What I learnt from the Monzo Inspire Event

Last Thursday I was lucky enough to attend the inspire event at Monzo’s head office near London’s Silicon Roundabout. The event speakers were: Tom Blomfield CEO –┬áMonzo Juliana Zarate Co-Founder and CEO – ┬áMucho! Tom Freeman – Learning and Development Manager –┬áHeadspace Monzo Monzo is a bank which┬áchallenges the idea of a traditional bank because it is available at your fingertips. They are completely digital which provides their users with the ultimate customer experience by avoiding the queues and long waiting times you would get in a traditional bank. This is because they have no physical stores and operate through […]

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My favourite positive affirmations 

Treat yourself well, your words have power. -apieceofsarah.com Positive affirmations are a great way to tackle┬áself doubt, below are a few of my favourites: Everything is well with me My soul is happy and I am a beacon of light in the world I will achieve everything that I want to achieve and I can do all off this through Christ who strengthens me. I am beautiful and love surrounds me everywhere I go. I love everyone around me and they love me too I wake up each day with a clear mind and clean heart, I forgive those who […]

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Mi Lisa Hair – Aliexpress

  I bought 2 body wave closures from Mi Lisa hair on AliExpress totalling ┬ú69.08 so ┬ú34.54 each for 18 inches. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Cheap-Lace-Closure-Vip-Mink-Brazilian-Hair-Closure-4-4-Brazilian-Body-wave-Closure-Natural-Wave/32790017261.html Pros: True to length Thick Nice wave pattern Soft Cons: When I bought this closure in April it did become ┬ástiff but deep conditioning sorted it out, so we will see how the new one holds up.    

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Sparkle Diva Hair Aliexpress

Update: 11th July 2017 So I bleached the knots of this hair and it started falling apart -.- Currently waiting for Sparkle Diva hair’s response. Update 3rd August 2017 I received a refund!   I bought a deep wave closure from sparkle diva hair in the last week of May for ┬ú22.98 It was a 16 inch closure but when stretched was 14 inches. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Sparkle-Diva-Deep-Wave-Lace-Closure-Hair-100-Remy-Human-Hair-Lace-Closure-Natural-Color-Free/32803002264.html Pros Soft Nice Curl Pattern Cons When stretched while curly it was 14 inches, when straightened it just reaches 16″ but it is thin at the bottom      

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Asteria Hair Company Aliexpress – 1 month update

In the last week of May I spent ┬ú130.01 on 4 bundles straight and a free part closure from Asteria Hair on aliexpress. I turned it into a unit and used only 3 bundles, I turned this into a unit. Price: 3 bundles of straight Brazilian and a free closure:┬á ┬ú102.54 1 bundle of straight Brazilian hair:┬á┬ú29.05 Pros The hair is soft True to length Passed the burn test Fast delivery (5 days to reach the UK) All bundles were the same length & quality Thick The knots bleached well Cons Split Ends Closure has shed a bit but it’s […]

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Yolissa Hair Company Review (AliExpress)

Update: 11 July 2017 Bleached the ┬áknots of the frontal and shed a bit but the bleach mixture was not thick enough so it got unto the frontal hair so now I have to re bleach it Bleached the knots of the deep wave closure and chunks fell off while I washed the bleach off. Currently waiting for yolissa hairs response. -.- Do not buy this closure. In the last week of May I spent ┬ú109.08 on 1pc straight lace frontal, 1 Brazilian body wave bundle and one deep wave closure: I will be updating this when I turn it […]

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Luvin Hair AliExpress Review

Update 29:04:18 I bought more bundles last month, the hair can be bleached and dyed and my other wig is still in good condition. I still have the first wig I made using there hair, it’s been over 6 months and it’s in great condition. If you buy this hair seal the wefts m as it sheds when washed. The bleached bundle shed a bit but its still soft. Update 11.11.17: As aliexpress are having an 11:11 sale, I thought I’d give you an update as I know people are looking at this review. This is how the hair looks […]

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LADIES: Put yourself 1st & be selfish

As women, we continuously put others before ourselves. We nurture, support, congratulate, motivate and basically give our all to others and then there’s nothing left for us. And quite frankly, I’m tired of it.┬áA lot of women are selfless and give their all to others before thinking about themselves ┬áand then they’re left with nothing to show for it e.g.┬áthey sacrifice loads for a guy, sometimes life-changing opportunities and are left short changed. I once saw a quote that went along the lines of: “I gave everyone bricks to build their houses and when I looked back I had no […]

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Self-doubt & how I deal with it

Self-doubt steals more joy and dreams than failure ever will. Today I want to talk about ┬áself-doubt because it is a destructive trait. There’s no way to sugar-coat it or dress it up. ┬áIt’s the epicentre of negativity and fear to me. ┬á Self-doubt is the lack of confidence about one’s own abilities and actions. Examples of self doubt: “What if I’m not good enough?” “What if I don’t succeed?” “I’m too old to be starting something new anyway” “It’s never going to work” “Things never work for me” “I’ve done something similar before and failed, why would it be […]

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