Festival Ready Hair w/ SheaMoisture

Short, curly hair has been my thing for years. When I big chopped years ago, I was committed to keeping my hair cropped and cute. I didn’t want to turn into that girl who spends hours upon hours on her hair. But a few summers ago, I decided to let it grow out. So here […]

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BGB Summer Fridays Part 1

I believe in the power of the independent thinker, the independent worker, that person who takes the risk of starting her or his own business when the world say you can’t. I know that you can. Why? My body of work is proof that you don’t have to live up to the expectations of others […]

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The Nikia Phoenix Podcast Ep. 2: Creating Iconic Beauty

If you’ve been holding your breath waiting for the next episode of my podcast, you can breathe again. A few months ago I had the honor of hosting the first ever Black Girl Beautiful event in Los Angeles. The event featured pampering, shopping, and a dynamic conversation series with some real influencers in the beauty […]

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#FDFabulous w/ Family Dollar (Sponsored Content)

When you’re living on a tight budget, too often things like self care get put on the back burner. Don’t be fooled. Your basic beauty needs like hair, skin, and body care definitely fall under the umbrella of self care. Taking care of inner and outer beauty is not an option. It’s a must. That’s […]

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The Power of Forgiveness

Practicing love for all humankind is what I do regularly, so this next admission may come as a shock. There are a few people that I don’t give a shit about. I’m no saint or angel with a golden halo. Sure, you can call me petty. Harboring these feelings isn’t healthy, but the truth is I’m […]

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