Nikki Taught You: Beauty Secrets for Women of Color 

Nikki Taught You: Beauty Secrets for Women of Color 

When you find a beauty secret that works, you be like…. As you all know, I am all for black girl magic, but sometimes we have to go the extra mile because our skin can present challenges like: scarring, hyper-pigmentation, ingrown hairs, dandruff, thinning edges (LORDT – LE STRUGGLE) and others! Alas.. our black girl magic continues to shine thru and I have some beauty hacks to aid in the process. These are some beauty secrets that I have found to work…

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Nikki Taught You: Rental Car Hacks (Get the lowest price!)

Nikki Taught You: Rental Car Hacks (Get the lowest price!)

Hacking In Progress Biiiihhh! Alright, so a few years ago during the height of when gas prices were like $4/Gallon,  I decided to get rid of my truck and take the train everywhere. Fortunately for me I lived on Peachtree St in Atlanta, right across from the midtown train station, so I was able to get around fairly easily during the week. However,  I quickly realized that I needed a car to get out and about on the weekends. So…

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Nikki Taught You: 9 Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

Nikki Taught You: 9 Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

(Really quickly: If you have been getting more than one email from me I apologize! Whenever I make an update to a post, it sends an email and I am working to resolve! Bare with me! a sista is still learning this wordpress thing!) ok.. On to the post beeellooooow….   Alright. Yes, I know 9 is an odd number, but these are the best podcasts that eeeyee listen to, so I wanted to pass along the good news (haaaannnnn)…

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“You sound like a white girl” – Race From My Perspective

“You sound like a white girl” – Race From My Perspective

I started this blog because like most people who start blogs, I wanted to have a place on the internet to come and share my thoughts and ideas. These thoughts and ideas are often very direct, straight to the point and unbiased. It doesn’t matter if you are my friend or my enemy, if you ask me for advice or perspective you’re going to get it from a straight-shooter. My posts will typically be light-hearted, but due to the climate…

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Nikki Taught You: Coupon Codes 101

Nikki Taught You: Coupon Codes 101

Disclaimer: For some reason this post has some serious spacing issues. I have been trying to resolve them but I think It may be a WordPress glitch. I apologize for the appearance. Please look past it and enjoy the post! Thanks!! cou·pon ˈk(y)o͞oˌpän/ nounI plural noun: coupons Definition: 1. a voucher entitling the holder to a discount for a particular product. 2. free money bih! So we alllll know what coupons are right? Discounts, vouchers, tokens, tickets… or as I…

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Why I Hate Dating

Why I Hate Dating

Before we get started, a few things: This is a judgement-free zone. Don’t. Judge. Me. I use the word “dating” interchangeably with being exclusive.. so just use your brain and stay with me. Ok, carry on.   My Dating Life. My non-existent dating life. My self-inflicted, non-existent dating life. Let me give you some context: I was hanging out with friends and we were grabbing a bite to eat and one of my guy friends said “so Nicole, whats new…

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Hi, My Name Is Nicole. Welcome To My World…

Hi, My Name Is Nicole. Welcome To My World…

So it’s 12:09am on a Thursday night, and I literally sat here for about 45mins, with the cursor blinking on a blank page,  full of anxiety about writing this post. You see, I have anxiety because I have a fear of sharing my inner thoughts with anyone outside my “circle” because I know they will be judged. My friends get me. They understaaaand me. Strangers however do not lol. Atleast not at first. My friends didnt “get me” before they…

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