Do you know what today is?

It’s my naturalversary. Eight years ago today, I drove to a salon in Maryland and told the stylist to commence with le big chop. Best decision ever. Several months before, I had decided that I was done with relaxers and straightening my hair. I’d place my fingers in my roots and feel the thick, coily …

Spotify Shuffle Series. (1)

I love music more than cake. And that’s pretty huge, being that I once considered changing my license plate to a vanity plate that read cake in French (Gâteau). That said, bienvenue to a new feature on TSP: I shuffle my “Repeat Rewind” playlist that Spotify automatically generates and share the top five songs I’ve …

Blogtober #25: The Essentials.

I went to the park yesterday. My essentials: • Mask 😷 • Sunnies 😎 • Lipstick that means nothing underneath the mask but essential for selfies 💄💋 • A sweater for the delightfully mid-50s autumnal day 🍂🍁 Hope your weekend was bon. Onwards...

Pinspirations.

Hi, there. So I went to Pinterest a few weeks ago to get some ideas for my next protective style. As you know, I've been protective styling it more often than not, ever since my crochets in February. After deciding that I wanted some cornrows, I eventually descended into the sweet Pinterest rabbit hole, where you …

The Chocolate Flapper.

First, hi. So last Saturday, a good friend of mine threw a decades party: guests were to choose their favorite decade and dress accordingly. Naturally, being that I love all things Twenties--the Jazz Age, Gatsby was running around (fictionally), and girls were bobbing their hair--it was a sure thing that I would arrive in my flapper …