natural hair

Deva Cut with Nevila

Posted on April 14, 2015

I desperately needed my ends cut after my new hair color but I decided to go for a new shape. Thanks to Nevila of Devachan for capturing my vision perfectly. *FYI: I did not say much so you can see and enjoy the process* To book an appointment:  www.devacurl.com or call (212)274-8686   * Ask for Nevila and tell her I sent you ­čÖé * xo, Mel

New hair color!

Posted on April 6, 2015

I needed a change!  I actually contemplated on cutting all of my hair off (crazy, I know) so I did the next best thing and dyed my hair lighter. Check it out! Thanks to my amazing colorist Sue Scott of Wisp Salon for my bright new spring look! To book an appointment: www.wisphair.com ┬á

Dark and Lovely Instagram Takeover!

Posted on March 14, 2015

  Follow me on Instagram as I takeover Dark and Lovely’s  Instagram on Sunday, March 15th.   Hint: I love to travel and I will be sharing ……. Well you will have to follow me tomorrow to see.  XO, Mel

Wash and Go routine: New Hydra Steam Moisturizing System by SoftSheen-Carson

Posted on January 21, 2015

Hey guys, This is my first “How To” video!  I finally got the courage to stand in front of the camera to record my wash and go routine. Woooo Hooooo! The awesome team of SoftSheen-Carson sent me the New Hydra Steam Moisturizing System, exclusively designed for use with steam treatments, which I try to do every time I wash my hair.  Infused with aloe vera, the system promotes frizz control and curl definition plus provides vital moisture to dry hair.  I really needed all the help I could get. Read More

Dark and Lovely and Everyday People team up in NYC

Posted on October 3, 2014

Dark and Lovely┬« Au Naturale and Everyday People teamed up at New York City hotspot The DL to host the hottest Style Suite and brunch. In their exclusive Style Suite, Dark and Lovely┬« celebrated its breakthrough Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage and Au Naturale Anti-Breakage lines: a range of treatment and styling products designed to address the unique needs of naturally curly hair textures. Guests gathered tips and tricks on caring for gorgeous natural curls from SoftSheen-Carson Director of Education Mezei Jefferson as beautiful models showed off some amazing styles. Attendees were also treated to one-on-one hairRead More

Camille Rose Product Review – Curl Maker

Posted on September 19, 2014

Hey guys!   I know it has been a reaaally long time since I have posted anything hair related (Sorry!) But I’m back at it.  Take a look as I tried Camille Rose’s Curl Maker. ┬á ┬á BEFORE My hair looks exactly how it feels – DRY.  This is three day hair. ┬á AFTER What a difference!   I’m going to be honest with you all, I was nervous to use this product because I was not used to theRead More

Blissful Curls Tour DC Recap

Posted on August 15, 2014

I was so excited to be a part of the Blissful Curls Tour especially since it kicked off in my city- Washington, DC with over 300 attendees!  I really enjoyed being a panelist with fellow blogger/vloggers Whitney of Naptural85 and Yolanda of etcblogmag.com to discuss the natural hair movement and the importance of perfecting your brand to those who are aspiring to pursue a career in social media.  The highlight of the evening was talking to all the beautiful naturalsRead More