In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’re recognizing the successful empires these leaders in the industry have built.
We’ve rounded up 8 of our favorite women-powered brands for you to add to your shopping rotation:
Beautycounter is a women-owned, Certified B Corporation that is all about sustainability and clean beauty. CEO and founder Gregg Renfrew’s goal is to transform the beauty space by getting rid of harmful chemicals that are present in some of today’s beauty products.They are offering all new customers who visit their site 20% off their first order right now if you sign up for their newsletter.
Parachute Home’s CEO and Founder Ariel Kaye had a vision to provide home-owners with the highest quality of comfort. With efforts put into intricate designs and creating collections made of the finest quality, Parachute has earned its place as one of the most reputable brands for bedding. Find your everyday home essentials here while fulfilling your sustainable shopping goals.
Glossier, created and founded by Emily Weiss, has been a fan favorite of beauty lovers since day one. She believed in empowering women with clean beauty products that enhanced their natural beauty with a minimalistic look. An added bonus? They also have the cutest, sustainably sourced packaging.
Girlfriend Collective reuses recycled plastic bottles to make fashionable activewear. The company was founded by Ellie Dinh, who saw a gap in the activewear industry as she was struggling to find some that were ethically made. They only have one goal in mind: to reuse, repurpose and recycle. Every piece was crafted from recycled materials and better yet, you can ship your old Girlfriend pieces back to them so they can give it another life.
When first launching her business, Anita Roddick, Founder of The Body Shop, believed that business should be used as a force for good. Her mission was to empower women and make them feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. Today, The Body Shop is one of the largest beauty brands in the world with the intention of fulfilling sustainability and ethical business practices everyday. The brand offers a large selection of beauty and body care products for all genders and skin types.
BaubleBar, the accessory brand co-founded by Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky, is on a mission to provide everyday accessories and products to all types of women needing some bling for every occasion. They’re currently available in 300+ different retailers globally and have products ranging beyond jewelry, such as tech accessories and fuzzy blankets.
Beauty Bakerie is a black woman-owned beauty brand founded by Cashmere Nicole in 2011. After fighting breast cancer, Cashmere decided to invest in doing more research towards what we put in our bodies. Since then, she’s had a deep passion for creating healthy, all-inclusive and clean products that would also contribute to her charitable case with Sugar Homes. Sugar Homes supports orphaned children worldwide.
8. Beyond Yoga
Beyond Yoga was founded in 2006 in Los Angeles by Jodi Guber Brufsky and Co-Founder Michelle Wahler to fix fast and harmful fashion in the activewear industry. The company is 85% women and has a goal of providing consumers with clean activewear of the highest quality. Their sizes are also made to fit every body shape out there. They contribute a portion of their sales to charitable organizations, so every purchase you make is ethical.