The skincare industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and it owes much of its success to the women who have dedicated their lives to making people feel beautiful and confident in their skin. That’s why, in honour of International Women’s Month, we’re taking a look at some of the most influential women in the skincare industry who have revolutionised the way we think about skincare and even inspired the many women behind-the-scenes at Handmade Heroes!
1. Dr. Barbara Sturm
Dr. Barbara Sturm is a German aesthetics doctor and the founder of her eponymous skincare brand, Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics. Her approach to skincare is based on the philosophy that skin care should be simple and effective. Her line of products contains potent active ingredients that are designed to hydrate, nourish and protect the skin. Her products are a favourite of celebrities and skincare enthusiasts alike.
2. Charlotte Tilbury
Charlotte Tilbury is a British makeup artist and the founder of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty. While Charlotte is best known for her makeup line, her skincare products are just as impressive. Her Magic Cream is a cult favourite, and it's easy to see why. It's packed with hydrating and nourishing ingredients that leave the skin looking plump, smooth, and radiant.
3. Sunday Riley
Sunday Riley is an American skincare brand founded by Sunday Riley, a cosmetic chemist and formulator. Her products are known for their innovative formulas and effective results. Sunday Riley's Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment is a must-have in any skincare routine. It's a powerful exfoliator that helps to brighten and even out the skin tone.
4. Paula Begoun
Paula Begoun is an American author and the founder of Paula's Choice Skincare. She's known as the "Cosmetics Cop" because of her no-nonsense approach to skincare. Her line of products is formulated with science-backed ingredients that are proven to work. Her products are free from fragrances, dyes, and other potential irritants, making them a great choice for sensitive skin.
5. Caroline Hirons
Caroline Hirons is a British skincare expert and the author of "Skincare: The Ultimate No-Nonsense Guide." Her blog and social media channels are a wealth of information on all things skincare. Her approach is simple: find products that work for your skin type and stick with them. Her no-nonsense approach has earned her a large following, and her recommendations are highly respected in the skincare community.
Let’s give it up for these women who have revolutionised the skincare industry with their innovative formulas, effective products, and no-nonsense approach to skincare. They have helped to educate people on the importance of taking care of their skin and have empowered more and more women and female identifying people to feel confident in their own skin!