Skin-care tips

D.I.Y. Turmeric Face Mask

Skin care can be very tricky! With so many products coming out on a consistent basis it's easy to become overwhelmed or to feel uneducated when it's time to choose the right product for your skin. And this is why I always say when it comes to skin care going the natural route is always… Continue reading D.I.Y. Turmeric Face Mask

Mental & physical wellness

Daily Journaling

Let me start by saying that journaling is beneficial to all! It's not specific to any gender, race, or age group. If you can read and write then you should honestly be expressing and/or documenting your feelings on a daily basis. And when I say journaling I don't necessarily mean writing a full detailed passage… Continue reading Daily Journaling

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

2 Jamaican Jerk Plant-based Recipes

Jamaican cuisine is hands down on my top 3 list of my favorite cultural foods to devour. Jerk, curry, stews, porridge, patties, coco bread, you name it....I love it all! When I first decided to cut out meat I had no idea that I could still enjoy these types of meals. Meat was all I… Continue reading 2 Jamaican Jerk Plant-based Recipes

Skin-care tips

D.I.Y. Sugar Waxing Mixture

Ladies and gents put the razor and shaving cream away....I repeat put them down now! Shaving is not the way to go in terms of removing hair. Nope, I don't care about it being "convenient", or "cheaper" and honestly neither should you. When you shave not only are you damaging your skin but your hair… Continue reading D.I.Y. Sugar Waxing Mixture

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

Recipes: Seitan (Versatile Meat Replacement)

Seitan (Say-Ton) has been used in asian cultures for a very long time but somehow Americans recently got their hands on this recipe and decided to use it as a meat replacement. And while I'm not complaining because it's really good and extremely satisfying,ย  it may not be suitable for all diets. Specifically those with… Continue reading Recipes: Seitan (Versatile Meat Replacement)

Mental & physical wellness

Physical Wellness: 3 Daily Stretches

"We all have to start somewhere" is my go-to advice when encouraging somewhere to start a less than ideal new hobby/task. And while going to the gym or even working out at all may not be a priority to all of us, it is necessary in order to stay healthy. Most of the people I… Continue reading Physical Wellness: 3 Daily Stretches

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

Recipes: Homemade Milk Alternatives

Okay, it's 2019 and by now we all know or have an idea about the dangers of dairy and how it's the exact opposite of what we were taught in school. It's not healthy....like at all. It provides no benefits to your bones, doesn't help you grow/develop muscles, all of the vitamins it claims to… Continue reading Recipes: Homemade Milk Alternatives

Mental & physical wellness

Mental Wellness: Utilizing Technology to Improve Your Daily Life

Since we seem to be sooo addicted to technology anyway why not take advantage of the few benefits that it provides to these chaotic journeys we call lives. We use our phones for several tasks such as checking emails, making important phone calls, taking photos, and the most common use these days...scrolling/posting/stalking/ aka "wasting hella… Continue reading Mental Wellness: Utilizing Technology to Improve Your Daily Life

Skin-care tips

D.I.Y. Skin Firming Mask (Face & Body)

Keeping your skin tight, clear, and smooth are all  common "skin goals", especially for my ladies. Specifically keeping our skin nice and tight because no one wants to be walking around with wrinkles, loose chin/neck skin, sagging eyelids, extreme cellulite, and etc. We want to appear refreshed, vibrant, well-put together, and confident, but in order… Continue reading D.I.Y. Skin Firming Mask (Face & Body)

Feature of the week

Elevate w/ Euphorium Dispensary

During my recent trip to California I had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Charlita Brown, owner of the only cannabis concierge service in Oakland, California. She takes pride in being a woman of color in the cannabis industry and hopes to inspire more women to join the industry. Her dispensary known as Euphorium is a… Continue reading Elevate w/ Euphorium Dispensary

Skin-care tips

D.I.Y. Sunscreen Recipe (Sensitive Skin Friendly)

