Sunday, September 19, 2010
Buy Vegetable Exfoliator & Milk Cleanser from me!
Try it out for your self it's worth it
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BB Mama: When did you become a natural hair stylist?
DJ: I've been doing hair since 2002. Labeled as a natural hairstylist in 2005.
BB Mama: Why did you decide to work with natural hair?
DJ: Natural hair has so much more strength, texture, feeling, growth, and energy...that it made me appreciate it.
BB Mama: In three words describe natural hair?
DJ: Strength, Conductor of Energy, & True
BB Mama: What would you say to a black woman scared to go natural?
DJ: Come see me...lol uuummm No, I would say, first observe thoughts as to why you are afraid to go natural. Examine is it truly you or is it the reaction or thoughts of others...and then the conversation starts.
BB Mama: Would you ever work on clients with relaxed hair ?
DJ: Absolutely, but not applying or the application of chemicals.
BB Mama: How long have you been natural?
DJ: For 9years
BB Mama: Why did you choose to go natural?
DJ: I wanted to truly see what I was made of without chemical manipulations.
BB Mama: Is it important to use natural hair products?
BB Mama: What products do you use on your clients?
DJ: Natural oils, essential oils and herbal remedies...all that I make and formulate my self.
BB Mama: What should future clients look forward to experiencing their first time with you?
DJ: They can expect to experience good energy.
BB Mama: What sets you apart from other natural hairstylist?
DJ: People would have to judge that for themselves. Check out http://www.itarah.org/
BB Mama: Why do you think hair is so important to black women?
DJ: Because its an extension of expression.
BB Mama: What hairstyles do you offer?
DJ: I like to use adjectives to describe my hairstyles. I offer hairstyles as such; stylish, classical, creative, "fly", sexy , cool, simple, etc.
BB Mama: What does Itarah mean?
DJ: Royal Female
BB Mama: How do you balance your career with your personal life?
DJ: Teamwork. My whole household is involved with everyday life. One particular job is not limited to one particular person. Everyone pitches in and helps with everything.
BB Mama: What are your career goals in the future?
DJ: To keep progressing and forever learning.
Daniele Johnson a natural stylist with understanding of natural hair's beauty,creative thoughts, humble, and great abilities to transform the energy of hair. Check her out at http://www.itarah.org/
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
I hope you enjoy...
BB Mama: How long have you been single?
SBF: Long enough
BB Mama :Why are you single?
SBF: Because I have not met the right person... And I refuse to settle and I've become picky.
BB Mama: Are you looking for love?
SBF: Yes and No....I make inquires and scope men out but.... rarely follow through. I want someone to look for me...
BB Mama: Do you think the perfect man is out there for you?
SBF: Perfect man? there is no such thing....I now know that, and age and experience have taught me that.
BB Mama: How long do you think a woman should date when getting to know a guy?
SBF: I think she should date as long as she can to the point where she knows his spirit, his family, goals, and if he can support a family without me if I lose my job or if I am out of work. lol
BB Mama: Do you think you will know when you've found your soul mate?
SBF: Yes, I think I would know....I believe I will feel like I never have before...
BB Mama: What would you like to achieve or do before being married?
SBF: I would like to have a strong spiritual foundation within myself 1st, travel some, and buy a house.
BB Mama: What do you like about being single?
SBF: My alone time, my party time, my bar time....hehehehe. ummmm, just doing what I want and not having to worry about checking in with anybody.
BB Mama: What do you hate about being single?
SBF: I don't really hate anything about it, maybe dislike things at times. Wanting to stay in the house and sometimes having no one to have movie night with, or go out to eat with... church events where I would like to be with a family of my own there. but after a while you find some peace in it and some enjoyment.
BB Mama: What has been the worse place to find a man?
SBF: I don't think any place is the worse, it determines the type of person your meeting at that particular place...I've had luck at a variety of places.
BB Mama: Do you want children? Why or why not?...
SBF: Yes, because Its natural for a woman to want children.
BB Mama: What age do you think is too old to be single?
SBF: A woman can be single at any age and she can never be too old, because different circumstances make women of all ages single. Society places a stigma on women that if your a certain age like over 35 or 40 your too old to be single.
BB Mama: Do you believe in love at first sight?
SBF: No, I don't...its more like lust at first sight. Love at 1st sight? How can you truly love someone at first sight? I dunno...
