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The Black Owned Business Market

It finally happened. We took part in our first Pop Up Shop, The Black Owned Business Market. If you’re unfamiliar with the terminology “Pop Up Shop”, a pop up shop is a temporary storefront set up in an event space where brands can interact with their customers in person and present their products to potential new cliental. Pop Up Shops are usually filled with online retailers and are a great way for any business to network and make connections that could potentially help them grow their business. The Pop Up Shop we took part in was hosted by a group that goes by Sanemusik. Sanemusik is an organization that supports local artist within their community. They host open mics, show...

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Labor Day vs. Labor Day Carnival

Labor Day It was no surprise to me to learn that the first Labor Day celebrated took place in New York City. The date we have in history is September 5th 1883. It was described as a picnic to honor the American workers that have helped make American a Rich Nation. The purpose of Labor Day is to honor and recognize hard workers whose hard work has had a significant impact on their surrounding country and helped to shape the economic outflows within their economies. On June 28th 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed the law to make it a National Holiday. At this point is when the street parades began, followed by festival music and recreational events for the workers...

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Why You Should Trim your Candle Wicks.

 Take a look at the used candles in your home. Unless you’re the type of person to trim your candle wicks religiously I bet your wicks have a black burnt mushroom top after being lit from 2 or more uses instead of the soft creamlike stem shape they were in upon first arriving to your home. Wicks that are not trimmed have the potential to leave black soot on walls changing the color of your paint and are more likely to produce a dull flame with a shorter burning time. It is important for you to trim your wicks to get the best scent and longest most efficient use out of your candle. There are different ways for you to...

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Differences Between Lip gloss & Lipstick

Most would argue that lipstick stays longer on your lips because a well-branded lipstick can stay on your lips the whole day with just one application. Nonetheless, if lip gloss is your thing there are many lip glosses on the market that have proven that glosses have the capability or surviving time instead of constantly needing to be reapplied to keep that “popping look” you took your time creating that day. Obvious differences between the two are lip gloss is usually made using a gel base and provides a glossy texture over the lip. It is thick and can be lightly pigmented. The glossy and most times sticky gel forms a barrier between your lips and the outside elements. Lipstick...

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