The COVID-19 pandemic could have paused manufacturing on “Love & Hip Hop,” however for Yandy Smith’s Yelle Skincare, enterprise is booming.
“Thank God my magnificence enterprise actually took off. Though the present stopped taking pictures, my skincare line [is actually doing] higher than earlier than,” the entrepreneur and actuality star, 38, instructed Web page Six Style.
Smith, who beforehand managed music superstars like Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes, launched her line of plant-based merchandise “solely for melanin-rich pores and skin” in 2017.
“I’m not into make-up in any respect, so I like to ensure the canvas is gorgeous so I don’t should put rather a lot on,” she defined of her magnificence method, including that she rotates between merchandise from The Mane Selection, Curls and Camille Rose to maintain her hair wanting its finest.
Since “Love & Hip Hop” gives its forged with make-up however not hair or wardrobe, Smith provides these on her personal — at a steep value.
“My stylist will get paid $3,000 a month,” she revealed. “And my hair individual is on wage now as a result of I’ve to make use of him day-after-day whereas I’m taking pictures. I used to be by no means into hair and make-up earlier than I obtained on TV.”
As for her private style? “I’m a combination between class, enterprise and ratchet,” Smith stated. “You may get just a little ratchet when now we have a membership scene. Sometimes you may get a go well with, otherwise you may get a Champion sweatsuit, otherwise you may simply get an awesome ‘freak ’em’ gown with six-inch heels.”
“Love & Hip Hop: Secrets and techniques Unlocked” premieres Jan 4.