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// G O O D L O O K N O U T // | July 23, 2014

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Berry + Banana Kefir Smoothie: The Quickest Way To Incorporate Probiotics Into Your Diet

July 14, 2014 | 8

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

I have a bit of a “frenemy” relationship with my stomach. I appreciate her, love to hang out with her and we enjoy spending time … Read More

The Sure Proof Guide To “CLEAN UP” The Negativity You Speak + Think

July 9, 2014 |

One of my favorite sayings, “Once a word is said, it is not dead, it only begins to live,” has become even more poignant in recent days. I have been reminded over and over that a word said in haste … Read More

A Little Help Giving Your Hair + Makeup + Breasts + Clothes + Emotions That Much Needed Facelift

July 4, 2014 |

A Teal Summer >>

Anyone who follows my IG, Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr knows that I’m a big fan of blue (more specifically teal) hair.

I’ve been contemplating for the last two months whether I want to process my natural … Read More

A Liberating Summer + A Few Things I’ve Been Swooning Over

June 23, 2014 | 17

This is the first summer I’ve fully welcomed and explored the feelings of complete liberation. It’s like I’m a brand new woman.

Maybe it’s because I’m staring 30 dead in the face (turning 30 in September) or maybe I’m … Read More

Ladies Get Your Vag Snatched Before You’re Set To Deliver + Other Non-Negotiable “Womanly” Courtesies

June 18, 2014 | 2

There are certain “womanly things” we do as a women that some may consider to be non-negotiable’s. They’re the things that allow you to go through life with a sense of dignity and self respect. They’re, tiny gestures you … Read More

Operation #GetYourLife: A “Zen” Checklist For The Modern Woman

June 10, 2014 | 12

When I ran track-and-field in high school, I hated running the 400 meter relay. I was perfectly fine running the 100 and 200 meter races, but on the rare occasion I was asked to run the 400 meter, I ALWAYS hit … Read More

OSHUN: The One Band That Needs to Grace The AFROPUNKFEST Stage This Year

June 2, 2014 | 6

My little sister Thandi is officially done with her first year of college at NYU. I figured she would come back with a bunch of stories about partying way too much, cute boys and trying to adapt to her … Read More

True Story: Black, Beautiful, Educated & Living In South Korea

May 27, 2014 | 12

My name is Asia. I live in Asia, South Korea to be specific. I am an Analyst from Atlanta, Georgia and I am here on a one-year tour to aid in the peace, surveillance and protection of South Korea.

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How To >> Condition & Maintain Hair Extensions Using a Ziploc Bag

May 22, 2014 | 8

When I first started wearing wigs and weaves, I had no idea what proper maintenance was. I would rock the hair until it got old, and once it became matted and tangled I would uninstall and toss it out. … Read More

Reconnect With Old Friends Using These 4 Ideas

May 19, 2014 | 7

Dear #GdLknGirl’s,

When is the last time you had a friend over for a visit? I started thinking about the last time that I had my friends over. …it’s been too long! Life is busy and friendships can sometimes get … Read More

90′s Revisited; 4 Trends To Try This Spring + Summer

May 12, 2014 | 25


They’re everywhere, and let’s be honest we’re all loving it! If you grew up in the 90’s this is not new to you, matter of fact you most likely have the pair you wore in high … Read More

Five Things My Mother Always Said That I Hated, But Desperately Needed To Hear!

May 11, 2014 | 11

For the first 20 years of life, most girls think their mom and everything she says is crazy! Moms try their hardest to put us “up on game”, but we fight it. We really do. 

My mom used to … Read More

Just When You Thought Forever 21 Couldn’t Go Any Lower…

May 8, 2014 | 9

I’m sure we’re all in agreement that the reason we all shop at Forever 21 is because it’s DIRT CHEAP. Stop lying. You know it’s true. When you’re low on funds, you stroll your cheap butt right into your local … Read More

Yoga IS For Black Women. We’re Just Not Showing Up.

May 5, 2014 | 28

Studies show that only 1.9% of black women in the U.S. practice yoga. That means out of the 16 million women who practice yoga in America, an abysmal 30,400 of them are black. What’s up with that? Why are … Read More

Why Using GlamST BEFORE You Buy Makeup Will Simplify Your Life!

May 1, 2014 | 11

I hate to admit it, but I’m really not the “make-up-y” type of person. I love the effects after I get all done up, I’m just clueless with how it all works.

Yes, I can do my basics, but anything beyond … Read More

GLO’s Top 10 Reads

April 28, 2014 |

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  What’s your favorite read on GoodLooknOut?


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CPK’s “Taste The Next Chapter” Event Renewed My Inner Glutton!

April 26, 2014 | 4

I love when I go places and a very nice person greets me with something like this…

After a long day’s work, this is the best greeting ever and any parent would probably agree!

My joy was all thanks … Read More

5 Simple Ways to Organically Grow Your Social Media Following

April 22, 2014 | 27

GoodLooknOut has reached yet another milestone and has over 1,000 Facebook + Instagram followers and is working it’s way to 2,000 followers on Twitter! 

For some, you may give this news a “kanye shrug”, but any blogger … Read More

4 Reasons Why It’s Hard For Women To Accept A Compliment

April 21, 2014 | 12

We women don’t realize how much we downplay ourselves, like all the time. When people go out of their way, open their mouth and pay you a compliment, just say thank you.  

There’s no need to … Read More

How To Steal (Borrow) From Other Bloggers Using What WordPress Theme is That

April 16, 2014 | 27

I’ve been saying that I was going to start writing more tips for beginning bloggers, using WordPress, but I never got around to it…until NOW! 

I’m going to commit to you all to give you blogging tidbits on how … Read More