Posts tagged Briana Elmore
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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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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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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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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Expanding Your Financial Perspective: How to make the Most of Your Money

Often times, when we as Twenty Somethin’s encounter financial obstacles it can tend to seem like a huge set back. To be successful in life and in finances, it is important to have faith. You must believe in yourself and the goals that you have for yourself. You have to have the vision of where you see

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Investment vs. A Waste Of Money: Learning to Maximize your Finances in your Fitness Journey!

As you go through your health journey, it is important to be as honest as possible with yourself financially. Many of us would love to have the best trainers and the best foods catered to the body that we would like to achieve; however, as a Twenty Somethin who is trying to build a bawdy as well as my income, I have to

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Balancing your Fitness Goals with a Demanding Career

Many times, we feel like we have to sacrifice healthy habits for the sake of our careers or the things that we are working on to create the life that we want for ourselves. However, that mindset does not have to be the end all for how we choose to navigate through our lives. We have to not only consider

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