Known worldwide as the “First Lady of Nails,” OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador Suzi Weiss-Fischmann initially made her mark on the beauty industry in 1989, when she created the first 30 OPI nail lacquers. Thanks to her keen eye for color, several of these shades still remain bestsellers in OPI’s classics collection, including OPI Red, Malaga Wine and Coney Island Cotton Candy.
Building on next-generation augmented reality technology, Sally Hansen the #1-selling nail color and nail care brand in the US is transforming the shopping experience with the new ManiMatch™ mobile app. Users can try on the rainbow of over 200 Sally Hansen nail polish shades in real time, on their nails, before they buy. A simple scan of the user’s hand from any Apple smartphone enables the user to instantly consider and curate her own color choices. There’s no uploading, picture-taking or manual data entry, as the app works in real time.
Louanne Roark is the executive director of the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the Foundation’s Look Good Feel Better® program – a free, public service program that helps women with cancer learn to cope with the appearance side-effects of treatment.
Beauty marketing innovator and seasoned entrepreneur, Tina Hedges is an Island girl at heart with a global sensibility. Of Cuban decent, raised in Jamaica and growing up in NYC, Tina has a great appreciation for diverse cultures, living and working around the world. Through a series of “aha” moments and serendipitous encounters, which included shopping for beauty ingredients from the shelves at health food stores, LOLI Beauty– which stands for “living organic loving ingredients” – was born.
Christine Shepard Technical Packaging Engineer, External Operations (ExO), North America - Sanford, NC @ COTY- 2 Years
Christine Shepard is COTY’s Technical Packaging Engineer, External Operations (ExO), for North America.. She helps develop and execute packages to meet COTY’s criteria in terms of functionality, manufacturability, aesthetics, safety, innovation and creativity, and recyclability and sustainability. She also develops customer and supplier relationships, ensuring that projects and processes are compliant with COTY requirements.