Pilar Quintero has always lived a life that balances diversity with a strong sense of heritage and the power of the feminine. She was born and raised in Mexico City to an American mother and a Mexican father and is one of five daughters. Having a family with so many strong women surrounding her gave her a special perspective into what women want and need in their everyday lives.
She attended Mexico’s all women School of Hospitality (ESDAI) at the Universidad Panamericana where she obtained her degree in Administration and Hospitality. In 1991, Pilar married Ricardo and had four children (now ages 10 to 25). After the birth of her second child, Pilar ran a successful small business that
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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
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2014 has been a very good year for Leslie Blodgett, the global beauty powerhouse and Creator of bareMinerals. She was recently awarded the 2014 WWD Beauty Inc Visionary of the Year Award in recognition of how she transformed Bare Escentuals into one of beauty’s biggest success stories of all time. Earlier this year, Blodgett was also named by WWD Beauty Inc as one of ‘Beauty’s Big Ten,’ further recognition of her amazing success in transforming a fledgeling Bay Area-based bath & body retailer into a global cosmetic empire.
As the first woman to receive this prestigious award, this honor is a testament to the indelible mark Blodgett has left on the industry at large through the
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Just opened in the heart of Soho’s Prince Street, bareMinerals’ new concept shop proudly displays this cult makeup brand’s award-winning complexion fixers in a fresh new way.
The brand’s first-ever bareMinerals Shade Shop is a new way to experience all the brand has to offer. Helping beauty buyers to get flawless complexions without a hitch, you can look for your bareMinerals shade by light, medium, tan, dark, and deep. The collection is specifically curated by skin tone, so even if you don’t know your perfect shade, you can find it easily. It’s like a playground for makeup lovers. Even women who are averse to wearing makeup will love how easy it is to shop this way. You can test, try,
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