Courtney Adeleye built her lucrative business right out of her home. While working as a registered nurse a decade ago, she found herself on the hunt for a natural haircare brand that contained what her coils needed, according to Entrepreneur.
Aug 24, 2023
Hair care products have been flying off the shelves ever since Black women came together as a collective to start embracing their natural locks. The Black hair care industry was even valued to be worth over $2.5 billion in 2018, according to Mintel. Now, these Black entrepreneurs are taking the motto “For Us, By Us” to the next level by creating natural hair care lines that are tailored to their own. Afrocenchix Created by Rachel Corson and Joycelyn Mate, Afrocenchix is a London-based Vegan natural hair care company. According to the Afrocenchix site, it all started with the co-founders’ frustration with natural hair care products that didn’t live up to their hype. Although the founders were turned down by a lot of wholesalers, it didn’t stop them from raising funds from Angel investors. Corson and Mate even gained funds from their WeWork Global Creator award. Camille Rose Naturals Founder Janell Stephens started Camille Rose to provide customers with safe and natural hair and skin...
Oct 4, 2019