Danni R

Bio

My name is Danni! I'm twenty-something from Chicago who now resides in Spain! I'm the Content Director for Las Morenas de España. Avocado, books, and big natural hair are a few of my favorite things!

5 Things You Should Think Twice About Saying To An Interracial Couple

By Danni R
Interracial relationships, for some reason, are only spoken about in terms of extremes. They're loved or hated, glorified or judged, exotic or taboo. As one half of an interracial couple, I'd like to put some of the hype to rest. I'm here tell you…

4 Other Things You Should Say To A Woman Instead Of 'You Look Tired'

By Danni R
Three words have the power to change the course of a woman's entire day: “You look tired.” This seemingly harmless, yet over-used statement isn't malicious at the surface. However, what people fail to realize is that by telling someone how they…

5 Ways I Began To Take Care Of Myself Once I Stopped Wearing Makeup

By Danni R
I think makeup is a beautiful and creative means of self-expression for women, men, artists, whoever. Although I've never been an expert by any means, I often used to wear makeup to work on a daily basis. I most definitely always wore it on…

7 Ways To Tell If Your BFF Is A Legitimate 'Day One' Friend

By Danni R
In this day and age, we use big, abstract words like "love," "adore" and "swoon" to describe everything from a pair of shoes to a YouTube tutorial on how to make fried rice. Things grab our attention for 15 seconds, then we move on. It was love,…

5 Times We've All Been Guilty Of Acting Like Horrible Human Beings

By Danni R
Now, I'm not here to call anyone out, but we're all guilty of those temporary moments of pettiness. Don't stress too hard because occasional pettiness doesn't necessarily translate into you being completely petty. Maybe you had an off day (or an off…

4 Things Every Expat Will Eventually Miss About Life In The States

By Danni R
Like any country, the United States of America has its pros and its cons. And lately, it seems to be getting lots of attention because of the upcoming presidential election. I'm merely an American, born and raised, who has decided to plant roots in…

7 Reasons You Should Go To Spain For Your First International Vacay

By Danni R
You've got a shiny, new passport and a whole world to explore. Where do you start? Your first trip doesn't have to be to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, followed by a one-month stay in the Sahara desert. There are plenty of international destinations…

#BlackGirlMagic: 4 Ways To Break Down Society's Black Female Stereotype

By Danni R
As black women, we wear society's wants, prejudices and fears on our skin. Since caricatures of black and brown women are so widely presented, many people feel as though they already "know" and "understand" the black female experience. People are…

5 British Singers Who Prove Adele Is In Good Company

By Danni R
There’s no question that Adele is a soul-singing goddess. Adele sings as if she’s read each of our diaries. Like the superwoman she is, she takes our weight as her own and releases it into the world in the form of perfectly executed songs. What's…

3 Toxic Behaviors That Distract You From Success, As Told By DJ Khaled

By Danni R
DJ Khaled is a modern-day poet, and it’s time we gave him the credit he deserves. He drops knowledge via Snapchat while showering, while getting manicures and while having lunch. Although Khaled stays quite busy (you know, riding on jet skis and…