How Rihanna Changed Beauty Standards and Conquered the Business World

Michael Beausoleil
7 min readMay 10, 2021

Fans of Rihanna’s music have been eagerly waiting her ninth album, affectionately called “R9.” It has been a long time since she released new music: over five years since Anti dropped in 2016. The album still receives love, and was recognized as the first album by a Black woman to spend 200 weeks on the Billboard 200.

Clearly, Rihanna has a strong fan base. She’s earned a legacy in the music industry, but she’s currently building an empire elsewhere. In the beauty world Fenty has become one of the biggest names…

Michael Beausoleil

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