14 Beauty Products From Female Entrepreneurs To Shop For International Women’s Day
This month, we’re celebrating the women who are rewriting history and redefining the future, especially when it comes to the business world.
Whether it’s Harvard Business School graduate Victoria Tsai who has driven 80 percent sales growth for her brand TATCHA, or the Uzbekistan immigrant behind the cult-favorite “genius in a jar,” these entrepreneurs have revolutionized the beauty industry with their mastermind products, savvy business skills and sharp minds.
Beauty products from female entrepreneurs
The Better Skin Co. Mirakle Cream ($34, Bloomingdales)
Co-founder Natalya Rachkova developed the formula for the best-selling Mirakle Cream in Uzbekistan 28 years ago. The product blew up when she emigrated to the States, and has since been deemed “genius in a jar.” BUY IT
Nudestix Magnetic Matte Lip Color ($26, Sephora)
“My goal is to continue to inspire and hopefully fuel other aspiring females to work hard and passionately regardless of the difficult circumstances,” said CEO Taylor Frankel to Teen Vogue. “I am confident that this is the best way to show the world our strength.
Dermaflash Facial Exfoliating Device ($189, Nordstrom)
After losing her first husband to cancer and opening her own med-spa, Dara Levy founded the award winning exfoliating device in 2015. It has since become a red carpet essential for stars like Kaley Cuoco and Rashida Jones. BUY IT
Glossier Balm Dotcom Trio, $30
Emily Weiss has single-handedly disrupted the beauty industry with her “people-powered ecosystem.” The company’s lip balm trio is one of the company’s best sellers. BUY IT
Vita Liberata Body Blur Instant HD SKin Finish ($45, Ulta)
CEO Alyson Hogg was on the search for non-toxic self-tanners without the chemicals. Her commitment to clean, pure ingredients has set the bar for the beauty industry. BUY IT
Pacifica Sugared Amber Dreams Spray ($22, Ulta)
Pacifica founder Brooke Harvey-Taylor took her experience in aromatherapy to launch her beloved line, which is now available at Target in addition to Ulta. BUY IT
Drybar Heated Straightening Brush ($145, Sephora)
Co-founded by professional hairstylist Alli Webb, Drybar has since grown to include over 100_ locations throughout the United States and Canada and their own product line. BUY IT
OUAI Air Dry Foam ($28, Sephora)
The line was developed by famed hairstylist (and Kardashian hair guru) Jen Atkin, and has since become a cult favorite for beauty aficionados. BUY IT
Lilah B. Divine Lip & Cheek ($45, Net-a-Porter)
Cheryl Yannotti Foland founded her beauty brand in 2015 with the mantra “With less, you are more.” Now, her multi-purpose line helps women not only feel good, but look good too.
“Beauty should be about quality, not quantity, and so I set out to create a healthy, ‘good for you’ collection that offers a finished look with ease.” BUY IT
Côte Nail Polish ($18, Amazon)
Co-founders Mary Lennon and Leah Yari have revolutionized the beauty industry by taking out formaldehyde, toluene and other major toxins that normally exist in the experience.BUY IT
Drunk Elephant The Littles ($90, Sephora)
Drunk Elephant has quickly topped our list of cult-favorite beauty brands because of the company’s dedication to lean and natural materials. Tiffany Masterson is behind the brand’s success. BUY IT
Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream (Tatcha, $68)
Developed by Harvard Business School Graduate Victoria Tsai to take a better approach to skincare. The popular brand has seen rapid growth due to Tsai’s dedication and in 2018, grew their sales by 80 percent. BUY IT
The Date Night Made Easy Kit ($32, Birchbox)
“Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything,” said founder of the popular subscription box services Katia Beauchamp.BUY IT
La Femme Body Oil ($50-$95, Kindred)
“Kindred Skincare Co. embodies so much of what female entrepreneurship and empowerment means to me: educating yourself, feeling safe in your own skin, being secure in your decisions, and championing other women along the way. When women support and encourage one another to be bold, fearless and uniquely themselves, we help one another realize we are beautiful inside and out,” said Frances Thrasher, founder of Kindred Skincare Co.