Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Beleza Natural

The color of success: With companies moving millions of dollars, Afro-Brazilian entrepreneurs overcome barriers and change the face of the game


Note from BW of Brazil: For many years Brazil has ignored its black population and promoted an image of a singular, monolithic type of market segment with singular tastes and … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Former maid’s formula for curly-kinky hair leads to a 12-store hair salon in Rio, a rare example of a successful black Brazilian businesswoman


Former maid, businesswoman explains how a formula for curls changed her life Julia Dias Carneiro, BBC Brazil in Rio de Janeiro Heloísa Assis spent ten years with dipping her hands … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Former maid’s formula for curly-kinky hair leads to a 12-store hair salon in Rio, a rare example of a successful black Brazilian businesswoman


Former maid, businesswoman explains how a formula for curls changed her lifeJulia Dias CarneiroBBC Brazil in Rio de Janeiro Heloísa Assis spent ten years with dipping her hands in cream, … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 2 Comments