April 29, 2013

Michael Kors Wish List

 
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 Small Saffiano Travel Tote

 
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 Small Fulton Saffiano Messenger
 
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Midsize Rose Golden Stainless Steel Bradshaw Chronograph Watch


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Large Selma Top-Zip Satchel

April 26, 2013

Spring/Summer Trends 2013



My top 3 favorite Spring/Summer Trends

Floral

I'm really picky with floral prints, but this season I want to try a few bolder pieces.


Stripes

I love stripes. It's so classic and fresh.


Pastel

Pale pink and mint green are my favorite pastels. I recently got a pale lavender crossover bag from Target that's super cute. Perfect for this trend!


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April 25, 2013

My Hair Routine & Products

I’ve been relaxer free since the end of 2011. I cut off all my relaxed ends November 2012. I don't consider it a "big chop" since I transitioned for year. 

Chopped of relaxed ends


Hair is growing


Twist out


I can finally put it in a puff!


I’m still learning how to work with my hair and what is best for it, but I thought I would share some tips and things I do with my natural hair. This may not work for you, but the key is finding what does work for your own hair.I also don't like to use a lot of products, I just try to keep it moisturized and let it do its thing.


  • I co-wash my hair 3 times a week. Co- washing is using a conditioner like shampoo to keep the hair clean and moisturized. I follow up with a leave-in conditioner and then with my styling product.
  • I use heat on my hair very little.  I straightened by hair occasionally throughout my transitioning period and only have straightened it once since I cut the relaxed ends off. Heat is really damaging to the hair so I try to avoid it.  
  • I try to deep condition twice a month. 
  • I only shampoo/cleanse my hair 1-2 times a month.


Products I use

TRESemme Naturals Silicone Free Conditioner for my cowash
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Paul Mitchell The Conditioner as my leave in conditioner.
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Shea Moisture Style & Curl Milk as a moisturizer.

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I use Eco Styler Gel when I'm doing a twist out.

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Right now I'm using up Motions Deep Penetrating Treatment as my deep conditioner, but I would like to try something else.
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April 8, 2013

Instagram Life: Warm Weather


This weekend was so nice! I'm so excited because it is the beginning of warm weather.  I went to the cherry blossom festival ith my sister and kids. Unfortunately, the trees weren't at peak like the news said it would be, but a few trees were in bloom. I think this summer season I want to try to do more things outside. You better believe it I will be sprayed up with bug repellent before I set foot outside though, they love to bite me up!



April 3, 2013

Getting Fit: The Goal

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Well, I'm back at it again, trying to live a healthier lifestyle. My Goal is to lose 5 pounds this month of April. It may sound small but I have to start small or I'm never going to go anywhere. I started this 20 minute workout yesterday. Okay so it wasn't 20 minutes, but at least I started. (Smile.)
I'm also on day 3 of no soda and it's going okay so far. I don't want to deprive myself of all food I love to eat, but I'm trying to eat more vegetables and fruit. And of course lots and lots of water!