When you don’t see what you need, there’s power in creating it yourself. The lack of sunscreen catered to melanated skin has birthed brands such as Shontay Lundy’s Black Girl Sunscreen. Dalaise Hickey has joined the movement by creating BabyDonna, a Black-owned mineral sunscreen for melanin-kissed kids, according to the Shelton Herald.
Jun 13, 2023
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
Venus Williams’ talents extend far beyond the tennis court. Not only is she revered as a tennis legend, but she is also the go-to expert for skincare tips among her family and friends. Honing in on her knack for beauty tips, Williams recently announced the launch of her new mineral-based sunscreen collection. Williams’ clothing brand, EleVen, teamed up with beauty brand Credo to release the sunscreen collection which consists of the On-The-Defense Sunscreen SPF 30 , a semi-matte mineral sunscreen, and the Unrivaled Sun Serum SPF 30 , a product for daily use. “Credo is the leader in clean beauty. It really was just the perfect partner for EleVen to launch a clean mineral sunscreen,” Williams told Allure . Now that Williams is older, she makes her skincare a priority, especially with her career. “When I was younger, I was wild and too free, and I took it for granted that I had great skin,” Williams told Allure. “But that is not the case now. I am covered from head to toe when I’m...
May 26, 2020