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Mielle Organics Lands Historic Investment Breaking Glass Ceilings For Black-Owned, Women-Led Haircare Brands

The natural hair movement in Black haircare is exploding, and Black-owned, community-focused natural hair care company Mielle Organics has been at the center of it since launching in 2014. This week, the brand announced that Boston-based firm Berkshire Partners has made a significant investment in the company that will help finance its future growth plans and continue the brand’s mission to “educate, empower, and excite Mielle’s customers and the broader hair care community,” a press release shares. “We are honored to invest behind Monique and Melvin and in Mielle,” Berkshire Partners Managing Director, Marni Payne said in a statement. “Mielle is an extraordinary business, but importantly has a larger purpose: to excite, empower and serve the community. Monique and Melvin have built this business from the ground up; we share their vision and are excited to support them as they continue their journey of growth and community.” According to a press release, the new investment will also...

Njera Perkins

Apr 9, 2021