We all need those sweet, gentle reminders to love ourselves through all of life’s twists and turns

We all need those sweet, gentle reminders to love ourselves through all of life’s twists and turns. What better way to be reminded than to wear it? Iyana Laws, based in Lexington Park, Maryland, is using her Yoni Love waistbeads to encourage women to embrace body positivity and mindfulness. These waistbeads, strung together beautifully with meaningful beads and stones, are used to help women adore their body, all while stepping into a divine, feminine energy. Body jewelry to accompany your journey to self-love looks pretty powerful...and it feels even better. We’d love to introduce you to Iyana Laws, Queen of Good Energy!

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Home is when the clothes fit you just right, leaving you feel more than allllright.

Home is when the clothes fit you just right, leaving you feel more than allllright. Take the comfort of home with you by dressing yourself up in confidence and style. Erin Clark, founder of 2632 Lexington, cleverly named her company after the address of her childhood home, the place she familiarizes with comfort and love. Based in New Orleans, her company is encouraging women to be as extra and vibrant as they want with their clothing. The way you dress should be a statement of how you feel; feel confident and secure in any sense of fashion you chose is the best fit for you. Home is where the style is; find yours and embrace it proudly. We’d like to introduce you to Erin, Queen of Confident Clothing!

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Toners and scrubs and all essential things...these are a few of our favorite greens.

Toners and scrubs and all essential things...these are a few of our favorite greens. Going green is a bomb movement to be apart of, and 103 Collection is a magical brand that’s perfect to start experimenting with! Based in Schereville, Indiana, Melinda Herron started this brand when she was looking to live a healthier, more conscious lifestyle. What better way to start than with your roots? Literally, roots; Melinda and her husband began to craft plant-based products to help treat allergic reactions, skin conditions, and other irritating skin troubles that may have us feeling down. If you’re looking to get your skin on track, this brand is a lovely place to start! We’d love to introduce you to Melinda, Queen of Plant-Based Skincare!

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It’s one thing to live honestly. But have you been talkin’ it like you walkin’ it?

It’s one thing to live honestly. But have you been talkin’ it like you walkin’ it? Allicia Washington-White, founder of I am Allicia, is using her business to encourage women to speak their truth, by any creative, transparent means necessary. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, I am Allicia acts as a multi-talented service: events, podcasts, hosting, writing, you name it! Whichever platform you need to help elevate living in your truth is made available by Allicia. We love a queen who can do it all!

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No money? No problem.

No money? No problem. In true Black women-fashion, Gernae Alexander, founder of Her Naetion in Dallas, Texas, started her business of empowering women when she herself needed to be empowered. Relying on a heavy faith-based foundation, Gernae is dedicated to living the life God called her to do; regardless of the trials and tribulations she may have faced, her faith has always propelled her to come up victorious. Now, she is inspiring others to recognize their own faith and truths to become sensational as well. Following the leader has never looked so good! In addition to becoming a boss woman, Gernae encourages others to reevaluate their own journeys with self-love. You deserve the time to examine every aspect of you; make that time available. We’d love to introduce you to Gernae Alexander, Queen of Faith-Filled Vision!

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Don’t touch my hair, don’t touch my vibe...unless you’re one of these two bomb natural hair gurus

Don’t touch my hair, don’t touch my vibe...unless you’re one of these two bomb stylists. Sakeia Anderson, a natural hair stylist and creative director based in Dallas, Texas, has always had a passion for people and styling hair. It’s no wonder that she uses her God-given gift to motivate others to make the time to accept all types of love; especially the one for yourself. Tiffany Anderson, a natural hair expert and author in Oakland, California, believes that once you allow yourself unconditional love, you’re allowing tremendous growth. Reassured by reflection to unlock authenticity, Tiffany challenges people to decide to be live truthfully and freely; especially when it comes to their hairstyles! These are two amazing individuals who take hair care and turn it into motivating self-care...we are grateful for their ability to see beyond the style. Say hello to Sakeia Anderson and Tiffany Anderson, the Queens of Natural Hairstyles!

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Honey, you’re not just a blossoming flower...you’re the whole garden.

Honey, you’re not just a blossoming flower...you’re the whole garden. Are you ready to nurture your roots so that you can truly flourish? Melanie Holst-Collins, founder of Grow Your Lovespace in Austin, TX, has a strong desire to encourage intentional living among others. Engaging with your humanness, practicing the presence, rooting for personal and spiritual growth...these are the essentials for letting your soul glo, and we are digging it. Melanie continues to use her own self-love journey to create experiences for those who are looking to grow their lovespace. Her key to staying rooted? “I can find myself in the absence of others.” Your presence is a present, and their absence will never change that. We’d like to introduce you to Melanie Holst-Collins, Queen of Growth!

