Help Your Skin Survive the Winter with These Three Tips

This post is sponsored by Olay. All opinions are my own. I still remember that cold winter evening back in 2013 when we got the keys to our first home. I remember the excitement and nervousness that I felt knowing we were officially homeowners. This was supposed to be a happy time, but for me, I wished to back in our old apartment as my skin started to go through changes that I felt were related to our new environment. It started out innocently enough, I would take a shower, and my skin would immediately dry and tighten up to the…

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How to Make Your Overnight Guest Feel at Home with Nubian Heritage

I’m pretty big on the whole treating people the way I want to be treated mantra. Recently, it’s like people forget that’s a thing, you know, the whole other people’s feelings thing. Extending kindness is probably one of the easiest things to do, and it only takes a second of your time. Since I’m all about making people feel welcome, I kind of go all out whenever I have an overnight guest. I find that whenever I spend the night at someone’s house other than my parents, it’s always awkward for me, I never really feel like I can relax. It’s…

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My Thoughts on the Shea Moisture Peace Rose Oil Complex

If you were to look in my bathroom closet, you’d find an array of Shea Moisture Products for hair and body. The Shea Moisture line has been a consistent staple in my natural hair regimen since going natural years ago. During one of their BOGO sales, I introduced myself to their Lavender and Wild Orchid body line when my body had these weird itchy flare ups.  The thing about Shea Moisture is that with over 20 collections you’re bound to find something that fits you. So, don’t get discouraged when the first set of products you try don’t work. It’s…

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How the ROC Daily Resurfacing Disk is part of my Morning Routine.

This post was created as part of a sponsored series with Social Stars featuring the ROC Daily Resurfacing Disk. All opinions are my own. #womenwhoroc #socialstars One of the things that have been keeping in check this year with juggling my websites, finishing my Ph.D. , and making sure I keep things running like a well-oiled machine at home is my routine. Routines are life savers and if you read around you’ll find that some of the most successful people owe their success to the fact that they have a routine. You may even have a routine yourself. Do you…

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How I Keep it Cute and Dry Under Pressure.

I teamed up with Dove to share to the new Dove Dry Spray. All opinions are my own #TryDry #dovepartner  Have you ever thought about what makes you feel beautiful?  Do you find yourself drawn towards certain fragrances or shades of colors?  I used to be all about bold bright colors and patterns, but now I find myself wanting softer touches in everything.  This may be because my life is super hectic right now and all I want to do is look around and see things that make feel happy, calm, and loved. When I’m running around getting my girl boss…

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