Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020


Executive Q&A: Jenefer Palmer, CEO, OSEA

Among the first truly natural skincare lines, OSEA’s founder talks about her Malibu-based company and its non-toxic, seaweed-infused products.

Beauty Store Business first caught up with Jenefer Palmer, founder and president of OSEA skin care, at Cosmoprof North America 2019, where she shared some colorful anecdotes about OSEA’s early days. The company has been around for more than 20 years and is one of the truly organic, totally natural, vegan skincare lines that launched long before it was trendy to be clean.

Leadership Changes at LVMH's Kendo

LVMH’s beauty incubator Kendo is shaking up its leadership team. Starting January 2020, current senior vice president, global general manager Kristin Walcott will step up as Kendo’s new president. Walcott began her career at L’Oréal Paris, and later joined Sephora where she worked for seven years until 2014 when she stepped into her current role at Kendo.

Kendo is the small but powerful incubator behind many well-known celebrity brands such as Kat Von D, Marc Jacobs and Fenty Beauty. The company expertly partners with original celebrity-founded brands.

The Professional Beauty Association Sparks Change at its Executive Summit

With more than 300 of the beauty industry’s thought leaders, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) hosted its 6th annual Executive Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 20-21, 2019. The PBA’s Executive Summit allows beauty industry leaders top executives and influencers to unite and explore the disruptive forces affecting business models and profitability.