Bea's Bayou Wins Big at Black Enterprise Disruptor Summit Sponsored by Walmart

Bea's Bayou Wins Big at  Black Enterprise Disruptor Summit Sponsored by Walmart - Bea's Bayou Skincare
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Probiotic Scalp Care Brand, Bea's Bayou Skincare Wins Big at the Black Enterprise Disruptor Summit 2024


New Orleans, LA (May 22, 2024) — Bea’s Bayou Skincare has been awarded a $10,000 prize at the Black Enterprise Disruptor Summit 2024. The Black Enterprise Summit took place in Atlanta, GA and was sponsored by Walmart.

On May 17th, Brown traveled to Atlanta, GA to participate in the Black Enterprise Disruptor Summit where Brown was awarded $10,000 for Bea’s Bayou, after presenting a 90 second pitch. Over the past year, Brown has been working hard fundraising in hopes to further accomplish the Bea’s Bayou mission. Arielle was one of four entrepreneurs named top finalists out of over 100 pitches submitted for the Black Enterprise Summit.

This is Walmart's first time sponsoring a pitch competition aimed to help small businesses. With the help of Black Enterprise, Walmart hopes to continue helping small businesses succeed. 

"The mission of Walmart Business is to help others save time, money, and hassle.”

Head of Walmart Business, Torarie Durden commented on Walmart's ongoing efforts to help small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Black Enterprise, sponsors, and contestants at

You can purchase Bea’s Bayou Skincare at, AMP Beauty in Los Angeles, CA and Dream House Lounge in New Orleans, LA. 


About Bea's Bayou Skincare

Louisiana native and Licensed Master Social Worker, Arielle Brown, is the founder and owner of Bea's Bayou Skincare, named after her maternal grandmother, Beatrice.  After getting her Masters degree in Social Work from Southern University New Orleans, she provided direct mental health services conducting trauma-focused therapies with children and families for seven years. After leaving the education system, Arielle chose entrepreneurship, working as a Realtor. During the pandemic, she created scalp drops to help soothe her inflamed scalp and to her surprise, Bea’s Bayou Skincare was born! “Our vision is to inspire healing & build confidence and our values are empathy, integrity, and audacity!” Bea’s Bayou’s product line has grown to include both scalp and face care products to address sensitive, itchy, flaky, imbalanced skin. In 2022, Bea’s Bayou Skincare won the Essence and Aveeno Skin Health Pitch Award. Arielle has participated in various accelerator programs including Founder Gym, Black Girl Ventures, Fearless Fund, IDEA Institute, Jrue & Lauren Holiday Fund, and most recently by Stitchcrew, Amazon, New Voices Foundation, and Digital Undivided - Breakthrough! She is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women, International Society of Female Professionals, and her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  Arielle loves family time, reading, good food, and singing! 

 “It is an honor for me to continue growing Bea's Bayou Skincare into a legacy brand, and one day, help other young entrepreneurs go after their goals as well.” For more information, please visit or email

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Wow! Congrats! I love watching your brand flourish AND I love your products!

Donovan Hobdy,

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