Hey there Curvy girls! Today's post is all about my hair and how it is done. I am always getting question about my weave and how I maintain it, so this post is for all the curious ladies out there. Before I dive in about the specifics about my hair regimen and the video above, here a few facts about my hair. I have been rocking my natural hair for about two years now but often wear weaves rather than wearing my curls out. This is just a personal preference because I am way t
Hi there Curvy Girls! Sexy, flirty, and even sweet fashion are all perfect for Valentine's Day. This year, I was styled by the wonderful ladies at Dia&Co, a body-positive styling service for women who wear sizes 14 and up. I requested items that were sensual, sexy, sweet, and of course slightly seductive and the outfits are below. Whether you are celebrating this special day with the love of your life, or even just having a girls night out, these five V-Day looks are perfect
Hey there Curvy Girls, Today's post is all about creating and maintaining a healthy weight loss journey. Being a plus-sized woman, I am often told that I am super unhealthy or morbidly obese. Most of the time, this unnecessary and unwarranted commentary comes from non-medical professionals who believe that just because I am plus-sized means I am on the road to death. (Fyi- Please be silent, your ignorance is speaking ) While I am very aware of the potential health risk being
Hey there Curvy Girls! When people think of the Easter season there are a few things that come to mind. The celebration of Jesus Christ's death, burial, and resurrection by Christians all over the world and also the message of absolute love the story brings is one reason (My reason). Another is the Easter Bunny, quality family time/bonding and the fun that comes with making baskets for children. And last but not least (especially for retailers) is fashion and clothing sales.
Hey there Curvy Girls, This week I would like to issue a challenge to all my readers. The challenge is a task that will push you emotionally, mentally, and spiritually and will be beneficial to you on your worst days. The task is to LOVE, ENCOURAGE, AND BELIEVE in YOURSELF! That’s right, I am asking you to love yourself this week. Love yourself, love your flaws, boost your own confidence, and be your own cheerleader. The Self - Love Challenge, is inspired by two communities c
Hey there Curvy Girls, We all know that mainstream media and the worlds of fashion and beauty have done a poor job when it comes to representing and including all types of beauty and sizes in the images and articles they put out. So many groups of women, have been left out and underrepresented in media, especially women of color and women who do not fit the "beauty norm". These women have been fighting for their beauty to be seen and welcomed into the world and have champione
Hey there Curvy Girls, Self expression can be conveyed through the things we wear, things we do and how we express ourself. Fashion and style are two very important ways that I express and present myself to the world. With any outfit , I have some key essentials that make or break my wardrobe. These pieces are essential when it comes to what I wear and how my body is supported within the garment. Here is one my Fashion Essentials that I cannot live without. (Seriously I am l
Hey there Curvy Girls, The Essence of A Curvy Girl blog is here to empower, inspire and celebrate the beauty and essence of women everywhere, especially Curvy girls. This blog will not only share my journey of self - discovery and self - realization while I navigate through life as a Curvy girl but also be a testimony of the power of self - love. I will feature things like plus - size fashion ideas and trends, beauty tips, advice and empowerment for women of all shapes and si