Julissa Bermudez, the Dominican American actress originally from Queens, NY, is a TV host and founder of República Skin, is continually making a name for herself in the world of digital content creation, entrepreneurship and the entertainment industry. Known for her appearances on popular TV shows such as BET and MTV, Bermudez has also established herself as a beauty influencer, collaborating with renowned brands like Estée Lauder, Makeup Forever, and Origins.
Despite her success in the entertainment industry, Julissa has also ventured into the world of entrepreneurship. Drawing inspiration from her Dominican roots, she founded república skin, a brand that aims to celebrate and preserve the beauty of diverse skin types. Bermudez’s search for the perfect body treatment led her to develop her own line of skincare products, using natural ingredients that provide a sweet indulgence for the skin.
República skin draws from the rich heritage of the Dominican Republic, embracing the sensually radiant nature of Caribbean skin. The brand’s bodycare products are crafted with clean formulas, inspired by the beauty found in nature. Bermudez hopes that through república skin, individuals can experience the essence of the Caribbean and incorporate it into their daily body care rituals.
The philosophy behind república skin is rooted in the belief that our skin tells a unique story, reflecting our roots and history. She believes in the same way that history deserves to be preserved and treasured, our skin deserves the utmost care and attention. By offering products that nourish and enhance the skin’s natural beauty, república skin encourages individuals to embrace their heritage and feel confident in their own skin.
República skin’s commitment to using natural ingredients ensures that customers can indulge in skincare that is both effective and gentle. The brand’s products are designed to provide a sweet treat for the skin, leaving it feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and as sweet as sugar, as she has coined the phrase in the brands trademark.
As república skin continues to gain recognition and popularity, Julissa hopes that her brand will become a beloved part of people’s daily skincare routines worldwide. By bringing a taste of the Caribbean into the lives of individuals around the globe, república skin offers a unique and indulgent experience that celebrates the beauty of diverse skin types.
With the upcoming premiere of the new show “Serenata De Las Estrellas” in Mexico and the US this fall, Julissa Bermudez’s star continues to rise. Her multifaceted career spans hosting, acting, and now entrepreneurship. Whether she is gracing the screen, appearing in beauty campaigns, or creating her own skincare line, Bermudez has shown herself as a true example of the realization of continuing to achieve one’s dreams through hard work and determination.
This article feature is from our annual special edition issue, the L.A. STYLE Magazine Most Influential of 2023.