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?
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 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
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
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
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!
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
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!