12 DIY Bath Remedies

After a hard long day, its the best feeling to take a warm bath. Especially with a book or music, a bath can be a mini at home spa treatment. To kick your bath up a notch, here are a few things you can add: For more information about portions and measurements of the ingredients,…

The Most Useful Curly Hair Hacks

I’ve been embracing my naturally for about a year and a half now. It’s been a journey to say the least. From going from straightening my hair every two weeks to working with my natural curls everyday — my hair journey has definitely been a challenge in more ways than one. But at the end of…

All Good in the Hood: The End of an Era

Graduation was a world wind of emotions. From relief to disdain, then stress to overjoyed, and back to being anxious.  I could not have emotionally prepared myself for this past weekend.  Everything I have been working for these past four years have all culminated to this one weekend, to this one ceremony, and to this…

Are You Washing Your Face Correctly?

Surfing the web, I discovered that there is a correct order to wash and prep your face. This applies to your morning routine or even the middle of the day. Here’s an info graph to illustrate the whole process: I would imagine that you wouldn’t the last couple of steps before bed! But these tips…

Unexpected Acne Treatments

Since I hit puberty, I had always had issues with my skin. Acne was a huge problem. It was pretty bad. I remember feeling ugly and embarrassed because almost every inch of my face was covered it. I even had some on my chest and back. To make things worse, I had braces too! Tough,…

Why Garlic Should be Your Best Friend

Not only is it great for seasoning food, garlic has numerous health benefits that can work as a natural antibacterial and healing remedy. If you’re not afraid of a little garlic breathe here and there, injecting garlic can be very helpful when you’re sick or have an infection.  I use garlic mostly for when I…

Life Changing Apps that Every Girl Needs

The younger generations are especially attached to their phones. I’m personally guilty of being glued to screens all day. I for one am not tech-ashamed of this! Technology is great. And don’t get me wrong, like everything, it has its set backs. But these apps are literal game changers! Not only are all these apps FREE,…

Bye Felicia: A Tale of The Girl Always Going Somewhere

Graduated and now what? Everyone says that it’ll come with graduation: the confusion and fear of the unknown. Now that I’m graduated from university, I have no idea what to do with myself. I have gone through many ruts in my life, and I’d say this one is top 5 for sure! One degree, and…

Dry, Damaged Hair? No Prob!

I have a DIY hair mask that has worked wonders when my hair feels dry and brittle. This mask is so easy and incredibly moisturizing. After I wash it out of my hair, it looks shiny and healthy. It feels soft and has no tangles too! So you might be thinking, what magical hair crack…

My Absolute Favorite Lush Products

At first, I was skeptical of Lush. All the oddly shaped soaps and the burst of smell intimidated me for the longest time. All my hipster friends had always raved about Lush, but I wasn’t convinced. Up until a year ago, that is! During a lunch break at work, I was walking through the Eaton…

Livin la Vida Loca: My Grad Trip Experience

Having finished my very last exam of my Undergraduate degree, I was so excited to go on the trip my friends and I had been planning for months. Having several hick ups this year, planning and booking our vacation. Although we started off with six people in our group, only half of us actually booked…

The Petty Friend: Is She Throwing Shade Or Does It Sound A Little Familiar?

Urban Dictionary defines being petty as “the act of keeping it too real, while others find it offensive. 100% honesty, even if it’s ‘mean’”.  Other definitions include childish or “when someone takes a small subject and blows it out of proportion”. Here are some characteristics that petty people have. Some people only have a few,…