Tameka Watts is a native of Georgia and relocated to Virginia by way of the military. She now works for the Department of Defense and is the super proud mother of one daughter. Tameka previously served on three non-profit board of directors and is excited to be the co-host of Girlfriends Tea.
Desirae Benson is a publicist, journalist, content editor, and entertainment media host, residing on the west coast. She has worked with the industry’s best musicians, music producers and music product companies. She has years of experience working directly with actors, playwrights and a variety of businesses domestically and abroad. As a world traveler, she is bilingual and has a master’s degree in journalism and linguistics. With her vast background and experience, Desirae also hosts her own show featuring four different segments with celebrities, musicians, actors and people of prominence. In conjunction with all of this, she works with several magazines and writes about a variety of topics. To find out more, visit her page on Facebook and Instagram. For media inquiries, Email:DesiraeBBB@gmail.com
"These talented individuals are the Go To team for my photos. Keith, Candice & Dennis are consummate professionals. My Girlfriends Tea photo shoot was a wonderful experience. I felt like a queen. I highly recommend their services. Tell them I sent you." Sebrina
Keith Cephus is an artist with an uncanny thirst for photographic excellence. His passion for making his clients happy is what drives him to be the best he can be. If he had to define his style it would be fashion forward with a twist of editorial and photojournalism. He thinks totally out of the box which makes his style unique, whimsical and fun!
Candice Harris Rauch
Professional Makeup Artist Candice Rauch has worked with some of the most influential women around the world. Many of her clients have graced covers of local magazines, walked the runways at various fashion shows, are pageant winners and appeared on Bridal Bliss on Essence.com As a sought out and highly recommended Makeup Artist, Candice is consistently booked for wedding parties, fashion shows, photo shoots, television appearances and the list goes on. With her tremendous talent and outgoing personality, Candice’s clients continue to refer her to business partners for their makeup needs and events.
Dennis is a licensed natural hairstylist and instructor with 10 years of experience in his field. In 2019 he opened Texture Defined, one of Norfolk, Virginia's premier hair salons for holistic natural haircare. He has mentored two stylists who work on his salon team. With a specialization in haircare/health, he's been able to aid many women in returning to their natural hair and overcoming a number of hair and scalp conditions. His love of textured haircare has lead him to venture into becoming an educator to other stylists.