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Black-Owned Beauty Brands
By now, we are well aware that shopping from black-owned beauty brands is the key to see growth and success for black entrepreneurs and beauty professionals. In today's political and social climate, it's critical that we put our dollar behind brands and businesses that not only cater to our needs...
Streamlytics
Angela Benton is the founder of the groundbreaking tech company Streamlytics. Yesterday I watched with my own two eyes as her team raised over 200K from the time of their announcement that they were going public until the close of the fundraiser in the evening. It was beyond epic! Streamlytics is...
The Mane Choice
Well, known hair care brand The Mane Choice was acquired by Canadian Beauty Group MAV Beauty Brands back in 2019. There has been a ton of chatter online about this acquisition recently for a number of reasons, some of which I will outline further. Courtney Adeleye founded the brand in...
Black girl sunscreen
Would you try black girl sunscreen? I know I would! Summer is fast approaching which means most of us will be wearing less and enjoying the sun on most days. UV Rays are no joke and as such people of color need to practice wearing sunscreen daily. There are studies...
customer friction points
The number one cause of buyer frustration within the beauty space is customer friction points in the salon business! Friction points on your website, on your social platforms, or even at your brick and motor salon will prevent customers from making appointments or purchasing products. Listen, we get it! It...
For many small businesses, the current pandemic has put them in a space of financial strain and uncertainty. Black beauty supply stores, in particular, have met a special set of obstacles because while they are already scarce in comparison to other beauty-related businesses, they also are less likely to...
SheaMoisture Announced $1M Relief Fund
SheaMoisture Announced $1M Relief Fund to help support women entrepreneurs and small business owners of color. As businesses starting to adjust to our new way of working, many of them will need funding to get them over the hump. According to Forbes, the global pandemic that is COVID-19 is...
Pay Off Debt Quickly
Pay Off Debt Quickly, if not the biggest, obstacles to financial freedom. Between student loans, credit cards, and other debt we acquire through our endless adulting, debt is bound to come down on us sooner or later. But instead of letting it crush you, there are ways to manage it and...
Spring Cleaning
Here's what I'm doing to get ready for spring cleaning, and what you can do, too. Make an Appointment With Yourself. is almost like a second new year because it's a time where we are extremely dedicated to being out with the old and in with the new. While the whole concept...
money
For those of us who strive to do and have more, there comes a point in our lives where we realize that we need much more money than we currently have in order to create certain opportunities for ourselves. If 2020 is all about making life-changing moves that will bring...
waterproof headscarf
What if you had a waterproof headscarf that was actually cute every time you went swimming? Black Enterprise recently reported a story about a new invention that would help us keep our hair safe and covered while swimming. "According to the USA Swimming Foundation, roughly 64% of black children have little...
Entrepreneur Receives Investment
Recently a Texas-based 16-year-old business Entrepreneur Receives Investment and got a chance to see her business get the boost it needs to thrive. Tyla-Simon Crayton launched her condiment company called Sienna Sauce in 2017. As most of you know, it is difficult for women of color specifically black businesswomen to...
Shortages In Hair Supply
Business Owners Are Noticing Shortages In Hair Supply And They Say It's Due To The Coronavirus. Recently Wusa9 did a piece about hair care businesses in D.C. and Maryland who have reported problems obtaining material and products from Asia because of the Coronavirus. In addition to that customers are scared to...
Yesterday on Facebook we shared a post that asked you all to go leave a positive review for the Honey Pot brand because of the influx of negative reviews they received because of their feature in a Target ad for Black History Month and Woman's History Month. According to the...
When you think about it, retirement truly seems like the key to living your best life. Not only will you be able to escape the grueling pressures of what feels like an endless workday and constant ladder climbing, but you also get to spend your time (and money!) exactly...
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