Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Dove Nutrium Body Wash Review

Most of my life I have struggled with eczema and it keeps me away from a lot of products. I have very very sensitive skin and I always stick with Dove's products. They may not work for everyone, but I love them. I recently ran out of my body wash so I headed over to Wal-Mart to grab my same one. In the corner of my eye I saw a white plain bottle. I opened and sniffed it and wow it smelled good.

It was Dove Nutrium Moisture. I actually tried the Gentle Exfoilating kind.

Immediately, when I squeezed some on my loofah it made a great thick lather and smelled was even more heavenly. I loved it. And for hours after I still smell it on me....fantastic. Its a keeper.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

New Hairstyle Idea

Side French braided/Two Strand twist Up Do

I see she posted this video back in Aug on youtube, but I'm just now seeing it so it's new to me lol. I'm trying to tonight. I'll let you know how it goes.

Pics of Natural Me

Sorry it's been so long, but I have updated pics up on my Fotki. Check them out and please comment.

Video(s) of the Day

Artists: Boys II Men
Song: Birth of Christ

Artists: Boys II Men
Song: Let it Snow

Man I love these songs

Internet service prices too extreme

As new year's day is fastly approaching I'm not very anxious for it to actually get here. All I can think about is bills plus more bills that I can't afford. I don't know what the government wants me to seems like bailing out on school leaving a increasing 80,000 loan debt, breaking an apartment lease, and failing to pay bills is my only option. And I really don't want to be one of those ppl.

I was getting really excited about the new netbook I jointly purchased with my mother for Christmas. Yup thats my only Christmas gift and I'm thankful I was raised that Christmas isn't all about the gifts because my heart would be broken even more at this point. So, I'm shopping around for internet service at home....I can't find anything at all!!! Do you understand nothing!! When did internet service prices get so expensive? I'm looking for something that will let me surf at home. We have free wireless on campus and I usually stay there for a 10-14 hrs a day so I dont need much at home. So why in the heck are my only options 2year freaking contracts with Sprint or Verizon for $60(not including the purchase of equipement), $40 for 1MB with Comcast, or $35 (not including up to $82 for equipment) with At&t? I'm a very broke college student, I need to find another resolution.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Become a better u

This post is dedicated to a very special person in my life. I love her to death, but I'm really starting to believe that she doesn't see her own beauty. Yes, some say beauty is only skin deep but I believe it starts within and shows throughout. We have to learn every part of us is beautiful from our hair to the soles of our feet. Lately, she's been trying to convince me(and obviously herself) that her issues aren't as deep as I'm making them seem. Let me give you a little background on her.

She decided one day probably over a year ago that she wanted to get over the creamy crack addiction. She saw how successful my hair journey is coming and also how damaging relaxers can be on our hair. She mainly used protective styles during her first period of transitioning.

After many talks with me and also my friend she finally BC'd because she realized the relaxed ends weren't helping her at all. Then the heavy door of reality hit her in the face. Her natural hair wasn't what she hoped it to be. Her complaint is that she doesn't see her curl pattern and her hair is short. I've tried to explain to her that she has to get over it...yea I'm guilty of tough love.

I've push her toward natural sites and videos but it doesn't look like she's making any progress. Mentally, this woman is still in transition. It's been over two months and she has never worn her hair out around her church family and friends. She's been hiding it with a wig. This is a woman who never wore a wig in her life until she stopped getting relaxers. She hasn't played with her hair much but has toyed with twist-outs and braid-outs. In her opinion they are not "cute." Her husband is pretty cool until we get to the subject of hair. He is not supportive of it at all and she's is letting him believe that his lack of support isn't a big deal. HELLO ugh this woman is lying to herself. It's obvious that her feelings are hurt despite if she wishes to admit it or not.

I do understand that natural may not be for everyone but u can't convince me that this journey is not a life changer. It has made me blossom in soo many ways and I'm truly a different person now. I have become more patient, loving, understanding just to name a few. Help me help her.