A Style to Call Your Own

A few years back I saw a video by SyleLikeU. This mother-daughter duo has changed the way I view beauty and style.In high school I had to wear a uniform that consisted of either khaki or navy blue bottoms and white, blue, or green collard shirts. To say that most days I felt uncomfortable would…

10 Quotes on Beauty

"I wish every woman would learn to love herself and embrace what she was given naturally even her small imperfections. The point is to be healthy, feel good in your own skin, and play up your best assets. Whether you're short or tall, thick or thin, the beauty comes from how you carry yourself, how…

Stretch Mark Love

I was sitting at home the other day and looked down at my legs. I saw my stretch marks and there was nary a negative thought that ran through my mind about them. Whether you call them "tiger stripes," "roadmaps," or "mommy medals" your stretch marks are nothing to be ashamed of.I know we've been…

Weight Does Not Equal

Your weight does not determine your health or your beauty. I'm not sure I can say it enough.Let's say you want to lose fat and gain muscle. It is possible you will weigh the same in your before and after picture. Why? Because muscle is leaner than fat. If you replace 5lbs of fat with…

Are You #AerieReal?

I can't tell you the first time I heard of Aerie but they are my now my go-to bra and panty supplier. Their products are so comfy. But what sold me to this brand are the models they use and that their models are untouched. Let me repeat that: untouched. Real women with their real…

Your Body (Poem)

Society says size 0 is best But could you also have big booties and breasts? So we strive and we fumble and we try our best But try as we might we can't past the test. Your wants are unrealistic for this body of mine. And, frankly, I'm tired so I'm drawing a line. For…

Blog Update

Changes are coming. Song of Your Heart is less than a year old. Less than a year of once a week posts coming out on Sunday. Less than a year of me trying to figure out the direction I wanted to go. Less than a year of me growing and changing. Less than a year…

Barefaced Beauty

One of the amazing women I follow is Dana "Hotpants." As I was scrolling through my Instagram feed I saw a post she made about a makeup removal party she held.  In this Instagram post she talked about the Renfrew Research Center's study that found 49% of women feel unattractive without makeup. This made me want…