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Q&A with an Entrepreneur: Josmery Brito, CEO of The Rooted Brand

Learn about the hardest part of starting her company, advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, and her fave haircare and skincare products.

When I was a kid, I thought it was cool that my dad developed products for big companies, but I always wanted him to launch his own brand so that he would have the freedom to create anything he wanted. I love meeting entrepreneurs who make their ideas come to life—whether those ideas take the form of digital assets or tangible, physical products. I met the star of today’s Q&A at the We are Women Owned popup event at Artists and Fleas in SoHo, NYC. As the founder and CEO of The Rooted…

Garnier Papaya Hair Mask Review

This product is made of 98% naturally derived ingredients, and can be used as a conditioner, mask, or leave-in treatment.

My hair grows super slowly. This means that I get to save time and money by getting fewer haircuts (I only get it cut two or three times a year) and hair coloring treatments, but it also means that my hair starts looking lifeless and dull pretty quickly, because it’s been hanging around so long. I signed up for the Walmart Beauty Box a while ago, and the January box had a “Hydration Heroes” theme. One of the products in this box was a single-use pack of the Garnier Papaya Hair…

The problem with gel moisturizers

Why do they all seem to contain fragrances and dyes?

At first glance, gel-based moisturizers seem like a virtuous choice for oily/combination skin. They tend to market themselves with appealing terms like oil-free, non-comodogenic, lightweight, and hydrating. But beneath that innocuous messaging lives a dark, untold truth…many of them contain fragrances and dyes, making them less than ideal for those of us with sensitive skin.