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WOC Founders of Skincare Company, Topicals Raise $2.6M For Brand

People of color have long since endured hardships to create more visibility and diversity in the beauty industry. Support for POC in beauty has been an uphill battle to have their financial, social, and cultural contributions acknowledged, but still, many entrepreneurs continue to push the envelope to shake up the industry. Recently, two entrepreneurs — Olamide Olowe and Claudia Teng — set out to accomplish their goal to create their own skincare line that aims to treat skin conditions for all skin tones and provide quality products consumers can rely on, according to Black Enterprise . Topicals — a newly launched WOC-owned skincare company — was founded by Olowe and Teng to help people like them who have sensitive skin conditions like eczema, hyperpigmentation, psoriasis and more. Plus, they also aim to provide representation for people that look like them. “With my background in clinical research and dermatology, I saw...

Aug 10, 2020