Beauty For Body & Soul: Skincare Goodies By African-American Entrepreneurs
Caribbean Memories, Everyday Beauty
Renown journalist Joan Morgan founded Emily Jayne by her memories of the Caribbean. The company offers natural body butters and fragrances for men and women. Named after her her Jamaican grandmother Emily and her Jamaica great, grandmother Jayne. Her products also help with such conditions as eczema. They include all natural ingredients, as the website says: “Parabens, petrochemicals, solvents, dyes, alcohol, pesticides, mineral oil, petroleum or animal testing or six-syllable impossible to pronounce additives.”
Among the product to check out are: The Lemon Butter, which mixes lemons with myrrh and serves as Emily Jayne’s first travel butter, doing triple duty as a face cream, hair moisturizer and lip balm.