October marks Black History Month, and this year LOOKFANTASTIC is celebrating the momentous event with Camille Rose. This is a time to commemorate the culture, history and achievement of African and Caribbean communities, and who is better to begin with than Janell Stephens?
Founder, creator, beauty guru, mother – Janell is the CEO of Camille Rose and queen of multitasking. Managing her business while raising five kids, she has a lot to teach us all.
Truly a story of inspiration, Camille Rose started from Janell’s small kitchen back in 2011. Although the brand is best known for its ground-breaking curly hair products, it all started with skincare. Janell’s children were suffering from severe eczema at the time, and nothing seemed to make it better. After taking her kids to every dermatologist she could find, Janell decided to take their health into her own hands.
Brewing her own concoctions, the master mixtress blended pure, organic and natural ingredients to care for her family’s hair and bodies. Choosing vegan botanicals rather than chemicals, Janell handmakes her products, living by the mantra that anything that’s good for the body is good enough for your hair too.
What started out as a hobby blossomed like a love story. Family and friends started asking for Janell’s natural remedies, and soon enough her business flourished. In just three short years, her company morphed into a multi-million-dollar business, devoted to caring for the body holistically. Each and every batch is handmade with care, fuelled by botanical ingredients to align with Janell’s Vegan philosophy.
We were lucky enough to get to know Janell better in an exclusive interview, where we talk time management, girl bossing and mompreneuring.
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