Author: Antoinette Childs

Soko Glam Partners With Bloomingdales for A K-Beauty Mini Shop

No doubt K-Beauty is the hottest trend in the beauty world. So it makes sense that struggling department stores would hop onto this trend in a big way. And that’s exactly what Bloomingdale’s Soho did with the Soko Glam Mini Shop. Soko Glam is an online retailer focused specifically on K-beauty products. They feature brands such as Leaders, Tony Moly, Skinfood and more. Founder of Soko Glam, announced the Mini Shop via Instagram (of course!).   NYC, we’ll see you this Saturday? #SokoGlamMiniShop ⠀ ⠀ We’re super excited to announce Soko Glam’s first ever mini shop at Bloomingdale’s SoHo!...

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Profiles of America’s Richest Self-Made Beautypreuners: Jamie Kern Lima

Last but certainly not least in our Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women list is Jamie Kern Lima, founder of IT Cosmetics. Jamie is worth $410 million and as the CEO of It Cosmetics, she is the first female CEO in L’Oreal’s history. So how did this former Miss Washington USA and news anchor get to this point? Read on and find out! As with all of the richest beautypreuners, Jamie Kern Lima created her product to solve a problem: her red, blotchy rosacea and lack of eyebrows due to a medical condition. Fed up with traditional foundations, which just made her...

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Profiles Of Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Beautypruners in America: Toni Ko

Welcome back to the series on Forbes’ Richest Self-made Women in America! Last week I profiled, Dr. Katie Fields and Dr. Kathy Rodan of Proactiv and Rodan + Fields. This week I’ll be delving into drugstore favorite NYX Cosmetics and it’s owner Toni Ko. At #57 on the list, Toni Ko is worth a cool $260 million dollars, not a bad return on the $250,000  her parents gave her to start this business. You could say that beauty is in Ko’s blood. Her parents made their living in California wholesaling perfumes and cosmetics. After learning the ins and outs...

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Profiles of America’s Richest Self-Made Beautypreuners: Dr. Kathy Fields and Dr. Katie Rodan

Forbes recently released its list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Of course, it included powerhouses like Oprah and Sheryl Sandburg. But four entrants this year are actually beauty entrepreneurs. And these beauty moguls are collectively worth nearly two billion dollars. So who are these women and what has helped them rake in the millions? Over the next three weeks, I’ll be profiling these amazing women and their companies. First up, Dr. Kathy Fields and Dr. Katie Rodan of Proactiv and Rodan + Fields, who are worth $650 million EACH. Dr. Kathy Fields and Dr. Katie Rodan of Proactiv and...

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The Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards Are Open!

Are you a woman in digital beauty? Well then L’Oreal USA is looking for you! For the sixth year, L’Oreal is opening its Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards for female entrepreneurs. L’Oréal is looking for women-led businesses that are focused in the digital marketing, technology, and IT fields. “The program offers women business owners the chance to gain notoriety, mentorship, expand their networks, connect with venture capitalists and partner on a pilot with one of more than 30 iconic L’Oréal brands.” Their vision is to “address the beauty industry with technology created by women for women.” During the...

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