The most annoying phrase to say to a woman rocking her natural curls is: “what did you use to get your natural curls like that”? Or “I’d go natural if my hair did what yours do”. People: NATURAL CURLS DON’T COME IN A BOTTLE!!
With illness and ultimately the death of my last grandparent, I started to review my own beauty regimens and the contents that I use on a daily basis. Switching toothpastes, deodorants, moisturizers and of course hair products. Some aren’t as easy to transition to (love my Colgate) but if my grandmother could use baking soda as a deodorant for decades, I figured I could look into a more healthy option for myself. I received Saige and Ivy in a self-care subscription box and was hooked.
Nappily Ever After, is a familiar story of a “perfect” woman raised by a “perfect” image of parents in a predominately white environment. She grows up with this mentality of having to be “perfect at everything in order to succeed. Venus Johnston is an advertising executive, dating a doctor and has what is perceived to be a nervous breakdown when her expectations of a proposal is met with a puppy at her birthday dinner celebration.