Zandra’s Beauty, Zandra Cunningham, African American Entrepreneur, African American Business, #BuyBlack, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

This 17-Year Old Black Entrepreneur’s Beauty Brand is Worth Almost $500K — And She Has More Than 40 Different Products! | Black Business.org Zandra Cunningham, the founder and CEO of Zandra’s Beauty, an all-natural skincare line, started her company when she was just 9-years old. Now, at age 17, her Buffalo, New York-based company has more than 40 products and is worth almost $500,000.



Zandra decided to start her own company after he kept buying skincare products that would leave her skin dry and itchy. “I made it my mission to make products that smelled good and kept my skin soft without irritating it. I wanted to give girls a natural alternative to all those commercial products with yucky unhealthy ingredients,” she say.

But it wan’t easy starting a company in an already competitive industry.

Zandra’s Beauty, Zandra Cunningham, African American Entrepreneur, African American Business, #BuyBlack, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

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Zandra’s Beauty, Zandra Cunningham, African American Entrepreneur, African American Business, #BuyBlack, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMNCourtesy of Zandra Beauty, Etsy | Photo Credit

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