Beauty Talk – From Sustainability to Beauty Uncompromised
Thursday 24th February 2022 – 11:00
In 2022, purposeful beauty merges with sustainability to create a new beauty eco-system – one that is built upon uncompromising standards and principles. Consumers are pushing beyond ‘clean’ to a place of uncompromised wellbeing – where pleasure and personal beauty are achieved without detriment to people or planet. The expectation is for nothing less than net-zero.
Founder & CEO – Minori
Anastasia Bezrukova is the founder & CEO of Minori, clean cosmetics brand based in San Francisco. Leveraging her deep expertise in Beauty acquired at IPSY, her background as a certified KonMari organizational consultant, and her personal story, Anastasia built the brand around the ethos of minimalism. The product assortment was developed to fulfill the need for multi-purpose clean makeup that is easy-to-use, meant for everyday wear, and that looks beautiful on all skin tones. Minori launched in June 2021 with its own DTC website , and at The Detox Market, a leading omnichannel retailer in the clean indie Beauty space.
Vice President of Communications – Albea
Cécile Tuil joined Albéa in March 2014 as vice president of communications. Cécile started her career with Pechiney, where she held various positions in marketing, sales, business development, and communications. She was communications director for Alcan’s beauty packaging business (Alcan Packaging Beauty) before moving to Areva’s transmission and distribution business in 2008, where she was director of central communications. In 2010, Cécile joined Schneider Electric as vice president of influence strategy, spearheading influence and marketing for Schneider Electric’s Smart Cities strategic initiative. Cécile graduated from ENSIA engineering school with a degree specializing in the food industry.
Founder & CEO – The Good Face Project
Iva is the Co-founder and CEO of the Good Face Project, the world’s fastest growing AI-powered ingredient transparency and sustainable innovation platform for Cosmetics. A technologist with a background in strategy, engineering and consumer goods, Iva specializes in building and scaling data-driven venture-backed companies. Iva holds a BS in Mathematics, an MS in Operations Research and Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
CIO – Chief Inspiration Officer- Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation
With over 20 years of experience working in the beauty industry, Leila Rochet founded Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation in 2007, a Trend Forecasting and Consulting Firm specializing in Beauty Innovations. Based in Paris with a network of international partners, her firm works with the top international beauty companies. She earned her MBA from Cornell University (USA) before heading various international positions in International Marketing and Development at Procter & Gamble and LVMH.
Leïla is a “beauty trotter” with a passion for world cultural influences, changes in consumers’ lifestyle, innovations and their influence on beauty and her office has worked on the Green/Wellness trend for more than ten years. She contributes expert insight for Premium Beauty News and CosmetiqueMag and has been featured in various other magazines such as BW Confidential, WWD and CosmeticDesign.
Leila frequently speaks at beauty industry events and has held various conferences all around the world including CEW Beauty Day Paris, MakeUp in events, and more.
Founder & CEO – The Detox Market
Romain Gaillard is the Founder and CEO of The Detox Market. The Detox Market, now North America’s leader in green beauty, has grown to seven sites in Los Angeles, Toronto, and New York City, as well as several Beauty Corners in collaboration with Caf Gratitude, a chain of plant-based restaurants in California. The e-commerce company www.thedetoxmarket.com, which ships worldwide, has benefited from the desire for the best in green beauty. In the categories of Beauty, Wellness, Health, and Home, the company offers a limited number of eco-friendly, non-toxic, and cruelty-free brands. Romain has been recognized in Forbes, Fast Company, Vogue, Well & Good, and WWD as a sought-after industry leader. He also appears on expert panels such as Cosmetic Executive Women, Cosmoprof, and IBE on a regular basis.