Florence Adepoju got sick and tired of not finding lipsticks that suited her black skin. So she decided to make a special line of make up range for black girls.
Florence Adepoju, who is a British born Nigerian, started work on her fashion line when she just 17 to fill the need a lot of black girls like her. In her own words she reveals the inspiration behing her invention
“Brands would bring out limited-edition capsule collections, but none of the make-up would suit me; the foundation wouldn’t be dark enough or the lipstick wouldn’t be bright enough. I always found it disappointing.”
Florence’s range, MDMflow, is now stocked in Topshop and she is one of the fastest growing young entrepreneurs in the UK.