“You can be Black, and you can be excellent," she told the crowd Friday.
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She came, she saw, she slayed.
The beauty lovers who slayed their makeup at this year's beauty carnival showed no subtlety.
Beauty Icon Iman Tells ESSENCE Beauty Carnival: 'You Don't Have To Compromise For A Seat At The Table'
The fashion and beauty industry mogul got real at day one of ESSENCE Beauty Carnival about the power that Black beauty brings to companies. Get tickets now for day two!
Watch 'Vivrant Thing:' 'The Lip Bar' CEO Melissa Butler Tries 3 Different Shades On 2 Melanated Beauties
Get your tickets now to see Melissa Butler, along with Iman, Ciara, Jackie Aina, Justine Skye and more at the ESSENCE Beauty Carnival in NYC!
Check out the video for a quick look back at these gorgeous vintage covers then be sure to grab your tickets for the first-ever ESSENCE Beauty Carnival tour!