Natural Hair Week Trending Topics and New Videos

Trending News and Articles

What was Lupita Nyong’o first big chop experience?

https://www.allure.com/story/lupita-nyongo-march-2018-cover-story-interview

Is Kelly Rowland wearing her natural hair?

http://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/beauty-health/ex-destinys-child-singer-shows-off-her-head-of-natural-hair-id7956496.html

The Latest Videos

Mitchka Leon published February 7

 

iknowlee published February 8

 

FusionofCultures published February 12

 

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Natural Hair Week Trending Topics and New Videos

 

Trending News and Articles

Who is lighting up the Golden Globe Nominations?

http://shinemycrown.com/issa-rae-octavia-spencer-mary-j-blige/

Why did Solange cancel her South Africa performance?

https://www.essence.com/news/solange-autonomic-disorder-cancels-afropunk

 

The Latest Videos

Hazel Goddesss published December 22

 

Shawnta’s Way published December 23

 

NaturallyTemi published December 25

 

Natural Hair Week Trending Topics and The Latest Videos

Trending News and Articles

What is Ayesha Curry’s favorite curl product to use on Riley’s hair?

https://www.essence.com/hair/ayesha-curry-riley-curry-cantu-hair-product?utm_campaign=essence&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&xid=essence_socialflow_twitter

How did Beyonce’ rock her natural hair recently?

https://www.buzzfeed.com/essencegant/beyonces-mom-just-posted-a-pic-of-her-daughters-natural?bftw&utm_term=.pdla3Eln5#.dm4Wd260J

What inspired Serena to change her hair color?

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I needed a change

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The Latest Videos

Janae Mason published December 16

 

MissKenK published December 17

 

Melissa Denise published December 18

 

AnnisaLiMara published December 20

 

KayDeeTV published December 21

Natural Hair Week Trending Topics and The Latest Videos

Trending News and Articles

Which products did celebrity stylist Vernon Francois use for Lupita Nyong’o’s tapered afro?

http://www.hypehair.com/84992/lupita-nyongo-stuns-tapered-afro-star-wars-last-jedi-premiere/

How does the young star of Blackish, Yara Shahidi feel about her curls?

http://www.seventeen.com/celebrity/a13093388/yara-shahidi-seventeen-november-december-2018/

Who is Issa Rae’s hairstylist?

https://hiphollywood.com/2017/01/exclusive-issa-raes-hairstylist-dishes-on-working-with-golden-globe-nominee-tips-for-natural-hairstyles/

How did Simone Biles respond to her hair haters on Twitter?

https://newsone.com/3764542/simone-biles-texans-cheerleader-twitter-hair-shaming-controversy-houston/

 

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Chime (Haircrush) published December 8

 

CaribBeauty published December 10

 

MissKenK published December 12

 

BeautifulBrwnBabyDol published December 14 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Hair Week Trending Topics and The Latest Videos

Trending News And Articles

How does Meghan Markle’s mom wear her natural hair when she’s out and about in L.A?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5160373/Meghan-Markles-mother-Doria-Ragland-spotted-LA.html

Was Davina Bennett upset about not winning the Miss Universe title?

http://people.com/style/miss-jamaica-davina-bennett-afro-miss-universe/

The Latest Videos

NaturalNeiicey published Nov 29

 

BeautifulBrwnBabyDol published Nov 30

 

MahoganyCurls published Dec 1

 

Hair Mary published Dec 2

 

FusionofCultures published Dec 6

 

Discovering Natural published Dec 8

Natural Hair Week In Review

 

I’ve been living out a few “firsts” as of late.  Last week, I ate Eggplant Casserole for the first time.  Earlier today, I finally ran into a group of runner buddies and my oldest son had his first major surgery this week.

JourneyTo WaistLength does a finger coil for the first time using water, a leave in conditioner, a moisturizer, and gel.

New Natural Hair Videos

 

Recipe

Eggplant Casserole | Healthy Recipes Blog #eggplant #casserole #healthy

http://healthyrecipesblogs.com/2011/07/12/eggplant-casserole-recipe/

Produce
  • 1/4 cup Basil, fresh
  • 1 Eggplant, large
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic powder
Condiments
  • 1/2 cup Tomato sauce, prepared
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Olive oil spray
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella, part-skim
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil. Spray the foil with olive oil cooking spray.
  2. Transfer the cubed eggplant to the baking sheet. Spray with olive oil spray. Sprinkle pepper and garlic powder. Roast, tossing once, 15 minutes, until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together the marinara sauce, cayenne and basil. Spray a 1-quart casserole dish with olive oil spray.
  4. When eggplant is roasted, remove it from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 425 degrees F. Add the roasted eggplant to the tomato/basil mixture. Add half of the Mozzarella and mix well.
  5. Transfer the mixture to prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining Mozzarella and the Parmesan on top. Bake 15-20 minutes, until golden and bubbly. Allow to cool 10 minutes before serving.

Yoga Inspiration

 

nikki

 

 

“You cannot relax no matter what therapy you do.  I can bet on it.  There are twenty million things to do.  You do those twenty million things and you cannot relax.  It’s a law of physics that anything which is contained and jammed must be put in an expanded place to give it a space.  So you must expand in your ideology, in your thinking, in your social behaviors, in your smiles, in your life, in your everything.  You will be relaxed.” —Yogi Bhaian

 

 

 

Natural Hair Week In Review

Since my last post, I’ve run my first marathon, teamed up with my longtime friend/boss Yoga instructor for weekly inspiration and I’ve committed to making one meatless dish a week. Whew…..

 

My first marathon held in Lafayette, La back in March

 Recipe

Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Lime Sauce

foodlove.com

Ingredients

Ingredients

Crispy Black Bean Tacos:

Avocado Lime Sauce:

  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded if desired
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water

Instructions:

For the tacos:

    1. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
    2. Add two tortillas to the skillet and allow them to heat in the oil for about 10 seconds.
    3. Cover one side of each tortilla with 1/4 cup of beans, and top beans with 1 tablespoon Mexican Cheese Blend.
    4. Using a spatula, carefully fold the tortilla in half, on top of itself and press down with the spatula to shape the taco.
    5. Cook 3-4 minutes, then using a spatula flip the tacos and cook an additional 3-4 minutes, until lightly browned.
    6. Continue the process until all the tacos are done, adding additional oil as the pan dries out.
    7. Serve immediately.

For the sauce:

1. Add all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Yoga Inspiration

“You have to love yourself because no amount of love from others is sufficient to fill the yearning that your soul requires from you.”-Dodinsky

 

New Natural Hair Videos

My Natural Sistas shows us how to create a classy updo/

Juicesandberries uses avocado, an egg, honey, Jamaican Black Castor oil, Olive and Lavender oil to give her hair a shiny healthy finish.