Runner Up: Lorrie King and Celeste Lee, Co-Founders of Caire Beauty.
After successful careers in the cosmetics and personal care industry, Lorrie King and Celeste Lee turned to entrepreneurship and are investing and innovating in the much needed and newly emerging category of menopause beauty, which Lorie and Celeste call “hormone defying skincare.” Their early efforts to lead the industry forward foreshadow a very promising future for Caire Beauty as well as for the brand’s customers and competitors. Great business and exceptional leadership skills of both co-founders, which can’t be separated, and both need to be recognized.
A Special recognition: Andrew Glass, Founder of Non Gender Specific and Co-founder, Wakse.
Serial beauty and personal care entrepreneur Andrew Glass leads his team from a very genuine and important place. He strives to treat everyone as an equal and to cultivate a positive work environment where employees can thrive and the business can benefit from their individual and collective strengths. He is an authentic leader, with a clear vision and a great dose of enthusiasm, which contagiously spreads to employees, for customers and us, industry. Juggling creation of several amazing brands, Wakse was a real hit in the year of pandemic, a special recognition for that!