Natural Hair

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    Creme of Nature Exotic Shine Color #ShineInColorGetaway

    Guys, I can FINALLY share with you all the GREAT news! I was flown down to Jacksonville, FL a little over a week ago for the #ShineInColorGetaway sponsored by Creme of Nature!  During my visit, I got the VIP treatment for sure. We’re talking nails did, hair did, ERRRRRYTHANG DID! I first arrived at the hotel […] Read more…

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    October curlBOX feat. Carol’s Daughter Marula Curl Therapy Collection

    Man, listen: my last few curlBOX’s have been hitting and this month is no exception.  Last month, all subscribers experienced a Shea Moisture JBCO takeover and this month?!  Well, let’s just say Carol’s Daughter brought their “A” game by including their new Marula Curl Therapy Collection which is sold at Ulta and, of course, online. […] Read more…

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    How I Upkeep a Twist Out on My Short Natural Hair

    I’m ready to spill the beans on how I make my twist outs last so long on my short, natural hair, but are you ready to receive this information without prejudice?  Haaaaa!  I legit need to know because what I’m about to tell you is going to truly blow your mind.  By the way, that […] Read more…

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    MANE Events: The “Thank The Lord It’s Not Ratchet” Twist Out

    If you’ve been following the blog (and my YouTube Channel), you know that I said I would be testing out the Shea Moisture JBCO line that I received in my September curlBOX. Since then, I installed twists in my hair – all over my hair – and left them in for (get this) a week! Read more…

Fashion

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    Fashion: Fall Festival Hipster

    Fall festival outfits can be tricky to put together since you never know how the wind may blow – will it be cold or nah?! Since I knew I would be in the desert (much like AZ) I wanted to expose just enough skin to not burn up in the sun, but covered enough to combat the sudden coolness that would hit post sunset.  Read more…

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    Fashion: The Modern Cowgirl

    Howdy Family! I honestly don’t know why I felt so Western during this shoot – maybe it was the hat, maybe it was the ankle boots, or maybe it was the plaid shirt … either way, I channeled my inner cowgirl and had a fun time doing so. I must admit, I own very few […] Read more…

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    Fashion: JAWS

    It’s still not very cold outside these days in AZ, so this JAWS tank top got to see what this Fall weather is talking ’bout!  I wanted to wear it differently than I have in the past, so I turned it into a crop top – how cute! And this bag…  Chile… Let’s discuss this […] Read more…

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    Fashion: DRESSing for Fall!

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE I want to be as clear to you all as possible when I say FALL HASN’T STARTED IN ARIZONA! Who cares what the calendar says because when I tell you this HEAT is telling me something different?  Whew, chile.  I’m surprised I haven’t melted yet.  And that’s not […] Read more…

Tutorials

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    September curlBOX get’s a Shea Moisture Takeover + Roller Set Twist Out Tutorial

     September’s curlBOX was absolutely amazing as it delivered Shea Moisture’s new Jamaican Black Castor Oil line right to my door step!  When I say this is well worth the $25 for a box – it is that and more.   Included were the usual suspects and some new treats:  mini magazine detailing what you’ve got in […] Read more…

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    MANE Events: Roller Set on Natural Hair Tapered Fro

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE *in my Bobby Shmurda voice while doing the Shmoney dance* I dyed my hair about a week ago (A WEEK AGO) … and this roller set has my curls POPPIN’!  Boy, I have really been loving this purple […] Read more…

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    Manic Panic? More Like “Watch the Pro” Dye Her Hair!

    No, I wasn’t applying a relaxer. Lol… Ya’ll crack me up! Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLEI’ve been having this reoccurring thought for some time now to the point where I dream about it… constantly. I am no stranger to color.  I started coloring […] Read more…

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    Defined Coils on Natural Hair Using Obia Natural Haircare

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLEI don’t know about you, but I’ve been through hell and high-water trying to figure out how to perfect my coils in a wash and go!  Natural hair is tricky in that at certain lengths, in different seasons and with […] Read more…

Beauty

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    Beauty: Sonia Kashuk 15 Anniversary Makeup Brush Set + Target Haul

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE Let’s talk about the life I was given when I discovered this Sonia Kashuk 15 Piece 15th Anniversary Makeup Brush Set at my local Target!  THE PURPLE IS WHAT’S HITTIN’!!  I have seen pink brush sets before but […] Read more…

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    WeAreOnyx June ONYXBOX Unboxing + Review

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE For the past few months I have seen the brand name We Are Onyx floating around the interwebs.  What is We Are Onyx?  Per the press release, We Are Onyx is the premiere online beauty platform dedicated to […] Read more…

Motivation

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    Be Careful What You Ask For + Big News! [Motivation Monday]

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE…Funny how God works things out in your life!Hubby and I will be making a move across the country, can you guess where?  This is one of the many reasons I’ve been M.I.A-ish around these parts – so much […] Read more…

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    You Are What You Eat! [Motivation Monday]

    Follow SFLE on Twitter . Like SFLE on Facebook . SFLE on Tumblr . Instagram with SFLE Today’s Motivation Monday touches on the phrase “You Are What You Eat” with an unexpected twist!  Yes, you are what you eat physically, but what else are you ingesting?  What are you feeding your mind, body and spirit? […] Read more…