe downright obsessed. I’ll try a new product here and there, but I will always default to my favorites. In the 7 years of my natural hair journey, I have found that less is more. Less products, less ingredients, less in price.Continue Reading

Causes and Treatments for Those Pesky Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Causes and Treatments for Those Pesky Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Dermatologist, Valerie Goldburt, MD, PhD, says that she hears patients complain about under-eye bags a lot, often “several times a day.” Those patients are encouraged to first determine what’s causing their under-eye issues and then work to solve them. Causes According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common reasons for dark circles are fatigue and “shadowsContinue Reading

My Current Beauty Routine #JergensNaturalGlow

My Current Beauty Routine #JergensNaturalGlow

Spring usually means a new beauty routine. Mine has pretty much stayed the same, but I’ve been pampering my feet and shaving more. I mean who really shaves during Winter? I start the day by washing my face with a mixture of tea tree oil face wash and black soap. I used to exfoliate eachContinue Reading

Juicy’s Buzz Cut & A Reflection On Growth

Juicy’s Buzz Cut & A Reflection On Growth

When Jayden was a baby, he went bald. All that was left were bangs and I stressed out about his lack of hair all.of.the.time. “When is it gonna grow back? My baby is bald. Oh noes.” Eventually, it grew back. And it’s been cut a few times in-between. Jaxon (aka Juicy) was born with moreContinue Reading

Subtle Ways To Freshen Your Look

Subtle Ways To Freshen Your Look

Modern innovations have made it easy to update your look quickly and easily. This is especially true for those willing to undergo surgeries and other invasive procedures. But not everyone wants to take those risks or spend the hundreds or even thousands of dollars that can be involved. Fortunately, there are countless ways to freshenContinue Reading

New Year, New Hair With Garnier Olia

New Year, New Hair With Garnier Olia

Usually towards the end of the year, I get antsy feelings of wanting to do something with myself. So in true Sheena fashion, I started the new year by dying my hair. Nothing drastic, but more of a refresh. I have grown to love my magenta locs. I consider them to be a signature lookContinue Reading

Carol’s Daughter Hair Products: A Magical Beauty Collection

Carol’s Daughter Hair Products: A Magical Beauty Collection

With the introduction of Disney’s The Princess and the Frog movie, Carol’s Daughter released their A Magical Beauty Collection, a line of hair and bath products geared towards little girls. I’m thrilled to see both Carol’s Daughter and Disney partnering up. Although I don’t have a daughter, I am so excited to see a companyContinue Reading

I Rock Teh Clippers.

I Rock Teh Clippers.

Last Christmas, Greg’s mom got him set of clippers. I think I was more excited about the set than he was. We live in an area where ethnic hair salons and barbers are scarce. The nearest suitable barber is 30 minutes away. Haircuts are not cheap, gas isn’t either. And his hair grows back, reallyContinue Reading

Using Sofn’Free n’Pretty GroHealthy On My Boy

Using Sofn’Free n’Pretty GroHealthy On My Boy

Before having Jayden, we decided that we would not give him haircuts. We’d let his hair grow out and if he decided he wanted it cut when he got older, we’d allow it. His hair growth is pretty much at a standstill. I’d like to be able to style it in braids and twists, butContinue Reading


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