Monthly Archives: February 2013

Review: Oyin Shampoo Bar

Grand Poo BarProduct Name:  Oyin Grand Poo Bar, Succulent Solid Shampoo

Price:  $7.00 | 2.7-3 oz bar.

Availability: Oyin Handmade Products are available on the Oyin website and at select retailers.

Product Description:  The Grand Poo Bar is a truly succulent option in the area of non-detergent cleansing: it’s made from a glycerine-rich soap base Continue reading

Manicure Monday: Ombre Nail FAIL - manimon 022513-1This week’s manicure is brought to you by ZOYA. I attempted to create an ombre nail design twice but failed miserably both times. The first time I used light gray, medium gray and black. Not only was it messy but I forgot that I have small nail bed which meant all three colors did not transfer to my nails; most of Continue reading

Friday’s 5 Loves 2.22.13

Friday LovesHi, curlistas. I hope your week was everything you needed it to be and more. Mine was amazing. I have secured several additional sponsors for Curly Card Night and I’m very excited. I have also been excited by the response – people have shown interest and support which makes me feel really good. Continue reading

Review: Parnevu Leave-In Conditioners leave-ins

A few months ago I received a few products from Parnevu to review. I was able to choose which ones I wanted so I chose three leave-in conditioners since I don’t have many leave-in conditioners have so many products already but was lacking leave-ins. Here are my thoughts on two of the Parnevu products that were sent to me…

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Friday’s 5 Loves 2.15.13

Friday Loves

Happy Friday, curlistas. I hope that your week was and continues to be everything your heart desires and then some. I know I’ve been neglecting the blog a little and I’m sorry but I’m busy trying to get HAIR videos up on the Curls and Mo YouTube channel. (Please subscribe if you haven’t already.) I’ve also been working hard on making sure that the next Curly Card Night is a Continue reading

Mani Monday: Two Mani Tricks I Swear By!

Glitter makes me happy.

Glitter makes me happy.

Yesterday I was in a rush so I had no choice but to rely on my “Quick Mani”. I figured there was no better time than today to share my two greatest mani tips with you. First: the “Quick Mani”. Second: how I remove glitter nail polish fast, easy and cheap! Continue reading

African Pride #FreeToBeMe Giveaway free to be me logo

African Pride Hair Care continues the conversation surrounding the brand’s nationally charged “My Pride. My Way” campaign just in time for Black History Month.  “My Pride. My Way” is a national campaign celebrating the individual style, innovation, and beauty of all women because “When it Comes to Hair, We Write Our Own Rules.”  Join us as we celebrate healthy hair, celebrate your Continue reading

Friday’s 5 Loves 2.8.13

Friday LovesI hope everyone had a good week. The weather here in NY has had me a little down because it’s so cold but hopefully the Groundhog was right and we’ll have an early Spring. Continue reading

Castor Oil Challenge Recap & Spring Registration FINAL-SPRING-CASTOR-OILThis past Fall I participated in the Castor Oil Challenge hosted by Jenell of (Check out my original post here.) I joined the Challenge because I heard that Castor Oil promoted hair health and growth. I was intrigued because I had noticed significant hair growth from Jenell and she Continue reading

Manicure Monday: Mint & Long-Lasting Manicures


Today’s Manicure – I used Wet n Wild (again) because I just can’t get over how pigmented, long-wearing and pretty their polishes are. Most girls only wear mint (and other pastels) during the spring and summer months but not me. I love trying different patterns and textures which is why I topped the mint off with Continue reading