Its amazing isn't it? We are reaching towards the second half of 2017. As I look back as to how the first half of 2017 has come along - its been a big year for myself, both personally and professionally - in the best way of course! I feel like I have personally achieved and learnt so much about myself, about people, about how small beauty businesses operate and overall have a new appreciation of brands but also the boutiques that carry them. I've learnt that its not as glamorous as it may seem and there is a lot of effort that goes behind the scenes, many sleepless nights and a lot of gold old fashioned hard work. The final product however is incredibly satisfying and so very rewarding that all of the hardships are tiny in comparison to what owners of these brands and boutiques achieve. Its amazing to see the success of these businesses, and to think they all started with an idea and the belief that they could make a difference.
In doing this month's edition of Skincare Discoveries, each and every girlboss/entrepreneur has found something missing in their world and brought that idea to life. These amazing women took that leap of faith in creating their own brand, their own ethos, their own philosophy. Spending hours upon hours in everything from research, marketing, sourcing and everything else that comes with the creative and business aspect of their own brand. It's amazing to think that many of the brands featured here and other that we all often love are all started on an idea and a leap of faith.Read More