Inspiration & Motivation, Lifestyle, Personal Growth, Self Care Tips

Why Black Women Should Go To Therapy

Why Black Women Don't Go To Therapy (But They Should)

  Remember when mental health used to be such a taboo subject? When it seemed like therapy was only for anyone who was clinically depressed or suicidal?    Well luckily, our generation (I’m not too fond of the word millennial…) seems to be a bit more open to tackling our…

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DIY, Health & Beauty, Inspiration & Motivation, Lifestyle, Melanin Love, Reviews, Self Care Tips

Activated Charcoal For Oily Skin + DIY Mask Recipe

    Activated Charcoal For Oily Skin   Now I know I seem late to the game, but let’s talk activated charcoal for oily skin! In the past, it has mainly been used to counteract chemical and food poisoning.   But the last few years, I’ve been peeping products that are…

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Health & Beauty, Lifestyle, Self Care Tips

New Birchbox Kits for Black Women: See What’s Inside!

  If you’re a black woman into skincare and makeup, chances are you’ve definitely run into the following problems: Lack of foundation ranges, hair products with damaging chemicals (…sulfates, anyone?), and dealing with the constant hunt for a nude lipstick that won’t have you looking like a clown. So the idea of…

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Health & Beauty, Inspiration & Motivation, Lifestyle, Reviews, Self Care Tips

3 Pure Essential Oil Brands That You Can Trust

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  (This post contains affiliate links. Meaning if you click one of my links and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission, at no cost to you. Thanks for supporting The Melanated Maven!)   In my Essential Oils post from a while back, I gave you everything you needed…

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Inspiration & Motivation, Lifestyle, Personal Growth, Positive Mindset, Self Care Tips

5 Reasons to Practice Self Care Without The Guilt!

self care without the guilt

  When I think of practicing my own self care, I get excited just thinking about making time for all my favorite things. Whether it’s deciding my next protective style or just getting some sunshine, these are some of my go-tos when I’m feeling extra stressed and restless.   So…

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