Mented Cosmetics

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Mented Cosmetics is a luxury beauty company targeted to women of color. It offers lip sticks, lip shades, gloss, nail polish and eye shadow palettes. The Company focuses on neutral, nude colors for make-up. It also provides accessories and gift cards. Mented Cosmetics retails its products online.

HQNew York, US

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Key People/Management at Mented Cosmetics

KJ Miller

KJ Miller

Co-Founder, CEO
Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson

Allison Thomas

Allison Thomas

Operations Manager
Alyssa Ceto

Alyssa Ceto

VP Product Development
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Mented Cosmetics Office Locations

Mented Cosmetics has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
141 W 128th St #10
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Mented Cosmetics Financials and Metrics

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Mented Cosmetics total Funding

$4 m

Mented Cosmetics latest funding size

$3 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Mented Cosmetics investors

Mented Cosmetics's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $3 m. In total, Mented Cosmetics has raised $4 m
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Mented Cosmetics Online and Social Media Presence

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Mented Cosmetics Blogs

Starting Your Own Business Is Hard. Here’s Some Advice.

Kristen Miller and Amanda Johnson Mented Cosmetics Ms. Miller, right, known as KJ, and Ms. Johnson, founders of New York City-based Mented Cosmetics, were frustrated they couldn’t find makeup for dark-skinned women like themselves. “We decided if we couldn’t find that brand, we would create that …

18 Products Our Editors Used To The Last Drop In October

Mented Cosmetics Skin Silk Loose Setting Powder Duos "I needed to touch-up my makeup at work one day so I pulled this loose powder from our beauty closet. While I thought it'd just get the job done, it did much more than that and left me surprised. Like its name, it felt just like silk glidi…

Nude Lipsticks for WOC

Watch as Naturally Graysful swatches Mented Cosmetics Semi-Matte and Matte Lipsticks  Shop her look Pretty In Pink Semi-Matte Lipstick Nude Lala Semi-Matte Lipstick Dope Taupe Semi-Matte Lipstick Foxy Brown Semi-Matte Lipstick Mented #5 Semi-Matte Lipstick Dark Night Semi-Matte Lipstick Brand Nude…

How to Build a Beauty Brand in 2019

In this episode of "The Glow Up," we took a trip up to Mented’s offices in Harlem to hear their story. From KJ and Amanda’s meet-cute moment during a student-run variety show at Harvard Business School to their first round of pitching investors to fund their debut collection of nude lipsticks, we g…

17 Beauty Brands WWW HQ Is Obsessed With — and What to Buy From Each

Founders KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson created Mented Cosmetics out of the belief that every woman should be able to find herself in the world of beauty and not just within a handful of brands or product shades. The vision came after a conversation about how it was so hard to find the perfect nu…

We Tested the Best Fall Lip Colors — Here Are Our Favorites

My new favorite fall lip is actually one that is pretty subtle, but I love it because it's my perfect nude; which used to be challenging to find. It's called Foxy Brown by Mented. I also love this lip color because it's matte but moisturizing, and stays in place even after coffee. Read more here
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Mented Cosmetics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Mented Cosmetics founded?

    Mented Cosmetics was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Mented Cosmetics key executives?

    Mented Cosmetics's key executives are KJ Miller, Amanda Johnson and Allison Thomas.

  • Who are Mented Cosmetics competitors?

    Competitors of Mented Cosmetics include LXMI, Sephora and Bellabox.

  • Where is Mented Cosmetics headquarters?

    Mented Cosmetics headquarters is located at 141 W 128th St #10, New York.

  • Where are Mented Cosmetics offices?

    Mented Cosmetics has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Mented Cosmetics have?

    Mented Cosmetics has 1 office.