BB Mama: What has been the worse thing a married person has said to you?
SBF: Married people don't say bad things to me because I'm single, usually they give advice about there own marriages and what not to do....
BB Mama: Do you have married friends?
BB Mama: What do you like to do as a single woman?
SBF: The same things married women like to do! lol.... be with friends, family, relax, church....I don't think my daily activities are different than a married woman besides me going out more often to lounges, parties, and bars. Oh I like to go by myself and get pedicures and manicures... but a married woman might enjoy that too.
BB Mama: Being a single black woman use 3 words to describe it?
SBF: This is funny....because I don't have 3 words to describe it. ummmm, nope. blank.
BB Mama: What would you say to other black single women looking for love?
SBF: I dunno, I have no advice I don't have anyone either.... I guess don't give up, but I have to tell myself that too soooooo......
BB Mama : In the future how do you hope to see your life?
SBF: A righteous husband soon then later kids... and a dog...lol
Monday, September 6, 2010
We just keep on living hoping whatever is to come it just might be better than before.
- Drink lots of water with meals and in between. Water can fill you up and make you eat small amounts of food.
- Have fruit rinsed off and cut all ready in Ziploc bags for quick eating.
- A nice trail mix can be nice for when I want a little salty sweet treat.
- Also have vegetables in bite sizes rinsed and ready to eat.
- Dark chocolate Raisinets are healthier to eat instead of the milk chocolate ones.
- Keep a box of Chocolate Cheerios in the house to eat dry with out milk...lol
- Maybe granola bars can replace my cookies
- Stop buying junk food period and only have healthy options for me and the boys
So I will see how it works out and update you later. Its late right now and I'm trying finish this chocolate cake before I go on my healthy eating voyage...ttyl
More to come...interviews, beauty reviews, trending fashion and mommy life stories.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Follow these simple steps and be "Fancy" From Head, Face, to Toe!
- Find out your skin type... Are you Normal, Oily, Dry, or Combo?
- Start off with the basics Cleanse, Tone , & Moisturize
- Try spot treatments for your blemishes.
- Look for moisturizers with a SPF of 15. Yes. mama you need to protect your skin from the sun as well. Black skin loves to produce pigmentation. If you pick a pimple the skin will produce more pigmentation to protect your skin. A dark mark will appear...so protect your skin before it does the job for you.
- Don't pick pimples!
- Visit a esthetician once a month to get your skin properly cleansed.
- Try to use an exfoliant for the face at least every other week.
- Masks are fun and can bring extra care to the skin. Try using a mask twice a month.
- Find a great dermatologist if you are really having horrible skin care problems
- Drink lots of water!
Now is the time to make your skin the first priority!
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
"Hey,Why is it good to use a moisturizer for your face? Is lotion not good enough?"
I love her question because many think its ok or good enough to use lotion on the face. The fact is lotion is only meant for the body and not for the face. You may be thinking I don't see the problem its all skin. Yes, the face and body is all skin but they each have different pore sizes on the top surface of the skin. Pores on the body are usually small and the pores on the face are large. Molecules in lotion are large...so imagine a big bubble. Now visualize this large bubble on top of the point of a pin. Lotion slowly seeps inside the tiny pores on the body. The large molecule is time released slowly going in the skin to hydrate. So if you put a large molecule in a large pore it will pop right in and clog the pores on the face. Moisturizers are made for the skin on the face. They will slowly time release, balance out and hydrate the face correctly.
You must cleanse, tone and then moisturize to make sure you moisturizer works properly. A toner is a must with a moisturizer. Toners restore the normal balance of your skin while your moisturizer can hydrate effectively on the skin. A simple and great toner is Witch Hazel. Also make sure you are using the right hydration. Find out your skin type before you go looking for a moisturizer.
Here are some of my all time favorite moisturizers...
- Murad Energizing Pomegranate Moisturizer
- JASON Natural Aloe Vera 84 Ultra-Comforting Moisturizing Creme
- Dove Deep Moisture Facial Lotion
- Boscia Vital Daily Moisture
- Boscia Oil-free Daily Hydration
- Juice Organics BRIGHTENING MOISTURIZER
*Keep in mind its always great to switch up your skin care products seasonally and with other life changes such as pregnancy, the use of certain medications, hormonal changes, and if your nursing.