How a Buffalo teen turned a lip balm obsession into a $500K skin care company
Now, Zandra is a skin care executive, an international speaker and author, and uses her career as a platform for girl empowerment
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Zandra Cunningham graduated from the University at Buffalo’s Minority and Women’s Emerging Entrepreneur program in the School of Management. The Center for Urban Studies was founded in partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
The story goes like this: Zandra Cunningham was obsessed with lip balm. When her dad stopped bankrolling her habit, the 9-year-old had to learn to make her own.
Nine years later, that’s turned into a $500,000 skin care company with products sold nationwide in such stores as Costco and Target.