A skincare industry veteran, Ricardo Quintero joined The Estee Lauder Companies in 1999 and served as Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Clinique. Prior to this role, he held several international positions including Senior Vice President, General Manager of Clinique International, overseeing the Clinique business outside of North America. He also served as General Manager for The Estee Lauder Companies in South Korea and Mexico. Earlier in his career, Ricardo developed his marketing acumen at Pepsico and Procter & Gamble in his native country of Mexico.
These various roles gave Ricardo a chance to lead some of the most dynamic beauty industry launches that have ever happe
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All beauty mavens want products that make them look good and feel great. Cue Kopari Beauty – the moisturizing skincare productÂ line that starts with 100% pure, organic coconut oil and leaves your skin hydrated, hair smooth and body glowing from head to toe.
Bryce Goldman, co-founder and CEO of Kopari, recognized a strong trend towards new and exotic natural ingredients in beauty products. SearchingÂ for the next one, he discovered the amazing beauty benefits of coconut oil. Together with his co-founders, Bryce has worked to build the ultimate lifestyle brand, providingÂ next-level skincare comprised of natural ingredients that enhance the performance of traditional coconut
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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 beautyâ€™s biggest success stories of all time. Earlier this year, Blodgett was also named by WWD Beauty Inc as one of â€˜Beautyâ€™s Big Ten,â€™ 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 a
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A decade ago, we lived without BB creams, facial wipes (let alone the other type), and at-home laser hair removal systems. So can you imagine what the beautymakers have planned for the next couple of decades? The graduating class of the FIT Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Masterâ€™s Degree Program can, and they presented their research to the beauty industry on June 4.
In partnership with Unilever NA, the students investigated The Changing Face of the Beauty Consumer for the 2014 Capstone project, the culminating requirement for their degree. Divided into three groups, the research looked at three key concepts: Accessible Beauty, The New Beauty Consumer, and Menâ€