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Desiree Rogers, Cheryl Mayberry McKissack Buy Black Opal

Posted On: Sep 23, 2019   |   Posted By: WWD

Black Opal has a two new owners.
The brand has been acquired by Desiree Rogers, the former chief executive officer of Fashion Fair Cosmetics and former special assistant to President Obama, and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, former ceo of Ebony Media. Black Opal makes skin-care and makeup products specifically for women of color. It is sold in the mass market channel, through stores like Rite Aid, as well as online.
“We are delighted to own Black Opal, a company created almost three decades ago, to address the makeup needs for people of color,” Rogers, who will be the company's ceo, said in a statement. “Rooted in its exceptional product quality and unparalleled knowledge of skin care for highly melanated skin, Black Opal is known for its superior ingredient and high product efficacy. Together, Cheryl and I are looking forward to creating even more innovative products and continuing to grow the brand globally.”
“Our goal to stay true to the founders' passion,” said Rogers, pointing to the brand's True Color...

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