Dana Sellers is a New York-based eczema skincare blogger and the Brand Ambassador of Honey Botanics. As the Founder and Creative Director behind the community platform Beauty In Color, Dana creates a space for people to gain insight into having healthy skin through her beauty reviews, tips, and skincare routines. Here's the scoop on her partnership with Honey Botanics and why she's aligned.
Tell us about Honey Botanics:Founded in 2020, Honey Botanics was created out of necessity to provide optimal skin health by marrying the most effective skin-nourishing ingredients that address particular skin concerns to heal, regenerate, nourish, and hydrate the skin. The organic and handmade skincare line made in Harlem, NY tackles each of these persistent skincare issues with its collection of soaps, creams, and accessories.
Name some of the hero products?: Sure, the Kojic Acid Body Soap tackles hyperpigmentation and scarring. The Eczema Body Soap protects and nourishes the skin from drying and relieves eczema-prone skin from itch. Also, the Detox Body Bar detoxes, nourishes, and clarifies skin.
Who's your dream customer or client? Those who is looking for solutions that have eczema, psoriasis & hyperpigmentation, or anyone who wants to achieve optimal skin health.
What is an obstacle you've faced and how were you able to persevere? A major obstacle I have faced is finding solutions for eczema, psoriasis, and hyperpigmentation using botanical ingredients. It took years of trial and error and what kept me motivated is that, this is needed not only for me but for everyone struggling with these skin conditions.
What is a quote or mantra you live by? The journey of a thousand miles begins with a simple step, so JUST START. Everything will not be rosy or perfect and the journey will be full of lessons and mistakes. Learn from them.
What keeps you motivated? The impact the brand will have on the lives of people living with eczema and psoriasis keeps me motivated. The kind words of customers who used our product and reached back to us to share their positive experience is a big motivator to keep pushing.
If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be? If I could have lunch with anyone. It would be Ursula Burns & Kenneth Chenault. They are pioneers who shaped the landscape of business and successfully led iconic companies for many years.
What is your definition of grinding pretty? My definition of grinding pretty is trying your best and giving it your all.
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