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Trash or Treasure? A Review of Thrift Stores in the DMV

Are you new to the DMV and AU? Are you curious about which thrift stores to go to? You’re in the right place. There are many thrift stores in the DMV, but in this article, I will be reviewing three thrift stores; Planet Aid, the Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center and the Georgetown Flea. Planet Aid and the Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center are close in proximity so as a car-less college student, you will be able to walk from one destination to the other. Taking public transportation also makes it a lot easier to commute to the stores. 

Winter Hair Care Tips for Natural Hair

If you’ve got curly hair, you know the damages that the winter weather can cause for what are usually beautifully, nourished curls. The cold and dry air makes curly hair, which is typically already on the drier side, even more dry. And what does dry, curly hair look like? Absolutely chaos. In the wintertime, curly hair is prone to frizz, flyaways, split ends and more. 

Easy Halloween Costumes that Celebrate Black Culture

It’s no longer just October, it's full-on “Spooky Season”. While the fall season does bring on excitement for cozy sweaters, apple picking, and everything pumpkin flavored, Halloween is definitely the main character of the fall. With 15 days and counting until Halloween, we’re here to give you some costume ideas that will be hard to top. These looks are cost-effective, trendy, and celebrate Black culture! 

Our Favorite Looks From the Met Gala 2021

Did you really think we were going to let the month go by without giving you our thoughts on this year’s Met Gala?! If it feels like it’s been a while since we’ve talked about Met Gala looks, that’s because the Met Gala was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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