The babe behind the cotton candy, Meet Teneal.

a beautiful black woman smiling while holding cotton candy

I am drawn to colorful things, especially when they are SWEET! You could say I have a sweet spot for them.( HAHA, good one dad!) I first met Teneal at the 2nd Annual Small Business Makers Fair I held this past November. She came with her amazing company, Ivory Cotton Bar. 

purple macarons topped with cotton candy

I loved her spirit, and we instantly got a long. OH, and her cotton candy creations are TO DIE FOR. Like seriously, so fun, and amazingly tasty! If I worked for her, I’d have a sugar attack like every day! I’m so excited for all the cool things she’s doing, and find her super inspiring for being such a bad A boss chick! I’m so thrilled to be featuring her on the blog today, and now you can all get to know her too! Meet Teneal!

a beautiful black woman smiling




I am flowerchild. I love good weather, mimosas, fine dining, riding four wheelers, hot yoga, traveling, roof tops, open fields, and google. I have historically worked in Healthcare administration and am almost finished with my PhD in healthcare administration. I love that cotton candy gives me a creative outlet from all of the analytical work. Every day a fall more in love with creating new flavors and ways to use cotton candy. After all who wouldn’t want to be around cotton candy all day? 

What’s your favorite song right now?

God’s Plan – Drake

What’s your favorite style to wear?

Yoga clothes

What’s your guilty pleasure snack-go-to?

Although I don’t get to partake as often as I would like, it has to be a cinnamon roll, caramel apple cheesecake, ice cream, and pizza. I’m a fat kid at heart. 

a glass of champagne topped with cotton candy

What’s your MUST-HAVE beauty item that you can’t live with out?

Shea Moisture Black Soap and Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel. 

Who’s the most influential person in your life and why?

My parents because they are the poster children for black love, family values, work ethic, and keeping God first. I love them dearly. 

What’s the one thing you want to accomplish that you haven’t yet? 

Purchasing my beach house . 

If you could give someone some great life advice, what would it be?

Believe wholeheartedly that you are powerful beyond measure and travel, eat well, and thank God.

What’s your fave inspirational quote?

Philippians 4:13

a glass of champagne topped with cotton candy

Where is one place you’d love to travel to? 

Morocco or Wakanda 

What drives you and gives you passion in your profession?

The ability to be creative and help provide memorable moments for people.

a lady holding blue cotton candy



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