1. LISA PRICE
Creator: Carol’s Daughter
Having pioneered much of the black woman’s back to natural movement and gaining distribution in the mass retail market, Lisa Price grew her Brooklyn-based home business into a multi-million dollar brand. Having partnered with the hottest names in Hollywood, investors Will and Jada Smith, Jay-Z, and Mary J. Blige helped to boost this brand from local success story to global retail giant.
Advice for aspiring beauty-preneurs: “Owning your name allows you to have leverage and be loud among noisy investors. Money is LOUD!”