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

Hair product review: Moroccan Oil hair mask

Tried out Moroccan Oil Restorative Hair Mask after Blow dried style. Heat damage is real so I always restore my strands with a food hair mask deep conditioner. It's a little over my usual budget for hair masks but it is worth it. To make it last I dried my hair with a t-shirt as… Continue reading Hair product review: Moroccan Oil hair mask

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A day in the life of an AfroLatina, Writing corner

A mural to remember

I am no art critic but the new mural in Chicago’s Paseo Boricua in the Humboldt Park neighborhood is beyond captivating to the eye.  While driving on Division street with my friend Raquel from boriquachicks.com, we could not help to notice the colossal image of a black woman Bomba dancing to the beat of an African drum… Continue reading A mural to remember

Self-Care, Teaching and Learning/ Enseñando y aprendiendo, Writing corner

New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

This upcoming year, I will be turning 35. I have no idea where time went but throughout the years, one of the lessons I have learned is to keep the New Year’s resolutions SIMPLE. It’s hard enough knowing that you may have not fulfilled last year’s resolutions as planned. There is no need to beat… Continue reading New year’s  resolution: 5 tips to keeping it simple in 2016!

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?