The Maintenance and Care of Puffy Hair

A Series My name is Cherrelle and I have puffy hair. If I had to give my hair a type I would say it is somewhere¬†between 4b and 4c curls. I have been natural for about 5 years: I stopped perming my hair in July 2012 and decided to cut off my relaxed ends in…

CurlFest 2017

Afros upon Afros. Curls on Curls on Curls. And all the good vibes… That’s CurlFest 2017 in a nutshell. From the moment I woke up on Saturday morning I was super excited to attend for the first time. Despite all of the missed trains in Jersey and getting lost in the subway in Manhattan, me…

Mented Nude Lipstick

As a woman of color, it is not an easy task to find nude lipstick that actually compliments my skin tone. Most of my makeup shopping experiences end with me opting for yet another deep red because I couldn’t find the right shade. It seemed that the only nude lipsticks available were the ones that…