Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

Skincare Spotlight: A Forum of Boutiques in North Carolina

Learn how to retail skin care well from Jeffre Scott and Katina Turner, and their amazing indie boutiques.

What do you think of when you think of North Carolina? Duke University? The Outer Banks? The Tar Heels? BBQ? Krispy Kreme? The Biltmore Estate? Grandfather Mountain? When I think of North Carolina, I think about a forum of beauty boutiques spearheaded by beauty industry veteran Jeffre Scott.

He began his beauty career at Barneys in 1999, and then opened Jeffre Scott in New York City in 1999, a distribution company focusing on selling niche beauty brands to independent beauty boutiques throughout the country. It is in his NYC showroom that Jeffre and I first met, actually. I wanted him to distribute my family's skincare line. That wasn't meant to be, but that wasn't the end of our story either…

Continue reading this story in Beauty Store Business' October digital edition.

[Image courtesy of Ada S. Polla]