TW animal abuse! SAVE RALPH.

¡TRIGGER WARNING! ANIMAL ABUSE!

okay firstly,

I'm sorry everyone this is not an easy watch and I won't say that you SHOULD watch this cause no one but YOU knows what you can mentally handle at the moment. But for me, it really just slapped me in the face and reminded me to think twice about the things I buy and where they come from especially since I myself know I don't always buy cruelty-free makeup but I've been really slacking with this lately not even doing my most basic research. It's quite a good eye-opener and a reminder of what goes into some of the products we regularly use.


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Braids✨

Hello, again my lovelies!

Sorry for once again going MIA for a loooong time. This time I had a position change at work and it took me a couple of months to get everything rolling over there and me to get used to a schedule that JUST starts at 6 a.m! Yeah... Y'all I made a bad mistake accepting that new position at work because this constant morning schedule is taking a toll on me. I don't like to actually complain about work because if it puts a roof over your head and food on the table I'm of the mentality of powering through. However... The feeling of '' I could stay at this job for a while it's FUN!'' has COMPLETLY left the building over here.




These early mornings did make me want to find a more effective morning routine, especially for my hair! I LOVE my curly hair but it is at this awkward length right now when I have to tie it up for both of my jobs. After sleeping on it for a day or two, my curtain-y fringe section, which I refuse to separate from yet will start to act like fly-aways also when I change clothes for work and put on my sweaters all my curly girls know the hair just won't cooperate... refreshing the curls on cold mornings too and freezing when you are waiting for the bus, not a vibe!




So this really motivated me to finally get around to trying out box braids! I got them done at my fave regular spot, My sister's hair, and got them done by their super talented intern Johanna. They were soooo beautiful right when I got them, now the pictures I have and the only ones I unfortunately only took are the ones right before I took them out, they still look cute though ~It's the first time I ever got braids done and it was less ''painful'' then I have heard it basically didn't hurt my hair or scalp at all the only thing that gets a bit sore is your neck for trying to sit still for the whole time. is it worth it? YES! Do you feel like a goddess once they are done? YES and YES! It however isn't as low maintenance as the word goes! At least not for me, I'm still learning at 25...




They are super low maintenance in the morning, you just roll off the bed, pull off the bonnet, and are ready to go. The thing is if you are the curliest in the family nobody really taught you about bonnets, silk pillowcases, and how to wash braids cause they don't know. if you are going to have to have them up too, longer braids like mine are heavy on the head and neck just so you know. Moisturizing the scalp and the braids is crucial to keep them looking fresh too! I feel like I didn't take the best care of them that I could. I had them in for like a month and a half but since my bonnet came late it was hard to properly care for them at night. I really want to get them done in the summer though and I feel like now I am more prepared for them. I might get them a biiiit shorter next time cause even if I felt like a goddess I ended up sitting on them a lot haha.



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Curls appreciation ✨

Good evening lovelies,

I thought I’d share a bit of curl appreciation on wash day with you all especially since we have something exciting happening in the hair department next week 👀✨

How have you all been doing? We have some pretty cold minus degrees dropping by in Sweden lately, nothing ground breaking like some news reports and people be trying to make it out to be.

BaAaaaAcK iN thEee DaaAy when I was in school we were out playing for 30 minutes like twice a day unless it dropped below -25 or -30 if I don’t remember incorrectly~ I was definitely out in one of those winter overalls in under -25 degrees playing and eyeing the clock to go in 😂 Remember to dress appropriately to the weather everyone and keep warm and cozy at home.

What do you think I’ll be doing to my hair next week? 👀

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