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Sundial founder Dennis assumes new role

Sundial founder Dennis assumes new role

NEW YORK — Sundial Brands’ founder Richelieu Dennis said he is transitioning from his roles as chair and chief executive officer of the company to establish and lead Sundial’s new Social Mission Board, as well as focus on his new entrepreneurial ventures. Meanwhile, Cara Sabin has joined Sundial Brands as chief executive officer. In this

SheaMoisture is debuting Wash N’ Go line for curly hair

SheaMoisture is debuting Wash N’ Go line for curly hair

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brand’s SheaMoisture is introducing a new Coconut Custard Make It Last Wash N’ Go collection, a layered system to help achieve defined wash-and-go stylings for a range of textures.  Made with natural, certified organic and fair trade ingredients with a bond-building complex that enhances natural curl patterns, the company said the five-piece

SheaMoisture launches green coconut and activated charcoal line

SheaMoisture launches green coconut and activated charcoal line

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — SheaMoisture has launched a new Green Coconut & Activated Charcoal Purifying & Hydrating collection for the body, face and hair. The latest collection, available at Ulta Beauty Inc., fuses two ingredients — activated charcoal and green coconut — to help cleanse skin and hair, while delivering lightweight hydration. The company said activated charcoal

Sundial names Kimberly Paige to new operations post

Sundial names Kimberly Paige to new operations post

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brands has named Kimberly Evans Paige to the newly-created position of chief operating and brand-building officer. She will report to founder, chief executive officer and executive chairman Richelieu Dennis. She will work with Dennis and the executive team on the company’s strategic direction and will help develop a plan for continued growth,

SheaMoisture launches Red Palm & Cocoa Butter line

SheaMoisture launches Red Palm & Cocoa Butter line

AMITYVILLE, N.Y — Sundial Brands has introduced the SheaMoisture Red Palm & Cocoa Butter anti-shrinkage hair care collection. Sundial said the new line provides a healthy way for women with curly hair to elongate shrinkage-prone hair and maintain their length. The company noted that fighting shrinkage can be damaging, particularly when heat styling tools are

Unilever agrees to purchase Sundial Brands

Unilever agrees to purchase Sundial Brands

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.— Unilever has announced an agreement to acquire Sundial Brands, a leading hair care and skin care company recognized for its innovative use of high-quality and culturally authentic ingredients. Sundial’s brands include SheaMoisture, Nubian Heritage, Madam C.J. Walker and nyakio. Since its founding in 1991, Sundial has championed inclusive beauty and has served the

Sofi Tucker Foundation supports Sierra Leone relief efforts

Sofi Tucker Foundation supports Sierra Leone relief efforts

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brands has announced that the Sofi Tucker Foundation, named in honor of Sundial founder and chief executive officer Richelieu Dennis’ grandmother, is making an unrestricted cash donation of $50,000 to its humanitarian relief partner Direct Relief, which is currently providing emergency relief efforts on the ground in Sierra Leone following mudslides

Sundial Brands adds prestige skin care line

Sundial Brands adds prestige skin care line

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brands has recently launched the company’s first prestige skin care line, called nyakio. Founder Nyakio Kamoche Grieco, a first-generation American of Kenyan descent, partnered with Sundial Brands to bring nyakio to the U.S. market. Nyakio products are grounded in indigenous ingredients, according to Sundial, and combine cultural traditions with modern formulas.

Sundial Brands honors Tina Knowles-Lawson with award

Sundial Brands honors Tina Knowles-Lawson with award

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brands, maker of the SheaMoisture skin and hair care brand, has recognized fashion icon, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tina Knowles-Lawson with its first Community Commerce Impact Award. Sundial founder and chief executive officer Richelieu Dennis presented Knowles-Lawson with the award during the Variety Power of Women Luncheon at Cipriani Midtown in New