Legacy Miami Magazine featured KAZMALEJE in its 2020 Legacy 40 Under 40 Issue that was included in the Miami Herald.
Here's an excerpt:
When the Stirrup sisters went natural they realized combing and detangling their hair was a less-than-fun experience because of the hair styling tools they were forced to use.
As more people opted to use their fingers to detangle their tresses instead of combs and brushes, the three Stirrup sisters thought to create a hair tool that would mimic the human finger while also improving the traditional comb and brush to cut down on styling time.
“The magic of our hair tool is the design of the teeth,” said LaToya Stirrup, who was also recognized as one of Legacy magazine’s “40 Under 40” in 2018. “With our hair tool, the detangling is faster and there is not nearly as much shedding.”
As a result of the innovation by LaToya, LaTasha, and LaTrice Stirrup, the KurlsPlus Detanlgers were launched in 2019 as their first line of patent-pending hair tools under their new beauty and lifestyle company, Kazmaleje.
“In a sea of hair care products, we were the only hair tools,” LaToya Stirrup said. “There is security in knowing that I have a product that works.”
In 2019, Kazmaleje The KurlsPlus three set by Kazmaleje, a Black-owned (pronounced Cosmology), beauty brand. submitted for QVC and HSN’s “The Big Find” both networks to find and promote competition, a joint venture by small businesses.
Legacy Miami Magazine is a business/news publication serving South Florida’s Black community in Miami Dade County with insightful; articles, information on business, careers, politics, education, culture, and social commentary. The publication is distributed as an insert in the Miami Herald newspaper.