My Skincare Routine

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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  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

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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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