Yes, I Wash My Dreadlocks!

Gray hair- don't care As you can see in my picture above- I have dreadlocks (or just "locs" as some people call them). I have been growing them for a long time and they are a part of me. Because I am coming up on my 12 year anniversary with them, I have decided to… Continue reading Yes, I Wash My Dreadlocks!

Black Don’t Crack? Um, Did My Face Miss That Memo?

I am not aging like fine wine! The physical aging signs are things that many people (especially women) want to stop. There is this unfortunate idea that youth equals beauty. This idea permeates our media- causing the fear of the inevitable. Ever since I was young, I have been hearing that black people age gracefully.… Continue reading Black Don’t Crack? Um, Did My Face Miss That Memo?