5 WAYS TO STYLE THE BOX BRAIDS

As someone who is transitioning from relaxed (chemical treated hair) to natural hair (kinky hair), protective styling like box braids is what I wear mostly. Box braids are made from kanekalon hair extensions and they can be made long, short and in between; they can also be braided thin, thick and in between….

 

NATURAL HAIR HACKS (Get Soft, Shiny & Silky Hair)

Hair they say is the crowing glory of the woman. Yep, I totally agree because we all love to make our hair and look fabulous. However, when it comes to natural hair, the information out there is so much and can be overwhelming if I may add. In my previous Hair blog I called “What You Need to Know Before You Go Natural“, I said, your natural hair is like a baby, how I raise mine may not necessarily be how you raise yours; the most important thing is to embrace your hair journey and do what works for you”.

So today, I have some natural hair hacks for you. It is like an update of my own hair journey, products I have been using to get soft and manageable hair, combs I now use and the new hair dryer for natural hair my hairdresser bought for me…

 

MY EXERCISE & FITNESS ROUTINE (“How I Stay Thin”) + WHY EVERYONE MUST EXERCISE

I have always known that to take care of others effectively, I have to take care of myself first, this is my own personal philosophy. But sincerely, nobody can give what they don’t have anyways. In caring for me, I focus on taking care of my body, soul and spirit. And for that reason, one of the ways I take care of myself is that I take care of my physical by exercising to stay strong, fit and energetic and NOT necessarily to stay thin……this is a bonus we get when we exercise.

 

As requested by you, here is my exercise and fitness routine video. Like I said in this week’s motivation, “Eat That Frog” and also in this video, no matter how thin you are, we all need some form of exercise…….

 

MY BURBERRY PERFUME COLLECTION & REVIEW + SUMMER PERFUME RECOMMENDATIONS

So far, I have shared 2 perfume posts with you. 1, I shared my Summer perfume collection and HOW to buy perfumes cheaper with you, HERE and I also shared 7 ways to make your perfume last longer with you, HERE. Those are blogs you don’t want to miss, catch up on them to get all the “load-down”.

Last year, one of my girlfriends gave me a Burberry perfume. It is the Burberry Brit Rhythm. The moment I tried it on, I fell absolutely in love with it. I have worn the perfume since then, of course along side other ones from my collection. Since she gave me that perfume, I have collected a few more Burberry Perfumes and because they are all so good, today, I bring you my Burberry perfume collection and review + WHY you should try at least one of the ones I have tried.

By the way, did you know that wearing eyelash extensions would make you have bigger, bolder and sexier eyes?

 

PLASTIC SURGERY, LET’S TALK ABOUT IT!

A lot of us at one stage or the other in our lives have had surgery. Some of us call them procedures because they are for correcting one thing or the other in our bodies but truly, they are still surgeries. However the kind of surgery I will be discussing in this post is cosmetic surgery. I haven’t had one before and a lot of you will be surprised to know that I am not against having cosmetic surgeries. The thing I will be most worried about though will be choosing or finding a plastic surgeon

 

WHY BEAUTY BLOTTERS ARE A MUST IN YOUR MAKE UP BAG

I have shared WHY it is important to choose the perfect foundation with you, I have also shared HOW to get the perfect make up routine with you + I have shared the IMPORTANCE of using the right tools for your make up application with you.

While all those are important to get that flawless make up in your make up routine, it is also important to know that although we may try, it is almost inevitable to prevent the face from becoming oily especially for people who have combination to oily skin……Today, I bring you “Why Beauty Blotter is a MUST in your make up Bag”.

 

THE REASONS WHY YOU MUST CLEAN YOUR MAKEUP BRUSHES ALWAYS

Every time I write makeup blogs, I always say, “to get the perfect or flawless makeup, you do not have to have the most expensive makeup BUT the right tools or makeup brushes”. What I mean is this; the right tools / make up brushes help you get flawless makeup finish and not the makeup itself.

While it is important to use the “best” tools to apply your make up, it is more important to care for the tools you use for your makeup application. WHY?

 

HAIR CARE TIPS :::: HOW TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO YOUR EDGES

Someone once wrote, if it puts some pressure on your hair line / edges, it is not worth it. What this means is….. if their is any hair style you wear that could damage your edges, stay clear of it or them. In my honest and humble opinion, this is the wisest thing to do for your hair’s sake.

 

Its just hair you may say. I know but once the hair follicle on your edges or hair line is damaged, they never grow back. Did you know that?

 

Today, I bring you few TIPS on HOW to prevent damage to your edges

 

REVIEW OF THE REAL TECHNIQUES CORE COLLECTION BRUSHES (#AskMJ)

Hi Mj, Can you please do a review of brushes that are durable and affordable. XO………”A”

 

I was sent a request to help look for a set of make up brushes that are affordable but can stand the test of time. And like I always say, getting flawless make up is not about how expensive your products (make up) are BUT how well you can apply your make up + the tools you use.