Many people think that getting faux locks is the same as getting braids and they are in some ways and are totally different in others. It's a fabulous style, but be sure to keep these three key things in mind before you get your hair done and before you regret this on-trend style.
Imagine you’re a spider with just one leg. It's odd, but there are days when we all feel like that. You can start restoring balance to your life by doing these three simple things that can restore balance for optimum mental, physical and spiritual health.
"I believe that every person is born with talent. I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.'"
When I moved across the country a few years ago, my big sister gave me a two dollar bill. It was for good luck she said. She pulled it out of her purse and handed it to me over a table full of plates of Chinese food.

After avoiding it for nearly two years, I finally watched the documentary Dark Girls. I’d been putting it off because I didn’t want to get upset. I didn’t want to watch something that would only remind me of the strong impact colorism has had in my world. Even now when I type my own name into a Google search, the option “Nikia Phoenix race” appears. Wow! That’s something people actually look up. I know who I am. I know where I come from. Sure, my complexion may have you confused. Those freckles probably throw you for a loop. But my super kinky hair is an obvious indicator of my African roots. The subject of Black hair is another conversation that we’ll save for later. Let’s get back to skin. READ MORE

I wanted a new steam mop. I wanted some new shoes. I wanted some new skincare products. Decisions, decisions. What to do? Luckily, common sense prevailed and this is what happened.
As women, we tend to care about our underwear, even when it is not being shown. We have panties for every occasion. For the girl’s night out, landing a new job, or even running random errands. No matter the size of our collection, each panty plays a part in our life.
The underside of your nails need some loving too. In order to no longer neglect them as the reservoir for cheese from your next slice of pizza or left over hair conditioner we're all up on this new indulgence in manicures. #SeeYouOnTheFlipSide

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