Author: Patrice Greil Yursik

Women Who Inspire: Jamyla Bennu

                  NAME: Jamyla Bennu AGE: 38 OCCUPATION: Mixtress, creator and CEO of Oyin Handmade WHO SHE IS: Jamyla Bennu is like Wonder Woman, if Wonder Woman also ran a successful personal care business and was an incredible wife and mother in addition to being a superhero. She’s the kind of woman that the media insists doesn’t exist – the woman who truly has it all. Jamyla and her husband Pierre are the creators of Oyin Handmade, a beloved line of hair and body care products for men and women, primarily people blessed with naturally curly and highly-textured hair. Oyin is the Yoruba word for honey, and legions of natural-haired women have been sweet on their products for the past decade. Now Target has gotten hip to the honey and Oyin products will be found on store shelves at everyone’s favorite retail store, nationwide. In addition to running Oyin, Jamyla is a mother of two adorable boys. Ebony Magazine recently named the Bennu’s one of the Coolest Black …