How Growing Up Mixed Race and Adopted Led Jessica Parrish to Start a Curly-Hair Brand For the High Street
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Too often, the best beauty stories go Untold, solely based on a person's skin colour, religion, gender expression, disability, or socioeconomic status. Here, we're passing the mic to some of the most ambitious and talented voices in the industry so they can share, in their own words, the remarkable story of how they came to be — and how they're using beauty to change the world for the better. Up next: Jessica Parrish, founder of curly-hair brand Shedid & Parrish.
I've struggled to find the right hair products, the right hairstylist, and the right information about my hair for such a long time. I'm mixed race and I'm adopted, so I have hair that comes from who knows where and parents who didn't really know how to look after it. I went through lots of trial and errors, and as you can imagine, as a young girl, I ended up not having great confidence as a result.