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Indigenous entrepreneur heads growing line of sustainable beauty products – CBC

Jan 31, 2024

Jenn Harper presented at ONWA’s She is Wise conference last week

Jenn Harper is creating a sustainable beauty brand based on Indigenous teachings that aims to represent and uplift other Indigenous women.

The founder and CEO of Cheekbone Beauty was one of the presenters at the She is Wise conference put on by the Ontario Native Women’s Association last week.

“People love the social impact of our brand; they absolutely love it. But we did have to figure out how to make a product that was really different from what existed,” said Harper. “Four years after starting the business, we chose to launch our sustainable line. And I’m so proud that we went down that path because it certainly wasn’t how we started.”

It might not be how Cheekbone Beauty started but the sustainable line is what sets them apart from other beauty brands, she said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/indigenous-entrepreneur-heads-growing-line-of-sustainable-beauty-products-1.7099832

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