Wednesday, August 13, 2014

DIY Beauty Recipes from Ethiopia

Aug 13, 2014, A native of Ethiopia, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is the founder of soleRebels, a line of colorful footwear that pairs Ethiopian craftsmanship with western design. The handmade, fair-trade shoes are made entirely in her native country and sold in 55 others.

Alemu, who was recently named a Forbes Woman to Watch, takes pride in spreading her Ethiopian culture and style across the world. The globetrotting entrepreneur says that one of the greatest lessons she learned growing up in her small village was actually a pretty global ideal: beauty comes from within, and is in large part determined by how you treat others.

“Truly beautiful people have incredibly beautiful spirits that allow them to radiate a special kind of physical beauty,” Amelu says. “It is in our actions. Doing beautiful things to uplift and empower other people is the ultimate expression of beauty.” Read more from Yahoo Beuity » 

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