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BEAUTY | Trying Flat Twists

Happy Monday, and I hope you had a great weekend! Since I cut my hair, I’ve been using perm rods to style it. On Friday night I was feeling super lazy and just couldn’t bring myself to wash and set my hair though, so…

June 8, 2015

BEAUTY | Taking Care of 30-Year-Old Skin

I just bombarded you with photos of my bare, 30-year-old face (sans everything, including a decent eyebrow) because it’s confession time, and who makes a confession in a face full of makeup? Turning 30 was pretty awesome. But for the the past few weeks,…

May 25, 2015
3 Benefits of Cutting Natural Hair | The Feisty House

BEAUTY | 3 Benefits of Cutting My Natural Hair

For most of 2014, I had a pretty terrible relationship with my hair. I wasn’t retaining length and my hair just didn’t seem healthy. But all that changed when I finally decided to cut most of my hair off back in March. Not only…

May 4, 2015

Beauty | How I Wash and Style My Short Natural Hair

I cut my hair a few weeks ago (thanks again to Andrew at Bumble and bumble. for SUCH a great cut!) and my hair regimen has been so simple since chopping my hair off. Every week I wash my hair with shampoo, detangle with…

April 9, 2015

BEAUTY | My Curly Haircut at Bumble and bumble.

If you read yesterday’s post (or were on Instagram on Sunday), then you already know that this past weekend I took the plunge and finally cut my hair. I received a complimentary cut and style from the amazing people at Bumble and bumble. (thank…

March 24, 2015

BEAUTY | Choix Beauty Box Review

Have you heard of Choix? It’s a monthly beauty subscription box that I had the opportunity to test drive. I know what you’re thinking…not another subscription service. But hear me out! This one is actually unique. At Choix (French for “choice”) you get to…

February 18, 2015

BEAUTY | Valentine’s Day Updo for Natural Hair

I spied this beautiful updo for natural hair on Once Wed, and I just had to share. Valentine’s Day is next weekend, and this style is so romantic and lovely, and it’s perfect whether you’re going on a date or having a fun girls’…

February 6, 2015

BEAUTY | My Natural Hair Goals for 2015

My hair hasn’t been a priority for quite some time. And that’s because no matter what I seem to do, my hair still breaks and still doesn’t retain any noticeable length. I set some natural hair goals in 2014. The best things that came…

January 23, 2015

BEAUTY | How to Create an Amazing Skincare Routine in Your 30s

One of my 2015 resolutions is to “protect my youth.” That means exercising regularly, eating right, and also taking care of my skin. To be completely honest, I have pretty amazing genes, which have given me pretty good skin so far (thanks, grandmas!), but…

January 20, 2015

NATURAL HAIR | Living Proof Curl Product Review

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a media preview of Living Proof’s latest product innovation. I’ve been using Living Proof’s heat protector, and I like it, so I was really interested in trying their new Curl collection, which is made specifically for…

December 23, 2014

BEAUTY | How to Contour Your Face…it’s actually EASY

The first time I wore foundation, I was 24 years old. Needless to say that after only five years of doing this whole “makeup thing” (and pretty much only on the weekends) I’m no beauty expert. Yet I write about beauty here on The…

December 18, 2014

BEAUTY | Nude Lipstick for Dark Lips

I love a good nude lip, and I’ve been trying to perfect the look for YEARS. Like many other black/brown women, my lips are pretty dark, and wearing a nude lipstick or lipgloss on darker lips can be tricky because the color of our…

December 3, 2014

BEAUTY | Perm Rods on Straight Natural Hair

Even though I’ve been wearing my hair straight for the past few weeks, I can’t wear bone-straight hair all the time. I get bored! So I’ve been using perm rods to get a bit of curl. I usually use the perm rods after my…

December 2, 2014