My Skincare Routine


I suffered from severe cystic acne from 2012-2014 and I was finally able to clear up my skin last year. Since then, I’ve found a few key products that keep my skin soft and clear. They are mostly affordable drugstore products! Here’s my entire skincare routine:

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Metallic Adidas Look

Raven Elyse Metallic Adidas Look

This oversized Adidas t-shirt features a rose gold metallic logo on the front and back. It’s a fresh take on the classic trefoil logo shirts your boyfriend might wear. I styled mine with a satin bomber jacket and thigh-high boots to feminize the look.

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DIY Lace-Up Looks


I’m actually still loving the lace-up trend although it’s been seen everywhere for the past 2-3 years. I think it’s my inner edgy side coming through and being drawn to the grunge-punk look. I had to jump on this trend in my own way this time, so DIY projects were definitely needed! (Long-time subscribers know […]

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Rose Gold Nikes Look


Hey guys! This look is what I like to call a “Cool Mom” outfit. It’s comfy, easy, feminine… but yet on trend and youthful! If you saw my recent Fashion Try-On Haul video, you may remember this oversized crewneck dress. I purchased it from an online boutique I discovered through Tammy Hembrow (a fitness guru […]

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DIY Office Makeover


My parents’ house is pretty new and the majority of it is really nicely decorated, but my mom’s office needed a little love! I spent the last month or so picking her brain for what she’d like to have in there, getting inspiration, shopping, ordering things online, and doing a few DIY projects. The end […]

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Squad Giveaway!


Hey guys! Yes, finally, the giveaway I’ve been hinting about! I just wanted to do something small to say thank you for joining the #SQUAD and supporting me with this new blog! My blog is still an infant, and the squad is still growing but I thought now would be a good time to do […]

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Am I Mixed? My Ancestry DNA Results


  If you watched my Youtube Video you already know that my Ancestry DNA shows  African, European, Asian, Middle Eastern, and Native American.  55% of my DNA is from Africa–mostly from the Ivory Coast and Cameroon (which is not surprising, because that’s where a lot of the slave trade originated), but also includes Mali, Senegal and Nigeria.  42% […]

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Satin Bomber Look


OMG, y’all, my first official fashion post on my new blog! So many years of being in the online world, and I’m finally doing this! I’m excited for a few reasons. One, because I’m gonna be sharing a lot more looks now. Two, I get to pretend to be a model every now and then […]

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My Baby Shower

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Friends and family gathered at my mom’s house to shower me and Baby Ziya with love! The decor featured pink, gold, and white decor–including a tassel banner, tissue poufs, a clothesline “baby wishes” frame, a clothesline with real newborn clothes, and a dessert table with candy, cupcakes, cake balls and cookies.

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