321: How Shontay Lundy Got Black Girl Sunscreen in Every Target in America

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This is a podcast episode titled, 321: How Shontay Lundy Got Black Girl Sunscreen in Every Target in America. The summary for this episode is: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Shontay Lundy, Founder of Black Girl Sunscreen is in the guest chair today. In 2016, Shontay realized she was tired of using sunscreen that left a white residue on her dark skin. So she decided to leverage her MBA and knack for business to develop a melanin-friendly option. Since then, Shontay has emerged as a thought leader and innovator in the beauty industry and her success has been chronicled by Forbes, Business Insider, Teen Vogue, InStyle, and countless other national publications. In just a few years, Black Girl Sunscreen has made its way to Ulta, CVS, Walgreens, Macys.com, NordstromRack.com, FSA.com, Ross, TJ Maxx, and specialty retailers across the globe.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In episode 321, Shontay shares:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">How she grew Black Girl Sunscreen into 10,000 doors and eight retailers </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">What it took to prove the concept of sunscreen for dark skin</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">How she drives her business on intuition and clever strategizing </span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Check out episode 321 and others on</span> <a href= "https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/side-hustle-pro/id1126021323?i=1000581692155"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Apple Podcasts</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">,</span> <a href="https://open.spotify.com/episode/0hw7MMuuB0Z52yzXHygQCH?si=38d64b1cfbbb48c9"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Spotify</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">, and</span> <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/sidehustlepro"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">YouTube</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <p><strong>This episode is brought to you by:</strong></p> <p><a href= "https://www.shopify.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=audio&utm_campaign=global-all-na-awareness-2Q22-en&utm_term=hustlepro"> <strong>Shopify</strong></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Go to</span> <a href= "https://www.shopify.com/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=audio&utm_campaign=global-all-na-awareness-2Q22-en&utm_term=hustlepro"> <strong>shopify.com/hustlepro</strong></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">for a free fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features.</span></p> <p><strong>Links mentioned in this episode</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><a href= "http://www.blackgirlsunscreen.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">www.blackgirlsunscreen.com</span></a></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><a href= "https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsunscreen/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsunscreen/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><a href= "mailto:Contact@blackgirlsunscreen.com"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Contact@blackgirlsunscreen.com</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed):</span> <a href= "http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">http://sidehustlepro.libsyn.com/rss</span></a></p> <h1><strong>Announcements</strong></h1> <p><strong>Join our Facebook Community</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you’re looking for a community of supportive side hustlers who are all working to take our businesses to the next level, join us here:</span> <a href= "http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">http://sidehustlepro.co/facebook</span></a></p> <h1><strong>Guest Social Media Info</strong></h1> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-size: 12pt;"><a href= "https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsunscreen/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsunscreen/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style= "font-size: 12pt;"><a href= "https://www.instagram.com/shontay_lundy/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">https://www.instagram.com/shontay_lundy/</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></span></li> </ul>

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Shontay Lundy, Founder of Black Girl Sunscreen is in the guest chair today. In 2016, Shontay realized she was tired of using sunscreen that left a white residue on her dark skin. So she decided to leverage her MBA and knack for business to develop a melanin-friendly option. Since then, Shontay has emerged as a thought leader and innovator in the beauty industry and her success has been chronicled by Forbes, Business Insider, Teen Vogue, InStyle, and countless other national publications. In just a few years, Black Girl Sunscreen has made its way to Ulta, CVS, Walgreens, Macys.com, NordstromRack.com, FSA.com, Ross, TJ Maxx, and specialty retailers across the globe.

In episode 321, Shontay shares:

  • How she grew Black Girl Sunscreen into 10,000 doors and eight retailers 
  • What it took to prove the concept of sunscreen for dark skin
  • How she drives her business on intuition and clever strategizing 

Check out episode 321 and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube 

This episode is brought to you by:

Shopify. Go to shopify.com/hustlepro for a free fourteen-day trial and get full access to Shopify’s entire suite of features.

Links mentioned in this episode

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