Representation Matters: 16-year Old Paris Dorsey Becomes New Face Of Maria Raquel Thomas Cosmetics
Black-Owned Cosmetics Company Selects 16-year old AA model as new Face of Campaign. Oh, by the way, the owner of the company is only 14-years old.
"I feel proud and honored that I can represent not only brown-skin girls, but to also show the world that representation matters, "Paris states.
Paris is an honor roll student from Atlanta, GA. The versatile 5'11" model also plays the cello and violin. She is planning on attending Columbia University to study political science and law.
"I am so excited to have Paris officially on our team. Not only does she have natural beautiful features, but she is also smart and charismatic, all the things my brand highlights. And I know she will be a great encouragement to girls around the world," states Maria Raquel Thomas.
To empower girls, Maria Raquel Thomas names each of her collections with positive reinforcement adjectives such as: Adventurous, Beautiful, Believer, Confident, etc.
"It is important for me to focus on female empowerment. To help other girls know they are not alone in their struggles and that there are solutions out there to guide them. I know that building each other up and working together can only create a better environment,"
To show the brands diversity, Maria Raquel selected another model earlier this year for her campaign ads. Lilly Paige, was selected from a model contest earlier this year.
"I believe in diversity. As a black-owned company, my brand is not just for one race, it is for everyone. We are all in this together," Maria Raquel states.
Maria Raquel Thomas A.K.A "Maria the Science Princess" is an Entrepreneur, Youtuber and Philanthropist. She is the owner of Maria Raquel Thomas Cosmetics. She is also a Presidential awarded honor-roll student in the DC metro area. As a member of the National Junior Honor Society, on any given day you can find her mixing new science formulas, building rollercoasters, and building robots. Maria is also the first National Youth Ambassador for Stand-Up for Kids non-profit. She plans to be an ER doctor when she grows up and plans to attend Harvard University.
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