Talking to Your Hair, Black Girl Magic, and Why Beauty Is Charged
September 30, 2020
In partnership with our friends at Schmidt's
Julee Wilson is the beauty director at Cosmpolitan magazine—and an expert on everything from glowy skin and self-tanner to box braids and defining curls so they look as killer as her own signature halo. As our first guest on the third season of The Beauty Closet, Wilson shares life and career advice—somehow dispensed with equal parts soul, conviction, and humor—that’s as mesmerizing as her (amazing) skin and hair tips. We talk about how the Black Lives Matter movement is changing the beauty industry; why being an expert means understanding all skin and hair types; how to fight imposter syndrome by, as Wilson puts it, “leaning into our dopeness”; and why love is the antidote to racism, in and outside of the beauty world.