Meet the brand
History In The Making
In 2009 the company originated in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, in an art college dormitory. Named and Founded by Asia Monét Obree Owens, the idea struck when she was given a project to design her own products for a business that she could one day own. Her thoughts began to flow for she knew exactly what she was passionate about and could do for the rest of her life. From cafeteria napkins and recycled computer paper to filling up several sketch books, Monét began her journey as an entrepreneur.
In 2010, she shared here vision with her best friend in college Eban Taylor, who was studying as an Graphic Designer. With her love for branding individuals, the two bounced around ideas of the image of Monét Obree. As Monét continued her photo shoot collaboration throughout the years with several photographers, designers, and models; Monét couldn't help but organically merge her love for art with the industry of beauty.
In 2014, Owens became familiar with the competitive industry and realized her place in the billion dollar industry. During an interview on TV, Owens heard a business owner speaking on how to be successful. He stated, “Being a successful business owner, is not always about building a new invention or business but, seeing what's missing in an established business and finding a way to make a service or business better. “ Amongst other things, Owens heard the statement and persevered towards registering the brand, finalizing prototypes, and setting herself up for success.
From the years of high school until she graduated college, apart of her vision was to attend esthetics school to finalize her education. Several doors where slammed in her face until she was given the opportunity to compete for a full scholarship in the fall of 2014 at the Casal Aveda Institute. Winning the scholarship for Owens was a conformation that Owens was headed in the right direction. A direction of success and giving opportunities to individuals who desperately need them.
In 2018, the company became driven to establish Ohio's full service mobile body waxing spa & beauty bar on wheels, delivering several unique experiences and cosmetics for both the Monét Obree and “I'm Loving Me” Non-Profit Organization.
To start the process of all the goals Monét has in the futrue, phase one of the projects was a store front. In September of 2019, Monét cut the ribbon to her first store front location. The storefront location allows the team to focus on every aspect of the business and it's continued growth each year.