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The Zeal Life- My Favorite Summer One Piece

The Zeal Life- My Favorite Summer One Piece
The Zeal Life- My Favorite Summer One Piece

We only have a few more weeks of Summer, and I’m honestly not ready for it, so I ‘m going to soak up all the glorious sun while I can! I use to struggle with finding cute pieces during the summertime, that were also comfortable. This summer I finally nailed down the key formula to an outfit that is fashionable but won’t leave me sweating bullets–one pieces and oversized t-shirts. It sounds so basic, right? You have to make it your…

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Fashion, My Looks

The Zeal Life- Dripped in Pastels

The Zeal Life- Dripped in Pastels
The Zeal Life- Dripped in Pastels
The Zeal Life- Dripped in Pastels

Winter is my favorite fashion season because the layers and dark colors. I could wear variations of black, navy, hunter green, maroon and burgundy any day. So although tonal hues are not my favorite, in the Spring/ Summer it is fun to color block pastels.  Details on the look below:       Top: Yes Style Cullottes: Zara Instagram: myahjay 

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Fashion, My Looks

The Zeal Life- My favorite Dress Combination

The Zeal Life- My favorite Dress Combination
The Zeal Life- My favorite Dress Combination
The Zeal Life- My favorite Dress Combination
The Zeal Life- My favorite Dress Combination

This outfit is everything that I am. Dress: Yes Style Sneakers: Air Jordan 1s Instagram: myahjay 

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Inspiring, Life

The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of Faith, Sexuality And Restoration

The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration

Understanding Vulnerability    I’m learning this new thing called vulnerability. It’s new for me—the courage to share the most sacred pieces of myself. I’m afraid that if anyone gets a hold of that piece of me, I will lose power. If I share, I’m defenseless against judgment. I’d rather bury it and play pretty and aim to live a life that is satisfying to others, rather than live my truth. That is how I’ve been living for the past 24…

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Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
Met Gala 2018: Heavenly Bodies, Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

Met Gala 2018 The theme for this year’s Met Gala was controversial,  but when we chop it down to just the art, celebrating the influence of religion and fashion is beautiful.  Here are my favorite looks of the night.      

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Beauty

Shea Moisture African Black Soap Review

Shea Moisture African Black Soap Line   I’ve had a love-hate relationship with African Black Soap as it has always been too harsh on my skin. For that reason, I was hesitant to try Shea Moisture African Black Soap Line. I have Seborrheic Dermatitis which causes my scalp to become very itchy and flaky. It also affects my hairline, leaving red itchy patches on my crown and if not careful it can spread to my forehead and chin. Yes, it…

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Inspiring, Life

10 Things Really Insecure People Do

overcome insecurity

The intent of this post is not to shame anyone. I’ve dealt with a lot of issues from jealousy, comparison, inadequacy, and I still do. I’m always wanting to confront any negative issues in my heart and ask myself why. Why do I have an innate nature to compete or get jealous in certain situations. Well, I know a lot of who we are comes from more deep-rooted issues we deal with, beyond anything I can cover in this one…

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Culture, Opinions

5 Reasons Why Beyoncé’s Coachella Performance Has Black Girls Everywhere Screaming YASS Bey!

Beyoncé Coachella Performance   You may have seen hundreds of headlines of Beyoncé’s Coachella performance, and while I’m not the first to write on the topic, I have to touch on it.  I missed the opportunity to post about Black Panther and her performance falls in line with the Wakanda movement. Beyoncé was the first black woman to headline Coachella, and she showed up and out! Her performance broke and continues to break the Internet. There are 5 key points…

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Fashion, Inspiration

Shop The Looks: My 5 Favorite Accessories For The Perfect Cali Outfit

los ángeles outfit ideas

Los Angeles Outfit Ideas I was in Cali for 5 days and 4 nights, and it was one of the best times I’ve had. I love all the looks I wore during my trip and there were a few items that got me through. Here are 5 must-haves to make putting together your looks a lot simpler. I did all the shopping for you:   1. Vintage or Oversized Jacket If you’re going to Cali in the spring or early summer…

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