Song of the Month

Song Of The Month – April 2018 – 2U By David Guetta and Justin Bieber

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqcjBLMaWCg[/youtube] I am loathed to add Justin Bieber to my definitive list of songs I love because I am a grown ass woman but goddammit, he makes fairly good music (now) especially when he collabs with dance DJs. It’s just a winning formula for the guy, it was a toss up between this or “Where R U Now” with Skrillex…

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Hair Products (Bought), Skin and Beauty

SNAPSHOT: What I’m Using – March 2018

Here’s a quick snapshot of what I’m currently using on my hair and skin: HAIR Leave In Water or Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Leave-In Conditioner Oil KTC Coconut Oil or Sunny Isle Jamaican Black Castor Oil Cream Cantu Coconut Curling Cream or Anita Grant Double Cream Moisture Balance Leave In Curl Conditioner or Revlon Realistic Black Seed Oil Strengthening Butter…

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Miscellaneous

Pettiest Peeves #1

I am not an angry person, I swear, but some s**t just gets on my wick! For those that need a translation, on my nerves, pushes my buttons, irks me etc. You get the picture. And because I’m in a sharing mood, I thought I’d tell you all about them and when I’m done why don’t you finish the ranting…

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Song of the Month

Song Of The Month – March 2018 – Stay by Zedd & Alessia Cara

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h–P8HzYZ74[/youtube] I have to say there is something a little different about Zedd’s take on dance music. From collabs with Hayley Williams to Foxes, it’s clear that he focuses on the song and not just the beat. Which is why this collab works so well! I love Alessia Cara’s voice and I played a few of her songs to the…

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Hair Products (DIY)

Whipping It Up: Shea Butter

I’m all for DIYing my way to super long, healthy, luscious locks but honestly the initial outlay in getting all the ingredients you need to make your own products can be a little scary.You look at a little essential oil bottle and can’t believe you’re spending £3, £5, even up to £10 on 10 ml of anything. And that’s before…

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Skin and Beauty

End Of The Range Review: Soap & Glory (Part 1)

A few days after starting the Soap & Glory product range in early July, I got ID’ed for a scratchcard…twice. I didn’t have my driving licence so I walked away from the till, embarrassed and robbed of my almost definite winning scratchcards. Needless to say I haven’t tried buying a card since but I attribute this recent change in how…

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Hair

Twist Fail: Last Night A Beanie Saved My Life

This is my first official twisting of my hair since I shaved it all off in November 2016. I say official, because I have twisted it as a way to section my hair before braiding a couple of times. But this was the first time it was the intended style. Although it took me a little getting used to, I really…

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Hair

Length Check – 1 Year 3 Months

It’s been well over a year since I chose to go bald. I have hit  the milestone of 1 whole year and 3 months. And I’m not bored of this whole healthy hair blogging thing. That’s a long time. But also really short in the context of me being on a journey to tailbone length hair. And yes, I am…

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Song of the Month

Song Of The Month – February 2018 – Breathe Life By Jack Garratt

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqtvrsNLFMs[/youtube] I can’t even describe this sound. This is music like I’ve never heard. I have many a list of products to try, places to go and albums to buy (because some people haven’t yet come round to the idea of Spotify!) and this artist, Jack Garrett, is on the list of albums for sure. I will admit, if you…

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Travel

Bucket List: Travel – Where To Now, Madam?

It’s cold outside. It’s Winter. And it sucks. Which means it’s a brilliant time to let the mind wander to all four corners of the gorgeous floating rock we live on. At least if I never get to go anywhere, I can mentally dip my toes into the warm seas of some far off exotic, magical paradise. It’d be nice.…

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Self Improvement, That Blog Life

Goodbye 2017. Hello 2018.

  And what a year to say goodbye to! My first full year of blogging done. The first year of my healthy hair journey done. My skin looking better than it has in I can’t even remember, yes! Feeling happier and more confident going into 2018 than I could’ve imagined. Let’s see how I can make 2018 more. I don’t…

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Song of the Month

Song Of The Month – January 2018 – Get On The Bus By Destiny’s Child

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TOpuUWbrvg[/youtube] I can’t remember a time when Destiny’s Child or Beyoncé weren’t a part of my life. Well I can, there was a brief period where the Spice Girls where the greatest girl group of all time. I know TLC were around but I’m from the UK so at their peak, you couldn’t breathe without something Spice Girls being shoved in…

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Skin and Beauty

End Of Tube Review: Boots Tea Tree & Witch Hazel w/ Active Charcoal Intense Deep Cleanse Facial Mask

“This Intense Deep Cleanse Facial Mask contains antibacterial Tea Tree Oil and skin calming Witch Hazel in conjunction with activated Charcoal to keep your skin clear and healthy by: The power of charcoal removes dirt, sebum and impurities deep down in the pores Rebalances oil to leave skin clean & purified with a silky touch.” That’s what the Boots website…

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