"BLK and Bold" is Iowa's fastest-growing company between 2019-22

BLK & BOLD

BLK & BOLD

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"Melissa Butler" founded 'The Lip Bar', faced rejection on Shark Tank, but triumphed, creating a cosmetic brand.

The Lip Bar

The Lip Bar

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'Aurora James'' Her memoir led to the founding of Brother Wellies, a footwear and accessory brand

Brother vellies

Brother vellies

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Inspired by Tokyo, Kristen Noel Crawley created KNC Beauty, introducing her own version of lip masks.

KNC BEAUTY

KNC BEAUTY

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In 2013, 'Nurse Courtney Adeleye' founded "The Mane Choice", blending expertise and curiosity for healthy, diverse hair solutions

The Mane choice

The Mane choice

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Founded in 2017 by KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, Mented celebrates inclusivity, embracing beauty for all.

Mented Cosmetics

Mented Cosmetics

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Monique Rodriguez, CEO of Mielle Organics, announced the sale of her brand to P&G Beauty, marking success.

Mielle Organics

Mielle Organics

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Black Opal, now under Desirée Rogers and Cheryl McKissack, renews at Ulta, offering improved products for women of color

Black Opal

Black Opal

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Partners "Rick Griffith" (majority owner) and Debra Johnson run MATTER Ltd., encompassing Design Consultancy, Manufactory, Letterpress Printshop, and Shop

The Shop AT MATTER

The Shop AT MATTER

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All "Good Vibes" products consist of natural components, including fruit and plant extracts, plant-derived oils, and essential oils.

Good Vibes

Good Vibes

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