• Minerve Jean

New Goals, New Resolutions, New You: The 2021 Guide

The new year is officially here—with new goals, new resolutions, and a new you! We’ve put together a badass “New Year, New You” guide to help you (or the Badass Black girl in your life) become the very best version of yourself in 2021.


1. Silk Pillowcase

Silk pillowcases provide more than just a good night sleep. They are full of benefits such as preventing frizzy hair for us curly headed girls, being gentler on the skin, and helping the skin to retain moisture. You’ll wake up with a good night’s sleep and a glowing complexion. Best of all, there’s a color for every mood.


2. Fitness tracker

A new year means new fitness goals! Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight, or just monitor your physical activity, a fitness tracker is a good addition to your health goals. This Lintelek Fitness Tracker comes equipped with a heartrate monitor, calorie tracker, and pedometer, and it’s waterproof for every kind of activity.



3. Fitness notebook

In addition to a fitness tracker, a fitness notebook can help you keep track of your amazing fitness progress. This Cossac Fitness Journal & Workout Planner is expertly designed by Gym experts. It’s compact so you can bring everywhere with you and provides 140 days of fitness tracking.


4. Humidifier

Humidifiers are all the rage and for a good reason. They add moisture to the air which helps relieve dry skin, lips, and eyes along with some common cold and flu symptoms. This AquaOasis Cool Mist Humidifier provides all the humidifying benefits and none of the noise. It’s got an added 360-degree nozzle and provides of 24 hours of mist.


5. Planner

Every badass Black girl knows that in order to achieve her goals in the new year, she has to have a planner! This GoGirl Planner and Organizer acts as your personal assistant on paper. You’ll have a weekly planner, goal journal, and agenda all in the palm of your hands.


6. Alarm clock

We all want to master the art of waking up early. This night light contains 7 different colors and 20 levels warm light for helping you create the perfect atmosphere. It also comes with its own radio, sunrise simulation, and sleep music. Combining this alarm clock with your silk pillowcase is guaranteed to create a wonderful night’s sleep all year long.


7. Water bottle

A Badass Black Girl always makes sure to stay hydrated. That’s how she feels and works her best. We’ve got the perfect water bottle to help you monitor your hydration levels. This Giotto water bottle is leakproof and BPA Free so you can be sure that your water stays fresh and chemical free. It comes equipped with a time marker & straw to make sure you drink enough water throughout the day.


8. Salux cloth

One of the best kept beauty secrets is the Japanese Salux cloth. A good exfoliation is great for your skin and keeps it glowing as bright as your dreams. This washcloth is easy to clean and can help prevent bacne. We recommended using this cloth one to two times a week for the softest skin imaginable.


9. Badass Black Girl

Get inspired by MJ Fievre’s Badass Black Girl. Embrace authenticity and celebrate who you are. Finding the courage to live as you are is not easy, so here’s a journal designed to help you nurture creativity, positive self-awareness and Black girl bliss. This journal honors the strength and spirit of Black girls.


2020 was a difficult year in many ways, and we want to wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year.


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Minerve Jean is a Haitian-born storyteller who shares her poetry and writings unapologetically. She believes in the power of words and their ability to help and heal. Her debut book For The Secrets That Gave Themselves Away is an anthology of raw poetry where she uses words to paint pictures that will resonate with the human soul. She has also contributed pieces to Hercampus, Orange and Blue Magazine and MLNNYC. In her free time, she likes to snack on Avocado toast and curl up with a good book.