Tag Archives: Haircare Industry

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DeShawn Bullard, 20-Year Industry Maven, Takes Beauty To The Bank

'Beauty is what I do; an entrepreneur is who I am.' Part 2

In part 2, NouriTress CEO DeShawn Bullard talks more about taking a leap of faith…

By Roz A Gee

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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

By Cristie Leondis

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Marine Corps Authorizes Lock and Twist Hairstyles For Women

“For some, this change is culturally liberating, has financial benefits, and is simply convenient” said Sgt. Cherie Wright

Marine Corps Uniform board 215 recently authorized additional options for wear in uniform for women,…

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[RECAP] #BEBizChat with Gwen Jimmere

The 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest winner shared her story to aspiring entrepreneurs

Gwen Jimmere, CEO & Founder of Naturalicious, shared her story for entrepreneurs during Black Enterprise…

By Cristie Leondis

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

By Roz A Gee

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New In-Home Hair Appointment Service Might Be the Busy Woman’s Best Friend

Four Harvard Business School students launch the platform after winning IPO Project competition

Four Harvard Business School students launched a new, in-home hair appointment service after winning an…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Texas Governor Signs Law Abolishing Natural Hair Braiding Regulations

State no longer to treat hair braiders like barbers, a final victory for Isis Brantley

Texas no longer to treat hair braiders like barbers, ending a 20-year battle against unfair…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Doctor Publishes Book to Empower Young Girls to Love Their Natural Hair

Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. empowers young girls to love their natural hair

Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D published “Love Your Hair,” a children’s story and follow-up to her…

By Kandia Johnson

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Maya Smith, Founder of the Doux, Talks International Entrepreneurship Success

How this master hairstylist was able to transition her brand from Europe to the States

Master hairstylist Maya Smith took her skills abroad to service naturals in Germany has successfully…

By Brittany Dandy

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Miss Jessie’s Miko Branch Shares How To Create A Successful Business In New Book

An honest look at life and lessons of the sisters who revolutionized the natural hair care industry

Miss Jessie’s co-founder and CEO Miko Branch has a new book out that provides an…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Curls Understood Founder, Talks Business Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Balance

Serial Entrepreneur Sylvia Kerali shares her love for natural hair and business mentality

Sylvia Kerali talks her business Curl Understood, and its heavy following.

By Brittany Dandy

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Naturally Crowned: The Growing Business of Natural Hair Pageants

How best friends founded a dynamic platform for showcasing black beauty

Best friends Jessica Boyd and Maureen Ochola were just 26 when they brought the natural…

By Chanel Martin

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[RECAP] CURLS Founder and CEO joins Black Enterprise for #BeBizCircle Twitter Chat

Mahisha Dellinger talks branding, business development, strategy and more

CURLS CEO Mahisha Dellinger offered advice via a Twitter chat with Black Enterprise Senior Editor…

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The Million Dollar Cut: 6 Success Secrets of a Barber

Here are the factors that enabled him to build his empire

Need help getting from where you are to where you want to be? That’s…

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Business of Beauty: Natural Hair Stylist Darrius Peace Talks ‘My Hair Ain’t Nappy’ Movement

Professionally licensed natural hairstylist shares catering to popular niche

Natural hair stylist Darrius Peace discusses his “My Hair Ain’t Nappy Movement” and shares his…

By Chanel Martin

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How Ngozi Opara Is Transforming Black Hair & Beauty Culture

Entrepreneur offers extension options for women to wear natural curls and coils

Ngozi Opara, founder of the Heatfree Hair Movement, is offering options for women who wear…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Black-Owned Natural Beauty Brands You Should Know

These entrepreneurs of color lead brands that are changing the game

With the news of L’Oreal USA acquiring Carol’s Daughter, we’ve rounded up a list of…

By Courtney Connley

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Uniting the Black Haircare Industry: One Woman’s Journey to Empower

President and CEO of CURLS leading a movement to unite all black beauty brands

Mahisha Dellinger, CEO of CURLS, is working to unite Africa American-owned beauty brands.

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[REACTIONS] Beauty Business Boss Moves: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter

Consumers respond to news with mixed emotions, from cheers to disappointment

Beauty giant L’Oreal has acquired Carol’s Daughter, founded by Lisa Price, for an undisclosed amount,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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High Tech Haircare: Myavana Launches Personalized Picks For Women of Color

Myavana, a new hair analysis service, will help solve problem that many black women face

Myavana, created by the co-founders of Techturized Inc., has launched a new hair analysis service…

By Candace Mitchell

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