The Relaunch: The Pre-New Years Start

I am so excited to announce the Relaunch of ReignElle.com. It has been a long time, and I am elated about whats to come. I’ve always been proactive trying to realize some of my goals, and right now is the time for something new. I’ve been through so many changes this year, for one I spent all of last year growing my hair, to now cutting almost half of it off. So many things have changed in my life, […]

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We All Try.. And Sometimes I Fail!

Picture: September 2011. So this is my first press of the year, and I definitely missed the mark. But I knew going in it wouldn’t be pretty. We all have hair goals, and I am no different. I started this year hype! Eager to grow my hair to amazing lengths, highest level of health and all while wearing protective styles. But let me say this, the first 5 months were great.  Although within those 5 months things didn’t go […]

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And… Im Back!

Its been a long while since I posted! I know I been outta this blogging loop for a while.  Hope you all missed me a little! That’s a pic from Vegas above. I have a ton in store for the blog for the rest of the year. So I hope to hear from you ladies! Get e-mail updates Tweet

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Curl Friends | They Are All Around You!

 “A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself.” – Jim Morrison  Angela Davis and Toni Morrison – Such a great photo!Wonder what they are talking about. At a time when women  are portrayed like they just cant get along, there seems to be a pivotal change  of reality I see among women on a daily basis. Living in a city like New York, welcoming eyes and friendly smiles from woman-to-woman are so foreign, that […]

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Wash and Wear | Natural Hairstyles

Wash and Wear – Perfect for the newbiesaka Shake and Goaka BE FreeI am all about quick hairstyles, that don’t require too much time! My Last Wash and Go – 2009 You will need: Your best natural shampoo (because I only use shampoo 1 – 2x per month I use organic products) Your favorite conditioner Leave in Conditioner – imperative – Reduces crunchy hard hair! Curl Styler Product – Choose a product that provides a great hold for curls. Some […]

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How to Detangle Natural Hair | Wetter is Better

Today’s Friday Quick Tip Isn’t So Quick, But Much Quicker Than Other Methods! How To Detangle Natural Hair One of the biggest lies that has been spread about natural hair, is the thought that it is hard to manage. And by hard to manage “they” mean hard to comb. And while I wont get into the fact that the combs that we all are familiar with were created for straight hair, boy they are so wrong. That was a […]

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The Brazilian Wax | It’s That Time Of The Year

As much as I love the fro, when the sun shines and the clothes start to come off, the fro below has got to go! Okay.. okay not so much a fro, but you know what I meant!  I am rather new to the art of the Brazilian wax, having only had a few prior to my experience today. I was always deathly afraid of the experience, and yet loathed the idea of razor bumps and shaving. Now as […]

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Grow Old With Me! | How To Get 5 Day Hair

Grow old with me!  The best is yet to be.  ~Robert Browning My 6 day OLD hair! No effort! Frizzy curly fun! When I first went natural, it wasn’t the most popular thing to do. In fact no one was starting “fresh” like I was. So to set an example, I promised myself that I would always keep my hair “done done” aka fresh to death aka well maintained! I did my hair every single day. There wasn’t a […]

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Vegas On A Budget! | Finding Your Flight

Las Vegas is a second home for me! I usually go several times a year, and have perfected the art of the bargain, while living there like I spent a fortune. I always get questions about Vegas, deals and things to do. I am like a spy when it comes to airline prices, finding the best deals and having the most fun in Vegas. I have been told several times to start a little side consulting business to help […]

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