Archive of ‘Hair’ category

_DSC3914-2-15

My first 2016 haircut

I have a new barber. I decided he was my new barber yesterday. He’s the second barber I’ve had in New York who has cut my hair more than once. It was also my second time in his chair. He smiled at me the same way he smiled at me the first time I came […] Read more…

collage1.jpg

Everything to know about my Havana Twists

My havana twists have been a big hit since I got them done at the end of February. I was so happy of the results I made an instagram video right then to show the world my happiness by doing several hair flips. I’ve been stopped on the street on numerous occasions, and I even […] Read more…

1-14-acerdena1-001

Style post: Red pants

Red has been my favorite color since I was three years old. My favorite chair was this furry red ottoman I loved to sit on when I was younger. There’s even a photo of me eating my entire birthday cake on it all by myself. All of my private school uniforms were red and white, […] Read more…

1-AlejandroCerdenaPhotography-4843

Some life changes

      There are some great changes ahead. I’ve decided to make them, and I’m going for them full force.  I had to lay low for a little bit to put everything into perspective. I’ve been working very hard, but I’m about to start working harder. This time, it won’t be for other people’s […] Read more…

1-hair posts1

Afro styles

Here’s the thing about “4c” hair. The kinkiest of them all. The hardest to keep moisturized at them all. The roughest and toughest of them all. 4c hair with the right products and techniques can be just as fun and versatile as all the other curl patterns and hair textures out there. And no, you […] Read more…

8-DSC_0994-001

10 Makeup tips for a Fanm Kreyol

A Fanm Kreyol is basically a black Haitian woman with African features. Actually, that’s just my definition based on my experiences. I’ve been called a bel fanm kreyol before. It’s the same as being called a beautiful black woman in English. To me, the words “fanm kreyol” mean strength, poise, beauty, and grace. Whatever the real […] Read more…

1-DSC_0938

Hair talk: Twist and wrap

It’s the season for super dry hair and scalp, at least in my case. I have extremely dry skin in the late fall/winter months too. I keep that under control with vitamin E or jojoba oils. In the summer, I use coconut oil. I love to use oils on my skin and hair. On my […] Read more…

06-DSC_0602-001

Style Post: Purple Dreams

One thing that gives me life is seeing older women who carry themselves with style and elegance. Whenever I see a woman over the age of 70 all dressed up, I cheer for them in my head. When I’m feeling brave enough, I approach them to tell them how beautiful they are. Is that weird? […] Read more…

1 2 3