Celebrity and editorial makeup artist Dillon Peña had a vision: enhance the landscape of the green beauty industry with clean, natural small-batch beauty products. He created Leland Francis as an ode to his great-grandfather, and set the natural beauty bar high by offering handmade, cruelty-free, vegan formulations crafted in the USA.
Leland Francis celebrates individuality and indulgent self-care for a more youthful you, using the finest ingredients that layer beautifully under makeup and are delicate on skin. The botanically-based brand extends beyond skincare to bodycare and candles.
BITB caught up with Dillon to learn more about his motivation for creating Leland Francis
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Dr. Levine graduated with honors from Columbia University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biology and received her Medical Doctorate from Cornell Universit
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Dr. Darren M. Smith is a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City whose roots are from his extensive training in craniofacial surgery. He completed prestigious subspecialty fellowship training in aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts, and body as well as in craniofacial surgery (surgery of the bones of the face and skull).
Having grown up in Manhattan, and trained all over the country, he has recently joined the practice of world-renowned plastic surgeon Alan Matarasso, MD on New York’s Park Avenue. He prides himself on being an innovator in his field based on an impressive background and has a keen aesthetic eye and good hands; essential attributes for a plastic surgeon speciali
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