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All My Friends are Natural

Whenever I throw a get together, I can’t help but notice the majority of my friends are rocking their naturally curly hair. It’s funny, because it has gotten to the point where people point out to me that pretty much all of my friends are naturals.  Some people have even mentioned that they feel out of place if they show up to one of my get togethers with their hair straightened. I find it so interesting because only 5 years…

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Sustainable Swaps #1

Sustainable Plastic Replacement

One of my goals for 2017 was to create less plastic waste. I am slowly making the change to live a more sustainable lifestyle, so this year I will slowly be swapping out wasteful items for more sustainable options. Below are a few of my zero waste swaps for the month of January. (Please note this post contains some affiliate links.) 1. Stainless Steel Straw When searching for a sustainable straw, I wanted something silicon, because I was scared of…

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Inspiration

5 Stylish & Ethical Instagrammers to Follow

ethical style instagrams to follow

In a world full of advertisements, it’s easy for me to feel discouraged or feel the urge of wanting to purchase from an unethical company. Thankfully, following ethical instagrammers and seeing their efforts to be more sustainable, encourages me to not give up on my journey. Here are some of my favorite stylish, ethical instagrammers (in no particular order), because I need that reminder that dressing cute and sustainably is possible. 1. KAMEACHAYNE A millennial promoting sustainability, wellness, and fashion in…

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Looking Back at 2017

This past year has been so eventful. I just want to take the time to reminisce on everything that happened this past year, because it was an amazing one (despite all the craziness in the world).   In 2017 I… Was a bridesmaid in my friend’s wedding Traveled to the east coast for the first time Visited Harvard and presented at M.I.T. Graduated from college with a degree in psychology Landed my first big girl job at an amazing company (not…

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Goal Recap & New Year’s Resolutions

Last year I set three main goals for myself. Here is a recap on my progress:   Be more intentional with my purchases: Looking back at my year, I did a better job about not thrifting so often and only thrifting clothes that were good quality. I did not stick to shopping lists, as I intended, so maybe I can do this in 2018. Consume Less, Create More: I will say, that I am proud of myself for consuming less YouTube videos,…

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