• Beauty,  Fashion

    Affordable Black Owned Businesses to Support: Part 2

    Hey people!!! Long time, no see! It’s been a hectic couple of weeks but I’m back! I received so much feedback on my black owned businesses blog post. So I decided to come up with another post for black owned businesses to support for my budgetnistas and budgetnistos. Lol!! Plus you can never have too many options, am I right?? These companies range from natural hair care, fashion, and accessories, so here you go: Sassy Jones – If you’re looking for statement jewelry that’s full of color, this is for you! This business has everything from earrings and necklaces to handbags…

  • Beauty,  Fashion

    Affordable Black Owned Fashion and Hair Businesses

    A couple of years ago, I had a bad experience at a nail salon. I regularly go to this nail salon every two weeks to get my usual, a gel manicure. At this visit, the nail tech was very tough on my fingers. She filed my nails and cut my finger!! As I’m preparing to pay for her services, I was charged full price!! I was in shock because I came in to relax and left with a bloody finger and unsatisfied feeling. Venting to my friend led me to find a black owned nail tech ASAP. I found one and…

  • Beauty,  Fashion

    Last Minute Memorial Day Sales

    Happy Memorial Day!!! A day that we choose to remember those who risked their lives to serve our country (moment of silence). It’s also a day filled with BBQ, a trip to the park, and online shopping sales. But you realized you haven’t done any shopping for Memorial Day sales and you had ALLLLLLLL weekend. You start thinking, “Dang it!! I’m too late!” I’ve been there since I’m the queen of procrastination. Lol!! But have no fear!!! I got you boo!! I came up with a list of Memorial Day Sales of my favorite stores. These sales, with the exception of…

  • Beauty

    Why I Went Natural?

    My natural hair has been my pride and joy for almost 7 years. It’s funny because a lot of people don’t remember me or have never seen my hair in its relaxed state. I also never shared my story on why I went natural. So here it goes!! Picture this, summer of 2013 in Atlanta (in my Sophia from Golden Girls voice). I just graduated from grad school and was scared out of my mind about my next step into adulthood. When a big change happens in my life, I always change my hair. For example, when I graduated from college,…