The Newly Wedded Mrs. Eunice Cofie-Obeng

Just having a basic skin care regimen can alleviate a lot of skin issues.

She is President, CEO, and Chief Cosmetic Chemist of Nuekie (pronounced Nu-whe-key), an innovative health and beauty company for people of color. Also known as Eunice Nuekie Cofie, the newly wedded Mrs. Eunice Cofie-Obeng uses traditional African medicine with modern science to create her products and services. She is of Ghanaian heritage and, as you can see, has absolutely beautiful skin. Eunice has long been an advocate for healthy living and now focuses on proper skin care, both topical and internal.

Mrs. Cofie-Obeng earned her Bachelor of Science in chemistry/molecular biology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Florida A&M) and her Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Cincinnati University. In 2012, she was honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. Forbes.com named her one of “The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa”. Eunice was also featured in the Scientific American as “What a Scientist Looks Like” and, according to the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper, she is one of the “25 Women in Tallahassee You Need to Know”.

During her college years, she spent her summers in Ghana implementing the Save A Million Lives HIV/AIDS Prevention Program. The former Miss Black Florida USA also spent a year promoting her platform, Preventing Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Through Education and Life Transforming Habits. Eunice is no stranger to community service and has dedicated her life to the advocacy of healthy living.

Although she specializes in the research and development of dermatological products, Eunice is very clear about the importance of nutrition and exercise, knowing your skin type, using the right products, consistency of skin care regimens, using a cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and sunscreen. Her company currently offers the Nuekie Pre-Cleanser which dissolves makeup and gently removes impurities from the skin. The Nuekie Moisture Therapy Creme is a rich moisturizing complex of shea butter, marula oil, baobab oil, and tamanu oil.

Below, she is featured on the STEM4Girls Youtube channel. STEM4Girls is a program designed to instill the love of science, technology, engineering, and math specifically in girls. Please connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. Thank you, Eunice, for serving our community, being an excellent role model, and an inspiration to to us all.

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