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Meet the first Black woman ever to hold — not one — but two patents for a natural hair accessory product

August 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Ceata Lash, founder and inventor of PuffCuff blacknews.com Nationwide — The concept for PuffCuff was born out of necessity when Ceata Lash, the founder and inventor of PuffCuff, decided to stop chemically straightening (a.k.a. “relaxing”) her hair and go natural. While trying different hair styles with her new natural hair, she discovered it…

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Indique Hair launches global customer loyalty rewards program as part of 10-year anniversary, brand says thank you to devoted clientele

August 11, 2017

NEW YORK–In celebration of its 10-year anniversary, premium hair extension brand Indique today announced the global launch of Indique Rewards. This new point-based loyalty program allows clients to earn benefits for purchasing, referring friends, interacting with Indique’s social media channels and more. “Being in business for a decade is an incredible milestone that we certainly…

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First African American to hold a patent for a natural hair care product

August 4, 2017

blackbusiness.org The first and only African-American so far to hold a patent for a natural hair care product is Detroit native Gwen Jimmere. She wanted to create a solution for Black women that would reduce the amount of time they spent washing and conditioning their hair. Not only that, she wanted it to contain natural…

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Nine-year old queen running her own home-based line of bath products

August 4, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jelani Jones, founder of Lani Boo Bath   blackbusiness.org Jelani Jones from Fredericksburg, Virginia is only 9-years old, but she runs her business… like a queen! In addition to making and selling her own line of bath products, Lani Boo Bath, from her home, Jones is also a straight A student in school….

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Two sisters launch new sunscreen product line specifically for Black skin

July 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa, founders of Bolden skincare products. blackbusinesses.org Many people believe that if you are Black, you are not susceptible to sun burn and skin damage. But the truth is that the sun affects Black skin as much as White skin. That is why two Nigerian sisters, Chinelo Chidozie and…

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Want To Maintain Natural Hair? Read These Tips — Now

July 21, 2017

By Dana Oliver I’ve been pretty open about my natural hair journey, however, it’s taken over 10 years for me to get a grasp on the basics. From detecting scalp drying ingredients on product labels to detangling without pulling out balls of hair, I learn something new everyday about maintaining and styling my thick curls….

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