We had the good fortune of connecting with Ky Singleton and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Ky, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I’m very grateful to have a job in healthcare serving others but at the same time I feel that the if I can dedicate this much time to helping grow somebody’s else’s company and vision there’s no reason why I can’t do the same for myself
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I graduated from esthetician school in September 2019 . Being around all those driven and ambitious women really ignited a fire within me. After I graduated I started networking with a former classmate she posted a picture of herself in on my lip glosses I made and BOOM ella sky cosmetics was born .. My journey has definitely had its challenges.. In the words of nipsey hussel my circle got smaller everybody can’t go. I’ve had to cut off several people including family who really meant me no good and were using me for money and lying on me whenever I didn’t act how they wanted I want the world to know that I’m passionate about black women and women in general we have more power than we realize to change the world
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would definitely take them to Missouri City where I’m from and show them my old stomping grounds such as christa mcauliffe middle school . we would visit the holocaust museum . I’m a big lover of art and history . the most exciting thing to me is going to a museum and the park .. It’s an amazing experience to learn about the world around us up close and personal and not over the internet
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I want to dedicate this to my nieces and nephews and most importantly my grandmother Ella Mcgowen and my aunt Mae Ridley who recently passed