Pure Essentials Closing Sale

Hey NYC beauties! For those who like to support local businesses (as “we” New Yorkers like to do :P) this place Pure Essentials has a sale, 20% off because sadly, it’s going out of business. Their last day is Thursday. It is on 1st Ave between 79 & 80 streets. If you live in that neighbourhood ( or feel like taking the 6 train to 77St this week) stop by! I got all this stuff at 20%off! Plus the guy threw in the toner (L’Oreal Hydrafresh) for free. New products to try! Woohoo!


Product list:
-Nubian Heritage African Black Soap
-Ambi Black Soap w/ Shea Butter
-Desert Essence Coconut Shampoo
-Desert Essence Coconut Conditioner
-Hair Rules Blow Out Your Kinks (for when I am finally brave enough)
-Mill Creek Botanicals Tea Tree Shampoo
-Mill Creek Botanicals Tea Tree Conditioner
-L’Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara
-OPI Don’t Mess with OPI Nail Lacquer
-L’Oreal eye makeup remover
-L’Oreal Hydrafresh toner
– Eucerin Daily Protection Moisturizing face lotion.

All products are things I haven’t tried except for the Hydrafresh toner. I love the toner, it keeps my face clear and it helps prevent razor bumps.
I will be reporting back soon on my product haul.



Welcome back

Hey guys. It’s been a long hiatus. I have had a crazy summer filled with beauty- and other- lessons learned. Fall has had a no-less-hectic start. I have just relocated to New York City where I am pursuing a Master’s of Fine Arts in poetry writing at NYU. Y’all thought I just wrote hair stuff huh?

However things have been hectic. I am staying on my big sister’s couch until I find my own apartment. She lives on the third floor of a walk up and running up and down New York from apartment to apartment while trying to stay on top of class work has been a lot. I am a little tired.

Currently, though, I am on my way to the Mississippi Delta area for a family get together with my boyfriend. (His family, not mine). As I write to you I am looking forward to the slower pace of life I anticipate down south. I have always enjoyed visiting New York on weekends and family vacations. However, as a place to live, the city still has to grow on me.

Still, being thousands of feet in the air, away from the hustle has made me stop and think: I am in a great place. 2012 has been an incredible year. I have been lucky enough to travel to places like scotland, england and Barbados. I have love and a wonderful, crazy family and I am at NYU facing my biggest fears in order to pursue my dream as a writer. Things could not be better.

More information on my summer travels will be coming shortly. In the meantime, count your blessings, curlies and know I haven’t forgotten you.
Daria and Angela