Destany Finney is a content creator, graphic designer and owner of Unique Boutique by Des.
Alyssia Hubbard, famously known as Luxie, as a music artist and songwriter.
Alli Webb, founder of Dry Bar and co-founder of Squeeze, has quickly become a notable entrepreneur. She is an icon among stylists, a hero among fempreneurs, and an innovator of beauty and wellness. She proved it was possible to make the world a more beautiful place from the inside out and the outside in. Recognized by Fortune magazine as Top 40 Under 40, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, among many other accolades, she turned blowouts into a $100M business. A master of transformation, she has revolutionized the beauty industry and now this acclaimed female entrepreneur is pioneering in the wellness space with the launch of Squeeze.
When Onesia Thompson walked into a popular mega store a few years ago to purchase hair care products, the experience was... Not that great, as she described it to me:
Everybody knows Lush. Its black and white packaging is as distinctive as Big Ben. Their products are many, using quirky characteristics to catch the eye of the millions of customers the brand encounters worldwide and one thing that the Lush family can pride itself on is its gender neutrality when it comes to those very special products.
The beauty business is big money these days with estimated annual revenue of $445 billion dollars. There is no better time to be a self-made beauty entrepreneur than today. Women are launching start-up beauty businesses in record numbers. Many get their start as makeup artists and go on to pave their way in the industry to become world-renowned artists. One such person who is the creative force behind many of Hollywood’s most famous faces is Kerry Herta.
My experience in graduate school was quite eye-opening, and the knowledge I learned about chemicals led me to make significant lifestyle changes for the better. Within my second year of grad school, I became a vegetarian and started to be cautious about what synthetic chemicals were present in my food, skincare, and beauty products.