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She Rocks! Meet Guyanese Girl and Cosmetic Chemist Angella Sprauve

Meet Guyanese Girl and Cosmetic Chemist, Angella Sprauve, the featured character in a new book series for girls.  The Look-Up Series is a nonfiction biography series inviting 8 to 12-year-old girls into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math while celebrating diverse female role models in S.T.E.A.M. careers. Each title is a unique blend of biography content, actionable advice, and S.T.E.A.M. activities and written by award-winning American Girl author Aubre Andrus.

In ANGELLA, BEAUTY CHEMIST girls can meet Angella, a beauty chemist who mixes science with nature to create lotions, potions, and polishes that bring people joy every day. Angella loves experimenting in a lab, making discoveries, and testing ingredients, colors, and scents.

In this book, girls will…

  • learn how chemists like Angella use science to create beauty products that keep us clean, happy, and healthy.

  • experiment with your own scrubs and masks at home and observe the results.

  • get inspired by the power of plants and flowers around the world.

Angella currently runs Auvê Beauty, a personal care brand that pays tribute to her mother’s Guyanese heritage. The line features bootlace tree extract, which is an anti-aging botanical from the Guyanese rainforest.

ANGELLA, BEAUTY CHEMIST can be found on,, and today.

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