We had the good fortune of connecting with Bridgette Bilson and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Bridgette, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
The main motivation for starting this hair app was the inconvenience of having to travel between cities just to get our hair done. After realizing that a lot of our peers were in the same boat as we was, we decided to come up with a solution to alleviate the stress surrounding getting our hair done. Our target market is college students as we understand the predicament of finding yourself in a new city with no trustworthy stylist. However, the app was made to tailor especially to the needs of Black women because often times, there aren’t a lot of stylist well versed in natural hair.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I, Bridgette, am in Law school while Ese is in school for her masters degree. As students who also work, we have to be disciplined with our time. This includes a lot of planning and organizing to ensure appropriate time allocation for each one of our responsibilities. This enables us to give 100% attention to the tasks we are carrying out. In order to deliver this app, we’ve had to teach ourselves new skills along the way. A lot of times that led to falling behind schedule but to overcome this, we went back to the planning board and made a more fitting schedule. What this process thought us is that in business, you should never be scared to revise plans if that will help you deliver the best. Our brand is rooted in self definition of beauty and we hope everyone can embrace their beauty.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Some of the day activities we could participate in are Escape Room, Top Golf, Momentum Rock Climbing and FOMO Factory. For brunch and lunch, we can hit up Seaside Lounge, Moxies, or Dish Society. A heavy dinner would take us to Fogo de Chao or the Cheesecake Factory if we’re not looking to eat a lot. Finally, on the nights we decide to go out, we might end up at O2, Vienna or Azura Lounge.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
We would like to give a shoutout to our little GoddessInMe support team comprising of our friends who are always reposting, giving feedbacks and spreading the word about GoddessInMe. Thank you for supporting us!
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