Dr. Jen is a Skin Scientist, Aesthetician and certified Face Yoga Instructor. She has a B.S. in Chemistry from NC A&T State University and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a concentration in Cosmetic Science, from the University of Cincinnati. She is the 2nd African American, in the US, to earn a Ph.D. in Cosmetic Science. 

Dr. Jen has in-depth Clinical Research experience with Sensitive Skin and Dermatitis and a breath of Product Innovation experience including product design, consumer insights and formulation science.  She has published several peer reviewed journal articles, appeared on Good Morning Washington and contributed to numerous media outlets including CNN, Cosmopolitan, NYLON, Well + Good, Authority and Good Housekeeping.  Dr. Jen has held various R&D positions at Fortune 100 companies and developed products for household brands such as Covergirl, Iams, Gillette and Coca-Cola.  


Dr. Jen is a wife, mother of 2 girls and a member of a host of organizations including Cosmetic Executive Women, Society of Cosmetic Chemists, The Links, Incorporated and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.