Breaking Into the Beauty Industry with Jennifer Harper – March 12 2019

Episode Overview

Jennifer Harper’s Niagara-based makeup company, Cheekbone Beauty, donates 10 percent of all profits to the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada. The startup that she began in 2016 now ships products across Canada, the U.S. and Australia. Throughout the development of Cheekbone Beauty, Jennifer overcame personal struggles such as overcoming alcoholism, surviving her brother’s suicide, and reconciling her identity which shines an even brighter light on all that she has achieved. In addition to Cheekbone’s mission, Jennifer strives to educate as many Canadians as possible about the Residential School System and the effects it has had on her family and friends through decades of trauma. In this week’s episode, we learn about the importance of using Cheekbone beauty as a platform to enhance and empower the lives of Indigenous Youth, taking the company global and Jennifer’s plans for the future.

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