Aaron Wallace and Lina Gadi are the founders of the UK's First Black Owned Grooming Brand for Black Men, Shear & Shine, offering a range of products for men's hair care, skin care and beard care. Since their launch in 2016 their brand has been featured in BuzzFeed, SBTV and The Telegraph, leading to an interview on BET.
They are both extremely passionate about redefining the perception of Black men. It’s this underlying motivation that is the guiding principle of their brand. Every product they develop, every partnership they form and every decision they make is with this in mind.
Individually they have each been recognized for their entrepreneurial skills. Aaron Wallace was listed by Ask Men as one of a few men making huge waves in the male grooming industry and Lina Gadi was recognized by Elle Magazine and Okay Africa as an influential woman in business.