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Beauty Is Your Business
44 minutes | 5 days ago
Beauty for the New Generation - Romain Gaillard of The Detox Market
The Detox Market curates the purest, most unique and sought-after products, based on three criteria: zero toxicity, highest efficiency and style, as a beauty choice of the new generation: Beauty without toxins, Beauty with expertise, and Beauty with integrity. Founder/CEO Romain Gaillard shares how The Detox Market is recognized both by press and by customers as one of the foremost North American destinations for green beauty and living.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47 minutes | 12 days ago
Putting Dreams in a Bottle - Théo Spilka of Firmenich
A 35-year veteran of the fragrance industry, Théo Spilka has held executive positions in New York, Geneva and Paris, and has called Firmenich, largest privately-owned perfume and taste business in its industry, his home for the last 29 years, where he is Global Vice President, Strategic Licensing and Business Development. In recent years, Théo identified new fragrance licensing opportunities throughout the U.S. and abroad; signing exclusive business development; distribution and branded licensing agreements for Firmenich and its diverse clients in the international beauty industry. Théo share how has facilitated many notable industry launches and licensing agreements for well known brands & personalities like Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige, the NY Yankees organization, Cher, Ford, Lionel Richie, and many more -- including some behind the scenes stories. And, how he takes pride in knowing which international fragrance marketers are looking for additional licenses to develop, or exchange; including ways to bring added value to their international business portfolio. Theo is a resource, a leader, and an inspiration, with an unmatched perspective on how to put dreams in a bottle. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | 19 days ago
When Beauty Brands Go International - Denise Dente and Jessica Quick of Buzz Beaute
Managing Principals of Buzz Beauty, a sales and marketing firm to accelerate brands, and co-authors of WHIP FIRE MONEY, Denise Dente and Jessica Quick explore how brands can increase their revenue and consumer awareness through global expansion, about Buzz Beaute's goal to help owner and entrepreneurs navigate the path to bring their brand to international markets, and the story of WHIP FIRE MONEY, their international guidebook for beauty brands looking to go global.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
32 minutes | a month ago
Rebranding From Physical to Digital - Ashley Souza of Crabtree & Evelyn
Ashley Souza, Chief Branding Officer, is one of the major players in Crabtree & Evelyn’s recent rebranding. Her main goal was to breathe life into a brand built on heritage and inspired by culture through exploration and travel. Crabtree & Evelyn has always been about more than surface level concerns, connecting culture through products and now bringing heritage and this new approach to resurrect exploration for growth philosophy. A belief that by exploring other cultures and other natural environments, you in turn grow as a person. They’ve currently launched four new collections thus far; Evelyn Rose (a reinvention of a historical collection), Crabtree (inspired by gender neutrality and shareability), The Gardener’s (more artisanal, story led), and Bali (inspired by Ash and the brand’s trip encompassing the culture).See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | a month ago
Old School Brand Building and Self-Funding to Scale - Rose-Marie Swift pof RMS Beauty
Today’s venture backed startup landscape has raised the bar for what it takes to compete, much less succeed. Many brands today focus on valuations, the size of fundraising rounds, top line numbers and their exit plan - and that’s one path. Others remain self-funded and fiercely independent defining success on their own terms. In this paradigm success is not based on size but the ability to execute on your purpose, vision and strategy all while being laser focused on profitability. Clean beauty pioneer and makeup artist Rose Marie Swift, the founder of RMS Beauty, is one of these fearless founders, who shares her insights and experiences with BeautyMatter's Kelly Kovack on the podcast "It's a Matter Of...".See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
42 minutes | a month ago
Tiila Abbitt of Aether Beauty - No Compromise
