After starting her career as a product formulator and growing up in the Spa Industry, Mariame Sylla's love for chemistry and skincare led her into the beauty industry. Mariame is a Licensed Esthetician with years of experience and also ITEC CERTIFIED. In 2015, she created the skincare line MarimadSkinRx, a venture which in 2019 evolved into the Marimad Luxury Spa in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Self-dubbed as "the melanin expert," the spa's services mainly cater to African American skin but treatments are available for people of all ages and ethnicities. Her successful business led her into FORBES in 2021 as a next1000 entrepreneur.