2019 Inno Under 25
Cincy Inno | September 19, 2019
"Dotson is the founder and CEO of KCD Cosmetics, a startup that produces makeup and other products developed specifically for women of color. A member of RedHawk Launch Accelerator’s fourth cohort, Dotson, a Miami University student, additionally uses her company’s platform to create what her nominator called a 'positive social impact'..."
Cincinnati Connection: KCD Cosmetics Puts Focus on Women of Color
Fox 19 Now | March 8th, 2019
"There is a demand for diversity in inclusion within the beauty industry, as more women of color one make up shades that match their true skin tones.
I want to make you aware there are plenty of black owned makeup lines providing for women of color, and we are also seeing a number of Indy makeup brands pop-up, one of those from a Miami University student, Kamilah Dotson..."
Representation Matters: MU Senior Creates Makeup Line Specializing in Women of Color
The Miami Student | January 29th, 2019
"Kamilah Dotson, a senior at Miami University, is using her passion for cosmetics to create a makeup line that women of color can afford and use on a daily basis.
Dotson's love for makeup developed during her teenage years. She recalls multiple study hall meet-up ..."
This Entrepreneur Launched a Beauty Brand to Help Women of Color Find Better Makeup
Cincy Inno | January 8th, 2019
"Most college students debate whether to spend money on a night out or a new outfit, but Kamilah Dotson, the 22-year-old founder of KCD Cosmetics, is not like most college students. This young entrepreneur launched her business before even graduating from Miami University.
Instead of splurging at Miami bars or restaurants, Dotson saved her money for KCD Instagram..."