Isabelle Bellis, isabellebellis.com, originally from Bretagne on France’s northwest coast, is quite unique in her profession. She is a pretty, lithe blonde with flawless skin and a gentle touch. Isabelle calls herself an “epidermologist,” a term I had not heard before, and she takes her craft of skincare oh so seriously.
Among other notables, Isabelle trained with biochemist Joelle Ciocco, joelle-ciocco.com, whose cosmeceutical range she carries in her discreet and soothing salon delicately tucked away in a penthouse on East 66th Street in Manhattan. She credits Joelle Ciocco with teaching her the Epidermologue Method® that is based on a scientific analysis of the skin, and
Meet la femme d’affaire de la beaute
Brains and beauty don’t always go hand in hand, but the Beauty in the Bag Ladies enjoy celebrating this killer combination wherever we can. As CEO of the venerable French pharmacy brand founded by her parents Leonor and Jean Marie, Caroline Greyl represents both. A graduate of Columbia Business School, she is at the helm of a brand sold by over 800 hair salons, 60 department stores, 60 Sephoras in France and in more than 20 countries. “For 35 years, Leonor Greyl has committed to launching products only after they have met the precise requirements demanded by the customer,” she says. “We will never launch a product before it is perfect!” That’s