Tag: hair

Americanah: Hair Woes

In the midst of reading Americanah, I feel super enlightened about appearance and black beauty. It’s refreshing to read relatable experiences on every page.  Throughout the novel, the main character Ifemelu finds herself battling with self love. However, she finally reaches a point in her life where loving...

Make Me Pretty

“Let’s take a photo.” Those words haunted me for the longest time. Immediately I would think, “What if I look too dark, my makeup isn’t as nice as hers, my teeth are too big, my hair is too coily.” For me it seemed like one simple phrase meant...

123 Shoot (Photo Shoot Basics)

I’ve had the opportunity to plan some photo shoots and I’ve decided to share since I’ve made many mistakes and discoveries others may want to know. I like using steps so I’ve narrowed my findings to 3 detailed steps. Overtime I hope to learn more about having a...