CURLY GIRL: THE PROS & CONS

An absolutely transparent rant about the pros and cons of being a curly girl.

Curly Girl Pros Cons Cyrena Monique

Firstly I’d just like to highlight the fact that while curly hair is cute, being a curly girl isn’t all fun and games.  Natural curls are beautiful, yes, and make a lot of us happy to see and happy to have.  However, it’s not as easy as it looks, and it sure as hell ain’t cheap!  See my curly girl pros and cons below.

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MY EVERYDAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

EVERYDAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

Now I think that my everyday beauty essentials are quite minimal; in terms of beauty products I’m a pretty simple being.  I don’t like to clog my face up with all kinds of crap, I like to let my skin breathe.  So the less products used on it, the better.  However, there are some things that your girl just can’t live without. (more…)

MY EBONY BOX

The UK’s first lifestyle box for women of colour has landed!!!

my ebony box

My “My Ebony Box” arrived over the weekend, full of treats for my hair, body, belly and more.

“What’s that?” I hear you ask.  Belly?  Yes I said belly…!

Curated specifically for women of colour, my Ebony Box is a monthly subscription box; each box will feature established, boutique, and independent brands; designed to empower, uplift, and enrich your mind, body and soul.

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PERFECT PRE-FALL PERFUMES

Pre-fall is my favourite season, all the layer-able and interchangeable collections.  It’s not just the clothes I love though, I also love pre-fall perfumes!

PRE-FALL PURFUMES

Let me tell you about some great pre-fall perfumes as we’re fast approaching that mild time of the year, where it’s neither hot nor cold.  A time where a lighter, summer fragrance is not so effective, yet a deeper fragrance would be a little too heavy for this time of year.

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