Her Parents Were Slaves, She Became A Haircare Mogul

In 1905, Madam C. J. Walker launched her hair care products business. By 1918, she had a mansion that happened to be in the same neighborhood as John Rockefeller. The unlikely rise of Walker from a cotton plantation to the ranks of the elite is a story of self determination and grit. Walker, after all, […]

Fashion Fair Beauty Was A First In Cosmetics, It Will Remain Black Owned

Photo: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post Once upon a time Black fashion models had to mix up their own foundations to match their skin tone — there were no Fenty Beautys back then. Eunice W. Johnson saw that firsthand, as the creator of the Ebony Fashion Fair Show, and decided to do something about it. The […]

Black Chemist Produces Breakthrough To Moisturize Skin & Hair

Science often gives us a slight edge over nature. When science is skillfully blended with nature, however, things advance dramatically. A Black chemist is ushering in that type of leap forward in the science of beauty. Ni’Kita Wilson is a chemist who worked decades in the cosmetics industry, developing over 3,200 products for some of the top […]

Black Salon Owner Opens Her Own Cosmetology School

Photo: Mary Lewandowski| MLive.comFor 6 years Aisha Gatlin kept running into a very frustrating problem in her beauty salon business — she couldn’t find stylists who knew how to work with Black hair. That’s a problem. As Michigan Live reported, Gatlin decided to open her own cosmetology school, in order to solve the problem. The […]

Black Owned Business Helps Terminally Ill People Access Quality Eyewear

What happens if you have a terminal illness but you also need eyeglasses? For millions of people, huge gaps in health coverage translates to a life of poor or fading vision. A Black owned company is helping to bridge that gap and in doing so, making sure those most in need get the prescription glasses […]

Tuesday’s Hot Products — Skincare To Pain Relief

Neter Gold literally covers every inch of your body. From eczema relief to beard care, deodorant to scalp care, this company has everything you need. Your skin is yours and you should give it the best. Neter Gold offers loc enhancing butter and acne relief products. In addition, they offer several products for kids! The company donates 10 […]

Say Yes To The Dress And Buy Black — Meet A Black Wedding Dress Designer

Say yes to the dress and buy Black. Veronica Wells recently found out that she could do both, in fact. Pantora Bridal is a Black owned company that is helping brides do just that, daily. Their designs are fresh, cutting edge and simply breathtaking. For a woman, there is no experience quite like the pursuit […]

For Us By Us: 90’s brands making a comeback

Not only are black designers making pivotal moves in the fashion world, but iconic brands like FUBU and Karl Kani are definitely making a comeback. These black owned clothing brands from the 90’s were not only a staple in the Hip Hop community, but also embodied the urban culture. Every major artist from LL Cool […]

2 Brands To Put On And Over Your Skin

Neter Gold literally covers every inch of your body. From eczema relief to beard care, deodorant to scalp care, this company has everything you need. Your skin is yours and you should give it the best. Neter Gold offers loc enhancing butter and acne relief products. In addition, they offer several products for kids! The […]

A Black Beauty Supply Owner Spills The Tea On The Industry

Recently we began a series on the quest of Black entrepreneurs to take back the beauty supply industry. Roughly 70 percent of retail stores are controlled by Korean Americans. More importantly, they essentially control distribution of hair and haircare products. Even when Black entrepreneurs buy or open stores, they can be (and often are) put […]