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Beauty Entertainment Entreprenuership 

4th Annual The FabulouslyUnique Natural Hair and Beauty Expo (FABU)

The FabulouslyUnique Natural Hair and Beauty Expo (FABU)  was nothing short of amazing. Presented by Alikay Naturals and held at the Florida State Fairgrounds, Florida Center.  In its fourth year, the Expo is the love project of Rochelle Graham-Campbell, CEO and Founder of Alikay Naturals  and Creator of the L.O.C. Method.  With the chief goal being to “empower, educate and encourage” owners and consumers of hair, skin, and health/wellness brands. This year’s FABU Expo featured information packed workshops such as: Loving My Hair With Style the Natural Way, Mommy and Me…

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Beauty Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Chernique: The Sweet Smell of Success

Chernique is very much indeed the sweet smell of success. In a male dominated fragrance industry, female owned brands have found their voice and are making their presence known. In fact, according to Nielsen, in 2017 alone, black consumers spent 151 million dollars on women fragrances. Inspired by love of fragrance Chernique developed her signature scent bearing the same name. According to her, its the perfect fragrance that will change your mood, give you confidence or transport you to a desired place and time.  Find out more about her fabulous company…

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Darlyng, and, company, baby, products Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Babies Are Big Business: Darlyng & Co.

Babies are big business. According to BabyMed, the baby-product industry generates $23 billion in sales each year. Darlyng & Co is here to let the world know they have a firm seat at that table and are looking to enlarge their territory.  Imagine having a child to start teething early, but aren’t able to hold a teething ring to help soothe their gums. That perfect storm is what birthed Darlyng & Co. Unable to locate a suitable product for their child, the couple got to work and developed what is…

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Krowns, Kontours, Krystal Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Working the Dream: Krowns And Kontours

Krowns And Konturs is the dream of  Krystal Spaulding and she’s working it. After graduating early and having the smarts to attend any college or university, she decided to follow her dream of becoming a business owner instead.  After attending Pinellas Technical College and majoring in cosmetology her journey began.  The future looks bright for this young lady, read more about her from our interview.  JM: Tell me a little bit about your business. KK: Krowns And Kontours is a beauty studio that provides many hair styling services as well…

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Hair, Weave, Beauty, Female, Entrepreuer Beauty Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Sarah Black: The Weave Whisperer and Owner of Locks of Luxury

Sarah Black is truly a sister about her coin!  I affectionately call her the “Weave Whisperer” because she is so knowledgeable about the hair weave industry.  Locks of Luxury is a premium Virgin hair company that provides high quality hair at an affordable price.  It’s also  company that is very passionate about providing excellent products, coupled with exceptional customer service, so that their customers have a positive experience anytime they interact with Locks of Luxury.  The company serves women of all ethnicities, because hair is a universal language so they don’t…

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Content, Queen, Caution Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Content is Queen: Submit Your Work With Care And Caution

Content is queen. Submit your work with care and caution. I’m learning out here in this world of writing to look at the fine print. Recently, I submitted an entry to Spotify’s call for women of color podcasters. Later on in the week, I read a post on Twitter from a young lady outlining why she did not submit anything. What she shared made me wish that I had not submitted anything as well. Reason being, when you submit something you lose all rights to the work indefinitely without compensation.…

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Success, Women, Embracing, Success, Getting, Out, Of, Your, Own, Way Entertainment Entreprenuership 

Getting Out Of Your Own Way and Embracing Success

Author – Sekinah Brodie Success is a subjective multi-layered concept which, to the average person holds an unattainable standard. Whatever your version of success is you will need to detach from certain habits and ideas to attain it. Removing toxic people, being ready for change, ignoring self doubt, refusing to make excuses, and realizing that you will outgrow people are crucial to embracing success. With this in mind, here’s some ways to get out of your own way and embrace your success. Removing toxic people One of the hardest things…

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PAMELA, PAPARAZZI, JEWELRY, ENTREPEENUER Entreprenuership Fashion 

Introducing Paparazzi Jewelry Consultant : Pamela “Queen P Bling” Hicks

The Paparazzi Jewelry Company has truly taken the world by storm.  Allow me to introduce to you Paparazzi Jewelry Consultant Pamela “Queen P Bling” Hicks. What woman you know is going to turn down accessories at 5 bucks a pop?   Pamela was introduced to Paparazzi by a friend. She has grown to love being a consultant because “it is a great source income and the accessories are very fashionable”.   She has now made Director status within the organization.  An added bonus is the support that her husband, Raymond provides.…

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Diyanu, Black, History, Black, Panther Entreprenuership Fashion 

D’iyanu – Entrepreneurship Inspiration

D’iyanu  and their brand story serves up a great deal of inspiration. I was online when their ad popped up in my feed. With the excitement of  “Black Panther” just around the corner, I hoped on over and browsed their website. Me the curious blogger, wanted to know if the business was black owned and not just black faced. I was pleased to find out that D’iyanu is indeed a black owned company and their brand story inspired me tremendously.  There selection is huge and to see how passionate they…

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