An OOTD and Let me Introduce you to My New Hair

Meet My New Hair

A few weeks back I took to Twitter and Facebook asking, What in the HELL was wrong with my hair.  I recently went to a photo shoot and the lady straightened it.  I never thought too much of this until I went back to wash it to restore its curl…

And the worst possible thing happened.

My hair would NOT curl back.

My original curl pattern was shot.  

Hair was brittle and was just a mess.

In pure devastation, as this was NOT the first time in my hair history that someone butchered my hair, I frantically called up Deedee, my hairstylist for like 15 years.  In giving her my symptoms, she said it was damaged.  My hair tweeps shared the same diagnosis, and I was sad. Knowing that a huge amount of my hair had to be chopped off and that my hair needed a break, I KNEW I needed a protective style that would let my hair rest and calm down.

So I got a weave.


And since I figured I was getting a weave, I might as well go dramatic and tap into my old days of weaving up my hair to perk me up a few notches…  After chopping off two inches of damage (Deedee swore it looked like I got a perm), I decided to go a little wild and balls to the wall.

So here I am.

Meet My New Hair

Yesterday it was hot.  You know, 90-100 degrees in the shade hot.  So I decided to pair my new hair with my Asos Curve High Lo top in Teal (this top makes three of the same!) with these berry Ann Taylor Shorts, and my new SCORE of a find wedges from Target!

Meet My New Hair

I am still getting used to my new look- it’s been a minute (my mother says I look like I am back in undergrad!  LOL, Fullerton Days… and my sister says I look younger) since I have donned a weave!  I used to be sooo addicted!  LOL

Meet My New Hair

So Please Meet my New Hair.

 Meet My New Hair

What do you think?




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  • slavetofashion

    I think you look too amazing for words!! So many colors and textures in the outfit – I love it. You are such a style icon :)

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you kindly ma’am! :) I am excited about my new look! 

  • Dina Fierro

    You look adorable! Love the curls and the wedges are a total find.

    • Marie Denee

      Werent they the most awesome find! Thank you for the love Dina! :) 

  • ashemischief

    You look so fab, mamacita! I love the playful colors accompanied by the playful hair!

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you darlin! Feeling quite foxy… and Instantly dressed up! LOL 

  • kim/asha youngs

    I love the combination of the outfit and new hair.  One suggestion, if I may…unless it’s already been done and I couldn’t see, I’d lighten a few pieces framing your face.  I’m about to embark on a new hair journey and I have no idea what I’m doing next.  I had a short permed style ala Nicole Ari Parker’s pompadour.  Now that I’m pregnant and my hair is growing crazy fast, my style has grown out.  I installed a weave but I don’t like the style or hair so I’m still looking.  Maybe I’ll go boho curly like you:)

    • Marie Denee

      Maybe because it is so bright outside, but I do have highlights ;) Thank you though for the suggestion, and I probably will get darker since the sun is out! So it may work itself out nicely! Thank you for the love and congrats on the pregnancy! 

  • Frugalflirtynfab

    Luv the outfit and Fab Hair!

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you sooo much!!! 

  • grownandcurvywoman

    Change is good!!! You look fantastic & free! Those wedges are the perfect compliment to your outfit!

    • Marie Denee

      Woot! Thank you so much! I love these shoes and was soooo happily surprised by the Target find!

  • cute!

    Love the hair!

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you kindly! 

  • Johnnie Moore-Dotson

    Love it!  You look fabulous!  I’m going to be traveling for three weeks straight this summer and I was thinking about getting braids, but seeing your hair has me considering a curly weave.  Would you mind sharing what brand of hair you used?  I am going to have to get to Target to get those wedges.

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you sooo much! I love these shoes and recently learned they have other colors… scary! LOL  I used Outre- Vibe Bohemian hair! :) 

      • Johnnie Moore-Dotson

        Thank you!

        • Marie Denee


      • Lovelynurse

        Hello beautiful, I stumbled across this looking for reviews on the outre vibe bohemian hair. You look gorgeous! May I ask what color combo, length is that and how has it held up? Thanks!

  • Kristin McGuire

    What size do you get in the asos top to achieve that look? 

    • Marie Denee

      In the Blue, I got the 16! :) 

  • Charlynnesafo

    It’s lovely! You look fabulous!

  • Bianca Vaccarini

    I love the crazy curls! I over process my hair a lot because it is this awkward wave that isn’t exactly trendy or cute.  I try and use the lowest heat setting possible when i do my hair so there isn’t has much damage

    • Marie Denee

      Yeaaaahhh I thought the lady knew what she was doing… but unfortunately… not. makes for a fun change though while the hair rests! LOL 

  • Steffany Bready-Edwards

    You lok FABS doll!!!

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you so much love!

  • Lakesha Brown

    I’m loving the hair, outfit, and yes, gimme those shoes!! LOL 

    *grabs look for my inspiration wall* :-)

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you sooooo much… and uh uh you cant have em… lol they were only 25$ at Target I think… somewhere around there… 

  • LA Inspiration

    LOVE IT! You’re so beautiful! 

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you soooo much sis! Happy Birthday!!!!!!!

  • JenniJP

    I love your hair and Im in the same boat right now. No clue what to do but weave it up for the summer. ARGH to damaged hair!!!!! But did it really get damaged after one straightening at the photoshoot?

    • Marie Denee

      Hello there! From what my friends and peeps replied with and then when my hairstylist got her hands on it, pretty much yes… as I hadnt any issues before then and this was the only process I did with my hair (asides form the color) and even then, it was doing good! So frustrating but Its fun to play dress up! LOL 

      Thank you for stopping by! :) 

      • JenniJP

        Ugh. That upsets me that hair is that fragile. I’m goin to be extra good with mine now. I always think it can’t get damaged that quickly. Thank you for sharing!!!
        Jennifer Jean-Pierre
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  • thegorgeousblog

    You look super fabulous!!!  I’m loving the top.

    • Marie Denee

      Thank you kindly ma’am! 

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  • Metsy

    I really like the new do! It compliments your sassiness. :D 

  • Elizabeth Capretti Bey

    That really sucks about your hair damage, I wish I knew more about hair to know this stuff to help with my own hair at times (though I’m going through a braiding obsession lately – I know, nothing to do with your hair topic, lol). I love your new hair though! Curls are so freeing I feel, even though my natural curls are no where near as nice as yours!
    The outfit is hot though – in the first picture of it I couldn’t even tell that was a TOP or that you were wearing shorts under it. I’ve stared at it on ASOS for a long time but just was never sure if I’d wear it. Still not positive – but you work it chica! 

    - Liz

  • Reni Valentine

    everything about this look is amazing! question – where did the rings come from? 

  • Patranila

    Losing your curl must have been devastating but you are rocking the curly weave. I likes! Really cute top too!

  • The Curvy Girl

    I am new to your blog…love it! And those shoes? Love them too!

  • Godsfavoriteshoes

    I think your hair looks fab! And that ASOS dress…yes honey, YES!

  • rozaland

    love it soooo much my hair is curly too but comparing to ur hair mine looks shity ;P

    beautiful hair and beautiful dress love everything u wearing go girl