Nykia is a beauty writer whose work has appeared in ESSENCE, W, Marie Claire, Coveteur and PopSugar. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, when it wasn't that cool. She currently lives there with her husband and son, the #FreshPrinceofBK. She is a self-proclaimed liquid lipstick aficionado, and has a secret addiction to hot sauce. Follow her on Instagram & Twitter @NykSprads.