Inspiration & Motivation, Melanin Love, Personal Growth, Positive Mindset, Reviews, Self-Care Tips

A 21-Day Self-Care Planner & Journal to Kick-Start Self-Care September

Happy Self-Care September!   As we transition into fall and colder weather, I figured it was a good time to kick my self-care into high gear. Sweater-weather is quick to get us spending less time outside and more time under the covers. And sometimes that means we become even more lax with other priorities in […]

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7 Inspiring Self-Care TED Talks Every Black Woman Should Watch

    TED Talks (Technology. Entertainment. Design) are always a staple on my playlist. So many different topics, and so little time! But I have a few favorites that keep me on a steady mindset of positive motivation, conquering fear, and most importantly unapologetic self-care and self-love.     And I’ve picked out the best Ted Talks that every black…

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“We Should All Be Feminists”- A Review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

we should all be feminists chimamanda ngozi adichie

Lately there has been a pattern to my reading choices and I have a new amazing add that I can’t rave enough about!   We Should All Be Feminists  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   We Should All Be Feminists explores Chimamanda’s feminine experiences and reactions to the expectations of women, both as a child and in her adult life in…

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Rice Water Toner for Glowing, Softer Skin

RIce water benefits steps for soft skin

Time for a DIY Challenge! Have you heard about the new trend of using rice water as a toner for your skin? I just recently came across it and my mom was RAVING about how her skin was glowing and felt more supple and moisturized. Not to mention her co-workers and I had noticed and demanded to know what she…

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My Favorite Milani Brand Lipsticks!

milani lipsticks blog post by themelanatedmaven.com

Milani cosmetics is one of my favorite beauty brands that do a great job at catering to deep skin tones. They carry a wide variety of products for all skin tones, but the pigments of their foundations, blushes, and eye shadows are always so on point. And their lipsticks are no exception! Here are 3 of my favorite ones:  …

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