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Natural Hair at Work: Handling Questions with Confidence and Grace

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Career, Crown Act, Natural Hair

As a black woman who wears my natural hair at work in corporate America, I first hand understand the beauty and challenges of that. Whether you’re flaunting curls, coils, or locs, handling questions about your natural hair at work with confidence and grace, in my opinion, is essential. This guide offers supportive and to-the-point advice […]

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Understanding the CROWN Act: Navigating Natural Hair Rights – A Comprehensive Guide

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As a first-generation Nigerian-American and an HR leader, I’ve witnessed firsthand the challenges that arise from cultural misunderstandings and biases, particularly those surrounding natural hair. The CROWN Act, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair,” is a significant piece of legislation aimed at ending hair discrimination. In the United States, […]

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10 Best Chicago Happy Hour Spots for Professionals in the City

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Ready to elevate your after-work happy hour options in Chicago? As a fellow busy professional, I know the importance of finding that perfect balance between work and relaxation. That’s why I’ve scoured the city to bring you a handpicked selection of the most chic and convenient Chicago happy hour spots. Picture this: stepping into stylish […]

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6 Professional Natural Hairstyles for Work

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Navigating the professional world with natural hair can be both empowering and challenging. While our hair expresses our individuality and cultural roots, it can sometimes be met with misconceptions in corporate settings. But fear not! We’ve curated a list of 10 professional natural hairstyles that not only look fabulous but also exude confidence and professionalism. […]

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How To Get Perfect Curls with a Wand Curler On Natural Hair

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Hey beautiful queens! 💁🏾‍♀️ Let’s talk about that fabulous tool that I love to achieve a BIG CURL LEWK. The wand curler! If you’re anything like me, you know the power of a good curl to lift your mood and your look. But have you ever wondered about the difference between a 0.5-inch and a […]

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ESPIRA ROUND CREAM MARBLED RESIN CB2 COFFEE TABLE

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Living Room CB2 Coffee Table Details The Espira Round Cream Marbled Resin CB2 Coffee Table is a chic and contemporary piece that can elevate the aesthetic of any living room. Crafted with a cream marbled resin finish, it offers the luxurious appearance of natural marble while providing the durability and low-maintenance benefits of resin. I […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Women’s Workwear Stores for Every Budget

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Navigating the world of women’s workwear stores can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you’re just starting your professional journey or looking to refresh your office wardrobe, having a go-to list of online stores can make all the difference. For styled inspo, check out all of my workwear looks HERE. From high-end luxury brands to […]

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Spring and Summer Workwear Wardrobe Staple Ideas 2024

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What are the Best Spring and Summer Workwear Staples? Warm weather is here, and that means it’s time to refresh your workwear wardrobe! As we transition into the new season, dressing for success during thee warm weather months calls for a blend of transitional pieces, light fabrics, and functionality. In this guide, we’ll explore staple […]

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A Happy Hour Chicago Review | Pigtail by Jose Andres

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For the Chicago professional looking for a happy hour cocktail lounge When warm weather graces Chicago, it’s an unspoken rule among locals to make the most of it. For professionals seeking the perfect spot to unwind after work, this Happy Hour Chicago review is just for you. Dive into this honest review of Pigtail Cocktail […]

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Chicago Loft Style & Luxury Apartments (2024)

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I’ve moved a few times while living in Chicago. I’d had my eye on Chicago loft style units. What I love to do when looking for a rental is search for a unique space that feels different and has character. I feel like there are a ton of standard designed units, which I don’t necessarily […]

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Get Ready for Work: Sephora Sale Favorites for Flawless Makeup

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In need of some beauty staples for your daily makeup routine for work? Well this is the perfect time with the highly anticipated annual Sephora Sale kicking off on April 5th! I’m thrilled to share with you my go-to makeup and beauty staples that effortlessly elevate my daily work look. From must-have foundations to game-changing skincare products, […]

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10 CHIC SPANX WORKWEAR OUTFITS

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Spanx workwear is really worth it! The comfort, quality, and versatility of this brand is what really stands out for me. In this blog post I share 10 outfits that you can curate by mixing and matching staple workwear from Spanx. With the new season on the horizon I like to share how you can […]

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ReVair Hair Dryer Review: Is It Worth the Hype?

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Hello beautiful people! Today, I want to share something that’s been a game-changer for me in my hair care routine: the Revair Hair Dryer. If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I’m all about finding low-maintenance ways to take care of my hair with ease for work. take care of my hair. […]

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Business Trips in Style: 4 Must Haves for Your Airport Outfit

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I love a chic but comfy airport outfit for your work trip. Looking and feeling good while traveling for work does not have to be an arduous task. However, I do think that when traveling for work, whether it’s with coworkers or on your own, an elevated airport outfit is the way to go.  Check […]

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What are the Most Comfortable Shoes for Work?

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Ally Shoes aren’t just footwear, they’re your ALLY in conquering the professional world with comfort and style. I really love to support small businesses. The fact that Ally Shoes is located in Chicago and New York, and they are a woman-owned business, I was thrilled to check them out and to share their footwear with […]

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Must-Have Business Travel Essentials for the Corporate Woman on the Go!

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Five Business Travel Essentials for Your Work Trip I’ve realized that investing in business travel essentials when you have to take a quick trip for work really helps to ensure organization and ease while you travel and during your stay! I have loved a few items here and there that really do help make my […]

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Boho Braids and Boardrooms: Redefining Beauty Standards in the Workplace

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This blog post uses affiliate links & my outfit features products gifted with no obligation to share.  Bohemian braids (boho braids), a stylish way to express ourselves and to protect our hair as black people. Braids are so beautiful and versatile, and really very easy to wear on a daily basis that we should feel […]

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The Essential Black Work Tote – Senreve’s Cadence Tote

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The black work tote is a beacon of sophistication and practicality for your workwear wardrobe. Check out my styles for your wardrobe HERE. Now, let’s get into the exquisite details of the Senreve Cadence Tote that define this staple tote and let’s explore why it’s my recommended staple for the professional working woman. USE CODE […]

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