Daring lips and sultry eyes are what comes to mind when thinking of 1969 Beauty. Jermelle F. Pitts, Founder and Creative Director created a timeless and edgy line that has now graced the beauty scene. Kontrolbeauty conversed with entrepreneur and beauty tycoon Jermelle F. Pitts on his 1969 Beauty line. Pitts discussed his inspiration, vision, and upcoming projects of 2017.
1969 Beauty Delivers Timeless, Chic, and High-Quality Cosmetics for Women
The entrepreneur had a vision to conquer and that’s what he set himself to do. But where did the visionary get his start? “I was working as a creative director from another cosmetic company. I wanted to transition and have full creative control,” says Pitts. “I’ve always been interested in fashion and beauty. I liked to watch my mother transition. I had a love for the art of beauty. I got into makeup artistry and I’m a business person. I took the love for beauty and business.“
Pitts further explained his reasoning for naming his line the “1969 Beauty.” “1969 beauty is the year that my mother was born. I took my inspiration from her. I launched on august 10, 2016 on her birthday.” Pitts products are sleek and chic. He has a full product line from liquid matte lipsticks to Mink eyelashes with a very pleasing price point. He explained his prices are “pretty modest for the quality of the product. I wanted it to be inclusive. I’m 27, I started working in beauty as a freshman in college. I didn’t want to create anything I couldn’t afford.” 1969 Beauty has consumers all over the globe. The company also makes it easy for you to shop and purchase by visiting 1969beauty.com
If you need any advice for your first purchase, Pitts states his favorite product is a Lipstick called “Love Hard.” All of the lipsticks from his line are highly pigmented, long-lasting and gluten free. They are also infused with vitamin E which keeps your lips smooth which is great for application. He also mentioned his favorite trend at the moment and dropped an exclusive with Kontrolbeauty. “I like the glitter lip a lot. It’s really trending a lot, if it’s done well it can be high fashion. I have a shoot coming up because we are releasing our glitter lipsticks on February 14th. It’s young flirty and fun,” states beauty mogul.
Make sure you are on the lookout for 1969 Beauty in your city. This year “we are pushing and transitioning. We will be having a lot of pop-up shops this year. It’s important we meet consumers so they can try out our products. We are also going into the fashion scene. This summer we will are releasing our swimwear line.” So make sure you register to their website for exclusive deals and sales. Visit 1969beauty.com to register.
Written by @leahgordone