HoneyBeNatural’s Editor In Chief I’sha Gaines is a Multi-Passionate Creative

HoneyBeNatural is the premier natural hair, fashion and lifestyle magazine for innovative HUMANS available in print and digital form four times a year. As the Founder and Editor of Chief, I’sha Gaines’s dream has created a huge movement for women embracing their beauty through affirmations, features, events, and summits. I caught up with I’sha as we discussed how HoneyBeNatural Magazine came to life and how … Continue reading HoneyBeNatural’s Editor In Chief I’sha Gaines is a Multi-Passionate Creative

We Are Still Slut Shaming in 2019

“It’s her fault. “ “She deserved it.” “She was asking for it.” “If she doesn’t want to be treated like a slut, she shouldn’t act and dress like a slut.”   These are some of the remarks made by what we call “slut-shamimg”, the experience of being labeled a “ho or slut” based on a girl or woman’s  behavoir, appearance, and sexuality. We defame women … Continue reading We Are Still Slut Shaming in 2019

Music To Inspire: Artist Bobbi Rae Shares her Passion and Influences

  The acoustic guitarist and singer Bobbi Rae is such an artist. Her sour-stirring alto- soprano range reaches within your core with an eclectic mix of inspirational, alternative, contemporary R&B, and Neo-Soul.  I first heard Bobbi Rae perform about a year ago at the show The Floetic Cypher, a showcase of artists ranging from singers to spoken word. My first response after hearing her sing was, … Continue reading Music To Inspire: Artist Bobbi Rae Shares her Passion and Influences

Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film

Below is a mini list of my best reads and watches of 2018. The list is purely subjective, so please don’t take offense if something you read/watched and loved is not on here. Translation: argue with your mother, not me! LOL. Kidding. Kidding. But seriously, I was completely immersed in books and movies in 2018. I watched hundreds of movies/shows and read 45+ books throughout … Continue reading Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film

Lauren & Merlyn: The Go-To Women for Everything Brooklyn

Brooklynites Lauren Riley and Merlyn Oliver show love to their city with plenty of style! As the founders of the Brooklyn Mavens, a creative outlet that highlights Brooklyn’s shops, restaurants, and other creative mavens, Lauren and Merlyn started their unique brand to show the authentic side of Brooklyn. I caught up with these fashionistas as we chatted about their personal styles, the power of partnership, … Continue reading Lauren & Merlyn: The Go-To Women for Everything Brooklyn

Protect Your Ish: People Don’t Care About Your Energy

You can still be a good person with a kind heart and still say no. What I need you to do is read that first sentence again, let it marinate, and start applying it. They say the best way to keep your peace is to take everything  away that causes stress. Let’s face that the idea of that is sometimes impossible, especially if we are … Continue reading Protect Your Ish: People Don’t Care About Your Energy