With her Southern charm, creative mind, and commitment to always keeping it real, Essence Gant has left quite the mark on the beauty industry. Oh and her precision with liquid eyeliner is nothing to be taken lightly either — just so you know.
Gant made the move from Augusta, Georgia to New York City, working her way up from an editorial assistant at Hype Hair to becoming the beauty director at BuzzFeed and now founder of Gant Media Group. Her career focus was initially on writing and editing. But during her time at BuzzFeed, she has expanded her content creation experience to include brand partnerships and influencer work too.
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Treye Green is a prominent culture writer and editor based on the East Coast. He has worked for various renowned publications including The New York Times, NBC News, Allure, The Guardian, and BuzzFeed, covering topics such as music, fashion, beauty, TV and films, tech, entertainment, Black culture, and pop culture. Additionally, Treye is the founder of Black In Media, a media company and community dedicated to amplifying the stories of Black people working in the media industry.