Tiila Abbitt loves to create “firsts”, like her self-funded company Aether Beauty (the world's first zero-waste makeup product, winner of Allure’s Best of Beauty Awards for 2021, a pretty big deal). And -- she simply doesn’t compromise. Tiila has proven you don’t have to sacrifice efficacy or payoff to create a clean and natural brand with good intent. On the podcast "Then What?", she joins Lahari Neelapareddy to share how she built a fast growing company on a shoestring budget; why she’s opening up the company to the public; the importance of understanding infrastructure and materials sourcing; and the worst thing a brand can do in trying to become sustainable. Plus, what happened in Tiila’s “Then What” moment, when she faced the reality of the pandemic, with every door of her biggest retail partner closing -- indefinitely.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
41 minutes | 2 months ago
The Secret Sauce of Compassionate Beauty - Brook Harvey-Taylor of Pacifica Beauty
Having led Pacifica Beauty to double-digit growth, year-over-year for the past five years including 2020, Brook Harvey-Taylor, CEO & Founder of Pacifica Beauty, offers insights into the journey to now, and the “secret sauce” to leading the clean beauty industry by storm. With guest hosts Tina Hedges of Loli Beauty and Jillian Wright of Indie Beauty Media Group.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Next-Level Social Media Strategy for Beauty Brands - Mimi Banks of MB Social
Mimi Banks has more than 20 years of global experience in the beauty industry, notably in the US, France, and Israel. She spent the majority of her career at L’Oréal, where she led social media for Lancôme. Mimi lends her vast experience to bring a global perspective, sensitivity to local culture, a deep understanding of client needs, and how to run a successful campaign. MB Social is a boutique full-service social media agency for global businesses, brands and talent.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
The Business of Skin Health - Karen Ballou of Immunocologie and LB Equity
With over 30 years of experience in the skincare industry, Karen grew concerned that the products she was using as a part of her skincare regimen were not supporting her health as she underwent treatment for cancer. Karen shares how, compelled to positively change the relationship between her skin, its health, and her skincare regimen, the Immunocologie philosophy and product line were created to give both men and women an effective, natural and luxurious skincare treatment that is beneficial to their skin – but without causing harm to their mind or body. She also provides insights into the work being done by her company LB Equity, an investment firm focused on emerging brands in the beauty and personal care sectors.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | 2 months ago
Whole Plant Skincare, Transformative Results - April Gargiulo of Vintner's Daughter
Wine betters with age, and skincare brand Vintner's Daughter, led by founder/CEO April Gargiulo, has found an impressive path forward as well. April shares the story of conceiving and founding the brand, navigating the way through the pandemic, and why the future is so bright, including: The company's $0 spend on marketing and relying on "G2G" (girlfriend-to-girlfriend) recommendations; how saying "no" was a good decision toward getting the authentic story that propelled the success; the path to being sold at coveted retailers; how the ethos of Napa Valley helped guide April's North Star and challenge industry norms, the advantage of needing only 6 hours to create a product with whole plants vs. 3-6 weeks to create other products, and behind the remarkable success of maintaining 1 SKU for 5 years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59 minutes | 2 months ago
Building Loyalty in Beauty with Allē - Allergan’s Jasson Gilmore and Dr. David Shafer
The next generation of Allergan Aesthetics’ loyalty rewards program, Brilliant Distinctions, is Allē. Consumers unlock access to curated content, exclusive offers, and personalized rewards for the Allergan Aesthetics leading portfolio of products that can be redeemed at their provider’s office. Allergan’s Jasson Gilmore and Dr. David Shafer cover the aesthetics market and how it fared during the pandemic, data on bookings post-shelter-in place and overall consumer sentiment towards BOTOX and other treatments due to Zoom culture, how Zoom and shelter-in-place reprioritized treatment choices, and a surge in interest towards aesthetics including among those who have not tried a treatment yet. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58 minutes | 3 months ago
Barb Stegemann of The 7 Virtues Beauty - Armed With Natural Fragrance
A social entrepreneur's journalism roots spawned an unconventional beauty launch in the middle of conflict. Barb Stegemann, Founder/CEO of The 7 Virtues Beauty Inc., brings us into her world of harnessing purchasing power to lift communities around the world, focusing on the return on love over the return on investment, breaking ground in the clean fragrance space in global market, and never giving up.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | 3 months ago
