Sonrisa Recap: April 2015

[Snowball Season in the Big Easy – Pineapple from Pandora’s] The warmer weather has made itself present here in NOLA but I don’t mind it one bit. Winter was mean and I’m glad to feel the warmth of the sun again. I have had a hard time adjusting to my post conference lifestyle. I miss […]

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The Curly Girl Tag

This tag has been around for far too long and I have yet to give you all my own answers! Check out my version of this video. Interested in doing the Curly Girl Tag? I tag you! Answer Curly Girl Tag Questions: What inspired you to go natural or wear your hair curly? Who are […]

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My Stop Doing List

List of things that I need to stop doing in my life

I had been scrolling through my Facebook feed and happened to stumble upon a post by La Flowers, aka Ana Flores of Latina Bloggers Connect. She posted her personal “Stop Doing List” which you can find on her blog, Madre Vida… check it out right here. There are so many times where we write lists […]

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Rake and Shake Styling Technique

Learn how to do the rake and shake method to get soft and defined curls!

If your curls are crunchy and you are looking to get a soft touchable hold without losing definition, you might want to try the Rake and Shake Method. It’s one of my favorite styling techniques to get my best curls. This method was created by Ouidad and I have collaborated with to show you […]

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How I Recovered From Heat Damage

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me for the exact steps I took to get my curls back from heat damage, I’d buy a yacht. Okay, so maybe not a yacht but the point is I get asked way too often. The problem is that I don’t have a magic potion that […]

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Sonrisa Recap: March 2015

 [With some gorgeous Rizadas at Hispanicize 2015 ; Nikol, Carolina and Elaine – Other Latina curly girls not pictured: Daily and Birma] This last week I spent time in Miami for the 6th annual Hispanicize conference which celebrates Latino Innovators and Trendsetters. This week long event is filled with workshops, panels, speakers, celebrities, concerts and events by […]

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