Baker

Cake Connoisseur

Owner: Pauline S.

Hampton Roads, VA

@cakeconnoisseur

Specialization: Cupcakes

https://www.instagram.com/cakeconnoisseur/

Scratch Bakery VA

Owner: Lashonda S.

Newport News, VA

@scratchbakeryva

Specialization: Desserts

https://www.instagram.com/scratchbakeryva/

Sweet Cravings Bakery

Owner: Kim O.

Hampton Roads, VA

@sweetcravingsbakeryva_

Specialization: Cakes

https://www.instagram.com/sweetcravingsbakeryva_/

Branding

Annjela

Owner: Annjela

 Virginia, New York, Chicago

 @annj.nelly

Specialization: Brand Coach & Graphic Design

https://www.instagram.com/annj.nelly/

Brandsmash Studios

Owner: Deonna L.

Online

@brandsmashstudios

Specialization: Branding for Niche Businesses

www.brandsmashstudios.com

Skye Media Group

Owner: Toni P.

Online

@skyemediagroup

Specialization: Transformative Brand Strategist, Business Coach, & Web Designer

www.skyemediagroup.com

Consultant

ECE Firm

Owner: Quniana F., Ed.S

Hampton Roads, VA

@ecefirm

Specialization: Personal & Professional Development

http://www.ecefirm.com/

Micro-Nonprofit Network

Owner: Veronica M.

Hampton Roads, VA

Specialization: Small Nonprofits

www.veronicamcmillian.net

The W. Agency, Inc.

Owner: Elle H. BA, MA, MS,

Hampton Roads, VA

@wearethewagency

Specialization: Human Services- Personal & Business Development

www.wearethewagency.com

Hair Care Products

Alikaynaturals

Owner: Rochelle A.

Online

@alikaynaturals

Specialization: Natural Hair Products

https://alikaynaturals.com/

 Jane Carter Solution

Owner: Jane C.

Online

@janecatersolution

Specialization: Vegan-friendly Products

https://janecartersolution.com

 Thank God Its Natural

Owner: Chris-Tia D.

Location: Online

@tginatural

Specialization: Hair Care Products

www.thankgodimnatural.com

Hair Extensions

Hair by Kiya Gee

Owner: Shakiya G.

Online

@hairbykiyagee

Specialization: Virgin Hair

http://hairbykiyagee.bigcartel.com/

 Heatfree Hair

Owner: Ngozi O.

Online

@heatfreehair

Specialization: Virgin Hair

https://heatfreehair.com/

Latched n Hooked

Owner: Tiffini G.

Online

@latchednhooked

Specialization: Textured Crochet Hair

https://www.latchedandhooked.com/

 Hair Salon

Black Butterflies

Owner: Michelle T.

Portsmouth, VA

@luv4locs

Specialization: Natural Hair & Locs

https://www.instagram.com/luv4locs/

Salon Boio

Owner: Shavon B.

Norfolk, VA

@salonboio

Specialization: Silk Wraps

http://www.salonboio.com/

 Salon Noa

Owner: Fawnne S.

Virginia Beach,  VA

@salonnoa

Specialization: Total Hair Care

http://www.salonnoa.net/

Hair Stylists

Hairista Studio

Owner: Ebony

 Hampton, VA

@_hairista_

Specialization: Healthy Hair

www.hairistastudio.com

Humble Hair

Owner: Shanita

Chesapeake, VA

@humblehair

Specialization: Healthy Installs

https://www.humblehair.com/

The Hair Magician

Owner: LaShay A.

Norfolk, VA

@thehairmagician

Specialization: not specified

https://thehairmagician.com/

Lash Extensions

Eye Candy Lash Boutique Inc.

Owner: Woman-owned

4322 Holland Road Virginia Beach, VA

@eyecandylashboutiqueva

Specialization: Eyelash Enhancement

Eye Deux

Owner: Woman-owned

429 S Witchduck Road Virginia Beach, VA

@eyedeux

Specialization: Eyelash Enhancement & Microblading

Makeup By Kim Nicole

Owner: Kim N.

Retail Shops at Wells Fargo Norfolk, VA

@kim_nicole_beauty_lounge

Specialization: Eyelash Enhancement

Locticians

 Michelle Trail

Black Butterflies

3356 Western Branch Blvd Portsmouth, VA

@luv4locs

Specialization: Locs

Nicole J.

