HAIR candy/accessories


Kasheera of Wild Heart Bliss

Meet Kasheera Hickson, creator and founder of Wild Heart Bliss, an online handmade jewelry boutique. Q: Tell me more about your jewelry company. How did it come about? A: I’m a very artistic person. I got into drawing and painting back in high school and about 10 months ago I […]


Sisterhood of Natural Hair

I attended the Black Hair Kitchen Expo while in DC for my sorority’s National Convention and I met a lot of great people! One group I ran into was the Sisterhood of Natural Hair. I purchased a cute flower headband for my niece and asked if I could feature them on […]


Flowers From Fatima

I come from a family of entrepreneurs. My mother and father owned a painting business and my oldest brother was the owner of a computer software company. I’ve always been inspired to discover my passion and live my life fulfilling it!   Flowers From Fatima blossomed shortly after my father […]


Dope Crochet

The beginning: My cousin taught me to crochet afghans one sweltering hot summer in Detroit and I haven’t put my crochet hook down since! It wasn’t until I began my natural journey in 2006 that I began crocheting accessories and jewelry. I felt like I needed to accentuate my new […]


The earring guy 1

I am roughly 6 months into this and it has been INCREDIBLE! I’ve been trying to establish myself as an artist, but over the past few years I had been hemmed in as more of a manufacturer…producing plaques and other bulk items for different organizations. It wasn’t until late last year when I […]


Mocha Kid is taking over! 1

With a recent post from Essence Magazine, Mocha Kid Magazine is really making a name for themselves! [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2yBHJaojug’]   Mocha Kid is an up-and-coming interactive magazine that is geared towards empowering, unleashing and glorifying the many physical shades of African American children.​ Their desire is to equip parents with the […]


A must have: fabric earrings

Perhaps I’d been wearing these too much which is why the lovely Toni Daley said I needed one of her latest pair! Haha I’ll take it!! I promise these new babies are going to get MUCH play (you can see I believe this from the multiple pics in my first […]


Tiffany Nichols Design 2

Hello, I am Tiffany Nichols. A self-proclaimed, Natural Hair Enthusiast from Oklahoma City, OK. I embarked on my Natural Hair Journey in 2009 after tons of research and by discovering and watching countless hours of YouTube videos of women of all different shades and curl types share their hair journey. […]


Harlem Monroe Blvd. Boutique 1

Harlem Monroe Blvd. is a natural hair site dedicated to helping you celebrate your natural hair journey! You have probably seen their Kinky Curly Natural TV episodes on Youtube…if not, you’re in for a treat! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_JDlOKhwZc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Connect with http://www.harlemmonroeblvd.com/ on Facebook!


UMBA – dream, embrace, explore, dare!

**From now until Sunday, October 14, save 15% off your purchase with the code LoveMynaturalreality ** Owner and designer Chelsie “Chloe” Hart, established Umba in the summer of 2012. Umba is a manifestation of visions, dreams, and inspirations.  Early on, Chelsie took a deep interest in African culture and fashion.  […]


Recycling to make art: Kennedy Waireri

While visiting friends in Atlanta, we stopped by an outdoor festival. There was so much to take in from wall art, good food, and of course jewelry! I was able to meet Kennedy Waireri and purchase a pair of earrings from his unique and affordable collection. Here’s his story: From […]


Chase your dreams!

A dear friend shared her reasons behind jumping on the entrepreneur bandwagon and why she’s there to stay!!   If you follow my site, this may look familiar. Well, I’m reposting it with new information.  Since April, there has been an update in Makiea’s entrepreneurial lifestyle…further encouragement for you to […]


Interview: Designs by Zahra

I started making jewelry in the summer of 2010. I am an “advanced crocheter” and for some reason got tired of making coats and sweaters. I sat down one day and started making jewelry. A box of items was just sitting on the floor, so my sister suggested that I […]


Interview: ChariT’s Inspirational Creations

How did you get into the jewelry-making business?  Have you always had a creative hand or did it come later in life?   Shortly after the birth of my twin babies and being laid off from my job, I began to wonder about and pray for guidance concerning my purpose […]


HAIR Candy by Boutique de Bandeaux

Who is Boutique de Bandeaux? I’m a 20 something aspiring actress in NYC. During my off time I like to make beautiful headbands for girls with thick hair! We specialize in handmade couture-inspired hair accessories for thick, curly, & natural hair. Our designer headbands are not only crafted to be […]