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YANY Beauty Boutique

YANY Boutique is a cosmetic brand and high-end beauty retailer with the mission to celebrate the beauty in all people.

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Campaign Ends on December 31, 2020

Project Description

Our Project Mission

YANY Beauty is a cosmetic brand and beauty retailer. Our mission is to be a household name in the beauty industry through our own cometic and skincare line while showcasing top brand names and local Black-owned beauty brands to support our communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Problem

According to a reports in 2017 Black consumers spent over $473 million on haircare each year, but owned less than 1% of the market share. YANY Beauty is a black-owned cosmetic brand and beauty retailer, also representing underrepresented brands online and in store.

Opportunity to Grow

While black-business owners are starting to claim their space in the beauty industry, there are still only a handful of black-owned beauty supplies in the country and fewer black-owned cosmetic brands. YANY Beauty is in a place for rapid growth. For example a black-owned beauty supply store opened in Nashville in 2019, and reportedly made $50,000 in the first 3 hours. Beauty is a multi-billion dollar industry and trends are not decreasing.

 

Were Here!

Our main goal is to create a beauty space for and by black women, while also celebrating the uniqueness of all cultures. We will embrace under represented brands, giving them the space to be seen and heard as well.

Here’s what customers can expect:

  • Products that they want
  • Vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics and skincare
  • High-end hair care products
  • The best local brands
  • The best national hair and skincare brands
  • Modern décor
  • Friendly and welcoming service
  • Conveniences such as online and curbside ordering

How You Will Help

We are seeking funding because, without it, our reality will be slow. Even though women are starting businesses at a rapid rate, far surpassing their male counterparts, they are still disadvantaged due to a lack of opportunity. Women are far less likely to reach sustainable growth, get adequate funding, or create a business that truly supports their families, employees, and communities. We want to be a part of that change.

We will spend the funding in the following ways:

  • $24,000 annual lease and utility payments
  • $3,975 occupation tax and insurance
  • $10,000 retail furnishings
  • $10,000 startup supplies and inventory
  • $500 Chamber of Commerce dues
  • $2,500 marketing and promotions
  • $1,000 open house fees
  • $575 licensing

 

Meet the Founder

Our founder, Yaminah Childress, is a social entrepreneur with 18-years’ experience. She holds an Associate’s degree in Education, a Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, and a Juris Doctorate in law.

Yaminah is the owner of Childress Group LLC, a conflict resolution firm, and the founder of the nonprofit, the Dream It Forward Foundation. She also consults and coaches women entrepreneurs and hosts the annual Break Down & Boss Up Conference for women under her brand IAmYaminah Inc.

Yaminah has women several awards and acknowledgments for her work, including GeorgiaTrend’s 40 Under 40, Atlanta Business Chronicles Women on the movie, and CafeMocha Radio SaluteHer Award, to name a few. She has also won two grants from The Pollination Project for her work as a social changer.

As a mom, a woman of color, mentor to young women across the globe, and leader in her community, Yaminah strives to inspire and connect women through this co-working space and to grow with them as a collective in business.

Thank you, you are much appreciated!

We thank you for supporting us as we build a space where all people can feel beautiful. When you support a woman, you not only support her but her family and community.

 

 

Updates

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Give the gift of $750 and receive 1-month of unlimited Influence + Transform PersoPro Coaching. Coaching includes:

  • 10-minute synergistic relational call
  • 4 live coaching sessions (via video conference)
  • Unlimited One-on-one text and email communication
  • Invitation to group coaching calls
  • Access to business related resources
  • Access to my Boss Business pros
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