10 Things to Do After You Get Engaged

He popped the question, now You’re engaged! Congratulations!!! But what should you do next? Your engagement is by far the best moment of your life whether you were expecting it or not. The man of your dreams got on one knee and popped the question. Now you can barely contain your excitement. This is a normal feeling, and everyone experiences it right after they get engaged. The question becomes: What should you do now that you are engaged?   As someone who’s been in your shoes, I know a thing or two about it. So I’ve put together for you a list of 10 things to do after you get engaged. 1- Share the news with your family and friends. It is tempting to announce your engagement on Facebook. Of course It is an exciting moment in your life and you want the world to know about it. Call your parents and family members first before taking it…

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9 Things to Do While Visiting Puerto Rico

Are you due for a getaway and looking for your next vacation destination? Look no further. Visiting Puerto Rico might be just what you need. This year’s long-awaited vacation finally happened and it was everything I wished for. Work has taken so much of our lives that we have not really had the chance to unwind. Visiting Puerto Rico was the perfect getaway and a nice distraction from everyday life for us. This beautiful island was so worth the trip. It’s funny to think that Puerto Rico wasn’t even our first pick. We previously discussed Jamaica, Mexico. And after some back and fourth we picked Puerto Rico at the very last minute. I really had no idea what to expect traveling there. I have a few friends who are Puerto Rican, but only one non-Puerto Rican in my entourage had been to Puerto Rico and she didn’t say much about her…

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How To Achieve Beautiful Curls Using Perm Rods

Lately I’ve been trying to figure out different ways I can style my hair and look presentable in public since my SLAP is not quite suitable for all occasions. One thing I didn’t take into consideration when I started this hair journey was how hard it would be to style my hair as I transition. My go to style being relaxed had always been letting my hair down, and the occasional buns. In my quest for finding new hairstyles that I’d be able to rock as I transition,  for the first time ever last weekend, I attempted curling my hair with perm rods. I wanted to curl my hair, so I went digging on youtube and found a tutorial on how to achieve beautiful curls using perm rods. It was time to give it a try. I must tell you though, for a first timer like me, these tutorials look a lot easier than they really…

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The Dangers Of Protective Styling

Protective Styling, a natural’s best friend! If you are on a hair journey, whether you’re transitioning or are natural, chances are you’ve had your fair share of protective styling. I am no stranger to protective styling. In fact, I’ve grown to really appreciate them within the past few months. Protective styles have saved my life when I had no idea what to do with my transitioning hair. What is protective styling? Protective styling is when you style your hair in a way that your ends are protected against the elements that can cause tangles and breakage such as your clothes, your cotton pillowcase, your phone etc… (I think you get the picture). Examples of protective styles are weave, wigs, twists, braids. Protective styling is also the best way to protect your hair from over manipulation. When I get tired of dealing with my natural hair, or when I feel like it…

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