Rest in Peace Titi Branch – Co-founder of Miss Jessie’s Natural Hair Care

When you hear the name Miss Jessie's or the Soho Salon, you should immediately think of Titi and Miko Branch. I found out about Titi's passing early this morning and I was shocked. I send my prayers and love to her sister Miko, her family and everyone who loved her. No one will ever know… Continue reading Rest in Peace Titi Branch – Co-founder of Miss Jessie’s Natural Hair Care

Flawless! The best mistake I’ve ever made

Over three years ago I chopped off my relaxed hair and went natural. My big chop wasn’t planned. My bff took down my crochets (interlocks, whatever you want to call them) after I had got off work one night. My only assignment was to comb my hair before I washed and conditioned. Well, I didn’t… Continue reading Flawless! The best mistake I’ve ever made

September Cover 2014

Hello September! I have a good feeling this month is going to be amazing. It's already off to a great start! This morning I saw the September cover for Plus Model Magazine and it blew me away! Anita Marshall looks fabulous! Susan Moses did an incredible job styling for the shoot. I'm looking forward to… Continue reading September Cover 2014

Happily Natural! Two Years Post Big Chop

August 25th, is my natural hair anniversary. I can't believe its been two years! Time does fly. I plan on getting my hair straighten and my ends trimmed when the weather chills down. It's been very hot here in Chicago. I had a beautiful defined braid out this morning, but due to humidity my hair… Continue reading Happily Natural! Two Years Post Big Chop

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

Tresses: Flat Twist with Entwine Couture

My family celebrated my mother's 40 birthday this weekend with an all white gala at Jackson Jungle Gallery in Wicker Park here in Chicago. I washed and condition my hair and did small flat twist with perm rods. I used the entire line, from the shampoo to the creme jelly styler and creme de la… Continue reading Tresses: Flat Twist with Entwine Couture

Tuesday Tresses: Entwine Couture

Last Thursday I attended The Monroe Sisters' Style Queue Fashion Social at Lumen's. I had a fabulous time and I won the whole collection of Entwine Couture! I was extremely excited! I have always wanted to try Entwine and now I have a chance. I haven't used the products yet, but next Tuesday I will… Continue reading Tuesday Tresses: Entwine Couture