Trials N Tresses

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Posts by mjbtheone

How I Paid 35000 In Student Debt In Two Years

It is a new year, which means I have yet again put a dent into my student loan debt. I’ve been sharing my journey to being debt free for about two years now, and I’m always very transparent with the steps I take to do so. There is nothing I

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5 Things I Learned Binge Watching Atlanta

FTC: This post is not sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I am always late to the party when it comes to good television (I’m currently watching “Luke Cage” as I type) so its no surprise that I binge watched Donny Glover’s  genius show “Atlanta” in one day.

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PCOS Update: Pills, Periods and Pregnancy

In 2017 I wanted to start to steer Trials N’ Tresses into a slightly different direction by bringing you more so on a journey of our lives. Not saying we are the most interesting people on the planet, but it is easy to get lost in the sauce of blogging

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10 Best Facial Washes For Your Skin

FTC: This post is not sponsored but does contain affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I’ve gotten more focused and interested in my skin care as I’ve started to age (I’m only 28 but in my mind I’m 50) so I’ve really taken into strict consideration what I put

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Best Makeup Brands For Brown Skin Beauties

FTC: This post is not sponsored, but does contain affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I am 28 years old and it has taken me 28 years to get into the makeup game! First I’d like to state… that make in itself is expensive.. WHEW child my

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PrivateStock Pure Beauty Initial Review

Happy New Year!!! For 2017 I promise to try (I don’t promise to succeed) but I promise to try and post more Youtube videos! So why not start the first post of the year with a blog/ video combo! For the holiday season I decided to get my first sew

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10 Best Face Masks For Your Skin

FTC: This post is not sponsored but does contain affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I hate to brag but, I have become a skin care expert! Well.. particularly an expert for myself but I have taken special interest in what works best for my skin type. I

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10 Mistakes I Want To Stop Making In 2017

Oh I already know my friends and family have already formed their side eyes just by reading the title itself. And no matter what they say when they text me their annoying questions and comments, this post in no way has anything to do with anyone but myself. I thoroughly

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The Water Only Hair Washing Method

FTC: This post is not sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  You know we like to be up to the times when it comes to hair care methods and regimens … but it seems we may have missed a trend/method that has become increasingly popular in the natural hair community.

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10 Best Workout Songs To Get You Lit In The Gym

FTC: This post is not sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I finally did it ya’ll I got a gym member! Those who know me know why it is so shocking to hear me say that, and those that don’t know me well I’ll tell you why. For

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