U.S. Army veteran turned beauty blogger Jackie Aina has built an impressive following on social media for her beauty and makeup tutorials, tips and products.
This time she’s extended her popularity to include four (4) Caribbean social media influencers to participate in a make-up campaign, giving each winner $4,000US. Winners will also receive online boosting and professional PR by international makeup brands AND and UOMA.
A Trinbagonian, who’s online handle is KorenaRebecca https://twitter.com/korenarebecca has been selected as one of the four persons, including other Caribbean winners from Jamaica, Haiti and Guyana to win the prize for their winning looks.
Korena Rebecca is a beauty and makeup YouTuber and submitted a creatively-stunning beauty face that secured her a win within the competition. On twitter, Korena replied “I can finally see the whole tweet and I’m crying even more now wtf thank you Jackie! I have no words besides thank you and I love you”.
I can finally see the whole tweet and I'm crying even more now wtf thank you Jackie! I have no words besides thank you and I love you https://t.co/jlmlEHCvJ6
— 𝔹ℝ𝕆𝕎ℕ𝕊𝕌𝔾𝔸ℝ 🇹🇹 (@korenarebecca) February 29, 2020
There are more than 23 million YouTube channels, yet on this overwhelmingly saturated platform, Jackie Aina has carved out a space for herself and her 2.9 million subscribers to feel seen. Add to that number, 1.1 million followers on Instagram and 480,000 followers on Twitter, and it’s clear the 31-year-old Nigerian-American has influence. And it’s her authenticity that keeps everyone coming back.
Since Aina created her channel 11 years ago, she’s been devoted to shining a light on the disparities black women have dealt with in the beauty industry. From speaking up about the industry’s deeply-rooted lack of representation to offering solutions for uplifting marginalized communities, Aina boldly uses her platform as a force for good.
Aina has partnered, designed and collaborated with major international cosmetic brands, including Artist Couture, Too Faced, and Sigma Beauty. And an exclusive Jackie Aina Palette for Anastasia Beverly Hills Cosmetics.