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episode 13: He Ditched A Government Job to Start a Skin-Care Line for Men of Color

Patrick Boateng II is the CEO and founder of Ceylon by Anim Labs. When Patrick was working overseas in Asia, he had it all: a stable job, opportunities for travel. But when he started having problems with his skin, Patrick realized that most skincare products weren’t made with black men in mind. Solving a problem for himself and in turn, others, he decided to leave his job and start a skin-care line for men of color.


  • Ceylon by Anim Labs

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Anshuman Iddamsetty

Phoebe Wang
Natalie Plourde
Emma Fedderson
Anshuman Iddamsetty

Senior Supervising Producer
Tammi Downey

Spencer Sunshine

Musical Score
Jim Guthrie


 2019-07-31  19m