You and Majeed both come from beauty adjacent professional backgrounds. How did you come together to start your own brand?

Majeed and I met at one of our shared clients’ press events; Allies of Skin is the brand. I did and still do the PR and he does their international retail distribution. The instant we met, it was magnetic. Majeed had only planned to stop by and ended up hanging around the event for hours. I had to remind myself that I was the host of the event and couldn’t spend the entire event huddled around the Kombucha drinks with Majeed. From there, we became instant friends. He was one of the few people that I could call on weekends to just blab on and on about the beauty industry at large. Two years later, he said to me: “We should launch a beauty brand together. We’re like the Wonder Twins.” We did and we both still have our other companies!

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