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// G O O D L O O K N O U T // | October 22, 2014

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Natural Hair Trend: Green Hair Don’t Care

October 20, 2014 | 2

I’ve been jones’n over colored hair for some time now. My problem is that my hair is too thin to pull off such color without sitting in a salon for proper maintenance and care at least once a week … Read More

The WHY Behind Your Goals

October 18, 2014 |

Think about the goals you are working toward right now and why you want to accomplish those things.

For example, do you want to get a law degree because your parents want you to get a law degree?Do you … Read More

10 Bad Habits You Have To Dump Before You Turn 30

October 16, 2014 | 22

I brought in my 30th birthday, a few weeks ago, in a small town in Mexico. It was quiet and impactful. 29 proved to be the most challenging year of my life, so a quiet weekend doing whatever hell … Read More

Relay Collective: Looking Good And Getting Paid Made Easy

October 13, 2014 | 2

I’m not one of these naturals that doesn’t wear weaves. Ya girl will slap a weave in this head at the drop of a dime. Yep, I don’t play. Remember the last weave I wore this past summer? Here it goes: 

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5 Reasons Your Natural Hair May Be Dry + Solutions To Try

October 7, 2014 | 4

One of the complaints I hear all the time is “my hair is so dry!” A few days ago, while in CVS two young ladies walked up to me and said, “what do you put in your hair? It … Read More

Step Your Braid Game Up With These 3 Braided Hairstyles For Fall

October 2, 2014 | 7

Fall is here and for some of you readers this means a bit more rain and some colder weather. For us natural hair divas, this means we’ve got to find a protective hairstyle and quickly. 

One of my favorite … Read More

Why Being A Gold Digger Will Get You Closer To Success + Happiness

September 28, 2014 | 12

I’ll come right out and say it. I’m a GOLD DIGGER! I get a figurative high chasing gold. I know what you’re thinking, but please do me a favor and calm your nerves. Just so we’re clear, I’m nothing like the … Read More

#wildflowersdoLA: The Blogger Meet Up of All Meet Up’s

September 16, 2014 | 14

Next month this GOOD GIRL is making my way down to Los Angeles to co-host, alongside Kimberly of Kimberly Luxe, the first From A Wildflower Meet Up and we’d love to meet as many bloggers as we possibly can, in the flesh!

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You’re Skinny, So… Please Stop Calling Yourself A “Fat Girl” In Front Of Me

September 10, 2014 | 14

“I was such a fat girl yesterday,” my college roommate said.I had just returned from a weekend trip and from what I could tell, her dancer’s body had not changed in the 48 hours that I was gone. … Read More

Hide Unsightly Twists In 5 Simple Steps

September 8, 2014 | 1

Every time I twist my hair at night I sing Beyonce’s song ” Flawless.” Its kind of a funny joke in our home because I go to sleep and wake up, looking everything but flawless. A lot of that has … Read More

5 Easy “Stay-Sane” Tips For The Millennial Mommy

September 7, 2014 | 8

1. Wake up before everyone else does.

We have a full house since my guys and I live with family for now. So I prefer to wake up at 6 to get things done (laundry, exercise, homework, shower, etc.). Waking … Read More

Nefertite Nguvu Examines The Complexities of Love In Her New Film “In The Morning”

September 5, 2014 | 5

For everyone, life will be indelibly altered in the morning.

According to the director of upcoming featured film “In The Morning“,  Nefertite Nguvu, the aforementioned statement is inescapable reality, especially when it comes to love.

In The Morning“, which is … Read More

Step-By-Step Guide To Organizing Your Blog

September 3, 2014 | 34

Yay! I finally did it… did what you ask? I finally organized my blog for the remainder of the year. Now that may seem like nothing to you, but for me this is a HUGE small win. Since I … Read More

Niki Kobi: Black Beauty Captured Through Her Pen

August 26, 2014 | 11

Yesterday, I was randomly clicking though one of my favorite blogs, Urban Bush Babes, and I fell in love with this up and coming artist they featured named Niki Kobi.

RELATED: Black Art: Jide Allen Totally Get’s Us

Since Jide Allen, it’s … Read More

When “Wearing Your Struggle” Actually Helps

August 20, 2014 | 19

As a child, when I was all “in my feelings”, someone in my family would always sarcastically say  “YOU DON’T HAVE TO ALWAYS WEAR YOUR STRUGGLE MARIE!” I didn’t want to hear that mess! 

If my world felt like it was crumbling, … Read More

When to Hire A Graphic Designer To Brand Your Blog + Who To Call

August 18, 2014 | 19

When I started blogging, I thought I’d just write my thoughts in the visual editor, press submit and BAM, I’d have a million hits in no time.

Yeah, about that…It didn’t quite work out that way and after going through … Read More

Finally A Drink That Can Save Your Life? I’ll Drink To That!

August 15, 2014 | 6

Cheers to the freakin weekeeeeeeeeend! No, not because you’ll be raising your shot glasses in the club. This weekend I want you ladies to raise a different type of glass. I want you to toast to saving your health … Read More

How Leading A Simple Life Will Always Keep You Smiling, I Promise!

August 12, 2014 | 23

I want this smile every single day of my entire life. It’s a long shot, but I know it’s attainable with a bit of lifestyle changes. Wouldn’t you agree? NO? Ok, ok just hear me out! 

I know life will always … Read More

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

July 14, 2014 | 11

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 | 8

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