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lifetime achievement award
Mr Cornell McBride Snr.
Cornell McBride Sr has been a key player in the Hair industry formulating, manufacturing and supplying outstanding products catering to natural and curly hair textures worldwide for 50 years.
We acknowledge this rich legacy in hair product development spanning 50 years, 20 years as a partnership with M & M Cosmetics, and 30 years since the birth of McBride Research Labs, a family run business. This is a formidable achievement and we look forward to another 50 more years from the McBride family.
Cornell Sr’s first revolutionary product Sta-Sof-Fro was the first softening product developed for African-American men’s hair, making it manageable and easy to comb. Under the M&M Products Company banner he was able to introduce other brands that became internationally known. By the mid-80s, M&M Products had revenues in excess of $40 million dollars and four national brands: Sta-Sof-Fro, Sof-N-Free, Moxie, and Curly Perm. In 1989 Cornell McBride Snr and his partner sold M&M Products Company to Amca in South Africa.
For the past 30 years McBride Sr has been manufacturing the Design Essentials brand under McBride Research Labs. The current President is his son Mr Cornell McBride Jr and a legacy continues.
With every respect and honour due Mr Cornell McBride Sr we present you with the
BLACK BEAUTY AND FASHION DIASPORA AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT!
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