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Soul Food actress Vanessa Williams is working with Family Dollar as a Beauty  Ambassador because no matter how wealthy you may be, there’s always a deal to be had.

The actress says that you can find national beauty brands at the store.

“Family Dollar cares so much about its consumers and really making affordable products and national brands available for everybody whose living on a budget. And who isn’t? It’s always wise to be fiscally sound.

Williams is appearing at a special event in New York City to tout the advantages of shopping beauty at Family Dollar. The Brooklyn native is hosting the event, which will introduce a new brand and include popular bloggers to further publicize the wealth of beauty products available.

Williams says she uses Cantu products on her natural hair.

She wore her hair in locs on Soul Food, the TV show, but has since rocked a short fro. She’s working on her one-woman show Feet On The Ceiling which you can keep up with via her Twitter @nessawilliams. 

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