KJ and Amanda

are celebrating women of all hues.

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KJ Miller

Co-Founder & CEO

KJ Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Mented Cosmetics, a premium beauty brand targeting women of color. Since its launch in January 2017 Mented has taken the beauty industry by storm by unapologetically placing women of color at the forefront. Prior to founding Mented, KJ spent most of her career working in retail, with a two-year hiatus to attend Harvard Business School.

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Amanda E. Johnson

Co-Founder & COO

Amanda E. Johnson is the Co-Founder & COO of Mented Cosmetics, focused on digital strategy and brand building. A graduate of Howard University and Harvard Business School, she worked in finance, retail, consumer marketing, and digital experience before launching Mented with KJ Miller.

Mented in the news
NBC Philadelphia
Mented: the highs, lows of a Black-owned, socially conscious company during a pandemic
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Yahoo! Life
Two Black Harvard grads have redefined ‘nude’ by launching a makeup line for all complexions
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Mented enters more wholesale doors, builds on ‘mission-driven’ model
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