{For Immediate Release} 

 
“TOP FIVE” ACTRESS AND LOVE AND HIP HOP ATLANTA, STAR KARLIE, REDD TO JOIN POSNER COSMETICS
 
NEW YORK, NY (July 21, 2015) - For over 65 years, Posner has been a leader in ethnic cosmetics and hair care, serving the distinct needs of women of color for generations.   With its evolution of unique formulations and an ever-changing spectrum of fashion colors, our loyal customers have grown to trust our products for their quality, effectiveness and value.
 
We are proud to announce that the internationally known, multi-talented star, actress, singer, dancer, writer, producer, director and entrepreneur, Karlie Redd will join Posner Cosmetics.  She is a powerhouse of talent, with both beauty and brains.  She has it all!  Karlie's accomplishments are noteworthy and her television and social media following, exceeding 7 million, are evidence of her current status and popularity.  She is presently appearing on Love and Hip Hop in Atlanta.  For the next three years, Posner and Karlie will be bringing innovative products to the market place.  She is the first national spokesperson representing Posner since Natalie Cole.
 
Karlie starred in Chris Rock’s feature film “Top Five” Film alongside Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Sherri Shepherd, Cedric the Entertainer and Kevin Hart released December 2014.  She also held a main role, in the top grossing film in Africa’s history for a Nollywood film “30 Days in Atlanta” starring Vivica A. Fox and Lynn Whitfield. Karlie is the owner of two women’s clothing and accessories store;  Merci at the Stonecrest Mall, in metro Atlanta and Mansiion at the Westfield Culver City Mall, in West Los Angeles. Ultimately, Karlie wants to be a role model for all young women around the world. She is here to represent young women who work hard and never give up on their hopes and dreams.
 
Karlie's unique style and fashion sense will be reflected in her cutting-edge products, shades and components.  Production is underway, to introduce her Fall Collection 2015, which will include the most timely "must haves" for her loyal followers and the general market.  Karlie Redd's new line will enhance the already existing and popular products that have been the mainstay of Posner’s consumer choices.
 
An international beauty born in New York and raised with her West Indian family in Trinidad, Karlie entered the entertainment arena at an early age. Starting off acting and modeling, by the age of 16 Karlie had over 40 commercials, movies, and modeling appearances to her credit. Moving back stateside at the age of 12, Karlie
continued to hone her skills studying voice, music and dance at the Harlem School of the Arts. She also toured with the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Company while continuing to model and act. Musically, she began her career working with such noted producers as Commissioner Gordon, Michaelangelo Saulsberry, L.O.S. The
Maestro, and Jamaican producer Mickey Bennett to perfect her craft. Karlie has also worked with and learned from the likes of Sean Kingston, Claudette Ortiz from City High, Da Rock, the legendary KRS-1, new hot rapper Hot Dollar, Will.I.Am, and super producer Lenky responsible for the 1 international smash “Get Busy” by Sean Paul.  Karlie has recorded remixes to the songs “Hate on Me” by Jill Scott and “Bed” by J. Holiday.
 
Posner is backed by the expertise of an innovative organization with over three decades of expertise in manufacturing, product development and contract packaging.  All of Posner’s products, including those with Karlie, are proudly manufactured in the United States.  Posner distinguishes itself by forward thinking, fast moving approaches to today's changing consumer and retail markets.  Karlie Redd will be part of that exciting journey.
 
"Our reputation as an innovator in the industry will continue to lead us to originate unique and creative products that compliment the Posner brand," asserts CEO, Carole Krupnick.  Along with Randy Krupnick, the company's mission is to continue expansion with innovative products, packaging, promotions, events and advertising, in order to maintain our commitment to being "a legacy of beauty for women of color."