The initiative will offer an independent Black-owned skincare brand registered in the UK, (including individuals in the early idea stage) access to a suite of free business support assets over 18 months to create a tailored business plan.
Free support assets available:
Idea stage support
Distribution and warehousing
Marketing & PR quarterly advice and support session
Quarterly Retail strategy support and advice from Abi Cleeve, Founder Ultrasun UK & SkinSense
A brand or individual is selected, with the prior recipient offered continued support relative to their ongoing needs, allowing the number of businesses benefiting from ARC LIGHT to accumulate. A short list will be interviewed and a brand or individual selected by the ARC LIGHT panel: Ronke Adeyemi, Founder Brown Beauty Talk, Lynda Daboh, Content Creator & Brand Consultant and Abi Cleeve, MD Ultrasun UK and founder SkinSense.