BeautyView: Susie Ellis, President, SpaFinder Inc.

I have known Susie Ellis for a number of years, and am a huge fan. While I met her through our industry, and while most of our interactions are more professional than personal, Susie holds a very special place in my heart as it is thanks to her (and Mary Elizabeth Gifford) that I met…

BeautyView: Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor, W Magazine

In building a consumer brand, in particular a beauty brand, press is absolutely key. Indeed, I think our time is about the power of press. Not the power of money. Not the power of fame, but the power of writers, journalists, bloggers, editors. Given this context, it has been a true pleasure getting to know…

BeautyView: Lizzie Francis, Chief Marketing Officer, Intelligent Beauty

I have had the good fortune of working with Dermstore for a couple of years now. Until recently, however, they were one of my clients whom I had never actually met. Over the summer, I met their business development and marketing teams at a conference in New York. And somehow, at a random Georgetown ladies’…

10 beauty must-haves every woman needs at all times…

I was catching up on my reading last night and read the October issue of Allure cover to cover. They call themselves "The Beauty Expert," I think of them as "The Beauty Bible." One of my top 10 "BHAGs" (big hairy audacious goals, to borrow a term from Jim Collins" is to have Alchimie Forever…