Saving Melanin- How to Stay Moisturized and Energized for the Summer!

Proper skincare is an essential component to making this summer one of your best yet. I was going with the “Black Don’t Crack” method of thinking when it came to my skin. However, as I am reminded on a weekly basis from Jade and Keia of Gettin Grown Podcast, “Your Black will crack if it’s dry.” I considered my skin to be healthy

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I Gave Up Coffee for a Week…Here’s What I Learned

I wouldn’t go to the extremity of saying I have a coffee addiction, but I will say I’ve gotten to a point where it’s become a regular part of my morning routine. In all honesty, I’m not 100% sure if it’s gotten to this point because I genuinely like coffee or simply like the idea of starting my morning with a cup of caffeine (preferably is a cute coffee cup).

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Lit Black Business: Inside Brooke’s Candle

Setting the right atmosphere is extremely important when you are working to set the tone for your living space. A big part of your comfortability comes from the asthetics of the space but also the scent. You can become more motivated, energized, relaxed or alert with the incorporation of aromatherpy. The proper scent can assist

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Naturally, Summer-Good Protective Styles for Summer

Natural hair can be difficult to manage. I know, all too well, how easy it is to get stuck in a rut when it comes to styles. You get so used to the process of discovering what styles that look good and are in your skill set to actually do, once you find a couple go-to styles that work, it gets difficult to go outside of those looks. However,

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The Journey To Nineveh: When God Tells You To Move, Move!

We often struggle with accepting God’s call to surrender and move according to His will. It may be fear that causes us to ignore it, or it may be that we do not think we are qualified. However, the ideas that pop up in our heads to start a business, go into ministry, or move to other  countries were not placed their by mistake. Our God is a strategic and resourceful God. He will use everything you have and everything you have been through to fulfill the purpose He has for your life. If you keep running from purpose, it may have major consequences.

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How to Motivate Yourself to be Active This Summer

I love being home. I like sitting on my couch, watching Netflix and doing absolutely nothing. This is who I have been lately, and it was fine during the winter and spring; but, now it’s summer and it’s time to get and be social. This summer, I’m determined to say “goodbye” to my homebody ways and

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Twenty Somethin In The Water

As many of you may know, Twenty Somethin & Black had the amazing opportunity to go to the first Something In The Water music festival in Virginia Beach, VA to represent our unapologetic faith-based community. Something In The Water is a music festival that was orchestrated by Pharrell Williams and his AMAZING team to stimulate positivity, love, acceptance, and growth into the world through the unique lens of Virginia Beach. There wasn’t just Somethin In The Water, there was something in the air

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Sis, It's Summer, Enjoy It!

Summer has officially come knocking at our doors. The weather has warmed up a lot more, it’s longer days, and it seems to be fewer responsibilities that somehow makes summer, the season of romance. Well for some of us, we’re single, so romance is out of the window. And of course, you don’t want to sit at home all summer moping around, or doing small simple dates by yourself. So I say, grab your girls up, and complete a summer list of 8 things to do:

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How To Maximize Your PTO

The music, the festivals, the energy to live and thrive in your element unapologetically are all working together to make this summer one for the books. This summer, we all want to live our best lives which means that we may have to plan some time off from work to fully enjoy ourselves. In order to enjoy all that the summer has to offer, you have to properly plan out your paid time off (PTO) and money to make sure you that you can fully enjoy your summer.

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Protecting Your Workplace Vibes: Navigating Power Struggles

I have found myself at a crossroads of letting people have it or choosing to stay quiet and letting something slide that should be addressed. I did not want to “rock the boat” too much because I did not want to fulfill any stereotype that society places on Black women in my workplace to discredit accomplishments that I work

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How to Spring Clean YOU: Inside and Out

This spring, it’s all about spring cleaning within ourselves. So much of the focus of spring cleaning tends to be getting rid of the physical things. People often go from room to room in their homes looking for things they no longer need, things they deem has reached its point of meaning in their lives and therefore needs to be let go. Well, sis,

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