About Michelle

natural hairI’m Michelle Howard and I am the creator of this here blog, Radiant Brown Beauty. As a woman of color whose had struggles with self esteem in the past, I’ve decided to share some of the information and tips that have helped me to appreciate my physical beauty as it is, I have a passion for embracing my naturally curly hair and my skin. Therefore, I regularly share my tips for natural hair care and skin care. These tips are for all shades of beautiful and are categorized in the navigation bar above.

There’s a ton of stuff I could share about me but I’d either bore you to tears or run out of bandwidth on the site :-)  So I’ll focus  a little more on sharing my vision for this blog and then a little about what makes me tick.

Why I Started Radiant Brown Beauty

You probably love to smell, look and feel nice. If you have read this far, you are absolutely into making your brown skin and natural hair (relaxed too!) look and feel absolutely fabulous. Well, that’s part of the reason I started this blog. To help you out with that by sharing my learnings along with suggested products for skin and hair care.

I like to keep it as natural as possible but sometimes I’ll share a product that may contain some form of safe preservative.  It’s up to you to check out all suggestions for yourself. Remember, what works for one may not work for another.

I share my learnings and experiences but I’d also like to earn from you! I certainly don’t know it all. This blog is just to share what I do know about natural hair care, but together we can learn from each other.

I love to engage in discussions so please feel free to comment on all posts! You can also contact me here.

It is my goal for this blog to become a major source of information sharing related to beauty and natural hair for women of all shades of color. In the future, I may add a forum but one step at a time shall we? :-)

Now, let me share some things about me (some may be boring but most…not so much :-)

Things I Love

I love pretty things and smelling nice. What lady doesn’t?

I love essential oils. They are great for so many things from smelling nice to getting rid of pain.

I love to sing but can’t.

I love dogs but am allergic.

I love to write pieces of informative info. that help me connect with my readers.

I love my life and the people I spend it with (Husband, 3 Children and a boy cat. I had a girl but she passed away in mid-2012. She  thought she was human and I really miss her)

Last, but certainly not least, I love Jesus for saving me from a life of sin.

What Irks me and How I Handle It

Because I like to smell nice, it really irks the heck out of me that most of the beauty products on the market are filled with such junk.  Sure, there are some quality brands but you often have to try a few bad apples before finding them. So I conduct product reviews (and LOTS of them). I like to share with my readers the good, the bad and the ugly in skin care products.

Other Random Stuff

  • I have a little boy with special needs and being his mom is my greatest accomplishment.
  • I reside in Westchester County, just outside of New York City
  • I write another blog from time to time for special moms like me.  It’s located here: Special Mom Space

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