Tanieka Randall was on her means to turning into a registered nurse in 2011 when she was identified with most cancers. She underwent 5 rounds of chemotherapy which took a heavy toll on her physique. Aside from losing a few pounds, her hair began falling out.
“It was loopy even trying again how I used to be mainly withering away and naturally my hair began falling out,” Randall instructed Click2Houston.
According to her, she had a more durable time dropping her hair than she truly had with having most cancers. She had sturdy religion that she was not going to die however her downside was along with her hair falling out. Randall took measures to fight her hair loss throughout her time within the hospital.
She relied on a hair oil she blended herself and utilized on her scalp with the hope that it’ll promote wholesome regrowth of her hair.
“I’ve actually at all times beloved researching important oils and all the pieces. I might make my very own blends with like peppermint oil, lavender oil, all of that. I had been utilizing it on my hair for about a year even earlier than getting sick,” stated Randall.
The oil labored magic on her and shortly, her household and associates additionally seen the regrowth. “Everybody was like, ‘Tee, what’s your secret? What is happening along with your hair,’” stated Randall. “I began giving it to different folks, or like telling my mother or all these folks, ‘This is what I’m doing. Try it out,’ and different folks had been liking it too.”
According to Click2Houston, Randall went on to full her nursing diploma and have become an RN full-time. While working as a full-time nurse, she was additionally creating and sharing hair merchandise on the facet.
Her haircare enterprise, Tee’s Hair Secret, turned out to be a large success by November 2020, compelling Randall to take it on as a full-time enterprise. She stated in an interview that in 2019, she made $30K for the year. Then in 2020, after psychological shifts, web site updates, and investing in herself, she was ready to develop to that quantity on common month-to-month in the midst of a pandemic.
“Me having most cancers, I do know it wasn’t even about me. Like, I really feel that in my coronary heart. I went by means of that so I may assist different folks,” stated Randall.
Click2Houston notes that her line of hair care merchandise is geared in direction of girls with “kinky, curly or coily hair” and contains all the pieces from conditioners to gummy nutritional vitamins.
In a submit on Instagram, Randall expressed her delight about being a proud Black enterprise proprietor selling wholesome hair.
“Proud to be a black, household owned enterprise on a journey to develop more healthy hair and being more healthy general! We are so captivated with providing our clients high quality merchandise with out all the additional junk,” she famous.