Thursday, 23 July 2015
I promised YouTube tutorials, and here's my first one! 99.9% of the time, I wear my hair in a 'stretched' state. i.e, not in it's natural kinky coily state. I do this because 1.) i'm lazy and 2.) tangles. lots of tangles. I used to be queen of the Wash n' Go, but due to some self inflicted curl damage cause by over zealous hair straightening last year, i've had to nurse my hair back to health by keeping it stretched and in a protective style until my hair reaches Bra strap length so i can safely trim off the damage without losing too much length.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
THE JOYS OF VINTAGE HUNTING
Occasionally, I'll come across an item of Vintage clothing that leaves me a little breathless and scrambling for my debit card. This dress was one of them. I found myself a little bit addicted to Depop after my sister introduced me to it. I found it to be a veritable treasure trove chock a' block with unique items of clothing, hard to find makeup bits and sometimes a lot of junk. I'd spotted Megan wearing a beautiful denim ASOS mini dress on her instagram a while back and i loved it but wanted a similar version in a longer length, so you can imagine my utter delight when i spotted this dress for a mere thirteen of your english pounds on Depop. I snapped it up SO fast! I'm dreaming of how i'll wear it in autumn with Dr Marten's, a chunky knit, another headscarf and a suede jacket mmm…..
Tuesday, 7 July 2015
KEEPIN' IT REAL
As the saying goes, 'You are what you eat'. I've discovered that true to my mother's word, after you hit a certain age you simply can't eat and drink recklessly without it having some sort of knock on effect on your body, soul and mind. I am here as living proof to testify to her statement. Since beginning my new job, additional money has meant me spending said money on food, all. the. damn. time. Namely KFC's Hot Wings (I'm 99.9% sure they lace them with addictive substances because my addiction is not normal). As you can imagine, living off a diet of junk food has left me lethargic, out of shape, and generally feeling pretty shitty.
Sunday, 24 May 2015
Do not adjust your screens, yes i really did grab life by her ovaries and i filmed and edited my first ever YouTube video, which I must say was a lot more fun than i expected it to be! iMovie is the bomb dot com! Anyway, here is a video of myself being slightly awkward and not really knowing what to do in front of a camera, so if you've ever wanted to put a voice to the face then here it is!
Before you sigh and say yet another YouTuber?! I solemnly swear to avoid any 'Primark Hauls' or 'What's In My Bag' videos, no shade to those type of video's as I sometimes enjoy them, but other people do them so much better than I would so I thought i would focus my channel on Natural Hair, Architecture, Art, Vintage goodies, and general vlogging (although currently work and university stuff has seriously destroyed my already lacking social life). There is a severe scarcity of Natural Haired Black UK YouTubers (I only know of FusionOfCultures, LizLizLive and Naturalbelle) I thought i'd do a few videos in regards to hair, as mine isn't particularly long, it'll be fairly easy to watch and adapt to the styles i've worn on the blog such as roller set's and twist out's. I'd also like to document in video form, some things that are a little harder to photograph. So, if you like the sound of that, hit the subscribe button (wherever the hell it is, and leave your links below if you have a channel yourself!).
Hope you all have a lovely bank holiday weekend! I'm spending mine working *sob sob*