ENTREPRENEUR HELPS PARENTS ACT NATURALLY IN HAIR INDUSTRY By Jane Whitttington
Aleka Thrash is a master multi-tasker. She has to be to keep all her projects, pursuits and passions running smoothly. Recently one of nine recipients of a LocalFirst LocalMotion award, Thrash keeps herself (very) busy with two flourishing businesses. One, ACTPhotoMedia, concentrates on photography and other media, while the other, NaturallyACT, focuses on hair, specifically for the African-American community. – Continue reading at http://www.michipreneur.com/entrepreneur-helps-parents-act-naturally-in-hair-industry/
“Style is an art, and like any art, you really don’t have to be an expert to appreciate it.” ~ Josh Veal, Managing Editor.
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Aleka C. Thrash of ACTPhotoMedia and Naturally ACT is one of nine recipients who recently received LocalFirst’s LocalMotion Awards for helping to build sustainable communities. Thrash’s photography is known for building confidence and self-care by capturing special moments in photographs and promoting natural hair care.
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GRNow.com spotlighting the local natural hair, beauty, and lifestyle blogger, Aleka C. Thrash! The confident content creator tells us the importance of finding a mentor and why she’s so supportive of the foster parent and adoption community. “Use your own voice don’t try to copy someone else, be confident in what you have to say.”
GRNow: Find out what’s happening in Grand Rapids! Learn more about events, restaurants, venues, museums and things happening in and around Grand Rapids.
“Glam meets heart, soul and purpose as breast cancer survivors walk the runway, along side seasoned fashion models.” –Women’s LifeStyle Magazine
Rock the Runway, founded by Veverly Austin the event is part of “Girl Get Your Fight Back,” an organization that challenges and equips women and teen girls to regain control of their lives, mind, body and spirit. RTR raises breast cancer awareness and empower the urban Grand Rapids community.
Learn more about at www.rocktherunwaygr.com
Meet & greet hosted by Grand Rapids Opportunity for Women (GROW) with the beauty boss, Gwen Jimmere. Held at Varnum overlooking Grand Rapids. Seeds of Growth event empowers and inspires female entrepreneurs.
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In the feature I’m talking about my hair journey and more. Be sure to go check it out and tell me what you think.
I believe it’s super important to show support to fellow bloggers; so when I saw that Lea V from Beauty and The Muse not included our photo and tag me in her blog about Naturally “FLYY Detroit Presents: WE ROCK DOPE HAIR!! A Natural Hair Experience’ I was elated… Thanks, Lady !!!
Cheers to #BlackGirlMagic
Be sure to check out her blog: www.beautyandthemuse.net
Grand Rapids, MI Natural Hair How To Interactive Workshop, March 19 @1:00pm
Tickets at just $20 you can test new natural hair products and get real hands-on experience to learn some of the hottest styles for natural hair. For more info, visit www.naturallyact.com.
“I Am Team Natural brought its Living No Lye Tour to Chicago. The event featured interactive workshops providing personalized healthy hair care regimens, product education, hair growth tips and techniques, and live styling demos. Check out the best hairstyles from the windy city.” -Deena Campbell, Essence.com