diy margarita recipe

DIY Margarita Recipe (Single Serving)

In Los Angeles, Cinco de Mayo is definitely a thing. Mexico is a major influence on the city’s culture. In the words of the late great rhythmic American poet Tupac Shakur, “It wouldn’t be LA without Mexicans. Black love, Brown pride, and the sets again…” Besides celebrating the success of resistance, Cinco de Mayo is […]

diy coffee scrub

DIY: Coffee Lover’s Face & Body Scrub

This is dedicated to coffee lovers. I’ve used this DIY coffee scrub three times in the past year, with a noticeable improvement in my skin after the second application. In skincare as in life, the more consistent you are, the better the result. I’m pretty good about applying homemade masks on a weekly basis, although […]

apple cider vinegar hair rinse

How to Do an Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This winter, I got a little bored with my hair routine and began wearing it flat ironed straight. I enjoyed having a different hairstyle but repeated blow-drying and flat-ironing sucked the life out of my curls. There are areas that won’t curl like before, which is a problem since I wear my hair curly the […]