In a world of Instagram influencers and social media marketing, there appears to be a trend emerging in the fashion world far beyond what purse or shoes your favorite Instagrammer is flaunting; instead, appealing to a topic of more depth.
Have you noticed how more than ever — as we look for ways to safely socialize at a distance — people are going "live" on their Instagram or Facebook? Whether for personal reasons or business, it's a big fear for a lot of us. I was terrified too, until I bit the bullet and finally clicked that "live" button. Turns out, it's not as scary as I thought! So I decided to put together a few tips that I thought might be helpful for getting over that anxiety and fear.
Achea Redd is a mental health advocate, author of “Be Free Be You” and founder of Real Girls F.A.R.T. In early 2016, Achea Redd was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. As a form of self-expression and healing, Achea Redd created her own blog, sharing her feelings about mental health and authenticity.
Cloe Luv is a born and bred Brooklyn, New York entrepreneur, philanthropist and renaissance woman. Luv's Brooklyn co-working space, Cloe's Corner, offers a professional space where female entrepreneurs can thrive through community and sharing entrepreneurial skills. Her 501c3 non-profit organization, Women With Voices, works to empower women through teaching business and financial skills and creating networking opportunities. Cloe's New York City music production company, Brook Brovaz, scores music soundtracks for thousands of television and film projects. The Brook Brovaz debut album, A Brooklyn Summer, is out now.
Jerricha Hoskins is a licensed cosmetologist, mother of six, and founder of Arcani Coil Care. Even through her darkest days, living in a homeless shelter with her toddler after losing her home and having her vehicles repossessed, Hoskins always dreamt of owning her own business.
She launched Arcani Coil Care just two years ago. Her business features vegan-based temporary hair colors, a men's beard care kit, children's curl mousse, edge control products, leave-in conditioners, lock cream, and more. Despite the challenges, Hoskins chased her dream, which many people thought was far-fetched — owning her own hair care line.