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MVNDC Pageant

What?!  Did I just compete in a beauty pageant?  Yes, indeed.  I’ll admit – I never thought that I would compete in pageants because that wasn’t really up my alley.  I’ve always had this negative stigma that pageant girls were just pretty people with rich parents to support them.  Wrong!  The ladies I’ve met along this journey were highly educated, independent, and represented different organizations as leaders in their communities.  Beauty AND brains!  I had an incredible experience and secretly wish I would have competed in more of these.  However, that’s too late now since I’ll be a “Mrs” in the near future.  But if you are still a “Miss”, I highly recommend stepping out of your comfort zone because you will gain a valuable experience and will develop great friendships along the way.  Congratulations to all the contestants for putting on an amazing show and to the Royal Court!  Thank you to all the MVNDC crew who put their genuine efforts in making this pageant great. If you want to see behind the scenes of this pageant journey, …

My Holy Grail Hair Products

The question that everyone (even the hair stylists) would ask me whenever they play with my hair is… “What hair products do you use? Because it looks and feels so healthy!” I have colored my hair since I was a pre-teen all throughout high school. Then, I left it back to my natural hair color throughout college (poor college student). Now, I’m back to coloring my hair again. But I’ve still maintained healthy hair through all the years of color dye and bleach!  Below are the hair products that I use: It’s a 10! Miracle Leave-in Product This is my absolute holy grail with or without color in my hair. I’ve used this after every single hair wash for the past few years. It’s a leave-in conditioner following your shower. Not only does it have a refreshing scent, it also helps detangles and nourishes your hair. You can find this at your local Target and some drugstores. You can also find this in the biggest size they have (10 fl. oz.) on Amazon. It’s worth …