Salon Noa

3707 Virginia Beach Blvd, Ste 105
Virginia Beach, Virginia

@adibynicolej

Specialization: Natural Hair & Loc Educator

Regina Small

Ge Nique Locs

Hampton Roads, VA

@geniquelocs

Specialization: Locs

Makeup Artists

Makeup By Victoria

Owner: Victoria D.

Hampton Roads, VA

@makeupbyvictoria

Specialization: Not Specified

https://www.makeupbyvictoria.work/

Rated Pretty Girl Makeup Artistry

Owner: Jaylynn

Hampton Roads, VA

@ratedprettygirl

Specialization: Not Specified

https://www.ratedprettygirl.com/

Tiana Nyree Artistry

Owner: Tiana S.

Contact for travel

@tiananyreeartistry

Specialization: Not Specified

www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6iEfF0Ks48&feature=youtu.be

Planner/Stationary

Cloth & Paper

Owner: Ashley R.

Online

@cloth_and_paper

Specialization: Luxury Organization

https://clothandpaperco.com/

Covet Crate

Owner: Woman-owned

Address: New York, NY, USA

@covetcrate

Specialization: Experiences & Opportunities in a Box

http://www.covetcrate.com

Sessa Vee

Owner: Vanessa S.

Online

@sessavee

Specialization: Chic Office & Planner Supplies

https://sessavee.com/

Subscription Boxes

CurlBox

Owner: Myleik T.

Online

@curlbox

Specialization: Hair Care Products

https://www.curlbox.com/16/home.htm

Curlkit

Owner: Heather C.

Online

@curlkit

Specialization: Hair Care Test Drive

http://curlkit.com/

We Are Onyx

Owner: Delali, Chaia, & Myriam

Online

@weareonyx

Specialization: Hair Care & Beauty Box

https://shop.weareonyx.com/

Accessories

Ancient Brand

Owner: Areya

Online

@ancientbrand

Specialization: Modern Jewelry

https://www.ancientbrand.com

 Sassy Jones Boutique

Owner: Charis J.

Online

@sassyjonesboutique

Specialization: Jewelry

https://www.shopsassyjones.com

Braiding

Braided Rebel

Owner: Jada S.

Hampton Roads, VA

 @braided_rebel

https://braidedrebel.acuityscheduling.com/

 From the Coil

Owner: Jadyne

Flawless Hair Studios Newport News,VA

@fromthecoil

https://fromthecoil.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php

Catering

East Beach Catering

Owner: Cathy C.

1512 East Bayview Blvd Norfolk, VA 23503

@eastbeachcatering

Specialization: Food and entertaining

 Sweetwater Cuisine

Owner: Jodi M.

4216 Virginia Beach Blvd. Suite 140 Virginia Beach, VA 23452

@sweetwater_cuisine

Specialization: Southern cuisine

Chef

Kitchen Therapy

Owner: Brittney D.

Traveling chef

@kitchentherapy.llc

Specialization: Private Events

www.bdennis.me

Now You’re Cooking

Owners: Debra B. & Dedra B.

1128 Battlefield Blvd N, Ste 105 & 106, Chesapeake, Virginia

@nowurcookingculinary

Specialization: Cooking School/Caterer

www.nowyourcooking.com

Clothing

Kloset Cult

Owner: Sharon & Tawanda

Online

@klosetcult

Specialization: Not Specified

www.klosetcult.com

Okai Fabrics

Owner: Letrice O.

Suffolk, VA

@okaifabrics

www.okaifabrics.com

Cosmetics

Juvias Place

Owner: Woman-owned

Online

 @juviasplace

Specialization: Cosmetics

https://www.juviasplace.com

Lovengood Lips

Owner: Woman-owned

Online

@lovengoodlips

Specialization: Lip Cosmetics

www.lovengoodlips.com

DJ

DJ Dirty Di

Owner: Diana H.

Hampton Roads,VA

@djdirtydi

Specialization: Not Specified

https://www.djdirtydi.com

DJ E Shorty

Owner: Ebony M.

Hampton Roads

@djeshorty

Specialization: Not Specified

https://www.instagram.com/djeshorty/

Event Hosts

Nina C. Brewton

Owner: Nina C. B.

Address: Hampton Roads, VA

@baldheadqueen

Specialization: Personality

 https://www.baldheadqueen.com/

Steph Walters 

Owner: Stephanie W.

Nationwide

@stephwalterstv

Specialization: TV Personality/ Lifestyle Correspondent

 www.stephaniewalters.com

Event Planners

Memorable Events by Apryl

Owner: Apryl R.

440 Monticello Ave. Norfolk, VA

@memorableevents

Specialization: Event Design & Production

http://www.makememorable.com

Simply Sheek

Owner: Cremier S.