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You’re never fully dressed without a Styleee…

You’re never fully dressed without a styleee. Thrifting for vintage gems and pieces is always a whimsical time, but the fashion ends up meaning more when you really dive into the story behind it. Fortunately for us, Ndi Jeru, founder of Tribe and Sol, is excellent at immersing into fashion and the culture they represent. Tribe and Sol is an online boutique in Houston, Texas that offers casual and comfortable clothing that beautifully embraces all cultures. You are what you wear, and this company inspires you to discover how to embody the roots you’ve grown with; all with amazingly stylish pieces! Define your own story with a variety of styles offered by Tribe and Sol. We’d like to invite you to meet Ndi Jeru, Queen of Hidden Treasures!

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A picture is worth a thousand words!

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this creative queen is determined to make sure your pictures are only saying the sweetest things back to you! Meet Olesha Haskett, founder of OH Experience Boudoir Photography, gets behind the lens to capture self-love on film. Olesha is committed to making women feel beautiful, worthy, and empowered...on their own terms. She recognizes the importance of glorifying your beauty for your own wellness. Using the “OH” Experience,  Olesha offers the chance for women to define what their sexy is. Picture, picture, on the wall...who says you don’t deserve to feel like you got it all? Ladies, let this company encourage you to have the audacity to love yourself hard. We invite you to meet Olesha, Queen of Framed Art!

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Girl, you know you deserve a ring!

Girl, you know you deserve a ring. Who better to love you...than you? Wellness Stylist Toni Jones is encouraging women into saying ‘I do’ to the most important relationship they’ll ever be in: self-love. Wife Comma is the powerful company that Toni founded to guide women into becoming a “wife”, which boldly stands for “Womanhood in Full Empowerment”. If that’s the case, then yes; we’re all down for being a wifey for lifey! Using emotional, mindset, and spiritual wellness to protect women against the infamous burn out, Toni Jones is an inspiration to all of us. Self-love and self-awareness has never been needed more; now’s the time to say “I do”...to you. We are excited to introduce you to Toni Jones, Queen of Wellness!

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Work hard, play hard...relax hard?

Work hard, play hard...relax hard? Sometimes, you need a helping hand to get that soothing touch. Sharisha Cooper, owner of Sha’s Massagetique, believes that everyone deserves to wind down after putting in some werk. Sha’s Massagetique offers a relaxing and comfortable environment to indulge in some good energy. Who doesn’t look a good vibe (and a good feel!)? Sharisha is using her company to stress the importance of taking care of your body. Health and wellness is essential for your overall growth; especially when it comes to taking care of your body. Don’t let the stressors of life keep you all buckled and knotted; relax. You are allowed to treat yo’self! We’d like to introduce you to Sharisha Cooper, Queen of the Magic Touch!

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Ready, Set, GLOW!

Ready, set, glow! LaVonndra Johnson, aka the Beaute Boss, founded her skincare line, Elle Johnson, with two words in mind: black and bold. We all know when it comes to being a black woman, quality and catered beauty brands is not always available to us on a smooth surface. Johnson not only saw the lack of representation among products, but she also saw a need to boost black women’s self-confidence in general. Embracing the skin you’re is a major key in feeling your best. No amount of make-up can make up the beam you radiate from a healthy skincare routine, and thankfully, Elle Johnson is dedicated to providing skincare options that will enhance your beautiful skin. We’d like to introduce you to LaVonndra, Queen of Serving Face!

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These December Boutiques confirm that excellent things come in threes.

Excellent things come in three, and we have three amazing queens we’d like to introduce you to. Christina Esposito, Bajunki’s dope and fierce founder, is in her bag (while providing several cute ones to others!) in Atlanta, Georgia. Nethdra Fairley is using her company, The Advocates, to encourage communities to stand up and stand out for various social awarenesses in Chicago, Illinois, by “wearing” their truth. Iyana Laws is using her brand, Yoni Love, to encourage and embrace self-love by creating powerful (and gorgeous!) waistbeads. Let’s clap once...twice...three times for these dazzling ladies! We’d like for you to meet Christina, Queen of Securing The Bag; Nethdra, Queen of Expression; and Iyana, Queen of Good Energy.

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Let's Drink + Be Merry at Sip & Share Winery!

