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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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

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

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

This humidity does not faze my curls!

Today's humidity did not faze my curls with  Mixed chicks' leave-in conditioner and pro-styler clear gel. #curls #afrolatina #afrolatinanatural #afrodominicana  #dominicana #mixedchicksleaveinconditoner #mixedchicks

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