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Black beauty supply owners struggle in their own industry

According to market research company, Mintel, in 2015, the Black hair care industry earned capital of approximately $2.7 billion dollars, but some Black beauty supply owners have been having issues in the very industry that they fund. Lia Dias, 32, owner of The Girl Cave LA which has three locations—a beauty bar/ boutique on Melrose, and two beauty supply stores located on Crenshaw and another on Manchester—told Our Weekly about the struggle being a Black woman beauty supply owner.