What to Do When Your Coach Tells You to Lose Weight

Coach: How much do you weigh? Me: (Thinking – isn’t that a personal question…?) 120 something, Coach Coach: You need to lose weight Me: By how much? (scratching head, confused) Coach: Drop about 5 pounds I was feeling rather awkward and ashamed after that conversation I had with my Cross Country Coach. After all, no ...

Why Won’t My Parents Let Me Get a Weave?

I was faced with this heartbreaking question about a year ago when my parents said I couldn’t get a weave. Bummer. I wanted to do something with my afro, change it up a bit, and look stylish. And if you’re reading this and you can’t get a weave – girl, I feel for you. So, the number ...

3 Easy Steps for a Natural Hair Blowout

Oftentimes, girls that go natural are constantly trying to find new styles that still look cute but are protective. Adding heat to your hair, especially if you’re trying to grow it, may not be the best option. However, when doing a simple blow out with the right materials – your natural hair can look fantastic. ...