DIY 3D Floral Thigh High Boots (EASY!)

I saw a pair like these on the runway this past Fashion week and when Vic Styles texted me and said I needed to make them I just couldn’t resist! They look so complicated but are super EASY to make! Supplies: Assorted Flowers Yellow Flower Petals Needle and Thread Sewing Pins Boots Music Cred: music@joakimkarud.com http://www.joakimkarud.com/ https://twitter.com/JoakimKarud http://www.joakimkarud.com/use-my-music/ Shot with Canon G7x mark ii

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How I Style My TWA: Wash and Go

I just recently started wearing my hair out since the big chop and I’m finally embracing my curls and my TWA. I wanted to share how I get my curls using only TWO products. Amen. Hallelujah! Also after filming I realized I’m more of a 3C/4A mix as far as curl pattern. What I use to Wash: Diva Curl Build Up Buster As I Am Long and Luxe Conditioner Shea Moisture Superfruit Masque What I Use To Style: Shea Moisture Low Porosity Leave In Detangler Eco Style Gel with Argan…

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I Cut My Hair

Welp, you already know since I posted a couple post on my Instagram and blog already but I cut my hair! My hair was damaged and like other damaged things in my life I kept clinging to it. I had grown it for 1.5 years from a short pixie cut but I didn’t take care of it so it grew damaged and even though it started to get long, it was very unhealthy. And so I cut it. I cut it to start fresh and to start a new healthy…

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Girl Power

I know it happens, and I know I’ve been affected by it, but I’ve never been one to feel disenfranchised by being a woman or being black. I just won’t allow myself to feel that way. If someone doesn’t believe I’m good enough because of my race or gender, it doesn’t affect me. Because I know I’m good enough. And one way or another whatever I want to achieve I will, because it’s in my control. I never call myself an activist or feminist, I’m not a fan of labels.…

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London Bound: Why I’m Moving

I keep saying I’m moving to London but really I’m just going on a fairly long visit. I spent a summer in London in college many moons ago and ever since I have never shaken the thought of going back. It was early this year, back in January when my lease was up, that I really started playing with the idea seriously. Fast forward 10 months later. I felt stuck in a rut, LA felt so uninspiring, I was desperate to move out of my living situation but was waiting…

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