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Beauty Is Your Business
54 minutes | 9 days ago
Carolina Reis of OneSkin - Delaying Aging with Skin Health
What’s the next innovation in skincare? It’s skin health and delaying the aging process at the molecular level. Carolina Reis, the founder behind OneSkin, is doing just that. While today’s skincare brands address skin care concerns, Carolina and her female founding team of PHDs in bioengineering started a company at the forefront of longevity, with a focus on the molecular root cause of skin aging so consumers can stay biologically younger and extend the health of their skin. Carolina shares how this dynamic team started their research with the goal of growing skin in the lab to create an alternative to animal testing, about the evolution of her research and discovery of a proprietary peptide, and how she is brining to market a novel product - a topical supplement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
53 minutes | 16 days ago
Tina Craig of U Beauty - Replacing Excess with Essence
Behind the scenes of scientific innovation, organic marketing pro tips, and a successful launch of an indie beauty brand. U Beauty Co-founder Tina Craig shares insights into patent pending technology based on eight years of medical grade R & D, to years of testing on years supermodels and celebrities, and how Tina convinced a cynical buyer to test the product on her skin for a week led to selfing out globally in just twenty-one days.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
38 minutes | 22 days ago
Cora Miller of Young King Hair Care - Natural Products for Kids
Young King Hair Care is a plant-based, natural hair care line intentionally crafted for multicultural boys, with a goal to redefine male grooming by encouraging boys with textured hair to "celebrate and love their crowns. Founder Cora Miller shares how she was inspired by her son, and walks through the importance of thoughtful and strategic growth, the challenges of a faster-than-expected trajectory, and a mission to uplift young boys of color along the way.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48 minutes | a month ago
Lynn Power of MASAMI - Clean Beauty Meets Performance
MASAMI (which means truly beautiful in Japanese) is a DTC premium hair care line designed for superior hydration, texture, and shine, and features mekabu, a nutrient-rich ocean wonder botanical. CEO/Co-Founder Lynn Power shares the story.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
56 minutes | a month ago
Silvia Galfo of Revlon - From Heritage Brand to the Modern Age
What does it take to build a brand legacy, managing a global brand with international relevance? Revlon's Global Brand President Silvia Galfo takes us on a journey into product innovation, how teams adapt to adjust to the needs of the market, and growing from heritage brand to the modern age. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
52 minutes | a month ago
John Demsey of Estee Lauder - When Art and Science Converge
This "powerhouse extraordinaire" has created multiple phenomena in the beauty industry with his unique career path and compelling social media presence, from taking Mac Cosmetics from a small brand to a global presence and identifying Tom Ford as a cultural icon to disrupt the fragrance category. He identifies with pop culture to recognize and set the stage for what is new and next! John Demsey, Group President for Estee Lauder, shares his heart, soul, passion and purpose in everything that he does for the industry and for the people he shares his life with. From his 12 year old VSCO girl to his 10 amazing four legged friends, he makes the magic happen when art and science converge.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
34 minutes | 2 months ago
Kerry Benjamin of Stackedskincare - Feeling Great In Your Skin
Are you sure your skin care routine is really state of the art? Technologist-turned-celebrity aesthetician Kerry Benjamin has rethought that very skin care routine, using advanced techniques to develop individually tailored skin care regimens into a signature treatment. Kerry shares how she grew into a multi-faceted consumer product business, finding her passion and bootstrapping that business to profitability - - as a vegan, cruelty-free, non-comedogenic, sulfate-free, and a clean skincare line developed using U.S. pharmaceutical grade ingredients. StackedSkincare is known for tools like the dermaplaning tool, serums, and dramatic results by "stacking" tools and skincare for scars, fine lines, dark spots, sun spots, etc.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27 minutes | 4 months ago
Abby Wallach of Sparti Scents - It's a Revolution!
The vision: to re-think new forms of fragrance, new delivery systems and new experiences to make fragrance a part of your every day lifestyle and routine. Abby Wallach shares how Sparti Scents' unique forms deliver fragrance at pure and concentrated levels for intense, lasting delight. Packaged in a cool twist-on portable swivel stick so you can Sparti anytime, anywhere! All Sparti Scents fragrances have been developed by a world-class senior perfumer, and Sparti Scents evolved from a 15-year friendship and a desire to create a new voice and vision for the fragrance and beauty category. After interviewing hundreds of fragrance fans from around the world, award-winning entrepreneurs and executives Abby Wallach and Caroline Fabrigas set out to revolutionize the way consumers use, love and wear fragrance.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | 4 months ago
Michel Brousset of Waldencast - Incubating Beauty and Wellness Brands
Imagine starting a career at some of the biggest consumer product and beauty companies in the world, skyrocketing to the head of L’Oreal in the UK and U.S., then pivoting to incubating burgeoning beauty and wellness brands. Veteran beauty executive Michel Brousset (Founder and CEO of Waldencast, a holding company and investment fund that incubates and accelerates early stage beauty and wellness brands and helps them rapidly create scale and profitability) delves into how to run and build brands that last a lifetime, why product performance is key in beauty, but a point of view and emotional connection direct to the consumer is king. Plus, the biggest reasons brands fail, how indie brands can scale, and the evolution of marketing in a digital age, how much has changed (you can now launch a brand with a cellphone), yet much has stayed the same. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | 4 months ago
Sasha Plavsic of ILIA - Skin-Powered Makeup Brand
How can an indie brand break through the notoriously tough category of natural makeup? Get an insider’s take on how this entrepreneur started - well before the “birth of clean” - went from a single lip balm to scaling a SKIN POWERED makeup brand that has attracted the likes of Sephora and top tier investors. Founder Sasha Plavsic shares how ILIA continues to innovate, pushing the envelope on complex product challenges that labs initially thought would be impossible to create, and why the collision of natural and synthetics is the key to efficacy in clean beauty.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 minutes | 5 months ago
