Monthly Archives: July 2012


SUPPORT! (REposted) 7

With the recent downplay of natural hair vloggers by Essence Magazine, many vloggers/bloggers have been asking others for one, simple request…be supportive instead of tearing one another down. Here is African Export’s view on the topic: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esS5sXG455Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player[/youtube] There is truly enough internet to go around, so there is no reason […]


Chase your dreams!

A dear friend shared her reasons behind jumping on the entrepreneur bandwagon and why she’s there to stay!!   If you follow my site, this may look familiar. Well, I’m reposting it with new information.  Since April, there has been an update in Makiea’s entrepreneurial lifestyle…further encouragement for you to […]


Own Your Natural (St. Louis edition) 5

Embrace your beauty is the theme I walked away with after the Own Your Natural beauty practicum. With talks of “good hair”, products, and accessories, the Own Your Natural event was a success at St. Louis’ Hilton Hotel. Women (and a few men and children) of all ages came out […]


Guest blogger Jor-El of Mane Man Blog gives a modern man’s point of view on SheaMoisture’s Reconstructive Elixir

I personally am a BIG TIME fan of SheaMoisture products and I’m happy to see a man finding a use for this natural product. So far I’ve had a pretty good track record using SheaMoisture body products.  While I have sampled a couple of the hair products, I have had such great […]