Meet Kelli Clifton Ogunsanya, the founder and CEO of Melabebe, a skincare company for melanin-rich kids. Kelli founded Melabebe to fill an unmet need in the marketplace for children of color and to demonstrate that moms can take career pivots and follow their entrepreneurial passions.
So, how did I learn to love my natural hair in a world that tells Black girls our curls are not beautiful? Well, I’m sure it was a lot of things — both conscious and subconscious — but there are two moments that stand out in particular. The first was my time in the Ecuadorian Amazon in 2016, when I spent several weeks living with the local community. My days consisted of …
Yve-Car is the CEO and cofounder of Kreyol Essence and was driven by her vision to stimulate economic activity in Haiti. In this podcast episode, Yve takes on the role of interviewing Dr. Kristian Henderson, founder of BLK+GRN, and sparks an impactful conversation on what it means to walk in your passion. Despite a tragic life-threatening car accident in 2019 that left Kristian in a coma, her recovery journey did not force her to abandon BLK+GRN. Instead, it became the chapter in her story that highlighted all things possible when you stay true to what you want to do.
All too familiar with the big corporations that sell unsafe and far from caring products, OB-GYN Dr. Barb and ex-Pharmaceutical Sales Consultant Kimba came together to offer women pH-balanced, chemical-free, and natural-based alternatives for feminine care that are sensitive to women’s sensitivities.
Mom-preneur Sylvia Emuwa and her husband Augie, founders of Dinobi, were driven to create a gentle enough product to combat their family of six reoccurring skin irritations. With no response from the detergent companies to determine the ingredients used, they decided to take matters into their own hands by creating a safe detergent that’s greener, cleaner, and gentle enough for people to use every day.
one-size-fits-all approach to skincare, but here’s what we do know: Most of the products marketed to black women have toxins in it, and these toxins are known to have adverse effects on our overall health.