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Do You Know These Black Cosmetics Pioneers?

By February 4, 2013

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Sarah SpencerYou probably know about Madam C.J. Walker, one of the nation's first women millionaires, who made her millions selling products that helped restore and grow black women's hair. But there were other black female cosmetics pioneers.

In honor of Black History Month, here are profiles of Madam Walker and three more Black Cosmetics Pioneers you should know.

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Photo: Alfred M. Heston Collection/Atlantic City Free Public Library

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