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47 Black Owned Skin Care Alternatives to Dove

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In case you missed it, Dove recently released a skin care ad that quickly received backlash for being racist and offensive. They have since pulled the ad but not in time to stop calls for a boycott of their products. Since Shoppe Black is all about giving Black businesses some shine, we’ve created a list of…

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Sister Scientist: Helping Entrepreneurs Create & Develop Beauty Brands

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Most Black entrepreneurs in the Beauty industry are involved in the retail part of the supply chain. Because its important that we also manufacture and sell wholesale, I wanted to speak with Erica Douglas, aka Sister Scientist. Not only is Erica a cosmetic chemist, she is also the co founder of mSEED Group, a team of…

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The Politics Behind the Black Beauty Store Industry Dominated by Koreans – MPR

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Karen Coffey opened Bella Beauty and Hair in January with lots of optimism and a stylist’s eye for hair extensions and other products tailored to Black women. She thought that would be enough to succeed. She didn’t realize the game would be stacked against her before she even opened her door. Like Black entrepreneurs before her,…

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50 Other Black Owned Hair & Beauty Brands to Support

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Hair care is a multibillion-dollar industry fueled primarily by Black women. We spend A LOT of money – an estimated $2.5 billion on hair care products in 2016 – nine times more than the general market. But what should we do when a Black-owned brand down the “multicultural” road to riches (see: Shea Moisture, Carol’s…

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How This Intimate Apparel and Beauty Brand Got into Major Retail Stores Across the Country

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As an entrepreneur, getting a major retailer to carry your brand can be a challenge. Getting several top retailers to carry your brand is even harder. However, thats exactly what UI Global Brands LLC did. We chatted with one half of the Texas-based husband and wife duo, Psyche and Vontoba Terry, to find out more about their journey…

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9 Black Owned Food & Beauty Businesses in the UK

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We’re back with more Black owned businesses based in the UK! These offer something for your taste buds and your personal style. Check them out and support! Black Owned Food & Beauty Businesses in the UK Colour Riot Nails is a cool girly nail haven specialising in bespoke nail treatments and nail art. TreasureTress is…

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8 Black Owned Natural Hair Care Brands from the UK

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As more Black women around the world continue to embrace their natural hair, the demand for quality products that make it easier to care for Black hair has increased. Here are some Black owned natural hair care brands that are based in the United Kingdom. Black Owned Natural Hair Care Brands from the UK I…

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#PrettyLipsPeriod: How Racist Comments Sparked a Black Women’s LoveFest

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Last week, MAC cosmetics posted a photograph of a Black woman’s lips to it’s Instagram page. Taken backstage during ‪New York Fashion Week, the photograph was meant to showcase MAC’s “Royal Romance” lipstick. Instead, the photo was bombarded with a barrage of racist comments. MAC addressed the issue two full days later by posting a…

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