Marla Beck of Bluemercury - Empowering Ahead of the Curve
After 21 years since she co-founded Bluemercury, Co-founder/CEO Marla Beck shares the ethos and history that has successfully led to this point, navigating a path through a pandemic, and what is possible as she and the company look ahead.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48 minutes | 3 months ago
Brian Bordainick and Julie Schott of Starface - Effective Skincare, Cosmic Cuteness
Cute, vegan skincare? Starface co-founders Brian Bordainick and Julie Schott provide a look into their efforts to change the conversation and perceptions of acne and skincare, with instagrammable acne treatment, beautifully bridging beauty and wellness--with personality.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
Jaclyn Grauman & Michelle Silverstein of The Verticale - Brands That Stand for Something
A platform for ethical digitally native brands, The Verticale works to create a place for finding the new generation of innovative brands that stand for something beyond the product: real people behind them that aim to work toward a better tomorrow. Founders Jaclyn Grauman & Michelle Silverstein share how they look for brands that meets at least one of their core values, a brand that produces quality, trusted goods, and one that takes a human-centric approach; about the advantages of having built relationships with hundreds of founders because of The Verticale’s media site; the problem with working with traditional retailers; why finding the right co-founder is like finding a soulmate; and some self-care routines which have been crucial during the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
43 minutes | 4 months ago
Nancy Twine of Briogeo Hair Care - Clean Hair Care for All, Naturally
What if you approached haircare the same way you would skincare? Nancy Twine, Founder and CEO of Briogeo Hair Care, reviews her illustrious career which began in finance at Goldman Sachs, and how it led to becoming the youngest African American to launch a line at Sephora. Nancy offers the philosophy behind her brand including how more hands-on and thoughtful you can be, the better the results. And she shares why she believes that any company that wants to be the best in their category needs to be different, along with mindset advice for entrepreneurs on positivity and believing in yourself.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
49 minutes | 4 months ago
Margarita Arriagada of Valde Beauty - Lipstick Warriors
Inspired by her mother who had struggled for the last years of her life with dementia, and what beauty brought to her mother, Margarita Arriagada shares the story of the founding of her company Valde Beauty: including, advice from personal experience: when you try to fit in, you end up not putting forth all of yourself, the origin of the branding, thinking about lipstick as armor that women wear to feel more confident and themselves, her experience in retail, how that influenced her brand, and how the future of retail may be closer than ever, and a personal love for the Amazon Rainforest, and how she was inspired by the giant ants there.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
52 minutes | 4 months ago
Rich Gersten of True Beauty Capital - Investing in Growth
Founder and Managing Partner Rich Gersten shares his journey in the beauty industry, leading to him starting his own private equity firm, True Beauty Capital. Rich discusses challenges for small brands, how the authenticity and purpose of the founder is a top criteria for investing, advice for fledgling brands, and trends exacerbated by the pandemic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | 4 months ago
Joyce Kim and Katie Welch of Rare Beauty - Making an Impact
Selena Gomez's beauty brand offers "makeup made to feel good in, without hiding what makes you unique." Joyce Kim (Chief Product Officer) and Katie Welch (Chief Marketing Officer) of Rare Beauty offer a look behind the brand to hosts Karen Moon, April Franzino, and Abby Wallach.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | 5 months ago
Josh Kirschbaum of WWP - Where Innovation and Beauty Take Shape
Innovation, expertise and design are critical for success in the ultra-competitive beauty and personal care industry. That’s why for over 38 years, global players in the field have consistently turned to the experts at WWP. CEO Josh Kirschbaum shares company culture and how WWP works to exceed expectations at every step in the process, from product formulation, turnkey contract services and groundbreaking design, to primary packaging components, secondary packaging and specialty finishing.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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