The Cutest Twist Out


Heat-Free Hair Movement for Kinks

So my friend Kemi who introduced me to Heat-Free Hair Movement hair has installed her kinks collection hair do, check her out. We used 2 bundles with the lengths 16in at the bottom and 14in on top.

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Braid out and Bantu Knots

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2013 ING New York City Marathon


The 2013 ING Marathon took place this past weekend. It’s the  43rd running of the ING New York City Marathon five-borough race. Runners came from around the world to run this 26.2 miles race across the city. The race paid tribute to the victims and heroes of Sandy, and to those affected by April’s Boston Marathon bombings.

I am very honored to be writing this post because my dear dear friend Cy was in the race. I admire her strength and bravery, she trained  and trained for about 4 weeks and at the same time she was a nervous wreck because she was thinking to herself like how the hell am i going to run and finish this race. Lord and behold she made it and she was able to receive a medal in record time. Everyone from family, friends, neighbors, was out there cheering her on. Congrats Cy and we all Salute you for making it through this race in good health, even though it wasn’t easy. I know your father was smiling down on you that day…Well done Cy 🙂

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Song of the day – GWETA


This Togolese music group,Toofan, has grown from that tiny country to conquer the rest of Africa with the Ogbragada genre. Obragada, is a very popular style in French speaking Africa. It’s a mixture of indigenous music, hip hop, funk, reggae, R&B ,rap,and even comedy. In the Mina language of Togo it means, I’m fine.

Toofan is made up of two young artists: A. Mensah Blaise aka Fantohou Barabas and K. Just aka Master Form. The group maybe second to P-Square in Africa but in French Africa, they are on top! They are new school and have gone super popular in their 8 years of existence. The dance ‘Gweta’ comes with who they are – inventors – new school artists with a new vibe. Enjoy the music 🙂

Heat-Free Hair Movement


Hey ladys, so check this out it’s winter and it’s time for some protective styles. I stumbled upon a fellow natural Kemi and soon to be a Historian who told me about Heat-Free Hair Movement who was founded by Ngozi Opara who owns a natural hair studio in Washington, D.C. called NZO Hair Studios that specializes in hair weaves, extensions  and other protective styles.

What is Heat-Free Hair Movement? Heat-Free Hair is a movement that encourages women to embrace protective styling in the form of weaves and extensions because of the benefits it provides.

They provide best quality hair to blend with your natural tresses that are 100% pure virgin hair with their cuticles fully intact, free of any chemical processing or coating. The collection of hair comes in three hair types, Kinks (4B-4C texture), Kurls (3C-4A texture), and Koils (3B texture).  It’s soft and lightweight with extreme bounce and versatility. All three hair types come in different lenght’s from 12″ to 24″ with the starting price of $139 to $219. You can wash, color, style, etc. Each bundle has been cared for by our natural hair specialists to ensure its quality, and comes with their own unique detailed care instructions to help you maintain the integrity of the hair and achieve maximum style results! For more info and video’s check them out here at Heat-Free Hair Movement. I know this winter i will be sporting some heat-free hair movement 🙂


2013 Dumbo Art Festival


The 17th annual DUMBO Arts Festival is a three-day FREE public event celebration of art, music, and performance that took place over the weekend (Sept. 27-29). Each year it seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

Visitors can enjoy outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections. They can also visit artists in their studios,help make murals on the street, or watch dancers, poets and actors on street corners throughout the neighborhood. While the main events end earlier, the projections can be seen through midnight all three nights.

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JAY Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”



In July, hip-hop artist Jay Z took over New York’s Pace Gallery in Chelsea performing world premiere exclusive Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film, directed by Mark Romanek and art concept inspired by Marina Abramović. They were people from the worlds of art and music, celebrating this wonderful event…we got artist like Fred Wilson, Marilyn Minter, Sanford Biggers, Mickalene Thomas, George Condo, Judd Apatow, Alan Cumming, Rosie Perez, Taraji P. Henson, George Condo, Alan Cumming, Tara Donovan, Agnes Gund, Maya Lin, Glenn Lowry, Jenna Lyons, Brooke Neidich, Adam Pendleton, Lisa Phillips, Dianna Widmaier Picasso, Dana Schutz, Wangechi MutuAndres Serrano, Mickalene Thomas, Lawrence Weiner, Kehinde Wiley, and Wale.



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