With the warmer seasons quickly approaching we have to make sure that we stay on top of our skin care.  As bad as we can't wait for fun in the sun let's not forget that the hot summer sun is anxiously awaiting to beam on us and potentially burn us. And although you may think… Continue reading D.I.Y. Sunscreen Recipe (Sensitive Skin Friendly)

Mental & physical wellness

Checking In w/ Yourself

How are my favorite readers doing? ๐Ÿ˜Œ I hope youโ€™re doing well and enjoying life. Before we get into our mental health segment I wanna clear the air really quick and ask that you all forgive my short absence. If you know me personally or follow me on social media then you know I have… Continue reading Checking In w/ Yourself

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

Here’s Why You Should Consider Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting can mean different things to different people but in this case I am going to let you in on the most achievable and comfortable method in my opinion,  the 16/8 fast. During the 16/8 fast you have an 8 hour window of eating (but this doesn't mean to go crazy) and during the… Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Consider Intermittent Fasting

Skin-care tips

Fruit Peelings for Your Skin

Wait!!! Before you throw away that "leftover" fruit let's take advantage of its full potential ;). The skin or peeling from each fruit has just as much if not more nutrients as the actual fruit. Think about it, how could the flesh stay so fresh, juicy and sweet without a strong & nutrient filled guard… Continue reading Fruit Peelings for Your Skin

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

3 Easy & Fulfilling Plant-based Lunch/Dinner Ideas

I'm back with some more bomb plant-based recipes! Eating is about allowing your tastebuds to explore and enjoy different cuisines and flavors. There's way too many recipes waiting to be created, on top of the millions already out there. Nothing beats a home cooked meal and when it's filled with natures garden not only does… Continue reading 3 Easy & Fulfilling Plant-based Lunch/Dinner Ideas

Mental & physical wellness

How Essential Oils Help to Relieve Stress, Improve Memorization Skills, & Etc.

Smells are important, they help us process memories, warn us of danger, and most importantly affect our emotions, among many other things. You know how certain smells make you feel all warm & fuzzy inside? Like fresh baked sweets, or a familiar scent from grandmas house! Yes! I'm talking about those smells that bring you… Continue reading How Essential Oils Help to Relieve Stress, Improve Memorization Skills, & Etc.

Feature of the week

Meet the Creator of Blavity.com: Morgan DeBaun

This woman here, Morgan DeBaun is the true definition of an inspiration! A highly intelligent, beautiful, powerful, yet relatable, entrepreneur. Morgan DeBaun, also known as the CEO and creator of Blavity.com (Black Gravity). She began as a passionate business and technology student who made her career start into corporate America, but she quickly noticed that corporate… Continue reading Meet the Creator of Blavity.com: Morgan DeBaun

Feature of the week

Treat Yo Self W/ Zandra Beauty

Zandra Beauty is a newly launched skin-care line by the young and beautiful entrepeneur, Zandra Cunningham of Buffalo, New York, U.S. But, Zandra is more than just an entrepreneur, she is also an influencer who serves to empower and encourage confidence to young girls and women from all over the world. Since a young girl… Continue reading Treat Yo Self W/ Zandra Beauty

Skin-care tips

D.I.Y. Lemon Lime Pink Salt Face & Body Scrub

Nothing's more refreshing than exfoliating, it literally feels like you're washing all of your sins away! Scrubbing away old dead skin cells, smoothing out your top layer of skin, and receiving a rejuvenating glow, all sounds like wins to me. Now imagine all of that plus the citrusy smell of lemon & lime, the soft… Continue reading D.I.Y. Lemon Lime Pink Salt Face & Body Scrub

Plant-based eating tips & recipes

Choosing the “Diet” for Your Lifestyle

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, lactovarian, fruitarian, pescatarian, or have no preference, a diet isn't something that should be equated to a temporary intake or quick fix to lose/gain weight. Your diet should be your way of life, in other words it should be consistent and beneficial. I personally think that we should throw away this… Continue reading Choosing the “Diet” for Your Lifestyle