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Meet Malirie Smith

Today we’d like to introduce you to Malirie Smith.

Hi Malirie, can you start by introducing yourself? We’d love to learn more about how you got to where you are today?
As a wife and boy mom of two, it was necessary for me to create a lane just for myself. Make-up became my outlet. What started as a hobby, turned into my passion and has now afforded me the opportunity to turn it into a business.

Can you talk to us a bit about the challenges and lessons you’ve learned along the way? Looking back would you say it’s been easy or smooth in retrospect?
In life, I’ve learned that anything worth having is worth working hard for. I’m grateful my dream, Fresh Beat Cosmetics is now a reality but with it has come some struggles. Promoting my business can be a full-time job. I’ve created my own brand and I do all of my own marketing.

Marketing is not an easy task. I like things to look professional. I want Fresh Beat Cosmetics to be represented and executed with excellence and to ensure that it is, I dedicate the time and effort necessary to take it to the next level. I’m committed to putting in the work in order to see my business prosper.

Thanks for sharing that. So, maybe next you can tell us a bit more about your work?
I am a freelance, self-taught makeup artist that specializes in soft glam, glam, and natural makeup looks for any occasion. I believe in excellent customer service and providing my clients with an enjoyable experience. When my clients leave me or have used my products I want them to feel like the most beautiful person in a room.

I am proud of my growth as an artist and business owner but I am most proud of my luxury lip gloss line that will launch on November 1, 2021. I pride myself on providing quality products and services.

What has been the most important lesson you’ve learned along your journey?
The most important lesson I’ve learned along my journey is to dream big and not to settle for less. After my mom passed in May of 2020, I’ve learned to never hold back and to go after everything my heart desires. I’ve also learned that you have to define success for yourself.

Social media can have you thinking you’re not successful because you are not following trends or posting or creating content five times a day. As long as you can define success for yourself, no one will ever be able to tell you you’re unsuccessful. I’ve learned to set my own bar.

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1 Comment

  1. Lauren Taylor

    November 19, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    Yesssssssss Sis Iam sooooooo proud of you!! love you!!!

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