Jesus drank wine, but was it blood orange with a hint of apple? …..and if Nicole Kearney has any say in it, there’s some for everyone! Let’s raise a toast to Sip & Share Winery, a brilliant VEGAN winery that is dedicated to keeping our glasses (and hearts!) full. Nicole has hosted plenty of wine tastings in her town of Indianapolis, IN, but she grew tired of seeing the lack of representation in the wine community. Well, viola: this wine enthusiast founded Sip & Share Winery, which works to expose wine culture to the black community by highlight black winemakers, hosting wine tastings, and producing excellent wine with rich, blended, cultured backgrounds. We’ll have another round of black inclusion, thank you very much. Cheers to Nicole because, hello...we love wine too! Pour us up sis. We invite you to meet Nicole Kearney, Queen of Wine!

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Vegan Cookies, Anyone?

Few things are more powerful than a black woman who has said, “Move, I’ll do it.” Entrepreneur Denise Woodard deserves all the cookies in the world for starting Partake Foods, the delicious, vegan cookies that are providing dietary solutions and an excellent taste. This New Jersey mom was looking to take on the food allergies her young daughter faces. Denise grew tired of looking for safe alternatives; nothing was making the cut. In true boss-like form, she stepped up to the plate and crafted up her own healthy snack. Can’t take the heat? Move over and let this cookie queen get to bakin’ up some solutions! We invite you to meet Denise Woodard, Queen of Healthy Snacking!

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Why Beauty Matters from the Inside Out

The life of a woman can get pretty busy. Whether it’s juggling work-life demands, taking care of kids or balancing social life, you deserve to still look great doing it. Now, with on the go lifestyles, beauty product awareness is sometimes overlooked. Luckily, LaKeisha Entsuah owner of Elements of Aliel in Lansdale, PA has done the hard part and created a line of healthy beauty products through her business Elements of Aliel. After giving birth and struggle with fertility, LaKeisha used her pharmaceutical manufacturing experience to create products that were free of toxins and harmful chemicals. She attributes motherhood to helping her understand the care of oneself as well as care of the baby. She’s a believer that a better self-care routine can enhance your life. In the spirit of healing from the inside out meet LaKeisha, the Queen of Aliel!

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Struggle No More, With the Advice from this Queen

Celebrate every moment with a cupcake AND add some sprinkles, AND bling AND a smile as big as the one Mignon Francois has on the front page of her colorful and mouth-watering website. She basically makes you want a full order of red velvets with a side of icing please. On a whim to help her family during the recession, Mignon decided to have a bake sale to help her family. Without any experience, she invested what to had and turned it into a 10 Million Dollar Cupcake company in Nashville, TN and New Orleans, LA. Can we say GOALS?! This woman did not let up and we love the “never satisfied” mentality! We celebrate her for making struggle boating seem endurable with a little tenacity and will power! And you know what they say…… you give a black woman a little something and she’ll turn it into everything! We don’t want to spill all of Migon’s tea in her interview so we take 10 steps back and invite you to meet the Queen of the Cupcake Legacy!

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Yoga AND Therapy, sis?! What Else Do You Need…..

With the perfect combination of therapy and yoga, Devyn Walkers fuses her brutal honesty and her real world experience to bring you a host of self-love advice and actionable items. Witnessing the aftermath of her own father's suicide, Devyn became home to negative thoughts and devastating behavior.  Through yoga and counseling, Devyn was able to receive the gift of healing and is now able to give to others. With adding her own millennial twist, Devyn is able to advocate for suicide/mental health awareness in a way that’s authentic and relatable. Her blog is here to encourage you and let you know that it’s okay to be HUMAN, even if that means bumping Cardi B on the way to meditation class. We invite you to meet Devyn Walker from Dallas, TX, the queen of heaven sent!

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Your Favorite Introvert Speaks!

Are you introverted and cool? Are you someone who shys away from people, but can work a room at the same time? Do you think you’re misunderstood and lovable all in one? Well, honey...Marsha Badger may be your new best friend! She’s a creatively charged introvert that’s navigating the city of New York as a freelance journalist and naturalista. She wholeheartedly believes that we have the power to write our stories. She believes we can all win. Her blog, Introvert N the City has advice for dating, love, networking and business. Infused with her original style, her blog breaks down all of the introverted myths and offers strategies about staying in the game! We personally loved the, Textrovert article,…. which basically confirms that our communication skills may need a little a tweaking, LOL. We invite you to meet the Queen of Introvert!

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