Growth & Jobs | 'We need more manufacturers of beauty-care products
Dianne Plummer, founder and chief executive officer of Your True Shade, cautioned upcoming entrepreneurs to ensure that they do diligent research if they are to achieve sustainable economic benefits from their business ventures.
“My background is engineering, so initially, I didn’t know much and the need for contracts and doing my due diligence, so, of course, I got burnt a few times,” she said.
Video: Dianne Plummer heads for the big times in the makeup business
Having made headway in Jamaica, Barbados and the Cayman Islands, her medium to long term goal is to be the leading makeup line in the Caribbean and its Diaspora
Dianne Plummer: Engineering a beauty empire
A passion for chemical engineering and bioenergy carried Dianne Plummer all the way to Sweden. Then, while studying in the Scandinavian country, she encountered difficulty in finding skincare and make-up products.
With sensitive skin and a degree in science, the idea hit her to try her hand at making her own skin-friendly cosmetics. And so, Your True Shade (YTS) beauty line was born.
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Your True Shade
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While attending Aalto University in Helsinki (Finland), Plummer was unable to find a foundation that matched her skin tone.
Plummer launches makeup line "Your True Shade"
True Shade Mineral Makeup Made in Jamaica
Harmful Effects of Makeup Ingredients
Majority of the population today uses makeup or skin care products to enhance their personal beauty. It is mainly applied to the face, but how many persons really know what exactly they are putting on their faces? Your True Shade’s core value is to enhance beauty...
How Are You Storing Your Cosmetics?
We all use some kind of personal care product. From the soap we use in the shower to the foundation we use to create an even skin tone. Personal care products including cosmetics have become a part of our daily lives. The use of cosmetics is an avenue for beauty...
Talking Acne: Your acne may be telling you something about your body
At one point in our lives we experienced the teenage associated phenomena of acne. Some may have had extremely serious cases, while others might have been a little milder. Acne may arise at different times in a person’s life and at different intervals. Have you ever...
Our Story !
Find out how a background in Chemical Engineering and my frustrations with unhealthy makeup options fuels our drive for delivering your healthiest skin
Melasma – A closer look
It is often said that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. With a phrase like this so commonly used, people often try their utmost best to be beautiful in today’s society. Despite the many products that are readily available to consumers these days, there are still...
Skin Bleaching: Cause, Effects and Alternatives
In a world where there are numerous beauty enhancing products, it is no surprise there are products that have the ability to lighten the colour of one’s skin. In an article written by NHS UK (2016) skin bleaching or skin lightening, is defined as “a cosmetic...
Me, Myself and Moisturizing
The skin is very important and is largest organ of the human body. Consequently, it requires special care. One the most effective ways in which you can care for your skin is by moisturizing. Moisturizers can be used to prevent the skin from becoming too dry or oily....
Sun-Kissed Caribbean Skin.
The Effects of the Sun. Working in the beauty care industry in the Caribbean, has been a platform to study the effects of sun exposure on the Caribbean skin. What is predominantly common based on observation, is the presence of darker skin on the forehead, cheeks and...
The Caribbean Skin
The Caribbean skin is such a wonderful array of types and tones. No two islands have the same popular set of skin tones. Isn’t that amazing? A carnival of shades prancing daily in the islands, red, yellow, blue among other undertones! Let’s learn about skin so that we can take care of this wonderful treasure.