Hosted by Julee Wilson, ESSENCE’s Global Beauty Director, The Color Files is ESSENCE’s newest podcast that explores the stories of those behind the business of Black beauty. featuring conversations with trendsetters, trailblazers, legends and luminaries.
How do the best in beauty build their empires? Sometimes, it’s as simple as leading with confidence to birth long-awaited solutions. This episode of The Color Files contains two powerful conversations with iconic supermodel/trailblazing beauty entrepreneur, Iman (@the_real_iman), and the forward-thinking business woman/reality TV personality, Yandy Smith (@YandySmith). Host Julee “Global” Wilson (@MissJulee) chats with both women about the disappointing beauty moments that inspired them to create their respective beauty brands: Iman Cosmetics (imancosmetics.com) and Yelle Beauty (yelle-beauty.com). Their journeys within the beauty industry are both relatable and inspiring. Press play to hear these two powerhouses drop gem after gem on the importance of inclusivity, aggressively chasing your dreams, and always knowing your worth - reminders we ALL need from time to time!
Let host, Julee Wilson (@MissJulee) know what you think of this week’s episode by using the hashtag #TheColorFiles!.
3:10 - Julee interviews Iman
12:36 - Julee interviews Yandy Smith
This episode of The Color Files is sponsored by Aveeno.
- The Color Files Host: Julee Wilson (@MissJulee)
- Producer: Tiffany Ashitey (@misstiffsays)
- Associate Producers: Shantel Holder (@harmonys.touch) + Ashley Hobbs (@ashleylatruly)
- Bookings: Julee Wilson, Tiffany Ashitey
- Audio: Josh Gwynn (@regardingjosh) + Anthony Frasier (@anthonyfrasier)
- Music: Gold Standard Creative (@gscdotnyc)