“whoa wednesday”

Whoa Wednesday! Meet Jason

Posted on June 11, 2014

I know it has been a while since I have done a Whoa Wednesday feature and I couldn’t think of anyone else to kick it off but my buddy Jason.  I had the pleasure of meeting him through a mutual friend and my initial thought was  Woooow, his locs are awesome!  I mean his style was on point also but there was something about his energy that was intriguing and I was right.  Everyone meet Jason… 1. Name and where youRead More

Whoa Wednesday! Meet Kimberly

Posted on February 5, 2014

I came across this beauty on you guessed it- Instagram!  I have to admit, I saw those rizos and just scrolled through her feed and I noticed that she was more than just a beautiful face with a gorgeous head of hair.  Read below and see what I mean – Here’s Kimberly! 1. Name and where you are from? Hi there! My name is Kimberly Hill. I am originally from a small town in California, called Lancaster but I haveRead More

Whoa Wednesday! Meet Chenoia

Posted on December 11, 2013

I’m going to cut to the chase and say I found this beauty on Instagram.  I just could not get over how awesome her hair is but after I asked her if I can feature her and read the answer to her questions- I was BLOWN away!! !!!  I’m not going to ruin it for ya so check her out! 1.    Name and where you are from? Chenoia Bryant, Birmingham, AL 2.    How would you describe yourself? A bit awkward, big hearted, andRead More

Whoa Wednesday! Meet Jini

Posted on November 13, 2013

1. Name and where are you from? Mi name is Jini Lopez and I am from Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. 2. How would you describe yourself? I would describe myself as a peaceful and happy person.  I also like meeting new people. 3. Tell us something about you that will make us say WHOA! I am a self taught makeup artist and now I am certified! I started doing makeup when I was 17 years old and just loved it.Read More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet April

Posted on October 16, 2013

  1. Name and where you are from?   April Kayganich; Made in LA but raised in the fine land of Michigan. 2. How would you describe yourself?  Super Virgo, goofy, smart ass, perfectionist, ambitious, and hard working  3. Tell us something about you that will make us say WHOA!   I once found a large insect wing from an unknown bug in my hair when I took it down from a ponytail.  I couldn’t shower for weeks without freaking out wondering whereRead More

Whoa Wednesday- Meet Rellani!

Posted on September 18, 2013

I had to pleasure of meeting Rellani in the hallway of my office building.  I had to introduce myself and that followed by the longest “Woooow”!  I have to be honest, these pictures do not do her rizos any justice- they are absolutely BEAUTIFUL!  Folks, meet Rellani! 1.     Name and where you are from? Tirow (Hello)! I’m Rellani Ogumoro, born in Honolulu but raised on the beautiful island of Saipan, a tiny island in the northwestern pacific. 2.     How would you describeRead More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet Ivette

Posted on September 4, 2013

I came across Ivette’s GORGEOUS head of rizos on Instagram (of course) but I’ve come to find out after some brief emails, we used to be neighbors!  I knew her face looked familiar and I could’ve sworn I’ve seen her before on the bus ( her hair was in a tight bun) and sure enough- it was her! What a coincidence!  So mi gente, I introduce to you – Ivette! 1. Name and where you are from? Hi name isRead More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet Jacqueline

Posted on August 28, 2013

I had the opportunity to meet Jaci (as I call her) through my best friend and it was like an instant curl connection! We talked about our favorite hair products, styling routines, and ALL of our curl woes – you all know what I’m talkin’ about. Any who, I present to you….Jacqueline! 1. Name and where you are from? My name is Jacqueline Nelson.  The “where are you from?” question always stumps me.  I was born and raised in Westchester NY, but IRead More

WHOA Wednesday! Meet Karen

Posted on August 21, 2013

This is my homegirl and we actually went to high school together!  Ok so don’t let the beautiful green eyes and the gorgeous head of rizos fool you because she is one of the FUNNIEST people I know.  Not only does she do the best Latoya Jackson impersonation (no seriously), she is an amazing dancer, and believe it or not but she is also a professor!  Oh yeah, you read it correctly.  I was absolutely excited when I found outRead 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