Self-isolation spending seems to be a new trend. People have complained on social media about spending more money while stuck on their couches than when they had the opportunity to go shopping physically. Online shopping is fun, and if you find yourself with a little extra money in your pocket and decide its the time to upgrade your wardrobe, expand your jewelry collection or try some new beauty products, these are the five small, predominately woman-owned companies you should invest in.
I was lucky enough to graduate college with the class of 2019, right before shit hit the fan.
When Melanie Martinez was first featured on The Voice in 2012, I fell in love with her instantly. From her creepy babydoll style, to her love of photography, all I wanted to do was watch her, a 17 year old just graduating high school, embrace the gap in her teeth and her scary sweet voice that seemed to embody every bit of all songs she covered. When Martinez was eliminated from The Voice, I continued to follow her journey on Instagram, and didn't hesitate to buy her first EP "Dollhouse" when it came out two years later in 2014.