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DIY Cocoa Body Butter Recipe

Since we are right in the heart of winter our skin can get a little on the dry side. I know this cold wind and snow here in NYC has kept my skin thirsty for extra moisture. I decided to whip up some homemade body butter. I’m a simple girl so I need something without [...]

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My Natural Hair Routine and Products

I’ve received a few questions on social media about what specific products I use on my natural hair. I shared my simple routine in my post about the Hair Detox which you can read here. I still plan on keeping it simple and not using a tone of products on my hair. I feel that [...]

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Coconut Overnight Oatmeal

This recipe is actually inspired by a post I saw on Instagram and I decided to put my own spin on it. It’s a simple oatmeal recipe with a coconut twist. I added some berries at the end to give it some natural sweet flavor. The best part of this recipe is that you can make [...]


Flexi Rods on Dry Natural Hair

If you read my blog you know that I have been on a Hair Detox for the last few weeks. If not read this blog here and catch up on the deets.   I washed and conditioned my hair a few days prior and stretched my hair using curl formers which then turned into bunning [...]


100 Percent Pure Foundation in Cocoa

I’ve heard about 100 Percent Pure for a while now as they have an entire line of beauty products from makeup to skincare and even natural hair care. All of their cosmetics are made from fruit pigments. The entire product line is 100% natural and 100% vegan. So that is definitely a plus.   During [...]

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How to Moisturize Dry Natural Hair | Hair Detox

Over the last few months I have been experiencing dry hair. The condition of your hair can change over time through climate changes, hormones, diet, and a variety of other factors. These changes can also affect the way your hair responds and suddenly the things that used to work just stop working. At least that [...]

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Why Women of Color Should Opt for Non-Toxic Cosmetics

When I refer to women of color I don’t just mean those of Black or African decent. The term includes women from a wide variety of backgrounds including Latina, Native American, Asian, and Indian. As a fellow brown girl my passion and drive for creating this blog is to serve as a resource and motivation to [...]

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Berry Coconut Smoothie

This smoothie is the perfect after workout treat! It’s packed with electrolytes and b vitamins to keep your energy up and you body hydrated. Berries are chocked filled with b vitamins which help boost your energy. I also used coconut water in this recipe because not only will it add extra flavor but also the [...]


Healthy Habits Every Chica Should Have

This platform is about living healthy in all aspects of our lives; mind, body, and soul. I like to discuss a variety of topics from healthy foods, natural beauty, and inspiration. Over the years I’ve heard from dozens of women about issues they face when trying to better themselves. I thought I’d share a collection [...]


Clean Eating Do’s and Don’ts

I’m sure most of you know when you are eating something that isn’t necessarily looking out for nutritional needs. When I’m coaching people I find that most think that they have a good idea of what their eating habits should look like but often times fall short. The phrase I hear the most is “I [...]

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