HAPPY BLACKOUT DAY ‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️ Just because I think this needs to been seen like everywhere!

I’m just so amazed! This is Taylor Pollard, the owner and founder of “TAYLOR MADE PASTRIES” 👏🏾 I went to high school with Taylor and I remember her being so sweet and nice. She always had cookies and sweets with her, I never bothered to ask why. Little did I know she was making these things herself because she’s a pastry chef! She has her own BUSINESS!!!! She’s made pastries for celebrities like Draya Michelle, Karen Civil, Heather Sanders and many more. She’s made pastries for many industry functions! I don’t know about you, but in my opinion this is definitely a black girl who rocks and I will always support her ! Congratulations Taylor! 🍬🍰🍭💸💜🎊🎉👸🏾💁🏽

TWITTER : @TaylorAndrea_
WEBSITE : tmpastries.com


Suzie Beauty was created by entrepreneur Suzie Wokabi, a US-trained makeup artist who runs her business in Kenya and initially found it hard to source quality makeup for her work. This motivated her to create her own makeup line. She struggled to receive financing for several years, using her home as a laboratory for her makeup collection. But now, her company is worth over $1 million.

Hard work pays off 

It’s so inspiring! #BlackGirlsMagic


Putting my little business out there again ! I’m selling beautiful hair at an affordable price for college students or anyone! My hair comes from the same manufacturers as the top online hair shops but I can afford to sell it at half the normal price !!! Please support your local business before buying from large corporations! Feel free to reblog this or message me for pricing/ shipping or any questions!

Please support your local college student and black owned business 🙏🏾❤️
Small business located in Boston area for pick up or we deliver for $6 locally and $9 out of state

Straight, loose curl, body wave: 12"-20"

3 bundles(straight): 12"-16" $90
3 bundles(straight): 18"-20" $120
3 bundles(wave/curl): 12"-16": $100
3 bundles(wave/curl): 18"-20": $130

‼️‼️ I don’t have a website yet! Message me on here and I’ll give you my email ‼️ thanks for all the support I truly appreciate it y'all are amazing ‼️

Black Owned Business:
The Café
4009 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN

It’s been amazing to see something my dad and family friend created, blossom into something truly amazing. We serve Jamaican and American food, and offer vegan & veggie options :)


rp. @ashirahs

I got my @theskirtsybox and honestly I’ve been looking like a snack ever since😍

'Blackout Day' Promotes Black Beauty While the Fashion and Beauty Industries Catch Up
The selfie movement is a positive online community that fights the lack of black representation in mainstream media.
By Amanda Moore-Karim

“Blackout Day is all about creating a space to promote, encourage and inspire the black community to chase whatever dream [is] desired,” - Marissa Rei

A really great article about visibility and representation for black models and creatives in the Fashion and Beauty Industries and our long term goal of creating a space for people to celebrate and network!

Written by the lovely Amanda Moore-Karim who was a joy to work with. Check out more of her work: 

Tumblr: amandaluxe.tumblr.com

Instagram: amandaluxe

Twitter: amandaluxe

- @marissarei