Mary Lee Joshua
Vice-President,
M3 Cosmetic Labs, LLC.

Mary Lee Joshua is Vice President of M3 Cosmetic Labs, LLC, manufacturer of Arganics® brand products. Based in Daytona Beach, FL, M3 Cosmetic Labs is one of the newest and largest manufacturers of ethnic hair care products in the United States, with affiliated offices in North Little Rock, Arkansas and Johannesburg, South Africa.

Mary Lee launched M3 Cosmetic Labs, LLC in partnership with her mother, Marty Harris Joshua. Mary Lee's vision for the company is to give Ethnic consumers the quality and differentiation they have been longing for. Born into one of the most prominent families in the ethnic beauty industry, Mary understands today's consumer and market trends like few others can. She represents a new generation of consumers – ones with more buying power and greater expectations of the brands they choose.

About Mary Lee: Former Marketing & Key Accounts Sales Manager for J.M. Products, Inc. (J.M.), based in Little Rock, Arkansas. J.M. was the manufacturer of ISOPLUS® brand products.

"The legacy and hard work of my grandfather is the fire that fuels me. I've been a part of this industry since I was in diapers, and have worked hard throughout my career to ensure that I not only leave a legacy of my own, but that I continue to work hard to see the category flourish and to give our consumers the products that they love and deserve by ensuring that we always put quality, not quantity, first."
— Mary Lee Joshua, Vice-President M3 Cosmetic Labs.

Mary Lee's fresh perspective on the industry and future trends has gained her recognition from several publications and organizations including Business Week, Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles & Care Guide, OTC Beauty Magazine, Salon Sense Magazine, The AR Young Professional's Network, several Arkansas State University commercials and print campaigns and many, many more.

Mary Lee holds a BS in Business Management with a minor in Marketing and an emphasis in Leadership. During her undergraduate studies at Arkansas State University, she managed the school's $15 million student activities budget as president and served as chairperson of several of the university's largest events, including Homecoming and Welcome Week. Today, she is a member of The Little Rock Chapter of The Links, Inc. and serves on the planning and advisory committees for the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI).