I’m ready for you 2015!

Christmas is over and I've been planning for 2015. 2014 was a good year for me. I started the year off on good terms. I was interning at a large PR agency in the John Hancock building, shopping on the magnificent mile and living the life. Until my internship was over and several interviews didn't fall through… Continue reading I’m ready for you 2015!

Cocoa Boricua? Fashion & Beauty for people like me!

What does Cocoa Boricua have to do with fashion and beauty? I get side eyed all the time when I tell people the name of my blog. Some think I'm doing the most or picking one ethnicity over the other, and that's not the case at all. I decided to name my blog The Cocoa… Continue reading Cocoa Boricua? Fashion & Beauty for people like me!

Jill Scott responds beautifully to leaked photos

Jill Scott is the latest celebrity victim of privacy invasion. A private photo of her in a robe was leaked to the web yesterday. She admitted she took the photo  with the robe draped over her to measure her weight loss journey,  which is totally fine because pictures are the best way to see a… Continue reading Jill Scott responds beautifully to leaked photos

Monday Morning Cocoa: Brown Beauties in Glossies

Grab your coffee and cocoa this morning, we need to talk! The plus size and natural hair communities are buzzing about Gabourey Sidibe's Harper's Bazaar editorial, and Oprah's huge afro on the cover of her September issue of O Magazine. I love glossies, and for those of you who don't know what glossies are, they're magazines.… Continue reading Monday Morning Cocoa: Brown Beauties in Glossies

New Music: Kelly Rowland|Dirty Laundry Official Video

Just six hours ago Kelly Rowland released her Dirty Laundry video. Dirty Laundry refers to her past abusive relationship that she was able to escape from. Domestic violence and any form of abuse is a difficult battle to admit to. I honor Kelly for admitting that she was abused. I know this song has the… Continue reading New Music: Kelly Rowland|Dirty Laundry Official Video

Monday Music: “Nicki Minaj – Fly ft. Rihanna”

Good morning loves! I'm starting this week off with a positive mindset. I want to win,  prosper,  and fly. This song is very dear to me. "Fly" was my alarm clock my senior year of college. I had to wake up everyday to this song, because it kept me motivated to be myself and strive… Continue reading Monday Music: “Nicki Minaj – Fly ft. Rihanna”