Hey chicas! I tried my #bumbleandbumble Curl style Gel-oil! Although different from my usual leave-in conditioner styling, I really liked it for curl definition when rocking an up-do style/ponytail/pineapple. My ponytail looked fresh for two consecutive days. Best of all? I got some length and it did not super shrink my coils. #teamnatural #afrodominicana #afrolatinanatural… Continue reading Product Review: Bumble and Bumble Curl gel-oil
Category: Embracing my roots… Literally! Aceptando mis raices…Literalmente!
Mami hair chronicles: Marie A. Shares…
In spirit of Women's history month, AfroLatina Natural is excited to begin "Mami hair chronicles" of Latina mothers sharing their stories of hair care and experience raising AfroLatino children /bi-racial children. Marie from Chicago shares about her hair regime and journey raising three beautiful girls and how she empowers them to love their natural beauty.… Continue reading Mami hair chronicles: Marie A. Shares…
Living an Intentional Life
Life has always fascinated me. I have always been captivated by its loops, sharp corners, slopes and sudden stops that lead you to adulthood. For most of my 20’s I felt like I was on this race to experience all those exciting twists and turns. I was on a race to meet all these pre-planned… Continue reading Living an Intentional Life
Happy New Year!
¡Adiós 2015! Goodbye 2015!
BoricuaChicks 5th year anniversary celebration
I am so excited for Afro-Latina Sisters Raquel and Rebecca, founders of BoricuaChicks blog, for the 5th year anniversary celebration of launching their website. These two chicas Rock! They have made a huge impact on the AfroLatina movement in Chicago and across the nation. I was honored to be personally invited to attend the event and… Continue reading BoricuaChicks 5th year anniversary celebration
Mielle Organics celebration!
On November 14th, 2015 Mielle Organics celebrated their new brand ambassador Yandy Smith from VH1 Love and Hip-Hop reality tv show. It was an fantastic celebration! Great vibe, hair tutorials by Chicago Hair Stylist Chris Curse, natural hair advise by Erica Douglas, better known as "Sister Scientist", raffles, yummy appetizers and libations! Yandy Smith shared… Continue reading Mielle Organics celebration!
Left-over treatments mix/ Mezcla tratamientos
"Not enough for this afro!", it's my line every time I have very little left over hair product treatments in my cabinet. I hold on to them with my dear life as if they are going to magically fill up again for me to use. Today, I got tired of looking at almost-empty-bottles and decided… Continue reading Left-over treatments mix/ Mezcla tratamientos
Recycling my blow-dried frizz
So I gave my afro a break a few days ago to attend a wedding and I was feeling fabulous with how long my hair is now. But....the day was HOT and my straight strands were gone in 60 seconds. So after spending a whole afternoon at the beauty salon I refused to wash my… Continue reading Recycling my blow-dried frizz
Bun up! / Moño pa’ arriba
With all this humidity and heat, it was time to give my afro a break and put my messy bun up. Love it! -----------Español-------- Con toda la humedad y calor del verano, era tiempo de darle descanso a mi afro y hacerme mi moñito imperfecto. ¡Me encanta! Be free... why not?
Mixed chicks leave in conditioner
Product/Producto: Mixed Chicks leave-in conditioner (bilingual review) Price: $19.99 (ouch for 10 oz.) Step 1: After shower co-wash Step 2: Put it all over hair Step 3: Towel wrap-up for 5 minutes Step 4: Swing my hair a few times and ready to GO! 3 hour follow up: Cons: It stinks like "Alisado"( relaxer)!! I… Continue reading Mixed chicks leave in conditioner