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Maryland friends a hit with hair accessories to match designer face masks

Elaine Houston & WNYT Staff
Created: June 04, 2020 07:16 PM

Two friends from Maryland with a goal of keeping people safe during this pandemic have come up with a product that promotes safety and fashion, and Albany residents are among those striking a pose.

Friends Kimberly McCallister and Cassandra Adams met in a way few people would like to start a relationship. Adams had been exposed to toxic mold. The damage that the mold caused is visible on her face and back. McCallister was dealing with breast cancer.

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After they both recovered, they vowed to live the healthiest life they could and eventually partnered in a venture to do just that. It's called Kassamada Cosmetics.

Once news of the pandemic broke, they started making facemasks for family members - again with safety as the goal.

However, one-day McCallister had a hair emergency. Once others learned of the ingenious way she solved it, orders began pouring in.

See what she did – and how the idea is growing, by watching the video of Elaine Houston's story.

To learn more about the masks, you can email kassmadacosmetics@gmail.com.


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