Self-Care

The biggest lie we tell ourselves

Between daily tasks and indispensable routines to make sure the household does not crumble into chaotic cries of all who share the same roof over their heads including yourself, as women, we often put off so many things we want to accomplish four ourselves. This leaves many women feeling like they are not living their… Continue reading The biggest lie we tell ourselves

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A day in the life of an AfroLatina, Self-Care

The biggest lie we tell ourselves

Between daily tasks and indispensable routines to make sure the household does not crumble into chaotic cries of all who share the same roof over their heads including yourself, as women, we often put off so many things we want to accomplish four ourselves. This leaves many women feeling like they are not living their… Continue reading The biggest lie we tell ourselves

A day in the life of an AfroLatina, Motherhood

After the storm

By: Angie Galván-Rodríguez “Mama, can we go back to Puerto Rico for our next family vacation?”, my twelve-year-old daughter asked me days before the school year began. I thought to myself, someone was already counting the days to our next vacation before school even started.  “Yes, I think we can work that out” and I… Continue reading After the storm

I am my family/ Yo soy mi familia, Motherhood

What do we tell our Afro-Latino children now?

  What do we tell our Afro-Latino children now? As we enter a new era in USA after the 2016 presidential election, many Afro-Latino parents may feel a sense uncertainty about what is to come and how it may affect their children. The reality is, we do not have control of what our children may or… Continue reading What do we tell our Afro-Latino children now?

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

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