The beauty industry can be a dog-eat-dog world where only the very best have a chance at success. Just hard work or just intelligence is not enough, it takes novel ideas, consistent results, and an incredible amount of dedication to make your beauty business work.
Those who make it in the beauty industry have to be absolutely exceptional in their resolve and abilities, and these 10 women are exactly that. Many of them started their businesses in the early 1900s, over a century ago. It’s hard enough to be a female entrepreneur now, but 100 years ago it was a completely different world.
That makes their success only more extraordinary and important. These women are some of the most powerful in the world, owning brands and business worth millions of dollars, and having started all that single-handedly. These people changed the world when they started each of their businesses, and they continue to do so every day as their products, names, and legacies affect each and every one of us in some way.
These business titans built empires from the ground up, so their advice is key for any aspiring entrepreneurs or anyone hoping to get ahead in the business world. Take a look at this guide from FragranceX for some business lessons from 10 powerful women in the beauty industry (or just check out the infographic below).