Beauty entrepreneur develops natural products

Natural beauty products, OY-L
Andrea Pierce-Naymon is passionate about natural beauty products. She began developing her beauty line for personal reasons and before long, her locally-based brand, OY-L, was established. The beauty entrepreneur was kind enough to answer some questions for us about why natural products are important to her, what it's like starting a style business and her best beauty advice.
  • Stylist helps clients make the right impression

    Elements of Style By Marchel’e, Cleveland, Ohio
    Marchel’e Davis has always harbored a love for all things fashion. She used this passion to fuel the launch of her local styling business, Elements of Style by Marchel’e, in 2016. She offers regular styling appoinments, personal shopping, event stylist services and more to her clients. We asked Marchel'e a few questions via email about her business, her clients and her best advice - see what she had to say.
  • New retail options announced in Glenville Circle North

    New retail options announced in Glenville Circle North
    This summer, shoppers in Glenville will have some new options to peruse. The City of Cleveland and Cleveland Citywide Development Corporation (CCDC) have announced the businesses accepted into the NTI Retail Incubator program, located in Glenville Circle North, the new mixed-use development scheduled to open this summer.
  • Local designer shines at New York Fashion Week

    Anderson Couture at NYFW
    Local designer Jonathan Anderson brought some Cleveland style to New York Fashion Week earlier this month. Anderson showed his Anderson Couture collection at the NYFW Fashion Takeover event.
  • Fashion line helps human trafficking victims

    Tourmaline Designs, Cleveland, Ohio
    Tourmaline Designs is a local clothing line with a mission: to help victims of human trafficking. Founder Tiffany Halverstadt donates a percentage of her total sales to a local charity that provides a safe human trafficking victims. She talked to us about choosing her clothing line's mission, what she's learned from running a business in Cleveland and what inspires her.
  • Local beauty line uses all natural ingredients

    Kimberley Rose, natural bath and body products, Cleveland, Ohio
    Kim Malone had a problem: she and her family couldn't use most beauty products because of their sensitivities to certain ingredients. Her solution? Create her own products, featuring only natural ingredients. Today, she sells natural soaps, body butters, candles and more through her line Kimberley Rose.
  • Pantone announces 2019's trendiest colors

    Pantone's 2019 color trends
    Every year, the Pantone Color Institute releases the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report, a collection of colors they predict will be popular based on the designs seen at NY Fashion Week. This year, the selected colors include bright shades of orange, red, blue, yellow and pink - cheerful colors that can be used to add a pop of color to a neutral outfit or colors that can be combined with each other for a powerful impact.
  • Double Rainbow offers unique clothing for girls

    Double Rainbow, boutique in the Van Aken District
    Double Rainbow, a boutique located in the Van Aken District, offers mom-approved apparel and accessories for girls. It's designed to fill the need for unique clothing for children and adolescents in Northeast Ohio.
  • Blog Spotlight: Blame it on Barneys

    Cleveland fashion Blog Spotlight: Blame it on Barneys
    Lauren Letizio recently moved her family - and her well-established fashion blog, Blame it on Barneys - from San Diego to Cleveland. She was kind enough to chat with us via email about starting a blog, creating good content and how moving to Cleveland has changed her.
  • Blog Spotlight: On Trend Under Budget

    Fashion blogger Jordan, On Trend Under Budget
    Cleveland-raised Jordan Bigelow is a senior at West Virginia University studying journalism, fashion and strategic social media. She combines all of these interests in her blog, On Trend Under Budget. See what she had to share about writing, fashion, and how Cleveland has influenced her.

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