Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Hair & Beauty

Product Review: Bumble and Bumble Curl gel-oil

​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

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Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Motherhood

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…

Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Self-Care, Writing corner

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

A day in the life of an AfroLatina, Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Writing corner

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

Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Hair & Beauty, Writing corner

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!

Embracing my roots... Literally! Aceptando mis raices...Literalmente!, Hair & Beauty

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