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Rekiesha Norton-Forrest is the founder and CEO of JJL Candle Co. a candle company focused on highlighting Black culture through aromatherapy. Her goal is to bring back those memories of your favorite R&B and Hip Hop songs that you used to sing to, or your all time favorite classic movies, and highlight our everyday cultural colloquialisms.
00:00 – Introduction
00:46 – Tell us more about you.
02:51 – Why did you start a candle business?
05:29 – What makes JJL Candle Co. different?
09:18 – Why is using soy important?
10:38 – What is the benefit of a wooden wick?
11:35 – What are wax melts?
13:34 – Tell us the biggest challenge you have faced in the business.
17:01 – What has been your biggest win?
17:58 – What is one thing you wish people knew about having a small business?
19:03 – What types of products do you offer?
21:28 – What does it mean to you to be a Black business owner?
24:51 – Where can our viewers find you?
View their directory listing here.
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