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How I gained my confidence and self-esteem back

If I am being completely honest growing up as a teenager I never experienced low self- esteem or any body confidence issues. I even try to think of a time where I felt insecure about my looks but I do not remember any instances. I think had a lot to do with my mum, she… Continue reading How I gained my confidence and self-esteem back

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The journey to self love

One of the hardest journeys I am on right now is loving every part of me. Loving the way my hair grows, my face, my stretch marks. Even to all the way down to my toes. During my school days I was so confident, no one could tell me nothing. I was called ugly, I… Continue reading The journey to self love

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7 ways to take care of 4C hair

I'm not a 4C hair specialist or a hairdresser but I know what works for my hair and I always get asked questions about my hair and how I maintain it and why it looks healthy so I thought I would do a postĀ about it.Excuse the snapchat filters ( I love snapchat obviously but just… Continue reading 7 ways to take care of 4C hair

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Update: Where have I been? Depression and Counselling

I have been avoiding to post anything for the past 3 months because I didn't want to get personal. Ive been avoiding this topic for the longest but I feel like now is the right time to talk about it.I went counselling not for the first time. The first time I went counselling was when… Continue reading Update: Where have I been? Depression and Counselling

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Don’t touch my hair

"Don't touch my hair, when it's the feeling I wearDon't touch my soul, when its the rhythm I knowDon't touch my crown, they say the vision I've foundĀ Don't touch what's there, when it's the feelings I wear"Song lyrics by Solange - Don't touch my hairIf you haven't heard this song I suggest you have a… Continue reading Don’t touch my hair

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa Update

I can say today that I am flare up free. Wooop, jumps for joy. This is great because for about 2 years straight I had flare ups but I haven't had one in about a month and it feels so great and weird at the same time as I was used to having some sort… Continue reading Hidradenitis Suppurativa Update

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My love for Solange

I love Solange. She was one of the first women I saw rocking her fro in the entertainment business. My mouth dropped and something clicked like OMG I have afro hair also. I first relaxed my hair when I was 14 (Maybe I'll document my hair journey on here at some point). Which I think… Continue reading My love for Solange

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10 things I love about myself

Sometime we can be hard on ourselves. Its a lot easier to put ourselves down so I thought I would write a post just stating 10 things I love about me and I think everyone should take the time to write a list about what you love about yourself. Self love is so important.I love… Continue reading 10 things I love about myself

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Hidradenitis suppurativa = My life

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a painful, long term skin disease that causes abscesses and scarring of the skin this can occur usually around the buttocks, armpits, groin and breasts. There is no known cause but according to the NHS website it is linked to inflamed sweat glands and plugging of the hair follicles.The symptoms are :Red… Continue reading Hidradenitis suppurativa = My life

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Is having doubts a bad thing?

Sometimes we can doubt ourselves because we failed a few times and you start to feel like a failure I guess because society makes you feel like failure is a really bad thing. I can understand what they were trying to teach us in schools now but at the same time I feel like it… Continue reading Is having doubts a bad thing?