Savannah James’ empire is growing!
Aug 21, 2023
As people, we can have an initial vision of how we picture the trajectory of our lives, but our upbringing can play a role in shifting our path toward purpose. In Davlyn Mosley’s case, her mother’s career path ultimately influenced her own.
Oct 21, 2022
As new skincare brands continue to enter the market, there’s been a gaping void of products that cater to Black skin. Noticing the lack of Black female founders in clinical skincare, specifically, is what got Ciara’s gears moving for her own, On A Mission (OAM) Skin. What started as a budding vision — launched in September 2022 — turned into two and a half years in the making to create a line that made clinical skincare both simple and accessible for all skin tones and types.
Oct 5, 2022
For the Black beauty brand junkies, this one’s for you. ESSENCE reports that Hyper Skin, a Black woman-owned skincare line for melanated skin, has struck gold on a major distribution deal.
Sep 12, 2022
For her skincare line, this entrepreneur is coming back even bigger. Ti Taylor, a member of the viral duo The Taylor Girlz, is set to launch Underneath Skin 3.0 — a relaunch of what’s being called a multimillion-dollar skincare brand — according to a press release shared with AfroTech. Initially started in 2019, the rebrand follows the launch of Taylor’s Underneath Skin Care, which the press release states garnered over $1 million during its first four months. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Underneath (@underneathskincare)
Aug 31, 2022
Sunscreen is essential for your skin, and Winnie Harlow founded her own line — Cay Skin — to highlight the fact. Ahead of Cay Skin’s launch last week, the model raised a $4.1 million seed round in January — making her one of about 100 Black female founders to have raised more than $1 million in venture capital funding, Fortune reports. The latest round brought her brand’s total funding to $6.5 million. Investors in Cay Skin include Duggal’s Female Founders Fund, True Beauty Ventures, New Money Ventures, Air Venture Partners, and Silas Venture Partners.
Mar 7, 2022
Idris and Sabrina Elba are a couple that balance the power of both loving and working hard together. In 2021, the Elbas signed a deal with Crunchyroll to executive produce an Afro-futuristic sci-fi animated series, as previously reported by AfroTech. The two entrepreneurs are now back with another business venture aiming to uplift spirits within the community. According to Vogue, the Elbas announced the upcoming launch of their new brand, S’Able Labs — a genderless skincare line targeted toward people of color. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Idris Elba (@idriselba) Its name plays on the lovebirds’ surname being spelled backward as “Sable.” Although the name was thought of by Idris, the idea for the wellness brand was sparked through one of their conversations regarding self-care during the heavy impact on social life due to the pandemic. “We realized quickly that there was no one doing it in the wellness space that looked like, spoke like or felt like us—there was no...
Feb 24, 2022
The time is inching near to the 2022 NFL Draft, and months before learning his football fate, Kayvon Thibodeaux just secured an influencer deal. Under the latest name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules, the star defensive end has signed with Starface, a skincare brand, Ad Age reports.
Jan 19, 2022