The Makings of a Beauty Empire w/ Kim Roxie (LAMIK Beauty)



During today’s episode host Jerome D. Love sits down with dynamic businesswoman, Kim Roxie. Kim Roxie is the founder and CEO of LAMIK Beauty products, the world’s #1 Eco-Chic makeup line seeking to build women’s self-esteem and reveal their natural beauty. Formulated without parabens, Kim has created environmentally conscious products with a message for multicultural women. Her beauty products stand for Love And Makeup In Kindness, because she believes true makeup is about what you’re made of.

Tune in for this enlightening conversation on The Black Money Tree Podcast!


Southern belle, a seasoned makeup artist, licensed esthetician, and member of the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), Kim Roxie experienced firsthand how WOC have been overlooked in the clean beauty market. At the age of 21, with a $500 investment, she opened her own makeup shop that catered to multicultural women in her hometown, Houston, TX. After running it for 14 years, in 2020, Roxie launched LAMIK Beauty as an e-commerce clean beauty company making LAMIK the first black-owned clean makeup brand carried by the major beauty specialty retailer,– changing the clean beauty game in Houston, Texas, and beyond.

Roxie has received numerous awards including the Barack Obama and Joe Biden Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service, one of the Houston Business Journal’s “40 under 40,” one of the Innovation Map Award’s “Top Founder under 40”, one of the American Business Journal’s Most Influential Young Executives and “one of the 30 Black Stars” by Face2Face Africa. The City of Houston formally named June 23rd as Kim Roxie day in her honor.


3:49: Meet beauty expert – Kim Roxie 
PROM GONE WRONG: Kim Roxie on the disruption of the Beauty industry
6:20: The Start – Sharpstown mall makings of a makeup empire
7:20: How to launch a cosmetic line
9:07-9:18:Starting from where you are
9:45 – How to Choose a name for your beauty brand
10:32 – I Fell in love with helping women feel good about themselves
12:30 – There is a such thing as not knowing what you don’t know. Ignorance can serve you well.
15:45 – Launching the Lamik Beauty 2.0 Brand and being on the Home Shopping Network
19:00- Black-owned make-up lines are inclusive
21:00 – Children in business
23:20- Moving from brick-and-mortar to an online business