Meet The Urbaanite: Nashonta McDowell

Meet Nashonta McDowell, a Licensed Esthetician, born and raised right here in Nashville, TN. A creator of handmade skin care products crafted with love and all natural ingredients. An innovator too, who started her own business and is genuinely inspired by other black founders who are doing the same. We hope you enjoy meeting this Urbaanite.

Nashonta McDowell, Owner of Kb Skincare and Kiia bath & body

Hometown: Nashville, TN

How many years have you been in Nashville? I have been here my entire life born and raised here.

Tell us what you are creating in Nashville?

I am a Licensed Esthetician and I also create bath and body products and since becoming an Esthetician I now make my own Cleansers, Skincare Mask, Serums etc.

What inspires you?   

A lot of things inspire me.Life inspires me everyday that I wake up, I am inspired to do something, create something and pursue my dreams. I am also inspired by seeing people who look like me build their own foundation, start their own business from the ground up.

Coffee, brunch, or happy hour?

Happy Hour

Describe Nashville in 3 words?

The Bachelorettes Destination

Favorite Nashville musician, singer or artist?


What is your favorite Nashville spot you are digging right now during Covid?

Slim and Husky’s

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