Fall Protective Style Series

Hello everyone!

Now that is it starting to get much colder here in Pittsburgh, it is time for me to tuck my lovely ends away for the winter. Usually I’m already practicing protective styles however after my latest trim I’ve fallen madly in love with my tresses and have been dragging my feet on protective styling. Continue reading

The Best Gymnast In The World Right Now Is A Black Girl Named Simone Biles [VIDEO]

Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:

Another young woman has joined the ranks of great Black gymnasts, and you won’t believe you haven’t heard of her before.

If anyone asks you to name a Black female gymnast, you’ll either peg Gabby Douglas or Dominique Dawes. There’s one more that needs to be on your radar, though.

You may not recognize the name Simone Biles right now, but you’re going to be hearing a lot about her over the months leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. For starters, Reuters reports that she’s the gymnast that just snagged the award for Sportswoman of the Year (Individual) this week alongside Olympic ice dancer and “Dancing with the Stars” champ Meryl Davis.

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If her status as a world champion is any indication, Simone’s worked very hard to be the best gymnast in…

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What To Eat Before & After a Workout


I’m pretty sure we all have stuggled on what exactly we should be eating pre and post workout. For me personally, it’s tough because I workout so early in the morning that I really do not have time to eat a nutritional meal an hour before I go workout with my mother. Luckily, I was able to locate a few suggestions from various blogs for those of you looking for tips or suggestions on what to eat.

Eating before working out helps to settle your stomach as well as giving your muscles the needed energy to exercise. Continue reading