Nexus Cook, Founder of 25th and June Nail Polish

My name is Nexus Cook and my dad is Italian and Irish and my mom is Black. I’m a copywriter at DDB New York and I own 25th and June Nail Elixir. I started it in 2013. My idea to start the line came from just being a complete nail junkie and having too many colors…

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Nicole Walters, Founder and CEO of NapNic,LLC

My name is Nana Nicole Forson. My parents are from Ghana, West Africa. I go by Nicole Walters because Nicole worked in the business sphere. It’s my first issue as a Brown girl that I had where I go in and I say my name is Nana and they’re like, “Ha! Is that your real…

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Danielle Young, Lifestyle Content Creator

My name is Danielle Young. I’m a freelance lifestyle editor, content creator, and writer. I’m Black. Blickity Black. It’s funny. I didn’t care about beauty growing up. I was a tomboy, but I really remember loving Whitley Gilbert on A Different World. She was so glamorous and just so put together. Yeah, I would say…

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Nakea Tyson, Project Manager, USA Today

My name is Nakea Tyson and I’m a Project Manager for Brand Marketing at USA Today. I’m African American and Native American. My dad is Native American. My grandmother on his side is fifty percent Native American, and her father was a chief of a tribe. ~ I learned some beauty stuff because of dance.…

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Brown Girl Business, Flo + Theo is Everything and More

Flo + Theo is home to an artisanal skincare collection of body butters, cremes, washes and soaps, created by two Nigerian sisters, Mayowa and Ebony. In need of products that catered to their sensitive skin, Flo & Theo is a Queens-bred product line formulated with the freshest ingredients, ranging with products like Lemon Orchard Natural Body…

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