Sisters Doing It For Themselves: The Birth of Huesbox

Sisters doing it for themselves and making $20, 000 in their first year
By Natalie Daher.

As sisters Jenae and Jasmine Harris watched their subscription boxes full of disappointing, unused and expensive cosmetics pile up, they realized something: All the mainstream beauty box services they’d been ordering were aimed at white women, not African Americans like themselves, or other women of color.

“I was tired of receiving boxes every month that didn’t have a majority of products I could use,” Jasmine Harris, tells CNBC Make It.

“If it was makeup, the coloring would be off,” Jasmine explains to MPR News. “Lipstick, the shades would be inappropriate for my skin tone, or [the] hair products were not made for kinkier textured hair, like mine.”

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