GP: How did you get started in your business?
AB: While working for a skin and hair care company, I was approached by a friend looking for a product that she could use on her scalp. At this time, my sister also came forward requesting a high-quality multi-use product for her skin and scalp. These inquiries planted the seed for me to develop a product with multiple uses for skin and hair. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, the decision to begin my own company was a natural one, and soon AcARRE™️ was formed.
GP:What is the why behind your brand?
AB: AcARRE™ is a natural prestige brand of multi-use bioactive beauty products for the beauty minimalist to age beautifully, based on modernized African and Pacific Islander ancestry elements delivering multi-level benefits, helping to re-balance the microbiome, for healthy scalp and skin.
GP: What's unique about your product/service?
AB: AcARRE™ is the first multi-use bioactive beauty brand that helps to rebalance the microbiome for your scalp and skin.
GP: What's a quote or mantra that keeps you going?
AB: The supply chain of packaging has been an obstacle due to my supplier running out and not knowing when they would have new inventory. I had to restart sourcing for my formula which was a lot of trial an error. However, I was able to overcome and find a new supplier because I did not give up.
GP: Is anything new or specific you'd like to promote?
AB: Launching in Q4 will be Beauty Refresh, multi-use bioactive clay mask that is clinically proven to help purify, exfoliate, reduce sebum, absorb impurities, and detoxify while rejuvenating and restoring moisture for the scalp and skin.
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