Lovely You: Faith, Family, Fashion

Senegalese/ Invisible Root Twist #SummerHairChallenge + Motion Tress Product Review {Style Post}

Senegalese/ Invisible Root Twist #SummerHairChallenge + Motion Tress Product Review {Style Post} #teamnatural #hairinspiration #kinkytwist #updo

Summer 2014 is quickly coming to an end…actually the Fall season starts next Monday, September 22nd! So, I’m ending my #SummerHairChallenge with my 1st attempt at Senegalese Twists using Motion Tress Kinky Twist Braid (Color 1B) and Marley Braid (Color 4F30) Hair. This was definitely a labor of love…after a 7 hour installation, I am extremely happy with the way it turned out…although my left…

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Don’t Worry About Your Enemies {Lovely You Devotional Series}

Don’t Worry About Your Enemies {Lovely You Devotional Series} #inspiration #encouragement #dontworry


Week 29: Don’t Worry About Your Enemies {Previous Weeks}

Proverbs 26:27 AMP
Whoever digs a pit [for another man’s feet] shall fall into it himself, and he who rolls a stone [up a height to do mischief], it will return upon him. 

But [when these men set a trap for others] they are lying in wait for their own blood; they set an ambush for their own lives. (Proverbs 1:18 AMP)

The verses mentioned…

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Leafy Chic {Style Post}

Leafy Chic {Style Post} #styleinspiration #ootd #chic #prints #neutrals #style post#

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Top: Marshalls | Tank: Rue21 | Pants: Kenneth Cole | Heels: Nine West | Purse (gifted): Express | Necklace: Lovely You Boutique

Style Tip: Printed tops are fun! Not sure what to wear with yours; try matching a bottom with the color of the print as seen above. For a bolder look; choose a bottom that is a complimentary color of the top. Checkout my Color Combination Post here!

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Let’s Write Life {The “Choose Happiness” Project}

Let’s Write Life {“Choose Happiness” Project} #inspiration #happiness #journaling #encouragement

LetsWriteLifeRecently I had the opportunity to speak with Inspirational Speaker and Visionary of “Let’s Write Life”, Latonia Francois, about her work and upcoming projects! In speaking with her, I could literally feel her passion and enthusiasm about her work! Her coined phrase, “Your Best Story, Is Your Life Story” speaks to using specific and unique journaling techniques to empower People, Business Owners,…

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Braid Twist Combo Style #SummerHairChallenge {Week 8 & 9}

Braid Twist Combo Style #SummerHairChallenge {Week 8 & 9} #teamnatural #twists #braids


The ever SO talented stylist NaTasha McKnight from “Natural Looks Hair Studio and Boutique” hooked my hair up again with a braided updo! I love this style because its protective and still versatile. The twist in the front can be pinned up or untwisted for a twistout look. I always have a great hair experience when I visit Tasha. If you are looking for a hair salon in the Raleigh NC area, I…

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Golden Wishes

I always notice that when I’m on the hunt to find something specific; ie a dress for a wedding or new skinnies, I can never find exactly what I’m looking for. On the other hand, when I simply go to browse ( which I do more often than not ), I end up…


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Casually Polished

As I’ve mentioned in the past, sometimes it’s just a few pieces in your wardrobe that make you always look polished and complete. Case in point: when I went to visit my good friend Rachel on her family’s panoramic wrap around deck on the Upper West Side,…


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