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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!

Hair & Beauty, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia

Hair Product Review: Mielle Organics

Hair product review: Checked out some @mielleorganics  products. The leave-in conditioner smells lovely. The Babassu treatment was smooth and light. The mint almond oil was my FAVORITE!  It smells divine and gave my hair a nice shine. It can also be used as a hot oil treatment.  😍 #afrolatinanatural #afrolatina #mielleorganics #teamnatural #naturalista #naturalhair #yoamomipajon… Continue reading Hair Product Review: Mielle Organics

Hair & Beauty, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia

Taking a break from wash and go

Needed to give a break to the wash - and - go for a few days. Although the blowdry is hard on my super dry hair strands, I wanted to give my curls break. I'll be honest, I wanted a brief temporary change rather and impulsive hair chop! And who better to straighten my hair… Continue reading Taking a break from wash and go

Hair & Beauty, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia

My afro in the tropics!

I have confirmed that my hair turns into a different beast as soon as it embraces the humid tropic climate. I'm back in my beautiful country, Dominican Republic,  for a short weekend getaway and as soon as my hair felt the heat... it turned into a different entity, that  the term "freeze ball" did not… Continue reading My afro in the tropics!

Hair & Beauty, I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia

Product review: Curlific! -curl defining cream

After my leftover- treatment mix I used this curl defining cream for my curls. Name: Curlific! Brand: A pH ogee Store: Sally beauty supply store Price: $9.49 Pros: Smells good Easy to spread over hair Leaves curls shiny and defined Soft on hair Cons: A little pricey for those with a lot of hair. I… Continue reading Product review: Curlific! -curl defining cream

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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