Pain is Not Beauty: My Experience with Box Braids

The day had finally arrived. It was July 30th, the Saturday I was scheduled to get my box braids. Ever since I decided to chop off my curls, I’ve had this desire for length, for hair to manipulate and style and play with again. Box braids seemed like the obvious, no-brainer. They last you a…

Uninvited Love: A short, painful story

This is going to be a short story. This is going to be a real story. This is going to hurt. There was this girl. This girl believed in the wives tales of second chances, every guy is really a nice guy, and give everyone a chance; get to know them before you knock them….