Shanice Sinclair is the MinxBoss: Making Money & Turning Heads

Shanice Sinclair is the MinxBoss

She knows that I’m all about this $ Photo credit: Shanice Sinclair / @Minxboss Shanice Sinclair is many things – blogger, graphic designer, naturalista, and entrepreneur,  as CEO of Minx Supply Company. How? Since she was a young girl, she’s had a knack for making her hobbies make money. In the eighth grade, she started making […]

Sister CEOs Are Youngest Beauty Supply Owners in Cali

Sisters open a haircare supply store in California.

Sisters Kayla (19) and Keonna (21) Davis opened KD Haircare Supply this year, becoming the youngest beauty supply store owners in California. Black is beautiful. And now their black-owned beauty business is booming. Running a company hasn’t always been easy, but these sisters have each others backs and show us how they went from being customers […]

Teenpreneurs Take Over the Body Care Business

If you have an idea for a business, these teenpreneurs say start now. Sisters Brea and Halle Holmes had trouble finding beauty products for girls their age, so they decided to create Sweet Dream Girlz and sell their own. Now, they’ve expanded their business to include shoes & clothes and share how they went from […]

DC Teen Designs Eco-Friendly Earrings: Accesorize Your Look with Retro Rumorz

Last summer, 17 year old Cierra Roberts started a business combining two of her passions – recycling and fashion. Growing up in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. allowed Cierra to see all the opportunities and excellent things that young people can do in the community, so when she had the idea to start her […]

Meet the Beautiful Mind Behind Natural Goddess Hair Pudding Who Used her Pain to Fuel her Passion

Joi Zakiyyiah Taylor, 19, has been through a lot of pain in her young life. Since she was 12, she’s suffered from several chronic pain conditions that require hospitalization for weeks at a time and two years ago, she lost her best friend and brother when he suffered a fatal aneurysm. But Joi, who says she […]

Homegirl 2 Homegirl: Amanda Seales Shares Lessons About Life, Career, & Happiness

Amanda Seales is a modern-day everywoman~ she does it all ~ DJ. Rapper. Singer. Radio host. TV host/commentator. Web series creator/host. Actress. Poet. Artist. Writer. Comedian. Performer. CEO. ~ and does it well. She shares with Homegirl Mag some of the lessons she’s learned, Homegirl 2 Homegirl: If I had to describe myself, I’d say […]

Kick-Starting a Business | Go from Inspiration to Entrepreneur

We all dream of growing up and doing something we love, so for some of us, that means creating the career we want. Brooklyn-born entrepreneur Erica Purnell, who currently reps Queens, tells us how she took her love of sneakers and her flair for design and turned it into Pink Eye, a custom shoe-design business. […]

Harlem Lyrics : Youth Cards Designed with YOU in Mind!

This article initially appeared in the first issue of HomegirlNYC mag Some years ago, Chauncey Holloman was shopping for a birthday card for her best friend, but had trouble finding one that she liked. “All the cards were too mature or immature,” she said. “There was no middle ground.” So Chauncey, then 15, had an […]