Going organic and natural

I’ve been toying with the idea of going organic and natural with all of my hair and body care products. Why? Well, I’ve been going to a naturopathic doctor for a few weeks now and I’m so surprised about how synthetics products can be so detrimental to your health. I’ve heard a number of hair…

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Getting the goods at health food stores

On the weekend, my mother and I were hanging out. She got her hair done at the hairdresser, while I sat and watched. The ladies were like, “aren’t you going to get your hair done?” I felt my big, bushy flat twist-out ‘fro and said, “no.” I love the vibe at the salon, but I’m…

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HoneyFig: Fighting product junkie-ism day-by-day

A couple of weeks ago, I was meeting up with my sister and some friends for dinner on a temperate Friday night. The restaurant was north of downtown. Seeing that I had a transit day pass, I was able to roam up to North York Centre subway… up to the famed HoneyFig store (4967 Yonge…

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Extra! Extra! Shipping fees SUCK!

Hi all! I’m working on a product review that, hopefully, will be posted tonight. Until then, I wanted to quickly tell you about what I found online. So, if you’ve been reading my blog, you would know that I hate, HATE paying shipping charges — especially when they are ridiculous. There is no reason why…

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Urban Sista in Gotham: Day 3 – The Black Friday Chronicles and more

**Ed’s note: Wishing all of you a very merry Christmas! Get some rest, eat some food and enjoy the company that you’re keeping over the holidays!** Three-thirty a.m. That’s the time we were up. It was Black Friday in New York City and my cousin, The Hubby and I were hoping to get some real…

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Urban Sista in Gotham: Day 2 – In search of Rihanna

Not Rihanna the singer, Rihanna the wig. If you’ve followed my blog, you would have read that I was planning to purchase Shake-N-Go FreeTress Equal Wig Rihanna during my trip to NYC. After my shopping on Wednesday, I was already pretty satisfied. I had planned to help my cousin with Thanksgiving dinner, while the mens…

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Urban Sista in Gotham – Day 1

I was hoping to sleep in on Wednesday morning – I was tuckered out, for real. The week and a half before were extra busy, I had been coming down with the sniffles every week and my back was still not 100%… but, I was going to be in New York City! Yay! The last…

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Empire State of Mind

While I’m not down with Jay-Z (folks, some of the rumours online have me scratching my head and saying, ‘for real, for real?’), I am getting into an Empire State of Mind! Next week, I’ll be in New York City – The Hubby and I are visiting family for American Thanksgiving and I’m going to…

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Moisturize your situation – Part 3

Sorry folks! I was going to update yesterday — but I am starting to come down with something and I really didn’t feel like working. Nevertheless, I have been thinking about what moisturizers I would like to buy and try. I’m finally getting my braids put in this weekend, so these purchases, if they are…

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