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// G O O D L O O K N O U T // | December 18, 2014

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20 Ways To Save Your Skin (In Your 20’s)

December 16, 2014 | 2

// 1 //  Hands OFF. Stop picking, poking and prodding. Leave your skin in peace and avoid redness, scars and spreading bacteria altogether.

// 2 //  Drink up. Water is your best friend. Trust me, when you don’t drink enough … Read More

The Perfect Two Strand Twist Out Tutorial For Type 4 Natural Hair

December 14, 2014 |

Hey Lovelies. If your healthy tresses are anything like mine you’re lucky if you get a full day of a twist out on your kinky coily curly hair. How frustrating right?

You begin what you believe would be a … Read More

What Women Really Think When You Tell Them Not To Cut Their Hair

November 12, 2014 | 29

Don’t cut your hair, they say.

You won’t look as cute as you do with long hair, they say.

I say shut up fools! Reinventing yourself can never be wrong. Besides, if it doesn’t look good, I can just … Read More

5 “Bae Worthy” Etsy Finds Every Girl Should Own

November 6, 2014 | 9

Do you want to be my Bae, or Nah?!?! Hahahaha. I love it when I hear someone say that.

Seriously though, Bae, Thot and Fleek are all reasons I know I’m getting old. What happened to “my girl”,  “she’s fast” … Read More

3 Inspirational TED Talks Every Woman Should Have Bookmarked

November 4, 2014 |

If you haven’t at least subscribed to TED Talks, I’m going to politely ask that you gently remove the rock you’ve been living under and come back to modern society.  And for the love of all things good, don’t openly admit, … Read More

Natural Hair Trend: Green Hair Don’t Care

October 20, 2014 | 15

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

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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The Key To Wearing Red Blush On Black Skin Revealed

October 10, 2014 | 10

 

i’d wager to say that most of our grandmothers and mothers owned at least one red blush. my mother did. a woman like many other black women of the ill fated, orange-tinted, Fashion Fair generation, there was at least … 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 | 13

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 | 3

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 | 36

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

21 Ways To Make A Denim Statement This Fall

August 31, 2014 | 8

Are you ready for fall? Well I am! This Sacramento heat has been slaying my whole life. Sweat, makeup dripping and smelling like a 12 year old boy after 15 minutes outside isn’t quite my forte. I’m ready … 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 | 20

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