Feelin’ myself

Stressful schedules, regular exercise and the knock-on effects of having ridiculously thin friends counters the large portion sizes, binge eating and self-filling cupboards at home, resulting in a regularly oscillating body weight. This has been accompanied by stretch-marks, a wardrobe spanning a range of sizes and of yes, body image issues. Towards the end of my teens, I was…

Just yes: high top fade

Just yes: all things related to image and style. The high top fade Mixing Grace Jones superwoman with Will Smith of the ’90s, this epic cut is back in style and calling my name. If anyone knows a good barber, send them my way. Fix up, look sharp. Don’t worry daddy, hair grows back.

Just yes: headwraps

Just yes: all things related to image and style. There are countless way to adorn your head with a scarf. There are also countless reasons why you should: protects your hair from the elements, allows gorgeous earrings to be on display, solves any bad hair day, brightens up any outfit… And there are countless YouTube videos telling…

Just yes: purple lipstick

Just yes: all things related to image and style. The great thing about having dark skin and full lips, is that purple lipstick looks absolutely divine. My latest purchase..   Pucker up I mean, come on?! DIVINE.

Just yes: the fun oversized jumper

Just yes: all things related to image and style. It is winter which means: jumpers I am a huge fan of second hand stores and hand-me downs which means: oversized jumpers I love colour and prints which means: fun oversized jumpers Bring on winter…  

Just yes: Havana/Marley Twists

Just yes: all things related to image and style. These twists have defined my hair for the last 6 months. Easy to maintain, extremely versatile and little stress on your roots. And they look amazing! The awesome results   Useful tutorial Hints and Tips It may take a few goes to get used to the invisible roots, but…

Just yes: Bantu knots

This is the first in my ‘just yes’ posts, which includes all things related to image and style. It is only fitting that I begin with the hairstyle I am known for the most: Bantu Knots (also known as China bumps). Growing up in Jamaica, my mum would always do this style in my hair following…