When we think about self-care: facials, massages, relaxation, and an nice quiet time at home usually come to mind. But did it ever occur that everyday tasks, such as taking a shower, brushing your teeth, frequently flossing, using cotton swabs to clean your ears, and moisturizing your skin are the best forms of self-care? This simple yet essential task ensures healthy hygiene, which is why … Continue reading SIMPLE YET ESSENTIAL!
As we say goodbye to September, I have to acknowledge one of my favorite pieces from this month: the Lucky Brand’s white boyfriend overalls. Before the weather got cool, I would wear my boyfriends’ overalls on a day outing with a bronze tank top and heels to match or wear this with tennis shoes and a fitted t-shirt to achieve the girly tomboy look. I … Continue reading THRIFT FINDS: GOODBYE TO SEPTEMBER
Hair Serums serve as a tool to reduce frizz and protect the hair from future damage. With my constant struggle with frizz and dryness, I needed a hair serum capable of bringing my dry coils to life. JNL Naturals Hydrate Hair Serum is made for people like me with dry low porosity hair that has a hard time absorbing moisture; this hair serum can hydrate … Continue reading AN IMPROVED WASH N GO
I love getting dressed up to go to new places! This weekend, I ventured out to Maketto to indulge in authentic Cambodian/Taiwanese cuisine. This place is unique; it has a lovely Jungle Bungalow aesthetic outside on the upper level that reminds me of an old Vietnam war movie scene where the soldiers are getting drinks at a local bar. My vintage silk Bedford fair skirt … Continue reading VINTAGE FINDS: JOURNEY TO MAKETTO
Summertime is my favorite time of the year! My hair gets lighter, and my skin gets darker. I usually neglect my budget around this time of the year to invest in a new vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free Skin Tint and Concealer from Lune + Aster. I’m not a fan of wearing too much makeup in the summertime, but when I do? I prefer a dewy look … Continue reading SUMMERTIME GLOW USING LUNE + ASTER
Sometimes after church, I like to link up with my friends for brunch, so finding a suitable transition attire for both church and brunch can be tricky. Although I want to look appropriate for church, I don’t want to look too conservative for brunch afterward. This long light blue pleated skirt with a simple white tie-hem tank top was perfect for both occasions on a … Continue reading CONSIGNMENT FINDS: A PERFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON
When people think about the breakfast of champions, everyone’s mind goes to eggs, toast, grits, and bacon. Although it’s a good source of protein, A simple fruit bowl can provide that and more while satisfying your taste buds. There’s a saying that you should eat every color of the rainbow because of each color’s benefits. For Instance, Red is for the heart, white is for … Continue reading BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
Sometimes, I feel like putting on a cute outfit just to go the Harbor and look at the beautiful scenery. On my outing this past weekend, I wore a simple white button-up shirt with a navy blue mini skirt, a multi-color belt, and a vintage Liz Claiborne purse. Skirt, Belt, and Purse came from:Goodwill of Greater Washington Retail Store 6136 Arlington BoulevardFalls Church, VA 22044 … Continue reading THRIFT STORE FIND: A DAY AT THE HARBOR
When you have a rough week, it’s good to take care of yourself to feel good for the next day. Thursdays are my days for self-care; this is the time for me to put my phone on airplane mode, listen to some 90’s R&B, and give myself a spa treatment. I don’t know about you, but an at-home Facial before the weekend is what I … Continue reading THE BEST THINGS ARE DONE AT HOME!
Imagine before you go to bed at night, you apply the Derma-E hydrating cream and then wake up to a smooth and clear complexion. How does this happen? Derma- E uses Hyaluronic Acid to moisturize and aid clear complexion for those struggling with dry skin. Before I go to bed, I cleanse my skin with a Tata Harper cleanser; I may either use a facial … Continue reading DERMA-E HYDRATING NIGHT CREAM