Posted on: February 20, 2023 Posted by: Dr. Courtney A Hammonds Comments: 0

The beauty industry has been revolutionized by emerging fashion and beauty pioneers who have changed the way we look at beauty. These pioneers are challenging traditional standards of beauty and redefining what it means to be beautiful. They are using their creativity, innovation, and artistry to create new trends in fashion, makeup, hair styling, and more. They are also inspiring others to embrace their individuality and express themselves through their fashion choices. The rise of these pioneers is transforming our ideas about beauty and will continue to shape the future of the industry for many years to come.

Since launching her beauty line in 2018, image maker Schenika Quattlebaum has continued to impress critics with her expanding aesthetic, growing her brand into a global fashion/beauty label that now has placement in major retailers such as


What makes the brand stand out? Natalia-Me-gan Beauty looks at beauty from an intellectual, liberal perspective. The brand was born out of CEO Schenika Quattlebaum’s perceived need for more diversity, creativity and honesty within the beauty industry. Discussing her frustration about the state of the industry with her network, the idea for Natalia-Me-gan Beauty was born.

Schenika Quattlebaum

Schenika’s diverse background and extensive artistic education serves to refine and elevate her approach to makeup. Her capacity for storytelling through makeup has landed her worked editorials for prominent print and online platforms. She is often praised for her innovative use of color palettes and thoroughly modern take on beauty.

Natalia Me’Gan Hair and Beauty

Today, her subversive takes on beauty have been featured in multiple large fashion magazines and have inspired a second generation of Black and Brown creatives. Beyond cosmetic artistry,  Schenika’s creative talent spans to include projects where she’s responsible for both product development and the makeup looks for numerous campaigns and runway shows.

She’s managed to rewrite at least some of the rules of the beauty industry by making appropriate shades of foundation the minimum requirement.

Upscale magazine celebrates this pioneer for her ability to create unique looks that inspire not only the masses, but emerging fashion tastemakers and beauty image makers.

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