OOTD: Cosy Cardi


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This beautiful apricot colourblock cardigan from Sheinside has come in rather handy.

I love it to bits. Perfect for months like these when you leave your house thinking; ‘Ooooh, it’s the start of Spring,’ and then it snowing by midday.

Major WELP.

I was also in this same frame of mind when I decided it would be a good idea to get a salon-quality blow-dry and cut at Francesco Hair Salon (who by the way do Afro hair brilliantly!) because my hair was begging for it.

It was my first flat iron since I went natural 2 years ago. Needless to say it lasted a few hours. And to be fair I was feeling the straight hair. Y’all know nappy hair will snap right back into position at the slightest drop of water… 🙁

What I AM feeling though is the smoothness. As big as my hair looks now, it feels smoother than a baby’s bottom. There’s not a knot or tangle in sight. My twist outs have been seamless. I could get used to this. How come I can’t et my hair to feel like this at home? DARN.

I don’t want to get used to blow-drying but it was good while it lasted. I need alternatives to this.

OUTFIT: Sheinside apricot colourful cardigan, Oasis jeans , Nude heels

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  • AlamodeFran
    March 4, 2016

    An alternative to blow outs would be just wear a straight weave or wig when you want straight hair, that’s what i do anyways… slaying my life once again, you’re amazing!

    • Art Becomes You
      March 10, 2016

      hey babe, you’re back!! thanks for the tip. your hair game stays on top 🙂

  • adventuremeetsdesigner
    March 4, 2016

    love your jacket, absolutely fab!
    lol @ ‘nappy hair snaps back into position at the slightest drop of water’ I totally feel you babe, its such a pain esp wen ur out of the salon and then the British weather decides to show itself, it feels like a waste lmao.!

    • Art Becomes You
      March 10, 2016

      hahahaha. I was telling the lady, get ready to have me stay the night here in case it starts raining. I wasn’t having it lol

  • Toyinwithfashion
    March 4, 2016

    The sweater is cute! I love the rip on the jeans and your shoes as always!!


  • No Rule, Just Style
    March 4, 2016

    Hahaha @ the “oooh it’s spring,and then it’s snowing by midday” comment. #TrueStory I am loving your hair. I wish I had the patience to go natural again. You look gorgeous my dear! LOL @ at the snap back comment as well. Trust me, I run at the first sign of a raindrop. Ha! Have a great weekend love! Xx

    A| https://norulejuststyle.wordpress.com/

    • Art Becomes You
      March 10, 2016

      please go natural. It’s a pain but well worth it 🙂 thanks for stopping :0

  • edenamsarpong
    March 5, 2016

    Gorg..gorg. .and the hair! Love the cadi

  • Filomena Mairosse
    March 5, 2016

    You look stunning! The “straight but not straight” hair actually looks pretty good! It feels intentional and works really well.

  • G
    March 5, 2016

    Lovely ensemble.
    Unfortunately during #winter/spring not alot of alternatives. The nappy hair shrinks. Have you tried using ecostyle gel on dam hair. you can style it. it’s hair friendly and you can wash it off at night or end of the week. check out thechicnatural you tube.
    Oh did your makeup routine and I looked fabulous. thanks for sharing.

    • Art Becomes You
      March 10, 2016

      aww thanks G. Well recommended. I have heard great things about ecostyler. Need to try it.

  • moonstone34
    March 6, 2016

    Beautiful cardi! It’s so perfect for those winter spring days!
    Hope you’re having a great weekend!
    xo, jackie

  • Lizzie Elizabeth
    March 6, 2016

    You look amazing. That cardigan is beautiful. I must say, your hair looks great!

  • Stella Asteria
    March 7, 2016

    This cardigan is a drool and I could not imagine it styled any better! You look gorgeous!!

  • Mojisola Obazuaye
    March 8, 2016

    Looks great. Your heels are gorgeous.
    Hope you are doing well.

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