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NATURAL HAIR

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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
3 Benefits of Cutting Natural Hair | The Feisty House
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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BEAUTY | Keeping it Straight

After spending most of this Summer in protective two-strand twists, I was eager to straighten my hair for my wedding. After getting back to NYC, I realized I wasn’t quite ready to go back to wearing twists every single week, so I’m planning on keeping…

October 27, 2014
BEAUTY | MISSING MY MESSY CURLY FRO | The Feisty House
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BEAUTY | MISSING MY MESSY CURLY FRO

I feel like I’ve been wearing a protective style FOREVER. It’s been two weeks since I’ve been wearing my Marley twists, and before that, I had started a hyper-intensive protective styling regimen: twists EVERY WEEK (Monday-Thursday) and a Curlformer set on the weekends (Friday-Sunday).…

July 30, 2014
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BEAUTY | My Signature Two Strand Twist Updo

I’ve gotten a few requests for how I do my signature two strand twist updo, so here are a few photos that I hope do a decent job of showing you how I usually wear my hair when it’s in two strand twists. This…

July 8, 2014
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STYLE | Lazy Sunday

Sometimes, Sundays are lazy, no-fuss, unplanned, go-with-the-flow days. That was yesterday for me. A truly “lazy Sunday.” My grandma cooked ackee and saltfish (with bammy and breadfruit) for brunch. The most work I did all day was re-arrange my closet. I put away all…

June 23, 2014
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STYLE | This Kimono Jacket and These Twists

Have you ever had “sun flu,” or been “sun drunk”? Okay, well that happened to me this weekend. I wanted to work on a few blog posts and get some wedding stuff done, so I thought it would be great to go out to…

June 9, 2014
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Straight Natural Hair and a Length Check

Do you remember back when I had straight hair? Yeah, neither do I. But I did have straight hair a few weeks ago (I went straight for Easter). I washed my hair only 10 days later because I was bored, but I did manage…

May 6, 2014
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Naturally Famous // Kelela

Kelela is a gorgeous (just naturally GORGEOUS) R&B/dance singer from Maryland. She came into her own voice while singing in bars up and down DC’s popular cultural strip, U Street, and eventually quit school at American University in her last semester to move to…

March 21, 2014
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Hair Lusting // Kelis for The Coveteur

So we finally get Kelis for The Coveteur, and I am 100% here for those jet black, bouncy curls she rocked for the interview photos. Her hair is so luscious and jaw-droppingly gorgeous (yes, my jaw DROPPED when I saw the pics). Kelis looks…

March 18, 2014