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Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

As it now comes time for another segment of Exploring Brooklyn, I've found another word of mouth spot that I decided to go check out- Yadain Cultural Solutions located in Bed Stuy. Yadain specializes in natural skincare and beauty for all skin types, with a variety of products like face washes, body washes, soaps, whipped… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

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Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)

In continuing my search for local WOC (Women of Color) owned businesses, I came upon ┬áPeace and Riot. Located in Bed Stuy, I decided to make my way over and check them out. Peace and Riot melts perfectly into the scenery of parks, trees, small shops and brownstones in Bed Stuy. Peace and Riot is… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)

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Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (The Crabby Shack Edition)

In the newest segment of Exploring Brooklyn, I thought I'd venture into the restaurant industry and see what I could find. Living in New York City, there's food literally everywhere, and while I think every spot is a gem in it's own right, I love finding those special spots that make my heart sing. I… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (The Crabby Shack Edition)

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Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Camera Ready Kutz Inc. Edition)

As of last September, I've been a proud, bad, baldie. To save money, I bought a set of clippers, and began maintaining my hair at home. I also cut my own hair because I didn't feel safe with anyone else. As a woman, going to the barbershop has been an intimidating experience, especially if I'm… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Camera Ready Kutz Inc. Edition)