Flashback Friday- BOLITAAAAAAS!

Posted on August 16, 2013

NOPE! Your eyes are not playing tricks on you.  HAHAHA!!!! I’m sure some serious memories come to mind when you saw this picture….   Like: Getting excited when your mami or papi (whoever did your hair) matched them with your entire outfit – especially picture day. Attempting to wrap one around your hair so tight that it snaps and knocks you hard on a knuckle. Then trying to sleep with them in your head so you don’t have to endure theRead More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet Gianne

Posted on August 14, 2013

This is Gianne and I met her through – Instagram!  My friends would say but OF COURSE!  Ehhhh whatever!!!  Ok I must admit I am on it a lot but I actually physically met her at a rooftop party here in DC without even planning it. When I saw her beautiful blonde rizos it was like a magnetic force that drove me to her and compelled me to curl chit chat (ya’ll know what I’m talking about).  So without further ado, letRead More

YES Zara YES!!!!

Posted on August 12, 2013

So I probably shouldn’t have been shopping this weekend but I can NEVER resist the urge to just “walk” into Zara.  It is one of my favorite stores because you are bound to find something super cute and inexpensive.  While “walking” around Zara (with a pair of new pants in my hand) I saw this t-shirt and literally said YEEEES out loud.  She is definitely rockin’ her rizos!!! This t-shirt definitely made me proud.  Looks like I will stopping byRead More

Wash Yo Rizos Day!

Posted on August 11, 2013

If you have ran across or follow me on Instagram (@rock_yo_rizos), I used to post my routine there but I figured posting it here is sooooo much easier on the eyes Hahaha!  Any who, today is the dreaded day of washing my hair.  I know you curly haired folks know exactly what I am talking about.  Urrrrrrrrgh!  Below is 8 days dirty hair.  Gross I know… but check it out! BEFORE WASHED WITH STYLING PRODUCT AFTER PRODUCTS USED Process Time:Read More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet Inez

Posted on August 7, 2013

I have been super excited to share my first WHOA Wednesday with you all!  This is Inez and I met her through a mutual friend at a party and there was like an instant connection- a curly connection that is (I’m sure you curly folks can relate) but this was different.  We started off talking about hair products, to wearing name brands like Cross Colours and LA Gear sneakers (Jeez I’m showing my age), leading to drinking quarter waters (littleRead More

Welcome and Bienvenidos!

Posted on August 5, 2013

My name is Melissa also known as Mel to my amigos.  I was born and raised in the Boogie Down Bronx to a beautiful, strong Puerto Rican woman.  I have accomplished a lot in my short life. I attended Hofstra University majoring in psychology, won 1st place and overall figure in the 2008 Pacific Muscle Classic in Okinawa, Japan, then appeared in Oxygen Magazine July 2009 as a success story, and served 10 years in the United States Navy.  Finally, I’m embracing my rizos (curls),Read More