Its that time again- to spotlight some of my favorite shops on Etsy. You all know what Etsy is-right? Etsy is website where you can buy unique handmade and vintage items directly from independent sellers around the world. All of the products spotlighted, I have purchased with my own money. I was not compensated with merchandise or monetarily. I'm spotlighting these shops because their products/service was awesome, high quality, and affordable!
1. The Queen Gems- http://www.etsy.com/people/TheQueensGems
Handmade unique and affordable jewelry -inspired by Natural Hair, Wooden, Fabric, Hoops, Sports Teams, and Tassle Styles.
I purchased these earrings a few weeks ago-I LOVE them-received many compliments on them. They are light weight and very colorful- can wear with many items from casual jeans and a tank to maxi dress w/ a cute pair of wedges.
2. BoBeam Natrural Hair Products http://www.etsy.com/shop/BobeamProducts
Bobeam's specialty is shampoo bars made with all natural ingredients and they can be used on all hair types, including locs. The shampoo bars contain no SLS or SLES, detergents, surfactants, or sulfates. They are all-natural, 100% vegetable soap, non-comedogenic, hypo-allergenic and biodegradable.
My absolute favorite shampoo bar is the shealoe shampoo bar. It works great on my daughters loc's- thoroughly cleaning without stripping. This bar is also a GREAT make up brush cleanser. Wet the bar, wet the bristles on the make up brush, swirl around a couple of times- and you have a squeaky clean make up brush- that is still soft!
3. Au Naturel Diva Apparel http://www.etsy.com/shop/AuNaturelDiva#
High quality, original design, specialty apparel and accessories for kinky, curly, coily and loc'd natural haired women of color.
Calling all sororities!!!!!!! If you are natural and are a member of the divine 9-then this shop is for you!!!!! I fell in love with this shop because of the shirt pictured above- Reppin them pretty poodles of Sigma Gamma Rho EE-YIP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ** All sororities are represented on her Etsy site** I also love her Loc lover tees
4. Think Kinkz Natural Hair Apparel
Think Kinkz was created from the love I have for being natural. It is a brand committed to helping women express their individuality. These fashionable tees encourage women to embrace their kinks and not care what others think!
Ya'll know I love this shirt because it is PURPLE and I love the message. This shirt is available in small-xxl and in other colors. This fashionable tee is screen printed on an American Apparel or Tultex* fitted tee made of 100% fine ring-spun combed cotton. This lightweight fine jersey is ultra soft and form fitting. For added "flair" I cut the collar off and made it an off the shoulder tee :)
5. Ewa Madam http://www.etsy.com/shop/EwaMadam
Nigerian-American, Self-taught jewelry designer, Poet, Yoruba Initiate (Obatala Priest in training), Omo Obatala ati Omo Yemoja, M.P.A. holder and African Humanitarian that loves watching Ghanaian and Nigerian movies, exploring the world of African cultures, the arts i.e. music; dance; movies/theater, tradition and shares that expressively through word, deed, and when the opportunity presents itself-- teachable and creative moments:)...
Can you say EARGASM!!!!!!! Every time I go to her site I have an eargasm- her pieces are unique and too die for!!!!!!! She also does custome peices, and in addition to earrings she has necklaces, rings, and bracelets. Check her out!!!!
If you make a purchase be sure to tell them that Mz. Sixx sent ya!!!!! ** If you know of a shop/merchant I should check out- please post the link to their shop in the comment section. Next Etsy spotlight will be July 1st**
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