I am realizing, as I get older, that I am becoming more and more of a hipster, and I LOVE IT. Coming from a fancy-sort-of-background, this lifestyle is def connecting to my creative soul. I recently moved and, slowly, I am recreating my sanctuary. My theme is comfort, funkiness, repurpose and as creative as possible. read more
Today, November 20th, Brazil celebrates Dia da Consciencia Negra (Black Consciousness Day)
A few cities in Brazil celebrated the day with several forms of activities, from Afro-Brazilian dance shows, and read more
I approached the glass window at the fish department and began to look inside to see if I could find any fresh looking fish. A woman behind the counter asked if I needed any help as she complemented me on my hair.
“Wow, I love your hair!”
I replied “Thank you.” She then said, “I’ve always wanted to go natural, but I want my hair to curl like yours.”
I paused for a second and responded, “You should definitely go natural, however, you will have your own beautiful curl pattern!”
I smiled and walked away feeling like I accomplished something by encouraging her to embrace her natural hair. But what she didn’t know, is that I too, like her, wanted my curls to be like someone else’s. read more