Hampton Roads, VA

@simplysheekllc

Specialization: Event Planning & Décor Styling

https://m.facebook.com/sheeksimply/

Fitness

Boddie by Monica

Owner: Monica P.

Address: Virginia Brach, VA

@Boddiebymonica

Specialization: Cardio Group Fitness

https://www.instagram.com/boddiebymonica

T2 Fitness

Owner: Tasha T.

Address: 28 Diamond Springs Rd, Ste 111 Virginia Beach, Virginia

@t2_fitness

Specialization: Physical Fitness/Gym

www.myt2fitness.com

Graphics/Typography

823 Creative

Owner:  Patrice “Patty” B.

Online

@823creative.co

Specialization: Event Branding (Invitations, Fine Stationery, Party Favors & More)

https://www.instagram.com/823creative.co/

Sunkissed Lifestyle

Owner: Jahara J.

Online

@sunkissed_lifestyle

Specialization: Calligraphy, Scripting, Customizable Apparel & Items

https://www.thissunkissedlife.com/

Health & Wellness

 Fit Bar

Owner: Sunshine S.

Portsmouth, VA

@fitbarva

Specialization: Group Exercise & Full Service Juice Bar

https://www.instagram.com/fitbarva/

Just Pic’d Juices

Owner: Felicia A.

415 N. Military Hwy Norfolk, VA

@justpicdjuices

Specialization: Smoothie & Juice Bar

https://www.instagram.com/justpicdjuices/

Kids Fitness

Fit Bar

Kids Trainer: Chael S.

Portsmouth, VA

Specialization: Fit Barbie’s Dance Team

https://www.instagram.com/fitbarva/

Spirit Enhancers

Owner: Kelli M.

Portsmouth, VA

@spiritenhancers

Specialization: Competition Cheer

 https://www.facebook.com/spiritenhancers/

Public Relations

The B Firm PR

Owner: Erica D.

Atlanta, GA

@thebfirmpr

Specialization: Public Relations

http://thebfirmpr.com/

KMK Productions

Owner: Kim W.

Hampton Roads, VA

@iamkimwimbishpr

Specialization: Public Relations

www.kmkproductions.co/

Realtor

Alexis Prince

Company: Chesapeake Homes

Chesapeake, VA

@alexisprinceatcheshomes

Specialization: Not Specified

Email: alexis@cheshomes.com

Bonnie Phieffer

Company: Realtor, Rose & Womble

Hampton Roads, VA

@bonniephieffer

Specialization: Not Specified

Email: bonnieagent@aol.com

Vegan

Beyond Vegans

Owner: Saudia C.

Online

@ beyondvegans

Specialization: Certified Sports Nutritionist

https://www.instagram.com/beyondvegans/

My Vegan Sweet Tooth

Owner: Tonya D.

3916 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA, 23452

@myvegansweet2th

Specialization: 100% Vegan Bakery

http://www.myvegansweettooth.com/

Body Painting

 Masked By Tee

Owner: Litesah

Event-based

Instagram: @maskedbytee

Specialization: Face, Body, & Henna Artist

https://www.instagram.com/maskedbytee/

Colorist

Kisha J.

Owner: Kisha J.

2155 Cunnningham Drive Hampton, VA

@msklarie

Specialization: Color

www.msklarie.com

Esthetician

Sereniti Bath Body and You Spa

Owner: N. Renee S.

301 S Church Street Suite 146 Rocky Mount NC 27804

@serenitibathbodyandyou

Specialization: Skin Care

 https://serenitibathbodyandyou.com/

Florist

Isha Foss Design

Owner: Isha F.

4216 Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 115 VA Beach, VA 23452

106 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA 22320

@ishafoss

Specialization: Event Design

https://ishafossevents.com/#!/HOME

Marketing

Naturally Glam

Owner: Jonna Scott-Blakes

 Online

@naturallyglam

Specialization: Marketing/Influencer

http://naturally-glam.com/

Masseuse 

Angie Jebb

Owner: Angie Jebb

1357 North Great Neck Road Virginia Beach, VA

Specialization: Soft Tissue Massage

Contact number: 757.718.0506

Vlogger

Femme Focus

Owner: Dorian

Online

@femmefocus

Specialization: Tutorials

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx9c5LlxaWjcQ6qNLVr41jg

Wedding Essentials

Bride Hive

Owner: Woman-owned

Online

@Bridehive

Specialization: Custom Bride & Bridesmaid Apparel

https://www.thebridehive.com/