Grind Pretty, the online platform designed for female entrepreneurs in the beauty and lifestyle space today announced it’s partnership with reality star and daughter of Lil Wayne and Toya Johnson, Reginae Carter. This campaign celebrates the Historically Black Universities and Colleges and highlights some emerging female entrepreneurs who attended HBCUs. Reginae also attended Clark Atlanta University, as well as Mimi Johnson, the owner of Grind Pretty.

I’m really excited to  partner with Grind Pretty. It’s really cool to support HBCUs and women entrepreneurs!” said Reginae.

“This collab is really special to me. School Daze is one of my favorite movies and I wanted to pay homage to Oscar award winning costume designer Ruth Carter who originally styled the movie! My HBCU experience was also an important factor in my life and I wanted to shed a light on the greatness they produce,” said Mimi J, CEO of Grind Pretty.

The special HBCU edition box has a retail value of over $75.00 and is priced at $29.99 including:

Brands in this box:

  • Abeille Creations Bonnet – FAMU grad
  • Blink Me Pretty Lashes – CAU grad
  • Belle May Naturals Hair Products – Spelman grad
  • Chicago French Press Coffee – Howard grad
  • The Glamatory Lip Potion – CAU grad
  • Edge control brush

Grind Pretty provides helpful tips and advice from beauty and lifestyle industry entrepreneurs, products sold by female-owned businesses, as well as its industry magazine that profiles the women whose products are included in the box.

To learn more about Grind Pretty and its quarterly subscription box, click here.

About Grind Pretty

Grind Pretty was founded by Mimi J, an accomplished makeup artist, entrepreneur, and owner of The Glamatory. Designed with the goal of helping other female entrepreneurs realize their dreams of building their own businesses and leading their most authentic lives, the online platform seeks to connect business experts and aspiring entrepreneurs with one another. Grind Pretty provides a wealth of helpful resources, including blogs, instructional videos, exclusive business-building tips, beauty advice, and more. To learn more about Grind Pretty, visit  


All images by Drea Nicole