CEO of natural hair care line TGIN has died

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CEO of natural hair care line TGIN has died

Chris-Tia Donaldson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and skincare products.

She is a breast cancer survivor, Harvard Lawyer, and a true and a true friend to the natural hair community.

Chris-Tia Donaldson passed away last evening Sunday November 14th.

Chris-Tia Donaldson is the founder and CEO of Thank God It’s Natural (T.G.I.N.). A hair care line designed for women with natural hair. Since launching in 2013, T.G.I.N. has seen great success both in the U.S. and across the globe. With products sold in Target, Ulta, Walmart, and Whole Foods, to name a few.

In 2015, two years after the launch of T.G.I.N., Chris-Tia was diagnosed with breast cancer. She describes that year as both the best and worst year of her life. Saying, “In March of 2015, we launched in over 250 Target stores nationwide.

Then nine months later, I was diagnosed with stage two, breast cancer. The experience was pivotal because as I was undergoing treatment, T.G.I.N. grew. It doubled from a revenue standpoint and quadrupled from a distribution standpoint.”