Posts tagged derika crowley
I Tried Kurly Klips Natural Hair Extensions for a Week. Here’s What I Learned.

For the past few years, the maintainance style I’ve been able to master with my hair has been the wash-and-go. As a result of this go-to style – and the massive amount of shrinkage I experience – normally once my hair grows to a certain a point, I end up chopping it off and/or getting a protective style…then chopping it off. Kurly Klips – the world’s first natural hair clip-in extensions brand – has been

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I Gave Up Coffee for a Week…Here’s What I Learned

I wouldn’t go to the extremity of saying I have a coffee addiction, but I will say I’ve gotten to a point where it’s become a regular part of my morning routine. In all honesty, I’m not 100% sure if it’s gotten to this point because I genuinely like coffee or simply like the idea of starting my morning with a cup of caffeine (preferably is a cute coffee cup).

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Accepting the Lessons in Any Form

For every action there is a reaction – good or bad. This is concept that we must remember, especially when it comes to tough life lessons. In life, God will literally prune and mold us to be the individuals he called us to be; but, the “pruning process” never stops. We are constantly being molded into better forms of ourselves and at times that means learning the same lessons over and over until it sticks. The main point to this process is that only we have the power to break the pattern of these recurring lessons and until we recognize this, and embrace it, they’ll keep coming.

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The Ultimate Spring-Cleaning Guide: Clean Your Space in One Day

With Spring officially here, it is now the time to give your place a deep-clean. If you can afford it, using apps like TaskRabbit are an ideal way to get all the cleaning out the way in a few hours while you focus on other things. If using a cleaning service is out of your budget (or you simply want to do it yourself), here is a guide to

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Key List of (Actual) Items You Need in Your Closet

Society and social media will tell you that it is essential to have the proper clothing and accessories to go out on the town, go to work, go on vacation, and to the gym, etc. The crazy thing about it is, we don’t truly need all this “stuff.” We can make what we have work for every situation

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Two Black-Owned Workout Apparel Brands that You Should Know

I’ve recently started going to later in the evening for yoga and additional cardio; so, I’ve been trying to, put a little more thought into my workout clothing to feel more confident and put together. This new need, inspired me to search for black-owned workout clothing that’s affordable, empowering and (of course) super flattering.

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A Talk With Kara-Simone Craig: On Why Self-Love is Key to Finding Purpose and Success

You know how sometimes you get caught up scrolling through Instagram and then come across a random girl’s page, who’s page you can’t help but look at because she’s so fabulous? Well, Kara-Simone Craig is one of those women and that’s exactly how I stumbled across her.

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