There are many women entrepreneurs out there!
Behind brilliant ideas that stand out in many areas of our society, there are many women who reinvent themselves every day to live from what they are passionate about.
At Kōnse Beauty we want to pay homage to all the women entrepreneurs who represent us, those with whom we connect. The ones that tell us about their creative and inspiring side.
Our favorites are:
Alexandra Nodes, Founder of Alex Carro Skincare
Half French, half Spanish, she grew up in London. She began researching and cataloging essential oils in her home and gradually turned her hobby into her brand.
In 2013 she founded Alex Carro Skincare in Spain, and since then she has created an incredible brand supported by her team that keeps growing.
“We believe that healthy, radiant and balanced skin should be simple, sustainable and natural”
You can read the full interview following this link.
Monique Foy, Founder Cosmic Dealer
Five French girls led by Monique Foy, who have a common project that consists of producing Ayurvedic wellness items.
They believe that small changes can lead to big changes in general well-being. They travel the world to find the best artisans who contribute to developing quality products.
“We look at Ayurveda through a modern lens”
Dafna Shaham, founder of Dafna Skincare
Psychologist and western consultant for 10 years, and aromatherapist with extensive oriental knowledge. A unique combination and an ideal place to create innovative and disruptive brands and products.
With her brand, Dafna’s Personal Skincare, she has won more than 12 international awards.
Her aim is to take natural and organic skin care to the next level, creating products that are game-changers.
“We challenge the beauty industry again and again”
Sandra Nassima, founder of Depuravita
Former design manager and passionate traveler, she has lived in cities like New York, Miami and Milan. Her life in the city taught her the importance of clearing the mind and body and protecting them from the toxins and stress associated with urban life.
Tired of chemically enhanced products, she turned to Mother Nature in her search for the best beauty and detox elixirs on the market, and from it all Depuravita was born in 2018.
“With the universe as my guide, I embrace positive energy and like-minded positive people, all of whom play a vital role in inspiring this ever-evolving lifestyle revolution.”
Elif Fiedler, founder of Fiedler’s Apotheke
Creator of an organic, personalized and contemporary brand, she believes in the importance of the uniqueness and empowerment of the contemporary consumer.
Her proposal goes beyond the brand: it represents a posture, an attitude of life: Weltanschauung.
“Each person is unique and deserves a unique solution.”
Karmen Novak, founder of Flower & Spice
Passionate about wellness from a young age, she has always had a preference for natural product stores.
After several years of career in the stressful world of fashion, marketing and audiovisuals, she moved to the Netherlands and decided to learn how to formulate natural products.
“I think about sustainability in everything we do and consume. I believe that we all need to implement sustainable practices in all areas of our lives”
You can reed the full interview following this link.
Neel Van Lierop, founder of Inner Compass Cards
She created Inner Compass with the intention of developing tools to help guide people’s consciousness and thus help inspire them to rediscover their paths.
Her personal story led her to create the 49 life themes that became the basis of the original deck of her product.
“Guiding people to regain their personal power is my life’s passion.”
Claire Auzouy, co-founder of Les Huilettes
Entrepreneur and strong advocate for global awareness in the cosmetics industry.
Les Huilletes is the reflection of his alliance with Pascale Gal, a doctor of pharmacy and aromatherapist. Both had a clear objective: to offer another type of beauty, with fewer products but always of high quality, and developed taking into account their impact on the environment.
“ What I am most grateful for is all the love we receive from our customers and their positive feedback.”
To read the full interview click on this link.
Vikki Khan, founder of Lily Lolo
Vikki Khan got into makeup while traveling. In her quest to find the perfect brand, in 2005 she created her own label, named after her two sisters Lisa (Lily) and Lorraine (Lolo).
Lily Lolo is a British natural mineral makeup brand, founded in 2005. Vikki is inspired by the many faces of beauty, and created her products with all types of women in mind, regardless of her age, style or skin type.
“We are a cruelty-free brand, dedicated to remaining free of chemicals, parabens, perfumes, or dyes. We are also proud to say that 90% of our products are suitable for vegans.”
Kanchalika Stephenson, founder of Malako
English based Thai entrepreneur, Kanchalika discovered the benefits of natural skin care when she moved to the UK. Due to her stress with her work, she had some skin problems that made her investigate and understand that taking care of the skin is one of the most important ways to achieve harmony between body and mind.
“Working with farmers and local producers made me understand that the products I choose must be made and purchased ethically, and have less impact on the planet.”
You can read the full interview at this link.
Susanne Manasi Persson, founder of Manasi7
A makeup artist by profession and very interested in health, the Swedish entrepreneur developed a holistic way of living a conscious and healthy life, organically. Her brand Manasi7 was born from her research in search of products that provide moisturizing and healing benefits in synergy with her skin and the environment.
“I feel grateful for my health, my family and friends and that I am able to work with what I really love. I really don’t need much more than that to be happy.”
For the full interview follow this link.
Claire Ralston, founder of MERME Berlin
Her passion for skincare began while studying in Australia, where she became interested in natural beauty methods.
Years later, already in Berlin, not finding good organic ingredients on the market, she decided to create her own brand of facial oils. His minimal ingredients philosophy is inherited from his grandmother, who used organic oils to cure any skin problem.
“In essence, clean beauty means that the ingredients used are safe, non-toxic and do not put your own health at risk.”
To read the full interview click here.
Jasmi Bonnén, founder of Nuori Skincare
Her idea to launch her own range of products came to her while working at L’Oréal, more than 10 years ago. Convinced that there was an increasing need for a fresh alternative to skin care, she launched Nuori Skincare 6 years ago.
Her aim was to create products free of synthetic additives, fresh and that do not weaken over time.
“I am grateful to have been able to show that the concept of freshness is not such a crazy idea after all”
You can read the complete interview here.
Chloe Millett. founder of Wisdom Cares
French based in Barcelona, her history has been linked to nature since she was a child. Already at age 7, she was making her own natural perfumes and selling them at school.
After a few years working in the fashion industry, she found her passion and launched her own brand in 2016, based on essential and natural products, with the aim to help people on their journey of natural beauty.
“The Wisdom Cares story is a true story about true love.”
You can retrieve the full interview here.
From Kōnse Beauty, we wanted to pay tribute to these women, on behalf of many others who fight for their dream of making their passion their way of life.
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