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While A Small Percentage Of Beauty Supply Stores Are Black-Owned, Here's A List Of 6 Of Them Across The U.S. To Support

Taking trips to the local beauty supply store is the norm for the majority of the Black community. Whether it be to pick up hair for a new protective style or to re-up on natural hair products, the store is the place for one’s needs. However, not many beauty supply stores are led by Black owners. According to a report, “Of the 9,000 beauty supply stores the Black Owned Beauty Supply Organization estimates are in the United States, about 3,000 are owned by Black people.” Closing out Black Business Month, AfroTech is highlighting a few Black-owned beauty supply stores.

Aug 31, 2022

Meet the 16-Year-Old Who is Now the Youngest Black Owner of a Beauty Supply Store

Paris McKenzie is making boss moves at the age of 16! Black Business reports she just made history after opening her own beauty supply store called Paris Beauty Supplyz — in Brooklyn, New York — making her the youngest Black owner to ever do it. I just became the youngest black owner of a beauty supply store at 16 years old! A simple retweet or like can help support♥️🥰 — Paris Kenzie (@parisjmck) September 5, 2020 McKenzie is not new to this, she’s true to this as she’s already equipped with business experience. “I’ve been helping my mom run her business since I was very, very young. So I know how to handle finances and how to market products in the store,” McKenzie told CBS News. “I had enough money saved to invest in this.” While she may be young, she has already earned the respect of her relatively older staff which includes 22-year-old Giselle Ashby who says Paris is “like a little sister to me. I respect her. It’s fun.” According to The African...

Sep 18, 2020