Mabel Lee of Velour Beauty - Luxurious Lashes
Velour Lashes is the preeminent name in the make-up industry when it comes to high-end luxurious false lashes. Launched in 2011, Velour was the first company to introduce the concept of 100% authentic mink lashes. Founder Mabel Lee offers and inside look at the company that has featured in a number of beauty publications and has expanded its client list to include A-list celebrities such as Beyoncé, Jessica Alba, Kate Upton and many others. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
56 minutes | 5 months ago
It's a Matter Of... BEAUTY
With a vision of holistic plastic surgery - person before procedure - Doctor Shirley Madhere knows what beauty means in both theory and practice. Beauty is a heady topic that incorporates the physical, emotional, spiritual, psychological, and, in the case of plastic surgery, medical. Anti-Aging as a term is out, and Self-Care as a concept is in. On "It's a Matter Of..." podcast, BeautyMatter's CEO Kelly Kovack talks with Dr. Shirley about how she has become an authority in the field on her own terms, and how the implication of a shift in the consumer mindset opens the borders of the conventional beauty landscape.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
57 minutes | 5 months ago
It's a Matter Of... PROOF
Toxic ingredients in beauty products drove Hillary Peterson to found True Botanicals to transform the beauty industry. The backlash against traditional beauty brands may have been inevitable, but there was a time not that long ago when "natural" products were a fringe category. For Hillary and True Botanicals it’s a matter of PROOF. They are driven by a mission to transform beauty. One woman, one result, one moment at a time, creating a collective force of wellbeing. On "It's a Matter Of..." podcast, Hillary talks with BeautyMatter Founder Kelly Kovack about how the beauty industry needs change-makers willing to break the rules and have the commitment to establish new ones. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
74 minutes | 5 months ago
It's a Matter Of... COMMUNITY
Venture funding has been the fuel that creates unicorns. On this episode of the podcast "It's a Matter Of...", historically opaque Kelly Kovack (BeautyMatter) chats with Venture Capital insider, Galina Ozgur about incubators, accelerators, and the importance of nurturing the startup ecosystem. Their in-depth conversation dives into the innovative forethought that defines the M&A pool.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61 minutes | 6 months ago
It's a Matter Of... TRASH
Sustainability can't be another fleeting beauty trend. It must become the new normal and we all have a role to play. If you peel back the label of most products there’s a lot of marketing and a lack of transparency. On "It's a Matter Of..." podcast, BeautyMatter CEO Kelly Kovack sits down with Tina Hedges, founder and CEO of LOLI the world's first zero waste beauty brand. They dig into shifting the business paradigm from growth and profit at all costs to creating conscious businesses built on profit and purpose.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46 minutes | 6 months ago
Britta Cox of Aquis - Activewear for Hair
Why haven’t we changed the way we wash our hair...for decades? Some things seem to never change, until there’s a good reason to do it. Entrepreneur Britta Cox, founder of Aquis has found one, and created a haircare system that rethinks how we wash and dry our hair. Britta debunks myths and you’ll learn more about the biology of hair and hair survivability (and she’s got the numbers to prove it). She also shares the innovation and technology behind her brand, and the challenges and triumphs of creating a new category and changing consumer habits.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46 minutes | 6 months ago
Adam Ross of Heyday - Reimagining the Facial
When’s the last time something as essential as a facial was reimagined? You need only to look as far as beauty brand Heyday. Founder Adam Ross is truly democratizing and repositioning the facial. You’ll hear his thoughts on the new normal, how brick and mortar retailers are preparing for when business reopens, and why clean may have new meaning as we take on that new normal.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
71 minutes | 6 months ago
Marigay McKee of Fernbrook Capital Management - Big's Getting Bigger, Small's Getting Smarter
Every day it's a good time to hear from a real retail powerhouse, and Marigay McKee (currently Managing Partner at Fernbrook Capital Management LLC) is precisely that. She ran iconic luxury retailer Harrods, was President of Saks Fifth Avenue, and founded a venture fund that invests in ambitious entrepreneurs who are building the brands and services of tomorrow. Her world of knowledge and insight is massive. On "Beauty Is Your Business" podcast, she discusses her investment criteria and the "5 H's" of humanity, what retail will look like post Covid, in physical and digital realms, and how the big are going to be bigger, the small are going to get smarter. Plus, her beauty regimen during quarantine.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | 6 months ago
Harry Slatkin of HomeWorx - King of Home Fragrance
Harry Slatkin has created candles for Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, and Madonna. Princess Diana even used to sneak his candles into Kensington Palace. According to the New York Times, he is the “King of Home Fragrance". He single-handedly created the home fragrance category and continues to develop candle brands for major retailers including QVC, Amazon, Ulta, and Kohls. In addition Harry established home fragrance collections for over 100 brands including Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Christian Dior, and more. Harry shares why fragrance really matters (especially now), how creating a candle for Elton John helped raise millions for charity, and why he calls candles the "marijuana of today".See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45 minutes | 7 months ago
Melissa Finney of Spotify - Powerful Partnership and Sponsorship Opportunities in Audio
Audio is the “THEATRE of the MIND”, and it's also massive opportunity for brands to reach and engage loyal audiences. Melissa Finney, Spotify's Director of Brand Partnerships for CPG, enlightens us on how beauty brands can leverage a virtually untapped arsenal to reach consumers in a new an innovative way on one of the most prolific audio platforms out there: Spotify. Melissa discusses how, while social media is a filter, music is a mirror that offers a lens into psychographic insights which might inspire large and small brands to rethink their next campaigns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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