“curly hair”

Wash Yo Rizos Day! My niece Sanai

Posted on December 20, 2013

I visited my niece a couple of weeks ago and it was WASH DAY! I was excited to see the regimen my sister created for them and what hair care products she uses. Below Sanai had 6 day dirty pelo.  Check out the process below… BEFORE (braid out) CONDITIONER MIXTURE AFTER Process Time: 46 mins Wash: 1X with Suave Daily Clarifying Shampoo.  My sister Ceci normally uses this product on Sanai once a month to remove all of the buildup from herRead More

It’s Brick outside! As a New Yorker would say

Posted on December 15, 2013

With the temperature rapidly dropping and already experiencing our first winter storm, I was filled with nostalgia for this beautiful fall day.   I met up with my friend Ari in DC (13th and U St. NW to be exact) and we took advantage of an unseasonable warm afternoon to take some pics.  She scoped out this spot and just started snapping away….  Ya’ll know I love a jumping picture!  Photos: Ari Jazmin Hugs, Mel

Quick Getaway- St. Pete Beach, FL

Posted on December 13, 2013

I was in Florida this past weekend for a much needed getaway.  I arrived at night so a lot of places I did see were not captured but we stayed at this adorable hotel called the Postcard Inn.  It is a hidden gem.  From the outside it looked sort of abandoned but check out how cool the interior is…. (Source) It felt GREAT to dig my heels in the sand and hang out in a bikini all day in the middle of December.Read More

Impromptu Photoshoot – NYC

Posted on August 19, 2013

A couple of weeks ago I was home visiting family and friends.  After brunch at The Smith (the french toast was ahhhmazing), my friends and I decided to check out the shoe store Melissa.  While waiting for my amiga to pay for her purchase, I ended up getting into a hair convo with the employees there – from how haircuts make a difference, to how long your hair really is after straightening it, and the infamous question “Is that reeeeally all your hair”Read More