Growing up, founder Jacqueline Carrington, never saw images of nail polish colors reflected on brown skin tones, which made her skip nail polish all together growing up. It wasn’t until her 3-year old daughter Monroe, at the time, started coming back from visits with her GiGi (grandma) with her nails painted, that Jacqueline had a newfound interest and wanted to bring change to the nail polish industry.
Watch our interview with Good Morning America below to hear the full story!
It is our mission to celebrate and represent people of color through our nail polish collections and the stories that they tell. We want our tribe to know that our brand celebrates them and their beauty. People of Color. You are us. We are you.
Jacqueline, better known as Jacque, is a wife and mother of 3 children and 3 cats. She has been an entrepreneur since childhood and enjoys all things travel, real estate, entrepreneurship and hanging out with family and friends.
Jacque has a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration, with a major in Lodging and Resort Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
Prior to launching People of Color®, she worked in the hospitality industry for 6 years and then the property management industry for 6 years until leaving her job in October 2019 to pursue People of Color® full-time.