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Our Founder & CEO was highlighted as one of the most inspiring leaders in the Black Community amongst forty dynamic individuals who are under 40 years which influence all spheres of life.
The 2023 New C-Suite Is Here to Shake Things Up - Yet another class of truly excellent women of color entrepreneurs has arrived to take over the workforce. Prepare to be inspired.Read More
In case you’d mistakenly assumed that corporate America has been making the progress we’ve all been promised, only 28 percent of corner-office roles are currently occupied by women—and only 6 percent of those roles are filled by women of color. Which makes the triumphs achieved by the 13 founders down below all the more wow-worthy.
Natural-hair care is getting a boost from AI as Black-owned beauty-tech companies harness personalized data to better serve customersRead More
Hair care has transformed into one of the most profitable sectors of the consumer-goods industry. An August report from Fortune Business Insights found that the global hair-care market is projected to go from a valuation of $99.5 billion in 2023 to $147.5 billion by 2030.
Black-Owned Tech Company Taps AI To Personalize WOC’s Hair SolutionsRead More
Black-owned beauty-tech company Myavana is using AI to provide personalized insights and hair regimens that work for women of color. Myavana is the brainchild of computer scientist Candace Mitchell Harris. Her natural hair journey led her to seek data-driven, intelligent hair care solutions everywhere, from the lab to the Metaverse.
To Gray or Not to Gray - A look into how brands, retailers and consumers are building out the aging hair care category.Read More
After the Cannes Film Festival in 2021, Andie MacDowell’s name was trending, not for her film “Annette” or her sparkly Prada gown. Instead, the actress garnered attention for embracing her natural gray hair on the red carpet. The star’s choice to go natural, which she made in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, was indicative of a large ...
Wearing Your Hair Natural Doesn’t Automatically Make It Healthy—And Without Proper Care, It Can End Up Dull and DamagedRead More
When I decided to go natural in 2014, I assumed that once I opted out of my regular relaxer appointments and bi-weekly silk presses, healthy hair was a guarantee. At the time, it seemed as though my ancestors had encoded hair wellness into my DNA, and all I had to do to reap the benefits was embrace my natural texture. But, as I've discovered in the near-decade since, it doesn't work that way.
Hair Experts Get Real On the 12 Types of Hair and How To Identify YoursRead More
Just like with skin types, there’s a formulaic way to identify and categorize different types of hair. And it’s something trichologists (hair scalp specialists), stylists, and other hair pros have been using for years. It all started in the '90s when Oprah's hairstylist, Andre Walker, created an official system to recognize hair types. Now, the same system is still widely used in the world of beauty today, especially in the curly and textured hair communities.
Myavana Debuts Beauty AI Textured Hair Strand Analysis ToolRead More
Indie company Myavana is at the intersection of beauty as it relates to textured hair, technology, science and cultural innovation. At the Rezo Salon for Curls in New York City on July 26, the haircare experts debuted its first-ever beauty A.I. tool utilizing microscopic hair strand analysis and A.I. imaging technology to provide personalized hair care product regimens from a database of over 3,000 hair care brands. The founder Candace Mitchell-Harris is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, a WWD Top 50 Beauty Innovator and a recent Georgia Tech Computing Hall of Fame inductee.
Black Tech Roundup: Six Black-Owned Tech Companies To Watch - High-tech hair care, Black-exclusive travel + MORE innovations with these breakout Black businesses in tech.Read More
MYAVANA is a high-tech hair care company innovating the beauty space with their original HairAI™ technology. Founded by Candace Mitchell-Harris, they use their unique artificial intelligence system to identify your hair type and texture in order to offer personalized hair analysis and direct product recommendations.
Urban Geekz - Myavana Launches New Mobile App For Hair Product Recommendations from a PhotoRead More
Atlanta-based beauty tech startup Myavana has just launched a brand new mobile app powered by artificial intelligence that can analyze a photo of your hair for instant product recommendations.
Girl Powered with the Ladies of MyavanaRead More
Chanel Martin and Candace Mitchell share why the went into the business of personalized hair care. Find out how it all works, in this clip!
How did Atlanta become a top breeding ground for billion-dollar startups in the Southeast?Read More
Over the past five years, the Southeastern region, led by Atlanta, has gone from being “one of the best kept secrets” in tech, to a vibrant ecosystem teeming...
2016 30 Under 30: Retail & E-CommerceRead More
Candace Mitchell, 27 Cofounder, Techturized, Inc. With co-founder Chanel Martin-- a fellow black woman engineer and Georgia Tech grad -- she's using technology to revolutionize the $3 billion African-Amercan haircare market.
Myavana: The App that Helps You Create a Personalized Hair Care Regimen That WorksRead More
Whether you’re a new natural or OG curly girl, achieving healthy hair requires us to understand our unique hair type and create a plan to reach our hair goals, which can be overwhelming with hundreds of “natural hair products” on the market and infinite hair tutorials.
7 Best Hair Apps For NaturalistasRead More
We’ve always been fascinated by companies who are able to juxtapose hair and technology. An individual’s hair journey is very singular, while technology is generally labeled as impersonal and for the masses.
16 Beauty Services Designed Specifically for Women of ColorRead More
Whether you're looking for the right foundation shade, beginning a stressful hair transition, or trying to find a stylist who knows the difference between bantu knots and Havana twists, these beauty subscriptions and apps will help you upgrade your hair, skin, and makeup routine.
TechCrunch - Meet the Black Female Founders from TC Include at TC Sessions: Justice 2021Read More
On March 3, we’re hosting TC Sessions: Justice 2021, a day-long virtual conference dedicated to examining diversity and inclusion in tech. Tune in to presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions and interactive Q&As with key tech leaders.
Candace Mitchell Harris’ Myavana app bridges gap between technology and hairRead More
Beautiful women passionate about the hair industry gathered at Bio Bio, a Black-owned beauty venue in Atlanta, on Thursday evening, Nov. 21, 2019, at the launch party for Candace Mitchell Harris’ new hair app called Myavana.
Georgia Tech - Shattering Startup StereotypesRead More
As she tells it, the 29-year-old Tech alumna would not likely be leading a haircare revolution with the haircare recommendation system Myavana had it not been for the intense startup education she received at Georgia Tech
Natural Hair Apps You Should Know AboutRead More
Like most of us, your phone is probably with you at all times. There is no denying we love our phones in this digital day and age. Part of the reason we love our phones so much is that there are so many great apps that make life a little easier in one way or another.
For Black Founders, Racial Injustice Isn't New. Here's a Path ForwardRead More
Candace Mitchell Harris, co-founder of the beauty tech startup Myavana, talks about Atlanta's tech scene and how to dismantle racial injustice. As nationwide protests against the killing of Black Americans by police continue, Inc.