The Aesthetics of Being a #BeautyBoss featuring @iknowleee

Life makes many unexpected, tumultuous turns. We sometimes think we are headed straight down a path of success and arrive at new destinations unknown. We strive for normality, but at times our journey allows us to rise to the occasion and become extraordinary. This proves to be true with this month’s #BeautyBoss, Helecia, aka @iknowleee. Helecia, post-university (where she majored in Graphic Design) became a school teacher, and taught fourth, fifth and seventh grade classes over a course of seven years. She also started a blog right after graduation, and, being a side-hustle pro, she also made and sold handmade Read More

Beauty Boss Chronicles: tendrils and curls™️

Life is a perpetual cycle presented with a bevy of paths and choices to make, each bearing the potential to change your life in numerous ways. For Paula Chrishon, the option of following the road to a profession in the beauty world was ever-present, as her mother had made her own career doing the same. “I have really fond memories of my mother owning a beauty supply store when I was much younger,” Paula recalls fondly. Still, she initially resisted, as most children do, and sought to carve out her own path in the world. She earned her Ph.D. in Read More

Beauty Boss Chronicles: Brashae’s Beauty Supply & Raimon’s Salon De Beaute

The ability to educate and impart wisdom is an important facet of any vocation a person might decide to undertake. A great chef should be able to tell you the ‘when’ and ‘why’ behind every ingredient they use throughout each step of their recipe. An architect’s blueprint is a glimpse into their mind, a snapshot of what they envisioned in the planning stages of their project. The same held true for Linda Pickney, owner of Brashae’s Beauty Salon and Raimon’s Salon De Beaute, a salon park located in Southwest Houston. Before ever starting either business, Pickney understood the necessity of arming Read More