Wash Day Curly Hair Routine 

On wash day, I get into the shower and drench my hair with water completely. Once my hair is wet, I grab my Cantu for Natural Hair Sulfate-Free Cleansing Cream Shampoo and massage it into my scalp. If my hair is really dirty, than I’ll shampoo twice.


After shampooing, I condition my hair with Cantu’s for Natural Hair Sulfate-Free Hydrating Cream Conditioner. As my hair is really dry, I condition my hair twice and leave the conditioner in for about 5-10 minutes.


Before I leave the shower, I apply Shea Moisture’s Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque into my hair in sections. After about 45-60 minutes, I rinse my hair and apply the Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner Repair Cream.


After wash day, I usually braid or twist my hair as I please, depending on how I want to style my hair.

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Ephesians 4:26

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Bright Blue Eyeliner Makeup Look

A fun fact is that this makeup look was created because my black eyeliner was empty. Lol. My goal with this look was to keep everything very flirty. My lips were a nice glossy brown nude. I kept the blush a pretty pink with a shimmery highlight. I used the Maybelline Nudes palette to create a natural smokey eye. To add some color, I used my Jane Cosmetics Water Resisitant Liquid Eye Liner in Navy. The eyeliner was the pop of color this look needed. To keep the natural look together, I used my Academy of Color Nude Matte Lipstick mixed with my L.A. Girl Flat Velvet Matte Lipstick in Runway I believe. The look was really light and girly, which I loved. I had a very nice glow with this look.

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Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Psalm 27:4

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Piece of the Week: Black Aldo Backpack

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I’m in love with this bag. I got it as a gift from my best friend. I will honestly not be using this for school. It is too cute and boujee for high school. I take such good care of this like it’s not even funny. When I’m not using it, I leave it in a plastic bag and I’m so scared that I’m going to crease it. I love how spacious and roomy it is. Inside there is a zipped pocket and two pouches for sunglasses and pens. In the front pocket, the sequins are actually a mini  makeup bag. I have yet to find a use for it. It has a long gold chain that connects to the backpack. This is perfect for day trips and to use as a carry one bag, when travelling. I can’t wait to use it more often. Currently, it’s used as a purse when I alternate it with my Forever 21 purse. This is a great investment for those who travel a lot and don’t always want to carry a purse.

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Psalm 116: 1-2

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Twist Crown Afro

This hairstyle is so cute and easy. I honestly fell in love when I first did this. This paints my natural kinky curly hair in it’s best state – shrinkage and all. I used my Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk and some argan oil with water to make my curls more prominent. I got an ouchless headband and wrapped it around twice to push my hair back. I got an old crochet twist and wrapped it around the crown of my hair. I pinned it down in the back and added some hair jewelry to make it cuter. That’s it. My favorite hairstyles are the ones that take only about five minutes.

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: John 15:13

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Faux Locs Crochet Hair Review 

 

 

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In total I had seven pack of hair in my head; two 20″ inch Natty Goddess Dreadlocks in the color 2 and five 18″ Bomba Dreadlocks Faux Locs Soul in the color 2. My go-to for crochet is usually faux locs because I love the dread styles and how I look with them. They were really thick and had a reasonable weight for seven packs of hair. I kept my dreads long for about three weeks and then I got really hot. I cut them to be shoulder-length and I really love that short bob look. It’s been about a month and a half and they still look brand new. They do get tangled, but that’s easily fixed with scissors. My only complaint is that the loop for the Natty Goddess hair wasn’t as defined and pre-lopped as the Bomba Faux Soul. Therefore, it would occasionally fall out. I love the hair so much that I took it out and made a crochet wig out of it. A post will be coming soon about that. 😉 I highly recommend the Bomba Faux Soul, if you want more of a realistic dread look. The Natty Goddess Locs have a slight curl to it that I like. Mixing the two different types of dreads had a really nice outcome. Experimenting with hair always brings unexpectedly results.

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Proverbs 21:2

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First Week of Junior Year

I’m finally a junior! I started school on the seventh and my week was technically only two days. I did not take any outfit pictures, even though I looked really cute. The photos above are from my first day. I like all my classes and I’m ready to learn and keep my GPA up. On Thursday, I had marching band practice after school and then work until eight. I was basically running around my first day. That Friday we had our second football and lost, sadly. I’m currently starting my first full week of school and I’m really missing summer right now. Have a blessed school year lovelies. ❤

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Proverbs 15:16

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Sunshine Blogger Award

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I’m so happy that Maria nominated me for this award! She is the sweetest and I was so surprised that I was nominated.

The Rules

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked.
  • Nominate 11 other blogs and ask 11 new questions for them.
  • Finally list the rules and include the Sunshine Blogger Award logo somewhere in the post

The Questions

What’s the food you hate the most?

Spinach. It’s just weird and all leafy.

In which country would you love to live and why?

The Caribbean, I know it’s not a country but there’s not a specific place I want to live. The Carribean is full of life and culture and I would love to experience that. Also my parent were born there.

What’s the best present you’ve ever received and from who?

My best friend gave me a “best friend” survival box and it was so thoughtful and I really love it. It had masks, a loofah, body wash, little trinkets, and open when letters.

What’s you favourite word? 

Boujee. Hahaa.

In which past decade would you love to live?

The 1920s. The jazz and flapper age looks so cool.

If you had a superpower, which would it be?

I would love to fly or become invisible.

If you had a time machine, where would you go?

I would go to the era when monarchies were common and lived lavish lifestyles.

Do you play any sport?

I’m a dancer, a cheerleader, and I’m in marching band.

What’s you favourite hobbie?

Reading. Without a doubt.

Your very first memory.

The earliest one I can remember is going to a party when I was young. I was with my mom and my sister in a red dress and we took a family picture together.

Tell me a random fact about you.

My tongue almosts reaches my chin.

My Questions

Favorite family memory.

What would you spend a $50 million dollars on?

What are your favorite shoes right now?

What are looking forward to this year?

Worst birthday memory.

Dream career?

If you were president, what would your first law be?

Favorite childhood book/series. 

What are you afraid of in life and why?

When are you the most happy?

Where do you see yourself at 70?

Who’s your role model and why?

The Nominated

My most recent likes and comments ❤

Thrifted Luxe

Emily

The Garsow Twins

Emily Mae

Ruqqi

Destiny

Katrine M

Aissata Diop

Esther 

If anyone else wants to do this award they are much welcome too! ❤

 

Xx,

Joanna Sarah

Verse of the Day: Acts 16:31

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