5 Rising Black-Owned Beauty Businesses to support in 2020!

Black women have been overlooked and ignored in the beauty industry for decades. These 5 women aim to change that narrative by making their mark on this billion-dollar industry through creativity, innovation, and passion.

1.) Danessa Myricks, a world-renown makeup artist, and photographer built her brand around her own unique style. At the beginning of her makeup career, Danessa didn’t have many products at her disposal, so she had to get creative with the products she did have. She carried that same spirit of innovation with her throughout her career and used it in the development of her makeup line “Daneesa Myricks Beauty”. This product line includes many different multi-use products for eyes, lips, and face that create endless possibilities for the consumer.

2.) The Crayon Case is a Louisiana based makeup company that was created by Raynell Steward AKA Supa Cent. The company is best known for making $1 million in less than an hour on Black Friday in 2018. Raynell’s own personal popularity along with her phenomenal marketing skills have skyrocketed her to the top of the beauty industry. Her makeup line includes over 25 products with everything from eye shadow pallets and lipstick to brushes and makeup wipes.

3.) Lumiére Beauty formerly known as EN Body Co. is an all-natural skincare company created by Kelsei Coleman. Lumiére is well known for its luxurious body butter that not only moisturizes but also helps with various skin conditions including eczema. All of the Lumiére products are hand-made by Coleman herself. This product line has skin care for the whole body including face oil, body scrub, facial spray and more.

4.)The Champagne Chair is a luxury mink lash company created by professional makeup artist Austen Patterson. Patterson’s collection includes fun and flirty lashes for every occasion. The Champagne Chair also makes lash glue, lash applicators and customized wine glasses. This Atlanta based brand exudes luxury and elegance with a product line to match.

5.) The A.A Collection By Audrey’s Artistry is an Alabama based makeup brand with a lot of style. This product line includes eyeshadow pallets, highlighters, lip products, and mink lashes. The A.A Collection has a simplicity which appeals to everyday women as well as the high quality that appeals to professional makeup artist.

These black beauty brands are shaking up the beauty industry in the best possible way and opening doors for the young girls that will follow them.


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[Events] The Celebrity Small Business Pop Up Shop

Over the past month we welcomed many summer events and celebrations. All of which encourage networking, socializing, and overall having a good time. These summertime shindigs often attract tastemakers, industry leaders, talent, as well as spectators alike. This past weekend, Rose Knows Media & PR presented the “Celebrity Small Business Pop Up Shop” powered by Tiffany Terrell Consulting. This event was held at The Blu’ Bisque in Atlanta, GA and attracted a crowd of movers and shakers in the industry.

Maurice Thompson Photography
Casuel Pitts of UDS, Inc.

The pop up also included a guest panel, fashion show, and live performances.The Celebrity Small Business Pop Up Shop allowed small business owners to showcase their goods as well as network. This event was free and open to the public and hosted by Maureen Guest, radio personality with WIGO1570.

Christina Johnson Celebrity Life Coach

The guest panel included Christina Johnson of VH1 Atlanta Exe’s and Casuel Pitts of UDS, Inc. who provided excellent insight on brand building, business structure, and integrity.

“Integrity is not what you show people but in the way you behave when no one is looking.”-Casuel Pitts, 2018

Amongst the movers and shakers were designers and models who graced the runway with summer fashion from VDINX (IG: @VDinxdesignsAtlanta), BeU Chique Boutique, and Van Miller International. 

Each designer showcased beautiful displays of beauty, color, sass, and culture, all while being captured by photographer Maurice Thompson. Be sure to follow them and their designs on social media and support these well deserved fashions.

Certainly, the night wouldn’t have been a success without the DJ: DJ Smitty. The sounds that set the tone for the evening belonged to a host of talents both local and transplant that included: Barz Damu, Dr. Sushi, Frank O’Shack, Juwan, Lady Rhaka, Mondo Malone, Mr. Jay Smiff, and Safari Tribe.

In case you missed this series of pop up shop’s, don’t worry! Stay tuned for the next series of pop up shop’s which will cover the film industry and will be held on:

September 15th, 2018 at The Blu’ Bisque Atlanta, GA 6:30p-8:30p with panelist’s Laura Franks (Senior Event Consultant for Regal Entertainment Group and Entertainment Consulting Executive),
Mann Robinson (Award Winning Film Director, Actor and Producer), and  Cassandra Hollis (Actor, Award Winning Filmmaker, Seen on TV One “Fatal Attraction/Medical Examiner).
Special Invited Guest’s: Rolling Out, Upscale Magazine, CNN Newsroom, AJC, and Atlanta Magazine.

Tickets are available here:

Follow the Movers and Shakers:
IG: @TiffanyTerrellConsulting

Maureen Guest
IG: @MbodymentUndergroundRadio @WIGO1570

Maurice Thompson Photography


Lady Rhaka
IG: @ladyrhaka

IG: @juwan.official

Just Jr.

IG: @OhItsJustJr

Mondo Malone

IG: @Mondo_j_malone

Mr. Jay Smiff
IG: @MrJaySmiff

Safari Tribe
IG: @Safari.Tribe


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