Frontlace Review….

It’s no secret….. people wear weaves, exstentions, fake hair…. HAIR THAT WE DID NOT GROW. LOL and guess what else??? ITS OKAY! 

I remember when I was a little girl rocking braids (extensions). When all the kids on the playground found out, they would say… “omg! are you wearing fake hair???” At first I didnt know how to respond. I would think all these other little girls had regular hair styles. Never any braids or beads, nothing extra special like me. I woukd be thrilled over the fact, my mom took extra time out of her weekend to make me look glamourous! I thought to myself. “These kids have all these questions for me because my hair is amazing!” I was a celebrity on the playground. The kids were so intrigued about the things I could do to my hair: natural, afro, cornrows, interlocs (now crochet), braids, twists, straight and extensions.

I loved it then and I love it now! No shade on anyone else, but I rather not be basic. I like to dress up and change my look often. With every look my hair is still remains my crown of glory! 

With that being said, I currently have a frontlace. I am sure this is not new, just new to me. I also must admit while I love braids. I don’t rock weaves often. They are usually a bit itchy and the hair can shed a lot. 
I had been doing research on fronlace’s. I loved how they looked and I could protect my natural hair for awhile. For those of you who don’t know what they are… 

Frontlace’s are hair that comes sewn to a lace piece that you can sew on to your cornrows. It allows you to part your weave where ever you want. Have baby hairs…. because we all know how important that is! You are able to rock half up, half down and a pony tail. I find it extra helpful because I do not have to keep messing with my natural hair or putting heat on it. Meaning this is a great protective style. 

Here are some pictures below.

The edges 

The pony tail

The messy bun

Straight down

Kinda half up, half down

Some tips…. When first getting the frontlace installed I was told i had to get it reinstalled every two weeks…. Secret about me. I do not like wasting money! So naturally I said, “when I feel I need it redone. That’s when I’ll do it.” As of right now its been about 4 weeks. It still looks okay, but perhaps i could have gone back to get it done last week LOL. It’s fine though. I have a hair appointment for a touch up Monday. 

Here is what I used to help hold it down and keep the edges SLICK.

This stuff worked miracles! When I remembered to add it. lol 

I plan on getting another soon. Maybe in January, curly instead of straight. I will share my experience with that one too. 

Feel free to comment! 

-Ebony 😚🤗

See past your current situation…..

Recently I was taking my long drive to work. I felt myself getting anxious and aggravated in this Los Angeles traffic. (Which is by no means regular traffic) I was frustrated because I was already running late and to top it off I had a hour and a half ride left…. Usually when my GPS reads 15 miles, I am used to getting to my destination in 15minutes. But not in this city. 15 miles took me nearly 2 hours. 

I felt myself getting antsy and wanting to have road rage. Then I thought….. why and how can I explain being mad at the people driving beside me? They are in the same situation as me right now. I can’t get mad, its not their fault. 

I quickly turned my attention to the scenery surrounding. Af first I saw cars, concrete and people rushing to get to “important” appointments. After watching for awhile. I began to see color, art, nature, diversity…. LIFE! The beauty and uniqueness of things that I often look past. 

So, I did what I do best and started snaping pictures. I hopes to capture my new found visual treasures. 

Take a look! 

The beauty did not make traffic go away…. at all. Yet, It helped me relax. Take a few breaths and see past my current situation. Made me think…. all situayions are temporary. Sometimes we have to slow down to see what is really happening. See beyond the current.
-Ebony 

😙🤗 

Find your place of PEACE 


Los Angeles is super SUPER busy! I moved here from a city but much slower. I really felt I was a city girl, until I arrived here. There’s constant traffic and a million people around every corner. This city truly never sleeps! But the hustle of life keeps me here. People are very ambitious and determined to succeed like myself. So, I’m dedicated to learning from them. 
With all that being said, as you can imagine. In a place like this you have to find little treasures and pieces of joy. I can say one of mine is the beach. I absolutely love being outside feeling the sun beaming off my skin. I am so happy,  I can simply hop in the car. Drive for 20 to 40 minutes, then spend my day digging my toes in the sand and watching birds soar through the sky or fight in the sand over a child’s left behind Cheetos. And don’t even  get me started on the feel and smell of the fresh beach air. 🤗🤗🤗😎 Give me a beach blanket, jazz and a fruit salad and I am there for the day! 

*With this California weather I could actually go to the beach right now! Yes, even in November! Anyways, I love the beach so much, thought I would share it with y’all . 

-Ebony 😙💖

 

Don’t ever quit what you love.

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I can’t believe I have been off wordpress for so long! It has been like three months, right? Geesh! Not too much has happened between those three months. I am just continuing  to learn my new job and continually  feeling blessed to be in this position. In the past three months I have had the opportunity to travel around different parts of California and Texas! I am now back in Los Angeles for awhile. Though I’m a bit sad I’m not traveling as much, I am happy to sleep in my own bed!

Being away took some attention off the things I like to do. My blog was like therapy to me. Even if no one reads it…. Not really. lol I want people to read it! But Im sure you get what I’m saying. Anyway I stopped because someone questioned my ability to write. I know I am not the strongest writer, but I’m  on here to share a story. I mean I’m sure I’ll recieve more tips, and advance my writing  skills as I write. But what someone thinks should not hold you back from doing what you love.

After I stopped writing I was a bit shocked, someone asked, “Hey why did you stop blogging? Your words were really helping me.” I thought why did I stop writing? Just because someone points out a flaw or two doesn’t mean you stop what you love! So…. I’m back on here to write and share my journey. Never let anyone speak your destiny. Take criticism as a stepping stone. Take from it what you need and keep achieving. I’ve learned life’s little journeys teach you multiple lessons. LISTEN TO THEM! Don’t ever stop what you love, just keep progressing and getting better! In the end your happiness matters the most!

-Ebony😘